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Community Service Project Marks 15th anniversary of 9/11

MWCC student volunteers are collecting notes of appreciation for first responders in the region who put their lives in jeopardy for the sake of others, as a way of honoring the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. For the second year, the activity was coordinated by the college’s Center of Excellence for […]

A Message from President Asquino

It hardly seems possible that three decades have passed since I first arrived at Mount Wachusett Community College. Yet a look back at the many innovative programs, initiatives and events that have transpired provides proof that we, as a college community, have not only grown, but are blazing a trail into the future. Over the […]

MWCC Preparing for New Academic Year with Unveiling of Campus Expansion & Renovations

Mount Wachusett Community College students will begin the academic year amid a sea of change at the Gardner campus, following more than a year of construction and extensive renovations. Approximately 950 new students got an early look at the campus’ transformation during day, evening and program-specific orientations held over the past week in advance of […]

STEM Starter Summer Academy Gives Students A Jump Start on College

MWCC’s third annual STEM Starter Academy came to a close in August, following a seven-week schedule that provided two free academic courses with textbooks, academic support, and a stipend for participants. More than 30 students from throughout the region enrolled in one or two courses such as a four-credit lab science and one general elective. […]

New STEM Building & Campus Renovations Nearing Completion

Construction of our new STEM building and improvements to the Haley Academic Center are quickly wrapping up. The second half of August saw a flurry of activity as the contractor, Shawmut Design and Construction, completed phases of the work and unveiled sections of the buildings that had previously been hidden behind temporary walls. Cleaning crews […]

Jasson Alvarado Gomez Receives Key Leadership Appointments

Mount Wachusett Community College student Jasson Alvarado Gomez is stepping in to two key leadership positions for the upcoming academic year. On Thursday, Aug. 11, the Media Arts & Technology major was appointed to the college’s Board of Trustees, following a spring election by his peers. This fall, the Worcester resident will be appointed to […]

Business Community Honors Retiring MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino

Visionary. Collaborative. Energetic. Dedicated. Pioneering. Inclusive. A true leader. These were among the words and phrases used by area legislators, mayors and business leaders to describe retiring Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel M. Asquino during a breakfast sponsored in his honor by three regional Chambers of Commerce. More than 200 business and community leaders […]

Theatre at the Mount Receives $49,600 MA Cultural Facilities Fund Grant for Renovations

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Theatre at the Mount is the recipient of a $49,600 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund to update its sound system. The Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, administered through a partnership between MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, fosters the growth of the creative economy by supporting building projects in the nonprofit […]