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 […]

President’s and Dean’s Lists for Summer 2023

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the summer 2023 semester. Students who complete a minimum of 12 semester hours are eligible. The Dean’s List requires a 3.30 to 3.99 grade point average while the President’s List requires a 4.0 grade point average. President’s List Marin E Harvey, […]

Generation Hope Names MWCC a FamilyU Seal Institution

Generation Hope, an educational advocacy organization, has named Mount Wachusett Community College a recipient of their FamilyU Seal in recognition of the college’s work to serve parenting students. The FamilyU Seal is a national certification for higher education institutions making significant strides to intentionally serve parenting students. MWCC is one of only 13 higher education […]

MWCC Professors Present at Trauma-Informed Care Colloquium for Early Childhood Education Faculty and Administrators

Mount Wachusett Community College Education Department professors Thom Linehan and Maureen Provost joined Quinsigamond Community College faculty members Karen O’Neill and Julie Tripori to organize and present the Trauma-Informed Care Colloquium for Early Childhood Education Faculty and Administrators at Quinsigamond Community College on Friday, September 8, 2023. In attendance were early childhood education faculty, administrators, […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Fall Semester Kicks Off

Mount Wachusett Community College began its 61st school year with a twelve percent increase in enrollment, and it showed as students packed the campus for New Student Welcome events last week. “I am feeling so fortunate and excited about the start of the fall semester,” noted MWCC President James Vander Hooven through the college’s new […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Pinning of Dental Assistant Certificate Graduates

On Friday, September 8, 2023, graduates of the Class of 2023 Dental Assisting Certificate program celebrated their achievements in a traditional pinning ceremony at the Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner campus. Cynthia Cadoret, CDA, RDH, MPH, Director of the Dental Education Program at MWCC, welcomed students, family members and supporters to the ceremony and extended […]