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Barr Foundation Awards $250,000 Grant to MWCC

Grant funding supports the Building a Community-Driven Portrait of a High School Graduate project Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has been selected as a recipient of the Barr Foundation’s new “Portrait of a Graduate” grant program. The “Portrait of a Graduate” is a collective vision of what all high school students will know and be […]

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 […]

Inaugural Veterinary Technology Class of MWCC Holds Pinning Ceremony

The Mount Wachusett Community College Veterinary Technology program recognized its inaugural class of graduates during a pinning ceremony held at the Gardner campus on Thursday, December 19th. The honorees received their pins and took the official veterinary technician’s oath, administered by department chair Alexandra McNamara, CVT.  Receiving their pins were Emily Adams, Faith Bradley, Jasmine […]

MWCC Business Administration Students Guaranteed Admission to FSU

Students in Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree program in business administration will be guaranteed admission to the baccalaureate business administration program at Fitchburg State University under a new agreement signed by the presidents of the two institutions. “We both agree that regionalization is important,” Fitchburg State President Richard S. Lapidus said. “The smoother we […]

Veterinary Technician Program Receives Accreditation

We are pleased to announce the accreditation of our Veterinary Technician program by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) and the pinning of our first class of Veterinary Technicians on December 19, 2019. Launched in 2017 thanks to a grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Workforce Skills […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Welcomes New Faculty and Launches New Math Degree

GARDNER—Mount Wachusett Community College will welcome new faculty members in its Medical Assisting, English, Math, Physics, Business and ESL programs this fall. Classes begin Wednesday, September 4. Jeffery Thompson will join the math and physics faculty team. He has his Master of Science in Physics and his Master of Science in Astronomy from Rensselaer Polytechnic […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Holds Pinning Ceremony for Quincy Cohort

GARDNER–Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the accomplishments of ten graduates and welcomed them into the nursing profession at a traditional pinning ceremony, Thursday, August 29, at its Gardner Campus. The Mount opened its doors to the Quincy College LPN-ADN Bridge student cohort in August of 2018. Students that participated in this program were offered the […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Gateway to College Program Receives National Recognition 4th Year in a Row

(NEW HAVEN)–Achieving the Dream’s Gateway to College program at Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has received a Program Excellence Award in recognition of exceeding all four benchmarks used to assess the performance of Gateway to College programs nationwide. The four benchmarks used to establish the Program Excellence Award are: first term success, one-year persistence, two […]

MWCC Launches Math Degree

Mount Wachusett Community College will offer an Associate’s Degree in Mathematics for the first time beginning this fall, combining a focus on math with an easy transfer path through MassTransfer. “This degree puts the “M” in STEM. MWCC has a long-standing commitment to the sciences and this new program expands the options for our science […]

Behind the Scenes at MWCC: Be Yourself

Coming to college is an entirely different experience than high school. You’ll likely walk in and see students playing ping pong or pool in our new Bemis Student Center. There might even be people enjoying a pizza while they watch a movie or people snoozing on the couches in their pajamas. The point is there’s […]