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New Appointments Announced for MWCC Access & Transition Team

MWCC has appointed two staff members to key positions within the college’s Access & Transition division. Established by President Daniel M. Asquino nearly two decades ago, the division now serves 4,000 North Central Massachusetts middle and high school students annually through 18 distinct programs in partnership with a dozen area school districts. Fagan Forhan of Lancaster […]

$30 College Courses Available Through Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Partnership at MWCC

High school and homeschooled students interested in saving money while getting a head start on their college education can choose from several upcoming courses available through the Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Partnership (CDEP) at MWCC. The three-credit courses are being offered at the grant-funded price of $30, including textbooks, for the spring semester beginning January 20.  Managed […]

Mount/Murdock Dual Enrollment Program Lauded (The Gardner News)

The Gardner News Friday, July 10, 2015 GARDNER – A career-oriented dual enrollment program that allows high school seniors from Winchendon to simultaneously earn their diploma and an academic certificate while enrolled full time at Mount Wachusett Community Col­lege, is among three early college partnerships lauded in a newly released report from the Rennie Center […]

MWCC/Murdock High Career-Focused Dual Enrollment Program Lauded in New Rennie Center Report

A career-oriented dual enrollment program that allows high school seniors from Winchendon to simultaneously earn their diploma and an academic certificate while enrolled full time at Mount Wachusett Community College, is among three early college partnerships lauded in a newly released report from the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy. The Rennie Center policy […]

MWCC Pathways Student Receives State DHE’s Prestigious Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship

Bella Ballin, a high school junior enrolled in the Pathways Early College Innovation School at Mount Wachusett Community College, is among the 25 recipients of this year’s prestigious Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship. The award, presented by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education during a ceremony at the Statehouse on May 28, covers 50 percent […]

MWCC Pathways and Gateway Graduates Celebrate Milestone

An Olympic hopeful, an 18-year-old transferring directly into a doctoral program, and several teenagers who are the first in their families to attend college are among the 32 graduates of Mount Wachusett Community College’s dual enrollment programs. This year’s graduates of the Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College program were recognized […]

MWCC Schedules Information sessions for Pathways and Gateway Dual Enrollment Programs

Mount Wachusett Community College has scheduled a series of information sessions at its Gardner campus for fall enrollment into two of its popular dual enrollment programs: the Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College program. Dual enrollment students complete requirements for their high school diploma while simultaneously earning college credits or completing […]

MWCC Highlighted by the Rennie Center for Model Dual Enrollment Programs

Mount Wachusett Community College’s dual enrollment programs are showcased as innovative models in the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy’s second annual report, the Condition of Education in the Commonwealth. The report, released January 22 by the Cambridge-based research institute, examines areas of success and areas for continued improvement in student outcomes across the […]

MWCC and Mahar Celebrate the Achievements of Gateway and Pathways Graduates

From the age-old wisdom of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to the reflections of teenagers wise beyond years, the May 27 graduation ceremony honoring 48 dual enrollment students at Mount Wachusett Community College offered a blend of insight and inspiration. Students enrolled in the Gateway to College program and the Pathways Early College Innovation School, offered in […]

Robinson Broadhurst Scholars Earning Dual Diplomas

This academic year, five Murdock High School seniors are simultaneously earning their high school diploma and an academic certificate from Mount Wachusett Community College through the Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation Career Tech Scholarship program. The one-year, full-time dual enrollment program, funded by a generous grant from the foundation, allows Winchendon students to earn academic credentials to enter […]