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Linda Coyne MWCC Awarded $67,000 Grant to Support Student Scholarships June 30, 2015 - The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts has awarded a $67,000 grant to the MWCC Foundation to support student scholarships. To qualify for a scholarship, students must live in North Central Massachusetts, demonstrate financial need, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Award amounts will vary. “We are very grateful to the Community Foundation […]
Frankenstein image - JPG Myths, Monsters, and Modern Science: Shelley’s Frankenstein Focus of Year Two MWCC Humanities Project June 29, 2015 - Like many great works of science fiction, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus, explores what it means to be human in a rapidly changing world. Published nearly 200 years ago when Shelley was just 20 years old, the novel’s influence extends well beyond the literary domain into film, science and politics, making it an ideal theme for […]
VA Secretary Urena and Bob Mayer Massachusetts VA Secretary Urena Visits MWCC June 24, 2015 - Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans Affairs Francisco A. Urena to its Gardner campus on June 23. The secretary’s visit included a meeting with President Daniel M. Asquino, a tour of the college’s Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success with MWCC Veteran Services Director Bob Mayer, and an opportunity to meet […]
Steve W and Jared S MWCC Fitness Center Retiring Fitness & Wellness Center Director Passes the Baton June 23, 2015 - After nearly two decades at the helm of the Mount Wachusett Community College Fitness & Wellness Center, Director Steve Washkevich retired in June. Members of the college and fitness center community paid tribute to his 18 years of service during the Silver Sneakers program’s annual barbecue on June 22. The community also welcomed the center’s incoming Director Jared […]
Relay Alumni team (1) Greater Gardner Relay for Life Raises Hope and Funds for the ACS June 15, 2015 - MWCC alumni, students, faculty and staff again joined thousands of volunteers for the annual Greater Gardner Relay for Life, a two-day, North Central Massachusetts outpouring of support and hope for cancer victims and survivors, and a community remembrance of loved ones who have passed. The Mount Walkers, represented by faculty and staff and their families, […]
Otaku Club at Waterford St School (1) MWCC Students Promote Early Childhood Literacy with $1,000 Book Donation June 12, 2015 - Hundreds of kindergarten and first grade students at Waterford Street School will end the school year with fun summertime reading, thanks to a donation from a group of Mount Wachusett Community College students. Members of Otaku United, a club that celebrates Asian culture, including art, language and anime, raised more than $1,000 during the spring […]