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Gateway photo MWCC Recognized with 2016 Gateway Program Excellence Award June 28, 2016 - Mount Wachusett Community College has been recognized with a 2016 Gateway Program Excellence Award from the Gateway to College National Network. The award honors MWCC for exceeding all four of the Gateway to College National Network’s performance benchmarks: grade point average, one-year persistence, two-year persistence and graduation rate. The award was presented June 28 during […]
3 Chamber breakfast President Asquino group Business Community Honors Retiring MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino June 24, 2016 - Visionary. Collaborative. Energetic. Dedicated. Pioneering. Inclusive. A true leader. These were among the words and phrases used by area legislators, mayors and business leaders to describe retiring Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel M. Asquino during a breakfast sponsored in his honor by three regional Chambers of Commerce. More than 200 business and community leaders […]
Theatre at the Mount Jeff Boisseau and LG Karyn Polito Theatre at the Mount Receives $49,600 MA Cultural Facilities Fund Grant for Renovations June 23, 2016 - Mount Wachusett Community College’s Theatre at the Mount is the recipient of a $49,600 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund to update its sound system. The Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, administered through a partnership between MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, fosters the growth of the creative economy by supporting building projects in the nonprofit […]
MCO Award Pratt Santiago Levasseur MWCC President, Librarians, Recognized by MCO Consortium for Excellence in Online Learning June 16, 2016 - In January 2001, shortly after attending a conference on tele-learning, Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel Asquino founded Massachusetts Colleges Online, which grew into a consortium of the state’s 15 community colleges and nine state universities. In appreciation for his leadership, the consortium presented President Asquino with a Contributor of Distinction Award during its annual […]
Following another successful club fundraiser, the Otaku United club at Mount Wachusett Community College donated more than 1,000 books to Waterford Street School children. Pictured in the back row behind the elementary school students, from left: Waterford Street School Principal Daniel Hill, Heather Chandry (club president);Jonathan Cohen (vice president); Rebekah Cohen (treasurer); Andrea Bartlett (auction coordinator); Cassandra Cohen (secretary); first grade teacher Peter Pianka; and Assistant Principal Melissa McDonald. MWCC Students Promote Early Childhood Literacy with 1,000+ Book Donation June 14, 2016 - For the second year, hundreds of kindergarten and first grade students at Waterford Street School will end the school year with fun summertime reading, thanks to a donation of over 1,000 books from a group of Mount Wachusett Community College students. Otaku United, a club that celebrates Asian culture, raised $1,390 in April by conducting […]
MWCC Costa Rica monkeys & Esther R MWCC Students Experience Life-Changing Volunteer Trip to Costa Rica June 10, 2016 - Over the past two decades, civic engagement and volunteerism have become a hallmark of a Mount Wachusett Community College Education. As part of this experiential learning philosophy, a group of student volunteers traveled to Costa Rica for a week of service they describe as a life-changing experience. MWCC students Cathy Teague, Jana Murphy, Chelsea Garrity, […]