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MWCC’s 2019 Commencement Celebrates Student Achievement

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated it’s 2019 graduates during the college’s 54th commencement on May 23, which featured a keynote address from U.S. Congresswoman Lori Trahan. Congresswoman Trahan encouraged students to seek out meaning in their lives and pursue their passions. No matter what, she told students, get in the game and put yourself out […]

MWCC Confers 798 Degrees and Certificates to 771 Students

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic achievements of its graduates during the college’s 54th commencement on May 23. A total of 771 students graduated from MWCC, with 604 Associate’s Degrees and 213 certificates being conferred for a total of 798 degrees and certificates. The 2019 graduates include: Colorado  Aurora Associates: Evan James Silverberg   […]

Michelle Dunn to be Recognized with MWCC’s Service Above Self Award

Michelle Dunn is set to be recognized as Mount Wachusett Community College’s 2019 Service Above Self Award recipient for her ongoing work to support those recovering from addiction and those impacted by opiate addiction. “Michelle Dunn has committed herself to aiding those in opioid addiction recovery and providing support for those impacted. She has persevered […]

United States Congresswoman Lori Trahan to Deliver MWCC Commencement Address

United States Congresswoman Lori Trahan will deliver the keynote address during Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commencement on Thursday, May 23, 2019. “We are honored to welcome Congresswoman Lori Trahan to our campus as this year’s commencement speaker,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “I am excited to have Mount Wachusett Community College graduates hear her […]

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to Deliver Mount Wachusett Community College Commencement Address

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will deliver the keynote address during Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commencement on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. “We are honored to welcome Governor Charlie Baker to our campus as this year’s commencement speaker,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “His leadership while serving as our governor, service as cabinet secretary and as […]

MWCC Gateway to College Valedictorian Shares Her Journey

On Friday, May 19 Eden Shaveet graduated with her high school degree and Associate’s degree after thinking just a few years earlier that she would never return to school. Shaveet left traditional school at the age of 14 and never thought she was going to get her high school diploma let alone her Associate’s degree […]

MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in 2017 Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Family and friends from as near as Gardner and as far away as Kenya came to celebrate the achievements of Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree nursing class during a traditional pinning ceremony held May 18 in the Fitness & Wellness center. The 44th graduating class was comprised of 102 students enrolled in the day […]

MWCC Graduates Told to Keep Giving Back and Persevering

On Wednesday evening, 730 students were awarded nearly 800 degrees and certificates as they graduated from Mount Wachusett Community College. The gathered graduates at the College’s 52nd commencement were reminded by Keynote Speaker Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey of the hard work that they applied to make it to this day. Healey focused on the […]

Twenty MWCC Students Recognized at Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting Pinning Ceremony

Twenty students graduating on May 17 with their Dental Assisting or Dental Hygiene degrees were honored Friday night during a special pinning ceremony. The ceremony is a time to recognize the hard work of the students and welcome them into the dental professions, according to Cindy Cadoret, the director of the dental education programs at […]

Wayne Canty to Receive MWCC’s 2017 Service Above Self Award

Business leader and community volunteer Wayne Canty will be the recipient of Mount Wachusett Community College’s 2017 Service Above Self Award at the college’s graduation. Canty, CEO and owner of Heat Trace Products and MWCC Foundation member, will be recognized during the college’s 52nd commencement ceremony on May 17. The award recognizes individuals who have […]