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SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES Dr. Laurie A. Occhipinti Appointed Dean of MWCC’s School of Liberal Arts, Humanities, Education, and Communications February 2, 2016 - Following academic and career pursuits that have taken her to three continents, educator and anthropologist Dr. Laurie Occhipinti has returned to her native Massachusetts as Mount Wachusett Community College’s new Dean of Liberal Arts, Humanities, Education, and Communications. “It is a pleasure to welcome Dr. Laurie Occhipinti to Mount Wachusett Community College to lead our […]
Black Frankenstein book MWCC Humanities Project, Myths, Monsters and Modern Science: Frankenstein’s Legacy, Continues with Free Events February 2, 2016 - Though the calendar says it’s the dead of winter, Frankenstein’s monster is still alive as Mount Wachusett Community College’s Humanities Project continues its series “Myths, Monsters, and Modern Science: Frankenstein’s Legacy” through April. Sponsored through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, this year’s theme takes an in-depth look at Mary Shelley’s 200-year-old […]
MWCC nurse trip to Haiti Jan 2016 MWCC Students, Faculty, Join Forward in Health on Mission Trip in Haiti February 1, 2016 - A weeklong medical mission in Haiti gave a team of Mount Wachusett Community College students and faculty a close-up look at poverty in one of the world’s poorest countries, and an opportunity to do something about it. The students and educators traveled to Fonfred, Haiti in January with MWCC nursing alumna Paula Mulqueen, who with […]
Pete Shungu Men of Color Panel, Author Presentation and Performances Highlight MWCC’s Black History Month Events January 28, 2016 - Black History Month is observed as a remembrance of important people and events in the history of African Americans. In recognition, MWCC is hosting several events throughout the month of February at its Gardner campus and in the community. All events are free and open to the public. The series of events begins on Wednesday, […]
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES MWCC Announces Winners of 4th Annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition January 27, 2016 - MWCC students from a variety of academic disciplines shared their views on diversity during the college’s annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. College faculty and staff selected four winning submissions from among the poems, essays and artwork entered into the competition. This year’s winners are Gemini Walter of Leominster, Monica Kwan of Fitchburg, Darrège Bruny of Clinton […]
President Asquino photo A Message from President Asquino January 26, 2016 - The New Year began at Mount Wachusett Community College not with the customary noisemakers of bells and horns, but with drills, hammers and saws as construction continues on our Gardner campus. The patience of our students, faculty, staff and visitors during the modernization of our 45-year-old facility is greatly appreciated. In the coming weeks and […]