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MWCC Practical Nurses Pass Licensure Exam

In a testament to the hard work of students and Mount Wachusett Community College’s ongoing effort to maintain high standards for its Practical Nursing Program, 94.87 percent of recent graduates passed their licensure exam on their first try. The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is a nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

MWCC, Labouré College, partnering to create educational opportunities for nurses (The Gardner News, Aug. 29, 2016)

GARDNER — Labouré College and Mount Wachusett Community College are partnering to support the continuing education of local nurses. The colleges have established a transfer agreement providing licensed practical nurses (LPNs) graduating from Mount Wachusett Community College a pathway to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Labouré College and obtain licensure as […]

Practical Nursing Class of 2014 Recognized During Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Friends, relatives and members of the college community gathered December 17 to welcome 35 Practical Nursing graduates into the nursing profession during a traditional pinning ceremony.Each graduate, dressed in a traditional nurse uniform, was welcomed into the profession by having a nursing pin fastened to her or his lapel by a fellow nurse – a family member, […]

MWCC Nursing Students Receive Hands-On Training through Disaster Simulation

After months of preparation, teams of Mount Wachusett Community College practical nursing students tended to hospital “patients” further injured as a result of a simulated tornado. The Nov. 7 disaster simulation at MWCC’s Devens campus included five lifelike mannequins and two professors with varying afflictions, debris strewn across the floor, and tornado sound effects. Impending […]

Traditional Pinning Ceremony Marks Achievements of Practical Nursing Class

Friends, relatives and members of the college community gathered December 17 to welcome 46 graduates of MWCC’s Practical Nursing program into the nursing profession during a traditional pinning ceremony. Each graduate, dressed in a traditional nurse uniform, was welcomed into the profession by having a nursing pin fastened to her or his lapel by a […]

PN Pinning Ceremony

A Practical Nurse Pinning Ceremony will take place Monday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. During the ceremony, each graduate, dressed in a traditional nurse uniform, will be welcomed into the profession by having a nursing pin fastened to her/his lapel by a fellow nurse, a family member, […]