MWCC NewsCenter


The Mount Wachusett Community College Humanities Project continues with a book discussion on Thoreau's modern connection to student debt. MWCC Humanities Project: Thoreau’s Modern Connection to Student Debt October 30, 2014 - One author’s unconventional approach to repaying his student loans will be the focus of a Nov. 6 event for the Mount Wachusett Community College Humanities Project, supported by a National Endowment for the Humanities challenge grant. Leominster Public Library will host a book discussion of Ken Ilgunas’ “Walden on Wheels: On the Open Road from […]
Mount Wachusett Community College pre-engineering student Casey Bortle pilots the college’s new drone during a Math Modeling Initiative presentation to 350 area high school seniors. Visiting High School Math Students Encouraged to Invest in Their Future October 29, 2014 - Mount Wachusett Community College lauded the 350 high school students participating in this year’s Math Modeling Initiative and encouraged them to explore the opportunities available through a college education. As part of the Oct. 29 event, students and teachers from partnering institutions Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School, Fitchburg High School, Leominster High School and Leominster’s […]
case_shawn MWCC Featured in MA Department of Higher Education’s 2014 Vision Project Report: Degrees of Urgency October 28, 2014 - At a time of rising demand for skilled college graduates in the Commonwealth, the Department of Higher Education’s third annual Vision Project report shows progress being made to raise graduation rates and close achievement gaps among public college and university students in Massachusetts, but also projects a shortage of skilled graduates needed to meet the needs […]
Chris Jason Sinatra Live Big Band “Sinatra at the Mount” Scholarship Event Raises $38,000 and Rave Reviews October 27, 2014 - Frank Sinatra stylist Chris Jason and the Sinatra Live Big Band transported a capacity crowd to Las Vegas, 1966, during an Oct. 24 concert sponsored by the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation that raised more than $38,000 for student scholarships. Making his first appearance at MWCC’s theatre, Jason performed over 20 Sinatra favorites and exchanged […]
MWCC student leader John Day received the Dean Sullivan Award at the Community College Student Leadership Association's annual conference in Wakefield. MWCC Student Leader Honored at State Level for Enthusiasm and Dedication October 21, 2014 - Mount Wachusett Community College student leader John Day was recognized for his enthusiasm and dedication, qualities demonstrated by Dean Richard Sullivan, formerly of Cape Cod Community College (CCCC). Day received the Dean Sullivan Award at the Community College Student Leadership Association’s (CCSLA) annual conference, held Oct. 16 through 17 in Wakefield, months after receiving the […]