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Walking the Talk of Peace

Monks and peace walkers from the New England Peace Pagoda in Leverett paid a visit to MWCC on Feb. 24 at the start of their 13th annual Walk for a New Spring to promote peace. As in previous years, the Walk for a New Spring came to the college through the invitation of Assistant Professor […]

MWCC Employees Raise $66,573 for Charitable Giving

Mount Wachusett Community College employees set a new record through generous contributions to the 2014 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign (COMECC) and the United Way of North Central Massachusetts. Through voluntary one-time donations and payroll deductions, and various on-campus fundraisers, faculty and staff pledged a total of $66,573 to aid those in need. This […]

Greg Clement Receives National Student Government Advisor Award

MWCC Associate Dean of Students Gregory Clement has received the 2014 Frank Harris Outstanding Student Government Advisor Award. Presented by the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), the award recognizes individuals who have the commitment to challenge and advise student government associations. The annual award honors NACA’s first chair of the Board of Directors, Frank […]

Artwork of Rob Roy and Studio Four Potters on Exhibit in MWCC’s East Wing Gallery

Two exhibits – “American Road,” a collection of prints, paintings and mixed media by Leominster artist Rob Roy and the works of four ceramists from Studio Four Potters, a cooperative studio and gallery in Gardner – are on display through March 14 in the East Wing Gallery at Mount Wachusett Community College. An artists’ reception […]

Diversity Scholastic Competition Winners Announced

MWCC students Kyle Johnson, Heather Rick and Tamara Harmon are the winners of the second annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. Each will receive a free, three-credit academic course. Rick, a paralegal studies major, was selected for her essay, Chair City, which reflected on her experience of class in Gardner. Her fiction, poetry and […]

MWCC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Receives CASE Award

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a bronze Excellence Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District 1 in the Year-Long Special Events category for the multi-faceted 50th Anniversary celebration throughout 2013. The award was presented to the college during the District 1 awards celebration on January 29 in Boston. […]

Theatre at the Mount’s Survivor the Musical Fundraiser a Hit

Survivor, The Musical, a fundraiser featuring prominent local figures as cast members, raised more than $50,000 for Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. Deb Lapointe of HealthAlliance Hospital was named the “sole survivor” after defeating other contestants during the Jan. 17 Theatre at the Mount production. Singing, dancing, acting, puzzles and trivia were […]

New MWCC Alumni Professional Development Series Launched

The MWCC Alumni Relations office kicked off the new Alumni Association Professional Development Series with an interactive networking workshop on January 15. The event featured Debbie Lefevbre, a certified business life coach for professionals who presented, “How to Truly Connect with Others to Enhance Your Career.”  The workshop focused on the principles of effective communication. […]

MA Education and Veterans Services Secretaries Salute MWCC’s Veterans Success Center

Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone and Secretary of Veterans’ Services Coleman Nee paid a visit to MWCC on January 15 to discuss the college’s thriving Veterans Success Center and how to replicate it at public colleges and universities throughout the state. The two officials met with President Daniel M. Asquino, MWCC Veteran Services Director […]

Traditional Pinning Ceremony Marks Achievements of 2013 Practical Nursing Class

Friends, relatives and members of the college community gathered December 16 to welcome 36 graduates of MWCC’s Practical Nursing program into the nursing profession during a traditional pinning ceremony in the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center Theatre. President Daniel Asquino provided a welcome message and congratulations from the college. “This is an evening of […]