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MWCC Celebrates Manufacturing Day with Devens Student Tours

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated Manufacturing Day on Friday by holding tours of its Devens campus and three area manufacturers for nearly 100 students. As part of Manufacturing Day, students attended tours of MWCC’s Devens Campus, Nypro Healthcare, SMC Ltd., and WestRock. The students were from Shriver JobCorps and the Fitchburg Freshmen STEM program. The […]

MWCC Launches Fitchburg High Nursing Program

Through a partnership with Mount Wachusett Community College, a group of Fitchburg High School students will have the opportunity to earn their Certified Nursing Assistant certification before they graduate high school. “The Fitchburg High CNA Program is a unique opportunity for current high school students to earn college credits, while also attaining working credentials to […]

MWCC, Fitchburg High, Team Up for MA College Application Celebration

Leading into the busy holiday season, about 90 percent of Fitchburg High School seniors will have one less item on their to-do list having already submitted their college applications for fall 2017. The third annual College Application Challenge will be held from 9:00am to 1:30pm on November 15, 2016 at Fitchburg High School. Mount Wachusett […]

High School Students Explore Careers at MWCC-sponsored Fair

What do you want to be when you grow up? 1,000 Fitchburg High School students had the chance to visit with more than 50 professionals in a wide range of careers and vocations during the annual career fair sponsored April 29 by MWCC’s Division of Access & Transition.

College Freshmen Return to Fitchburg High School with Advice for Success

Take time to tour a variety of colleges and universities prior to enrolling. Seek out scholarships and financial aid. Once enrolled, become involved with clubs and activities to meet new friends. Beware the “freshman 15” weight gain. Learn to manage your time. Don’t skip class, and above all, study. A dozen Fitchburg High School alumni […]

MWCC Receives $2.25M Federal Grant to Create Healthcare Workforce Diversity Pipeline

Mount Wachusett Community College and the Fitchburg and Leominster public school districts are creating a new Workforce Diversity Pipeline program for students interested in healthcare careers. MWCC has been awarded a five-year, $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health to create the Workforce Diversity Pipeline Program. […]

GEAR UP student at Fitchburg High School Named National Merit Scholar

Elizabeth Moison, who participates in MWCC’s GEAR UP program at Fitchburg High School, achieved a tremendous result on the fall 2014 PSAT which qualifies her to participate in the College Board’s National Merit Scholarship Program during her senior year. In order to be considered, a student must score in the top 50,000 out of 1.5 […]

Massachusetts Community Colleges & Vocational/Technical High Schools Create Transfer Pipelines for the Trades & High-Demand Fields

Massachusetts Community Colleges and the Commonwealth’s Career and Technical High Schools have developed new articulation/transfer agreements aimed at creating seamless pipelines to higher education and reducing the time to completion for vocational high school students entering community colleges. The seven new transfer agreements were recently signed at the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA) annual […]

MWCC & FHS Receive MassINC 2014 Gateway Cities Innovation Award

Mount Wachusett Community College and Fitchburg High School are being recognized with a 2014 Gateway Cities Innovation Award from the MassINC Gateway Innovation Institute for the GEAR UP program, a 15-year-old partnership between the two institutions. Each year, the MassINC recognizes organizations and individuals that utilize innovative models to grow the economies of the Commonwealth’s […]

Visiting High School Math Students Encouraged to Invest in Their Future

Mount Wachusett Community College lauded the 350 high school students participating in this year’s Math Modeling Initiative and encouraged them to explore the opportunities available through a college education. As part of the Oct. 29 event, students and teachers from partnering institutions Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School, Fitchburg High School, Leominster High School and Leominster’s […]