MWCC Receives CASE Gold Circle of Excellence Award for Turbine Communications

Mount Wachusett Community College has received the gold Circle of Excellence Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the Public Relations and Community Relations category for the multi-faceted “Catch the Wind at MWCC” communications project. The communications effort highlighted the activation and dedication of MWCC’s two 1.65 MW wind […]

MWCC and Rivier University Establish New Transfer Agreements

Mount Wachusett Community College and Rivier University have established several new transfer opportunities for students interested in the fields of history, political science, nursing, criminal justice, and photography. The transfer agreements enable MWCC graduates in these programs to seamlessly transfer credits to Rivier to earn a bachelor’s degree. Beginning with the upcoming academic year, eligible students […]

MWCC Professor’s “Strength of Heart” Inspires Others on Healing Journey

As those who participate in the Greater Gardner Relay for Life will attest, one of the most powerful moments of the entire event is the Survivor Lap. As a sea of purple shirts walk with hope around the track, one can imagine how many stories of inspiration, strength, and perseverance could be told by each […]

Mural Honoring Veterans Graces MWCC’s Veterans Success Center

When Liam Malley of Barre learned that the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success at MWCC was in need of an artist to create a mural, he jumped at the chance to break out his paints. As an art student at MWCC, Malley had participated in service learning projects that entailed painting murals in downtown […]

17th Annual Golf Tournament

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. will sponsor its 17th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit student scholarships on Monday, July 23 at the Sterling National Country Club. The cost is $200 per person to play, which includes breakfast and dinner, or $40 to attend the dinner only. Registration and a breakfast buffet begins at 8 […]

Legally Blonde

Theatre at the Mount continues its 2012 season with Legally Blonde, the Musical in August. In this comedy, sorority star Elle Woods doesn’t take “no’ for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone “serious,” Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu […]

Strength of Heart: Judy Fredette’s Optimistic Journey Through Breast Cancer

Judy Fredette, a member of MWCC’s faculty in the Nursing program, has a master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and has taken courses toward earning a Ph.D. in nursing. A resident of Winchendon, this is her first published work, a personal story of breast cancer survival, shared with others in similar […]

Who’s Who 2012

MWCC students enrolled in a range of academic programs and involved in numerous activities have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders and will be included in the 2012 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. The students were selected based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in […]

Dental Hygiene Pinning

Graduates of MWCC’s Dental Hygiene program were welcomed into the profession during the department’s sixth annual Dental Hygiene Pinning Ceremony in the Raymond M. Lafontaine Fine Arts Center theatre. Dr. Melissa Fama, vice president of Academic Affairs, and Anne Malkasian, program director, congratulated the graduates on their achievement. “The recipe for success is using courage, […]

Largest Nursing Class in MWCC History Recognized During Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Whether they came to MWCC directly out of high school, as a career-changer or transferred from another college, 140 area residents reached the extraordinary achievement of completing the academic requirements needed to become Registered Nurses. The largest class in the history of MWCC’s nursing program was recognized during a traditional pinning ceremony on May 18 […]