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Nine Students Recognized at Dental Program Pinning Ceremony

Students who graduated this past August with their Dental Hygiene associate degree were honored on Friday, September 18, during an outdoor, socially distant pinning ceremony at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus. This honor is particularly special for this group of students who passed the ADEX Clinical Board Licensing Exam after spending their final semester […]

White Fragility Discussion

The Mount Wachusett Community College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team is sponsoring a call to action dialogue for community members and leaders on “White Fragility: What is the Role and Responsibilities of an Ally?” on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The call will be held on Zoom, to RSVP and details to access […]

Early College Graduation Keynote, Commissioner of Higher Education, Carlos E. Santiago

GARDNER, MA – May 4, 2020 – Commissioner of Higher Education for Massachusetts, Carlos E. Santiago, will deliver the keynote address during the Mount Wachusett Community College Early College Virtual Graduation on Friday, May 29, 2020. The 63 anticipated graduates have been participants in one of two MWCC dual enrollment programs, the Gateway to College […]

MWCC Announces Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

Gardner, MA – March 25, 2020 – Mount Wachusett Community College President Jim Vander Hooven announced today that the college will be hosting “virtual” commencement ceremonies this spring. He said the decision was not taken lightly. “Commencement is perhaps the most sacred event in higher education. It is the highest symbolic event we have to […]

NY Times Best Selling Author and Worcester Native Jarrett J. Krosoczka to Speak at MWCC

Worcester native Jarrett J. Krosoczka has been writing and illustrating books for young readers since the age of twenty-three. He has published over thirty titles, such as the popular graphic-novel series Lunch Lady and is a contributing writer to the Star Wars Jedi Academy series. Krosoczka has earned numerous accolades, including Eisner and Charlotte Award […]

MWCC Welcomes Winchendon Architect, Artist and Philanthropist J. Robert Jennings

On March 4, 2020, Mount Wachusett Community College welcomes Winchendon resident J. Robert Jennings for a college and community-wide discussion of his life and work as a structural engineer, environmental designer, architect, peace activist and co-founder of Noonday Farm, a nonprofit serving the residents of Winchendon with educational programs and free organic food to those […]

Commission on Dental Accreditation Notification for Public Comment

The Commission on Dental Accreditation is accepting comments in advance of the accreditation site visit on April 14-16, 2020. Comments should be submitted to: Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL., 60611; or faxed to 312-587-5107. Click here for the Commission on Dental Accreditation Policy. Click here to visit the Commission on […]

Health Career Opportunity Program Students Awarded $21,000 in Scholarships

The Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Health Care Opportunity Program (HCOP) has awarded scholarships to 14 students who have completed the unique grant-funded program elements which helped them to discern and plan for a career in a health profession. These students will continue their academic journey in their selected programs of study, utilizing this scholarship […]

Student Leaders Attend CCSLA Student Leadership Conference

Recently, a group of MWCC students attended the Community College Student Leadership Association (CCSLA) conference in Southbridge, MA. This two-day conference introduced our student leaders to students from other community colleges,  building networking and leadership skills, while attending workshops and seminars covering leadership, activism and professional development.  The Community College Student Leadership Association (CCSLA) is […]

Love it or hate it, winter is coming!

As we march closer to the end of this beautiful fall season, we would like to take a moment to refresh everyone on the MWCC inclement weather policies. The decision to close or delay the opening of our campus is not taken lightly, and will be made based on the best information available. Every effort […]