MWCC NewsCenter


Nursing Class of 2014 MWCC’s Annual Economic Impact on Region, State, Tops $207Million August 18, 2014 - Mount Wachusett Community College, its students and alumni add more than $207 million in income each year to North Central Massachusetts and the Commonwealth, according to a newly released regional economic impact report.The study, prepared for the college by Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc., involved a regional economic impact analysis and an investment analysis during the […]
MWCC ice bucket challenge MWCC Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge August 12, 2014 - Twenty-four MWCC employees, including President Daniel M. Asquino, lined up for the ice bucket challenge in memory of beloved colleague Glenn Roberts, who died a year ago on Aug. 12, 2013 after a courageous battle with the disease. The effort, organized by Access & Transition Staff Assistant Jessica Connors on behalf of “Glenn’s Friends,” raised more than […]
Bionostics Floyd 2 MWCC Awarded $75,000 Grant to Support Student Scholarships August 11, 2014 - Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts to support student scholarships. This grant comes from the Community Foundation’s General Endowment Education Access Fund, and will specifically support MWCC’s Career Focused Education Scholarship Program. The scholarship partnership between MWCC and the Community Foundation will support […]
UBMS 2014 student group Upward Bound Math and Science Marks 50th TRIO Anniversary August 10, 2014 - Dozens of area high school students from Gardner, Athol and Winchendon were recently recognized for their academic success in Mount Wachusett Community College’s Upward Bound Math and Science program, a federal TRIO program celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Sixty-three students participated in the program’s summer residential component, which included dual enrollment courses, extracurricular activities, […]
Summer UP 2014 Gardner Summer UP Completes 10th Season with Enhanced Program July 28, 2014 - Summer UP, an MWCC Access & Transition program that began a decade ago to provide safe, summertime activities and employment opportunities to area youth, enhanced this year’s program with new career and college preparation training opportunities. Now completing its 10th season, Summer UP this year provided 110 of area high school and middle school students […]