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Director of Veterans Services Bob Mayer with student veterans during this fall's orientation. MWCC Continues Standing as Military-Friendly School September 23, 2014 - For the sixth consecutive year, Mount Wachusett Community College has been recognized as a top military-friendly school for creating a culture of positive energy and academic support for veterans, active military members and their dependents. The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list, released by Victory Media, names the top 20 percent of American colleges, universities and […]
Purity Apiri was one of 200 volunteers who packaged meals for those in need during MWCC’s United Way Day of Caring project on Sept. 18. MWCC Hosts Annual United Way Day of Caring September 19, 2014 - Capitalizing on its students’ eagerness to participate in community-engagement activities and a successful first year, Mount Wachusett Community College hosted its second annual United Way Day of Caring at its Gardner campus on Thursday, Sept. 18. Through the leadership of the Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement, more than 200 volunteers packaged 20,736 meals […]
Gardner resident Phillip Stan, center, was recently sworn in as student trustee on Mount Wachusett Community College’s Board of Trustees. President Daniel Asquino and board Chair Tina Sbrega were among the college officials who congratulated Stan during a ceremony at the college on Sept. 11. Phillip Stan Appointed MWCC Student Trustee September 12, 2014 - Phillip Stan, a Liberal Arts major with a concentration in Music, has been appointed to Mount Wachusett Community College’s Board of Trustees after being elected to the one-year position by his student peers this past spring. The chamber music enthusiast and father of five was sworn in as the college’s student trustee on the afternoon […]
Yasmin Barroso, Jasson Alvarado, Anne Nash, and Mariah Courtemanche Transformative Academic Year Begins September 10, 2014 - Many changes and new initiatives marked the start of the 2014-2015 academic year. Not only are the college’s campuses filled with thousands of new and returning students, but several faculty and staff members have joined the college community or stepped into new roles. Approximately 950 new students participated in day, evening and program-specific orientations, marking a dynamic […]
_MG_6094 MWCC Foundation Supports Innovation in the Classroom September 10, 2014 - With the start of the new academic year, the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation has provided funds totaling $46,044 for eight innovative projects conceived by college faculty and staff. “Current community college funding is such that we are often left wishing we had more resources to experiment with new and innovative pilot programs that have the […]