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MWCC Hosting Free Veteran’s Resource Fair on June 18

Mount Wachusett Community College will be hosting a free Veteran’s Resource Fair with numerous organizations on Tuesday, June 18 with the goal of helping veterans and their families connect with a multitude of valuable resources and organizations in one location. While it takes place at Mount Wachusett Community College from 5 to 7 p.m. on […]

MWCC Honors Veterans at First Annual Veteran Scholarship Breakfast

Six student veterans were awarded scholarships last Friday at the First Annual Veteran Scholarship Breakfast. “Mount Wachusett Community College has a very long history and a deep commitment to serving our veteran students… our veteran students are very involved in the fabric and culture of the college when it comes to clubs, organizations and activities,” […]

Veterans Complete Mediation Training

Nineteen veterans were presented with mediation certificates Friday following a five-week long mediation program that was hosted at Mount Wachusett Community College. Most of those who took participated in the training were veterans or work with veterans. Certificates recognizing their 35 hours of training were presented by Massachusetts Senator Anne Gobi, Massachusetts Representative Susannah M. […]

MWCC Students Create Valentine’s for Vets

Mount Wachusett Community College students created 135 handmade Valentine’s Day cards that have been distributed to veterans in thanks for their service. “Veteran’s get cards during Christmas, Thanksgiving and of course Veteran’s Day but not during Valentine’s Day and I thought it would be cool to do Valentine’s for Vets,” said MWCC Students Laryssa Truesdale […]

MWCC Ranked 1st in New England for Veterans

Mount Wachusett Community College has been named by Military Times as 7th in the country among two-year schools in their latest Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings. “Mount Wachusett Community College is first and foremost a student friendly school. With that kind of inherent culture, it is not a difficult stretch to being a military […]

Vietnam Veterans Donate $2K to MWCC Veteran Students

Members of Gardner-based Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. “This donation makes a real difference,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven who accepted the donation on behalf of the college. The Veterans Memorial Scholarship was established to assist student veterans […]

MWCC Hosting Veteran’s Resource Fair on June 20

Mount Wachusett Community College will be hosting a free Veteran’s Resource Fair with over 20 organizations on Tuesday, June 20 in an effort to connect veterans and their families with services. The fair is a gathering of companies, organizations and nonprofits that provide services to local veterans and their families. While it takes place at […]

MWCC Fitness and Wellness Center Offering New Veterans Move Program

The Mount Wachusett Community College Fitness and Wellness Center is now offering a new program called Veterans Move that provides veterans and their spouses full memberships at the cost of $15 per month when obtained on a physician’s referral. The program came directly from a need in the community, with many physicians seeking an affordable […]

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 Support MWCC Veteran’s Scholarship Fund

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 have continued their ongoing support of the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veteran’s Memorial Scholarship Fund with a donation of $2,000. President Daniel M. Asquino, Foundation Executive Director Carla Zottoli, and Sarah Savoie from MWCC Veteran’s Affairs department recently accepted the generous donation from Vietnam Veterans of America […]

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas Visits MWCC Veteran Students, Tours Facilities

MWCC student veterans, college officals and community leaders had the undivided attention of Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, who stopped by to visit the college’s Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success and our neighboring partner, the Northeast Veteran Training and Rehabilitation Center, owned and operated by Veteran Homestead. The Congresswoman, who serves on the U.S. House of Representatives Armed […]