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A Message from President Asquino on Observing Veterans Day

Our campus will be closed tomorrow in recognition of Veterans Day. Please take the time for reflection and recognition of all the men and women who serve and have served our great country. I am grateful that so many veterans have found a home here at Mount Wachusett Community College. More than 250 students, faculty […]

MWCC, Fitchburg High, Team Up for MA College Application Celebration

Leading into the busy holiday season, about 90 percent of Fitchburg High School seniors will have one less item on their to-do list having already submitted their college applications for fall 2017. The third annual College Application Challenge will be held from 9:00am to 1:30pm on November 15, 2016 at Fitchburg High School. Mount Wachusett […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Achieves Top Five in the 2017 Best for Vets Rankings

Mount Wachusett Community College ranked number four across the country in the Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings for 2-year colleges conducted by Military Times, an independent news and information source for service members and their families. MWCC, continuing its long-held commitment to veterans and their families, moved up two spots from its 2016 rank. […]

Mount Wachusett Community College to Dedicate New Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center on November 15

Mount Wachusett Community College students, faculty and staff; Massachusetts leaders; and the greater community will dedicate the new Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center in recognition of President Asquino’s 30 years of leadership at Mount Wachusett Community College at a ceremony on Tuesday, November 15 at 2 pm. The public opening of the new building, […]

Changing Minds and Saving Lives: Mount Wachusett Community College Responds to Regional Opioid Crisis with Public Forum, NARCAN® Training

Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed over 250 guests to its Gardner campus this morning for a public forum moderated by State Senator Jennifer Flanagan to address the issues surrounding opioid addiction and abuse, a critical problem impacting too many families and communities across the Commonwealth. The free forum, Opiates in North Central Massachusetts: Education for […]

MWCC Student Government President Awarded for Dedication to Leadership and Service

On October 20th and 21st a group of students from the MWCC Student Government Association attended the Community College Student Leadership Association (CCSLA) Fall Conference where they were able to connect with over 120 students from all Massachusetts community colleges as well as community colleges in New Hampshire and Rhode Island. This annual event provides […]

Two New Art Exhibitions Open in the MWCC East Wing Gallery

The Mount Wachusett Community College East Wing Gallery will open two new art exhibitions by local artists Jesse Connor and Tracie Pouliot on October 17. An opening reception will be held on Friday, November 4 from 4:30 to 7 PM and will feature talks by each artist as well as an opportunity to tour the […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Completes Studio Renovations

Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, MA recently completed rebuilds of five audio control rooms in its Media Arts & Technology facilities. The college offers an associate degree in Media Arts & Technology, with concentration options in video, photography, and audio engineering. The program is unique in the Massachusetts higher educational system for its amount […]

MWCC Volunteers Package 46,872 Meals During Annual United Way Day of Caring

A group of nearly 200 enthusiastic volunteers at Mount Wachusett Community College worked in shifts throughout the day to more than double last year’s efforts to combat hunger in the region. Through the college’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement, students, faculty and staff teamed up in assembly lines to package 46,872 meals to serve […]