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Irene Hernandez Sworn in as MWCC Trustee

GARDNER – Mount Wachusett Community College Alumna Irene Hernandez of Gardner was sworn in as a trustee of the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees today. Hernandez earned both an Associate’s Degree in Human Services and General Science from MWCC. Hernandez has devoted her career to service in her community and to others. She […]

Lawrence NFOR Honored at Black Excellence on the Hill Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College Employee and Alumnus Lawrence NFOR was honored recently at the Black Excellence on the Hill ceremony. “It is an honor to recognize Leominster’s Lawrence NFOR with the Black Excellence on the Hill Award. Lawrence gives back to his community in so many ways, through his work at MWCC, his service as […]

Advice for Parents of New College Students

So your child is going to college. This is a big transition for both of you. With all of the upcoming paperwork, decisions, and changes, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But before you know it, your child will be stepping onto the stage on graduation day wearing their cap and gown and a big smile […]

Jamy Gaynor Sworn in as MWCC Trustee

Jamy Gaynor returned to the Mount Wachusett Community College family earlier this month when she became the newest member of the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees. Gaynor is a Lunenburg resident who works as a school nurse in the Marlborough public school system. She also currently teaches at HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster. She […]

This is MWCC: High School Dropout to Successful Business Owner

My name is Francis. Growing up I never really cared for schooling or reading although I was very smart. I would always be out with my friends building something great with my hands. As school progressed I lost interest and at the age of 16 I dropped out and got my GED after being homeschooled […]

This is MWCC: From Community College to Law School

I had never considered community college as an option until I was there….and I now am a huge fan (and tell everyone I can!) about making sure to consider MWCC as an option for college education. I had applied to several other colleges and universities and accepted enrollment at another four-year college straight out of […]

Nate Johnson’s Advocacy Work to be Recognized with MWCC’s Service Above Self Award

Nate Johnson’s dedication to North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy association, which matches mentally disabled people with friends in an effort to improve their lives and integrate them into the wider community, is set to be recognized with Mount Wachusett Community College’s Service Above Self award. “Nate is the epitome of service above self. I am impressed […]

MWCC Hosts Reception for Alumnus Art Show

A reception will be held on Friday for Mount Wachusett Community College Alumnus Taylor French Benoit at the MWCC East Wing Gallery to mark the beginning of an art show featuring his new work. “Primarily concerned with painting as process, my paintings seek to describe a perceptual process in and of themselves and become frameworks […]

MWCC Alumnus Honored by National Association at Outstanding Alumni Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College Alumnus Kevin Berg was honored as one of the 2017 Alumni of the Year by the American Association of Community Colleges at an awards ceremony highlighting the ability of community colleges to transform lives. Berg was one of five community college alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements at the AACC’s 97th […]

Early Childhood Education Program Hosts Annual Celebration

MWCC’s Early Childhood Education program recently hosted its fourth annual alumni event at the Garrison Center for Early Childhood Education. It was an evening full of friendship, inspiration, and networking. More than 80 current students, faculty, staff, Garrison teachers, alumni and their families attended the Seuss-inspired event. Alumni events, such as this one, are an […]