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MWCC Awarded $4.7 Million US Department of Education Student Support Services Grant

September 28, 2020 – Gardner, MA – Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded three U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Support Services grants totaling $4.7 million to continue to support programs that help low-income students, first-generation college students and students with disabilities succeed in college. Federal Student Support Services grants are renewed every five […]

MWCC Honors the Memory of and Pays Tribute to Philanthropist, Business and Community Leader James Garrison

The greater Gardner community could not have predicted the impact that James O. Garrison would have when he relocated to Massachusetts and purchased a struggling manufacturer. From turning the small company around and increasing employment, to his membership on the boards of numerous local foundations, Jim Garrison made a profound impact on the lives of […]

MWCC Welcomes New Director of Veterinary Technology Program – Tara Novak

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to welcome Tara Novak as the new Chair and Program Director of the Veterinary Technology Associate Degree Program. Novak joins MWCC after ten years with Becker College in Leicester, Mass where she was most recently the Director of Veterinary Technology as well as clinical instructor and certified veterinary technician. […]

MWCC Receives Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant

The MWCC Foundation is pleased to announce the receipt of the 2020 Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant Program, facilitated by the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts. The grant of $28,000 will be used to support a new MWCC Student Stabilization Scholarship Fund that will be awarded to North Central Massachusetts residents to cover […]

Workforce Development Offering Six Sigma Course at No Cost to Qualified Small Businesses

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce the addition of a Six Sigma Lean Green Belt course for this fall at no cost to qualifying small businesses through the Workforce Training Fund Program. Six Sigma is a set of tools and techniques used by companies to improve production processes, reduce defects and increase quality. […]

Spring 2020 Presidents and Deans Lists

June 12, 2020 – Gardner, MA – Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the spring 2020 semester. Students who complete a minimum of 12 semester hours are eligible for the lists. The Dean’s List requires a 3.0 to 3.99 grade point average while the President’s List requires […]

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 […]

MWCC Confers Degrees and Certificates to the Class of 2020

Mount Wachusett Community College Confers 772 Degrees and Certificates to 727 Students Gardner – May 20, 2020 – Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic achievements of its graduates during the college’s 55th commencement, held virtually via live stream, on May 20. A total of 727 students graduated, with 564 associate degrees and 208 certificates […]

Grant to Fund Free Six Sigma Lean Green Belt Training for Small Businesses

The Six Sigma Green Belt training beginning in February will train 45 local employees from qualified companies with 100 or fewer employees free of charge through a Workforce Training Fund Small Business Direct Access Grant. Businesses large and small in North Central Massachusetts have access to a multitude of resources to improve their competitiveness and […]

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 […]