MWCC Dental Hygiene Students Offer Free Cleanings at Burbank Clinic

The Mount Wachusett Community College dental hygiene students are providing free dental care to individuals and families at the Dental Hygiene Clinic located at the Community Health Connections Family Health Center in Fitchburg (Burbank Hill). Patients treated in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art clinic can receive comprehensive oral assessment, dental cleaning, fluoride treatments, dental sealants, deep […]

MWCC Honors Six Newest Paramedics in Pinning Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the achievements of Paramedic Class 5 with a traditional pinning ceremony on January 12, 2024, at the college’s Gardner campus. Along with family and friends, the graduates were congratulated by Paramedic Program Chair Peter Laitinen, Assistant Dean of Health Professions Lisa Stejskal, Medical Director Dr. Daniel Wilson, Clinical Coordinator and […]

Mount Fitness Launches New Programs

The fitness center at Mount Wachusett Community College, Mount Fitness, announced a significant change in the group exercise programs that are offered to members. “People who started working out at home during COVID are coming back,” states Group Exercise Manager Karin Cormier. “Many of our members expressed that working out at home was lonely and […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Scholarship Donation from Vietnam Veterans of America Massachusetts State Council

Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven and Veterans Services Director Robert Mayer welcomed Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 members Jim Benton, Mike Zlotnik, and Charles Hodgkinson on December 3, 2024 who presented MWCC a donation from the Vietnam Veterans of American Massachusetts State Council. “Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Funding for the 2024 STEM Starter Academy

Mount Wachusett Community College has received funding for the 2024 STEM Starter Academy. The money will be used to help jumpstart the careers of qualifying high school graduates and MWCC students looking to earn their associate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics programs at the college. The STEM Starter Academy is open to high […]

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. […]