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MWCC to Hold Enhancing the Workforce Event

Mount Wachusett Community College will hold an Enhancing the Workforce Event on Tuesday, Aug. 8 to discuss new college programming that is building the workforce of Central Massachusetts. “The Enhancing the Workforce event will be a great opportunity for people to learn about our new programs as well as how the college responds to businesses […]

MWCC Expanding Dental Assisting Program with Open Enrollment

Mount Wachusett Community College is expanding its Dental Assisting Certificate program for the coming school year by opening up enrollment for all students to this in-demand field. “Because of the low supply of dental assistants, job security is good at this time,” said Dr. Michael Meyer, Dental Director for Community Health Connections. “There is constant […]

MWCC Announces Spring 2017 President’s List and Dean’s List

The following Mount Wachusett Community College students who completed a minimum of 12 semester hours with a grade point average of 4.0 were named to the President’s List for the spring 2017 semester: President’s List Spring 2017   Massachusetts Athol: Stephanie Buck, Jillian Euvrard, Samantha Farley Ayer: Brittany Bechtel, Brenton Bourne Barre: Ann Giaquinto Scott, […]

MWCC, Fitchburg High, Team Up for MA College Application Celebration

Leading into the busy holiday season, about 90 percent of Fitchburg High School seniors will have one less item on their to-do list having already submitted their college applications for fall 2017. The third annual College Application Challenge will be held from 9:00am to 1:30pm on November 15, 2016 at Fitchburg High School. Mount Wachusett […]

Mount Wachusett Community College to Dedicate New Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center on November 15

Mount Wachusett Community College students, faculty and staff; Massachusetts leaders; and the greater community will dedicate the new Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center in recognition of President Asquino’s 30 years of leadership at Mount Wachusett Community College at a ceremony on Tuesday, November 15 at 2 pm. The public opening of the new building, […]

MWCC Student Featured Speaker at Department of Higher Education GO HIGHER! Event in Worcester

Mount Wachusett Community College student and Worcester resident Jasson Alvarado Gomez was a featured speaker to nearly 300 high school seniors from North, Burncoat, and Doherty High Schools in Worcester on Wednesday October 12 at the Department of Higher Education’s GO HIGHER! event, a partnership with Massachusetts’ 29 public colleges and universities to raise awareness […]

Exhibit of Abstract Paintings by Professor John Pacheco on Display at MWCC’s East Wing Gallery

An exhibition of recent abstract paintings by Mount Wachusett Community College Professor John Pacheco is on display in the college’s East Wing Gallery through October 4. Pacheco’s work is influenced by abstract expressionists and artists that saw spiritualism in the process of painting and the contemplation of color and abstraction. “Painting abstractly, I can compose […]

MWCC Ready to Assist Displaced ITT Technical Institute Students

In response to the sudden closing of all 137 campuses of the ITT Technical Institute, including two in Massachusetts, Mount Wachusett Community College is working with the Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office and other state and federal agencies to assist affected students with their academic pursuits. The community colleges are also ready to partner with […]

Baker-Polito Administration Launches State-of-the-Art College Pathways Portal

Massachusetts students and families now have access to a new, full-service web portal that will allow them to explore a wide range of academic offerings at the state’s public colleges and universities and chart a course to an affordable bachelor’s degree through transfer from a community college to a state university or University of Massachusetts […]

MWCC Humanities Project Enters Third Year with “Imagining Work”

Following an inaugural year with Henry David Thoreau and last year’s examination of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the Mount Wachusett Community College Humanities Project will begin its third year this fall with an artistic focus on “Imagining Work.” During the upcoming academic year, students, faculty, staff and members of the greater community will delve into the […]