MWCC Hosts Meet & Greet with the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

Mount Wachusett Community College hosted a meet and greet with the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) on its Leominster Campus Tuesday December 19, 2023. Kimberly Shea, Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences at MWCC and current MCSW Commissioner proposed the central Massachusetts event. The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women was […]

MWCC Leominster Campus Welcomes New Ambulance Simulator

by Marissa Shea Mount Wachusett Community College welcomes the new addition of an ambulance simulator to its Leominster Campus. It will be used by students registered in the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program. The simulator replicates an authentic ambulance, complete with a removable stretcher and flashing lights. The ambulance simulator prepares students by giving them […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Meeting the Demand for Educated Workforce for Rapidly Expanding Cannabis Industry

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Division of Lifelong Learning and Workforce Development continues to meet the employment needs of North Central Massachusetts industries with the expansion and modernization of its Cannabis Career Training Program.  Mount Wachusett Community College led the way in 2019 as one of the first to offer cannabis career training. The college will now […]

Registration Open for Mount Wachusett Community College’s Lifelong Learning Spring Courses

Registration is now open for Mount Wachusett Community College’s Lifelong Learning spring courses with new offerings such as Cannabis Certificate programs and returning favorites such as Speed Spanish and CPR. The Mount’s Lifelong Learning program courses are open to anyone who is interested in learning a new skill, exploring the community, and meeting new people. […]

Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Historic Financial Aid Expansion for Massachusetts Public College and University Students

At a press conference held at Salem State University on November 15, 2023, Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll announced a $62 million expansion to the Commonwealth’s financial aid program MASSGrant Plus. The MASSGrant Plus Expansion Program is expected to benefit upwards of 25,000 students attending one of the state’s community colleges, state universities, […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Scholarship Donation from Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America

Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven, MWCC Foundation Director Carla Zottoli, and Veterans Services Director Robert Mayer welcomed Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 Jim Benton, Mike Zlotnik, and John Durling on November 6 for the presentation of their annual contribution to the Mount Wachusett Community College Veterans Scholarship. The Mount Wachusett Community […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Named a “2023 Best for Vets” by Military Times

Today Military Times released its 2023 Best for Vets: College rankings. The Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges is the largest and most comprehensive annual ranking of schools for military service members and veterans. Each year Military Times surveys colleges and universities across the nation asking about their programs for veterans. The survey results are […]

Fall Exhibition at the East Wing Gallery at MWCC Highlights Origami Artist Ben Parker

The East Wing Gallery at Mount Wachusett Community College welcomes Ben Parker to Gardner for a fall exhibition of his work titled “Bends and Shadows”. Parker, a native of Pittsburg, currently resides in Connecticut where he teaches workshops and classes at local schools, businesses, and libraries. Parker’s art uses geometric origami to design tessellations and […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded US Dept of Ed. Title III Strengthening Institutions Program Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College has just been awarded a U.S. Department of Education’s Title III – Strengthening Institutions Program grant for a total of $2,249,709 over five years. The Title III Part A Programs – Strengthening Institutions grant program helps eligible institutions of higher education to expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Expansion of Nursing Simulation Laboratory

On Monday, October 2, Mount Wachusett Community College leadership, staff, and faculty were joined by local legislators and business leaders to celebrate the completion of the college’s nursing simulation laboratory expansion. “This is a turbulent time for healthcare in this country, but programs like this are a shining spot on the map,” Representative Jon Zlotnik […]