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Visions & Rx Programs Host Etiquette Luncheon for Rising Professionals

In today’s job market, it is becoming more common for employers to seek ideal candidates through a series of interviews. One of these interviews could be over lunch or dinner with one or more members of the search committee. This type of environment can be extremely stressful for a candidate who is trying to put […]

UWYV Community Expo Showcases Young Social Entrepreneurs

Homelessness. Poverty. Hunger. Illness. Mental health. The environment. Finding solutions to these and other social issues are confounding to even the most experienced adults. Fortunately, area teens and adolescents are stepping up to become part of the solution, as demonstrated in the first United Way Youth Venture community expo. The event, held March 9 at […]

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas Visits MWCC Veteran Students, Tours Facilities

MWCC student veterans, college officals and community leaders had the undivided attention of Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, who stopped by to visit the college’s Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success and our neighboring partner, the Northeast Veteran Training and Rehabilitation Center, owned and operated by Veteran Homestead. The Congresswoman, who serves on the U.S. House of Representatives Armed […]

MWCC Trustees Appoint Committee to Find President Asquino’s Successor

The search for Mount Wachusett Community College’s third president in 53 years has officially begun. MWCC’s Board of Trustees has named a Presidential Search Committee to find the successor to Daniel M. Asquino, who announced last month that he will retire in January 2017 after 30 years at the helm of the college and 47 […]

MWCC’s Third Annual STEM Awareness Day Showcases Careers & Academic Programs

Aspiring scientists, medical professionals, engineers and mathematicians were among the crowd of area high school students who attended Mount Wachusett Community College’s third annual STEM Awareness Day promoting academic programs and careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Nearly 90 high school seniors from Fitchburg, Leominster, Oakmont, Montachusett Reginal Vocational Technical, Gardner, […]

Let’s Talk About Race – Mount Wachusett hosts Men of Color panel discussion

GARDNER – In an effort to close out Black History Month with a healthy dose of food for thought, Mount Wachusett Community College hosted a well-attended panel discussion and luncheon titled Men of Color on Monday. A major theme of the event was listening to panelists as they described their experiences growing up and becoming […]

New Dialogue Forum Launched with Diversity Presentation

Have a sense of belief in yourself. Be open minded about issues. Engage in community service. It’s really about finding what motivates you. Be assertive and go after it. These were just some of the words of wisdom shared by five professionalss in the fields of medicine, healthcare, education and public service during MWCC’s Men of Color […]

MWCC Nursing Students Take on the CPR Community-Wide Challenge

MWCC nursing majors trained more than 150 students, staff and faculty members to administer the life-saving skills of Hands-Only CPR during a community-wide challenge that engaged college students from throughout Worcester County. MWCC’s chapter of the Student Nurses Association sponsored the event February 22 and 23 in partnership with the American Heart Association’s Central Massachusetts […]

MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino Receives 2016 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity

MWCC President Daniel M.  Asquino is being recognized with the 2016 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award honors presidents and chancellors of colleges and universities who go above and beyond their everyday leadership duties and “give back” to […]

President Daniel M. Asquino Announces Retirement: Board of Trustees Chair Hails his Innovative and Transformative Leadership

Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel M. Asquino today announced his intention to retire in January, 2017. Dr. Daniel M. Asquino has served as President of Mount Wachusett Community College since August 1987 and is currently the longest-serving public higher education president in Massachusetts. Under his leadership, Mount Wachusett has grown exponentially in size, stature […]