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Charlene Dukes President Asquino Walter Bumphus President Asquino Among College CEOs Honored by the American Association of Community Colleges July 28, 2016 - President Daniel M. Asquino was recently recognized for his three decades of leadership at MWCC by the American Association of Community Colleges. President Asquino, who announced plans to retire in early 2017, was among approximately two dozen retiring CEOs honored during the AACC’s 96th annual convention in Chicago. Dr. Asquino is currently the longest serving […]
Gardner News Summer Up Mark Hawke July 2016 Things are looking up – Mount and city offer kids a fun summer program (The Gardner News, July 28, 2016) July 28, 2016 - GARDNER – Fun learning and games have kept Gardner’s youth so busy this summer they can almost forget the heat of 90 degree days. Mount Wachusett Com­munity College is in the midst of its 12th annual Summer Up program, run in collaboration with the city and held at Jackson Playground, which is free for families […]
Signaling Success SummerUP 2016 MWCC Receives $573,600 Grant From U.S. Department of Education to Continue Talent Search Programs in Area School Districts July 21, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Education will award two grants totaling $573,600 to Mount Wachusett Community College through its Talent Search Program, Congressman Jim McGovern announced on July 21. The program supports efforts on campuses in Massachusetts and across the country to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in higher education. “Every student deserves access […]
Bionostics Floyd 2 Tri-County Consortium Receives $4 Million Grant for Manufacturing Training July 18, 2016 - A consortium of four Massachusetts community colleges and partnering vocational-technical high schools, local workforce investment boards, the Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium and employers has received a $4 million federal TechHire grant to provide workforce training in advanced manufacturing in Worcester, Middlesex and Essex counties. The Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing TechHire Consortium (MassAMTC) is a strategic partnership […]
books MWCC Selected for Second Chance Pell Pilot Program July 8, 2016 - Mount Wachusett Community College is one of 67 colleges and universities selected by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in the Second Chance Pell pilot program, which is part of a national effort aimed at reducing recidivism and strengthening communities by providing education and job training to eligible inmates. The pilot program will allow […]
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 […]