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 Pays Tribute to James O. Garrison, Longtime Community Supporter and Philanthropist

On Thursday, September 17, MWCC hosted a gathering of family and friends to honor the life of longtime trustee, supporter, and community leader James O. Garrison in front of the MWCC Garrison Center for Childhood Education which he made possible. Joining family members were current and former members of the MWCC Foundation Board of Trustees […]

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 […]

Tea Time Series Returns for 2020-2021 Events

The nationally recognized Tea Time Speaker Series returns this fall with “Leadership is Not a Title, It’s an Action” from award-winning speaker Erika Gilchrist on October 26, 2020. Gilchrist, a 20 year veteran of the speaking circuit, is the author of over a dozen books, creator of the WTF – Women Thriving Fearlessly! Brand, and […]

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 Students Named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce Hannah Bennett and John Maron have been included among the 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled […]

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 […]