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PTK Project Graduation Benefits Local Charitable Organizations

MWCC’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently presented a donation to the House of Peace and Education in Gardner from proceeds raised during the chapter’s 10th annual “Project Graduation” conducted last year. The $250 donation was collected through the sale of the 2013 Commencement DVDs in conjunction with the college’s […]

High School Students Sample College Life and STEM Careers at MWCC Event

Approximately 250 students from several North Worcester County high schools sampled college life and STEM careers during Mount Wachusett Community College’s STEM Starter Academy event on April 4. The event, coordinated by the divisions of Academic Affairs and Access, Transition & Development, featured a variety of science and health sciences demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and information […]

Job Fair 2014 Draws 300 Students and Visitors

More than 30 companies and organizations participated in Job Fair 2014, held at MWCC’s Gardner campus on April 2 and sponsored by the Career Services/Experiential and Service Learning Department. The event provided students with an exciting opportunity to explore career options and learn about job openings in a diverse range of fields. Coordinator of Career […]

Annual Mental Health Conference Raises Awareness Within Community

Had someone just smiled and asked if he was okay that September 2000 afternoon in San Francisco, 19-year-old Kevin Hines would not have jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge. The voices in his head, caused by the brain illness of bipolar disorder prevailed, convincing him that he must die. Mid-air, he prayed he would live. […]

MWCC Students Hosting Delete Bone Cancer Donor Drive

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Anatomy and Physiology and Human Biology Club will host a “Delete Blood Cancer” donor drive on Wednesday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gardner campus. The event, which registers potential bone marrow donors with the Delete blood Cancer DKMS registry, is open to the public. Delete Blood […]

UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan to Deliver MWCC Commencement Address

Marty Meehan, Chancellor of University of Massachusetts Lowell and former seven-term Congressman, will deliver the keynote address during Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commencement on Wednesday, May 21. “We are delighted to welcome Chancellor Marty Meehan to our campus as this year’s Commencement speaker,” said MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino. “His passion for community engagement was […]

Student Leader Kathy Matson Receives 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award

For her dedication and commitment to serving others, Mount Wachusett Community College student leader Kathy Matson has been presented with Campus Compact’s national 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award. A Business Administration major, Matson represents college students across Massachusetts in her role as the student member on the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, and as a […]

MWCC Mentors Honored During Women’s History Month

Faculty and staff members who play an instrumental role in the lives of MWCC students were recognized on March 26 during the college’s annual Women’s Appreciation Day. The celebration capped a month-long of activities and events in celebration of Women’s History Month. For the past several years, students in Professor Susan Goldstein’s Journalism I class […]

Job Fair 2014 Scheduled for April 2

Students and area employers are gearing up for MWCC’s annual job fair, which will take place Wednesday, April 2 in the Commons. The event is open to MWCC students from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and to students and the general public from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to dress for success and […]