Mount Wachusett Community College Statement on Affirmative Action Ruling

Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled that colleges and universities can no longer take race into consideration as a specific basis in admissions. “We are deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse affirmative action in college admissions,” states MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “We remain committed to ensuring equal educational opportunities for […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Robinson Broadhurst Foundation Grants to support College Success Academy and Winchendon Scholarship

The Robinson Broadhurst Foundation has awarded two $20,000 grants to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation to support scholarships for Winchendon residents and the College Success Academy, a collaboration between Murdock High School and the college. The College Success Academy provides seminars and college readiness activities to sophomores, juniors, and seniors to prepare for college […]

Justina Johnson Sworn in as MWCC Student Trustee

Mount Wachusett Community College student Justina Johnson was elected by her fellow Student Government Association (SGA) members to represent the students of MWCC on the Board of Trustees. Johnson was sworn in on May 18 during the Board of Trustees meeting. A Gardner resident, Johnson is the mother of two boys, ages four and twelve. […]

MWCC Awarded Early Childhood Career Pathways Grant for Fiscal Year 2024

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has appropriated $515,055 for Fiscal Year 2024 to continue funding the Early Childhood Career Pathways Grant program. The Early Childhood Career Pathways Grant aims to help interested students and early childhood educators advance their careers. The mission […]

MWCC Student Newspaper The Mount Observer Commemorative Issue Highlights the Fitchburg Abolitionist Park

Mount Wachusett Community College’s student newspaper the Mount Observer and Graphic and Interactive Design students joined forces this spring to design and develop a commemorative magazine for the Fitchburg Abolitionist Park. Titled “Underground”, the publication cover and internal design elements were created by MWCC Class of 2023 Graphic and Interactive Design student Anya Ezechukwu, with […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Holds Annual Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Celebration

The Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement recognized students for over 70,000 volunteer hours in the 2022-2023 school year. Volunteers included 12 students who contributed over 20 hours, 32 who donated over 40 hours, 3 who donated over 75 hours, and 24 students who contributed over 100 hours of their time. MWCC President […]

President’s and Dean’s Lists for Spring 2023 Semester

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the spring 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. Dean’s List Emily M Jones, […]

Gardner VFW Donates to MWCC’s Student Veteran Scholarship

The Ovila Case Post 905 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardner donated $1,000 this week to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. MWCC President James Vander Hooven, Foundation Executive Director Carla Zottoli, and Director of Veteran Services Bob Mayer accepted the generous donation from past Post Commander and MWCC alumnus Donald Progen […]

Early College Graduation Awards Diplomas to 57 Students and Associate Degrees to 40 Students

Mount Wachusett Community College’s full-time Early College programs, Gateway to College and Pathways Early College Experience, held a graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 18, 2023, to honor the 57 students graduating with their high school diplomas, 40 of whom also earned their associate degree. Welcoming students to the ceremony was Gateway to College student Chloe […]