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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 […]

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 […]

Nursing Alumni Reunion

Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting a Nursing Alumni Reunion on Wednesday, June 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the South Café of the Gardner campus. The event is free to all MWCC nursing alumni and will feature a session on “Laughter Yoga” light refreshments, prizes, tours of the new Sims Lab, networking with […]

MWCC Nursing Accreditation Visit

Mount Wachusett Community College’s School of Health Professions, Public service Programs and Social Sciences is hosting a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing and practical nursing certificate program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share comments about […]

Student Achievements Celebrated During 40th Annual Nurse Pinning Ceremony

It was a vision in white as dozens of excited graduates were welcomed into the nursing profession during Mount Wachusett Community College’s 40th annual pinning ceremony, held in the college’s Fitness & Wellness Center on May 17. The 124 graduates who made up the Nursing Class of 2013 include students enrolled in the day and […]

MWCC and Elms College Establish New Transfer Agreements

Mount Wachusett Community College and Elms College and have entered into an academic agreement that allows students to earn an Elms College bachelor’s degree on the MWCC campus in Gardner. Two programs will begin in August 2013—a bachelor of arts degree with a major in psychology and a bachelor of science degree with a major in nursing.MWCC […]

MWCC Nursing Student Wins Car

MWCC nursing student Jessica Francis won a Honda Civic on Oct. 9, courtesy of Al Brodeur’s Auto Body, The Hanover Insurance Group, O’Brien & Gibbons Insurance Agency, the United Way of Central Massachusetts and other Worcester-area partners. The donated, refurbished 2008 car was granted through the Recycled Rides program. This nationwide project was created by […]