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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 […]

Rollstone Bank & Trust Donates $3,000 to Laptops for Vets

With a donation of $3,000, Rollstone Bank & Trust became the first major sponsor of the new, student-initiated Laptops for Vets program at Mount Wachusett Community College, which is aimed at helping veteran students succeed in their studies. The Veteran Success Center at MWCC was created five years ago to meet the unique needs of […]

MWCC Veterans Services Director Presents at National Conference

Veteran services officials from colleges and universities throughout the country had the opportunity to learn about Mount Wachusett Community College’s Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success during a recent national conference.MWCC Director of Veterans Services Bob Mayer was selected to present on “Student Veterans’ Centers: Designing to Implementation to Upgrading,” during the 2015 NASPA […]

MWCC Continues Standing as Military-Friendly School

For the sixth consecutive year, Mount Wachusett Community College has been recognized as a top military-friendly school for creating a culture of positive energy and academic support for veterans, active military members and their dependents. The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list, released by Victory Media, names the top 15 percent of American colleges, universities and trade […]

MWCC Student Veterans Receive Continued Support from Local VFW

The Ovila Case Post 905 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardner recently donated $1,000 to Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. President Daniel M. Asquino and Foundation Executive Director Carla DeFosse accepted the generous donation from VFW Commander Howard Sands, Service Commander Kenneth Fournier and board member and past commander Don Progen, and […]

MWCC Named to Military Advanced Education 2014 Guide

Mount Wachusett Community College has received its third national recognition this fall as a top military-friendly school. This month, Military Advanced Education awarded MWCC the designation of a top military-friendly college in its 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. In November, MWCC was named to Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings, with special […]

Military Times Announces Best Colleges for Vets

Mount Wachusett Community College has earned national recognition for its support for veterans from several military-focused organizations over the past several years. On Veterans Day, Military Times again named MWCC to its Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings. Best for Vets provides service men and women a gauge by which to judge whether a school or degree […]

Appreciation breakfast for MWCC Veterans

A Veterans Appreciation Breakfast for students, faculty and staff members who have served in the military or are currently serving, will take place Thursday, Nov. 7 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the North Cafe. MWCC is sponsoring the event to thank members of the college community who have served the country.

MWCC Receives Continued Recognition as a Top Military Friendly School

For the fifth consecutive year, Mount Wachusett Community College has been recognized as a top military friendly school for creating a culture of positive energy and academic support for veterans, active military members and their dependents. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list, released by Victory Media, names the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and […]

MWCC Implementing Obama Administration’s New 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success Initiative

Mount Wachusett Community College is one of approximately 250 community colleges and universities across the country implementing the Obama Administration’s new “8 Keys to Success” to help boost academic opportunities and improve employment outcomes for veterans.The “8 Keys to Success” build on the administration’s work to provide veterans and military families with a high-quality, affordable […]