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MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in 2019 Pinning Ceremony

Family and friends gathered on Friday, May 24 to celebrate the achievements of Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree nursing class during a traditional pinning ceremony. The 46th graduating class was made up of 116 students enrolled in the day and evening programs and included LPNs who returned to continue their education through the college’s […]

Choosing the Mount by Jessica Decker

Jessica Decker will be graduating on May 23 from MWCC with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. What follows is a message from her to the class of 2019. Here I am standing strong and accomplished among my incredibly bright and promising fellow graduates to share with you my personal answer of “What does Mount Wachusett […]

English Learners Graduate with CNA Certificates from New MWCC Program

Ten students received Certified Nurses Assistant certificates from Mount Wachusett Community College at a graduation last week for a free program that pairs the certificate with continued English for Speakers of Other Languages classes. “This is a group who is focused and committed and who are going to do great things,” said MWCC President Vander […]

MWCC Nursing Students Volunteer 1,528 Hours

Forty Mount Wachusett Community College Practical Nursing students recently completed 1,528 volunteer hours as part of their semester-long Service Learning Projects with area nonprofits. “These projects are a win-win with our students getting experience out in the field while assisting area nonprofits,” said Shelley Errington Nicholson, the Director of the Brewer Center for Civic Learning and […]

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 […]

MWCC Launches Classes for Former Quincy College Nursing Students

Classes have begun for former Quincy College nursing students at Mount Wachusett Community College at the college’s Devens campus. The classes, which began on August 4, are the result of discussions at numerous levels between MWCC and Quincy College officials. The discussions began after the state Board of Registration in Nursing withdrew approval of Quincy […]

MWCC Creating Classes for Quincy Nursing Students

To meet the needs of Quincy College students, Mount Wachusett Community College has created the opportunity for qualified students to complete their nursing degree at MWCC’s Devens campus. “This option will allow nursing students from Quincy College to continue their studies together and finalize their degree,” said Dr. Eileen Costello, Dean for Health Professions, Public […]

MWCC Receives $440K for Lab Upgrades to Improve Training

Mount Wachusett Community College has received $439,850 through the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant Program that will improve the college’s nursing, paramedic, and EMT training and education with new equipment for two labs. “This investment will provide improved real-life scenarios so that all students may advance their nursing skills,” said MWCC Dean of the School of […]

MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in Pinning Ceremony

On Monday night, 39 licensed practical nursing graduates from 19 communities were welcomed as nursing colleagues during the traditional nurses pinning ceremony that marks the end of their schooling at Mount Wachusett Community College. “This is a career and a path that is going to make a true difference in our communities,” said MWCC President […]

Fitchburg, MWCC Sign Nursing Agreement

Students will have more opportunities to pursue rewarding careers in nursing thanks to a new agreement signed today by the presidents of Mount Wachusett Community College and Fitchburg State University. The agreement, effective beginning with the fall 2018 nursing class, confirms that all students admitted to Mount Wachusett’s registered nurse (RN) program will have the […]