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Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Awards Continuing Grant to MWCC for MassLINKS Adult Education Virtual School

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has received approval from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), pending state and federal appropriation, for the continuance of the highly successful MassLINKS Adult Education Virtual School. MassLINKS, launched by the Baker-Polito administration in 2022, is the first fully virtual educational option for Massachusetts adults statewide who are […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded Community Adult Learning Center Grant from Baker-Polito Administration

Mount Wachusett Community College was awarded $984,233 annually for the next five years in support of adult education programs offered by the college, including the free HiSET/GED high school equivalency preparation courses and English as a Second Language (ESOL) courses. Funding will enable the MWCC adult education programs to support 269 seats per year, 154 […]

Adult Education Students Awarded 2021 First Literacy Scholarships

On September 15, 2021 three Mount Wachusett Community College Adult Education students were honored by First Literacy with scholarships in a virtual ceremony. First Literacy Scholarships are awarded in recognition of educational achievements and potential, community service, and perseverance in the face of hardship. This year First Literacy awarded 30 scholarships to deserving individuals from […]

Mayor Marty Walsh Presents MWCC’s Yves Verneret with First Literacy Scholarship

Mount Wachusett Community College student Yves Verneret, of Leominster, was honored on Tuesday with a First Literacy Scholarship in a ceremony held at Boston City Hall featuring remarks from Boston Mayor Martin J. “Marty” Walsh. “You’ve earned this scholarship with your hard work and by following your dreams. You are an inspiration to me, to […]

MWCC Awarded $100K for Adult Education Transitions Program

Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded a $99,830 continuation grant for the college’s Adult Education (AE) Transition to Community College program that will allow MWCC to continue assisting over 38 students a year transition from completing their high school equivalency to pursuing a college-level degree. “The program allows students to build the social, academic, […]

MWCC Awarded $1.18M Grant to Continue North Central Educational Opportunity Center

The North Central Educational Opportunity Center (NCEOC) at Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue providing adults in the region with comprehensive services to successfully transition to college or other postsecondary education. MWCC was awarded $236,900 for the first year of a five-year grant totaling […]