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MWCC Students Named to 2013 Who’s Who List

MWCC students enrolled in a range of academic programs and involved in numerous activities have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders and will be included in the 2013 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. The 49 students were selected based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership […]

MWCC Student Leaders Feted at State House Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College student leaders Elizabeth Reiser and Karen Duchnowski were honored as members of the All-Massachusetts Academic Team during a recognition ceremony at the State House on April 17. The Phi Theta Kappa honor society, community college presidents and the Massachusetts Community College Association sponsored the event. Reiser, a Gardner resident, is president […]

MWCC and Elms College Establish New Transfer Agreements

Mount Wachusett Community College and Elms College and have entered into an academic agreement that allows students to earn an Elms College bachelor’s degree on the MWCC campus in Gardner. Two programs will begin in August 2013—a bachelor of arts degree with a major in psychology and a bachelor of science degree with a major in nursing.MWCC […]

MWCC Sponsoring Free Art Collaborative Workshops for High School Teachers

Area high school art educators and their advanced art students are invited to participate in Mount Wachusett Community College’s annual high school art collaborative workshops this spring. The free workshops are sponsored by the college’s Art Department. A collage workshop with artist and educator Joyce Conlon will take place Wednesday, March 27 from 3:45 to […]

Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition Winners Recognized

Joram Kiriungi, a nursing student who was born and raised in Kenya, Kate Murphy, a local artist and community volunteer majoring in Liberal Arts, and Renee Chandler, a human services major and poet, are the winners of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. The students were recognized by MWCC President Daniel M. […]

MWCC Receives Continued 10-year Accreditation from NEASC

Mount Wachusett Community College has earned continued 10-year accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), which commended the institution for its “extraordinary commitment” to students and the region, “entrepreneurial spirit,” and dedication to learning and civic engagement under the leadership of President Daniel M. Asquino and an active and committed board […]

MWCC’s Federal TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science Grant Renewed

MWCC has been awarded a five year, $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the North Central Massachusetts Upward Bound Math and Science Program. This marks MWCC’s sixth year of operating this program, which prepares 63 high school students from Gardner, Athol, and Winchendon for success in high school and college […]

MWCC Participates in Massachusetts 2012 STEM Summit

Janice Barney, dean of MWCC’s School of Business, Science, Technology, and Math, joined more than 1,200 business, government and education leaders at the ninth annual Massachusetts STEM Summit to discuss science, technology, engineering and math programs that will promote STEM education from early childhood to adulthood. The summit, hosted by the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, […]

AAC&U Official Visits Quality Collaborative Project Team

Dr. Susan Albertine, vice president for engagement, inclusion and success at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), met with faculty and staff from MWCC and Fitchburg State University on Oct. 18 as part of the Quality Collaborative Grant awarded by the association and the Lumina Foundation. The purpose of the Quality Collaborative Project […]

MWCC Joins QCC and Fitchburg State on Manufacturing Partnership

Mount Wachusett Community College, Quinsigamond Community College, and Fitchburg State University recently signed articulation agreements that will allow for seamless training and educational opportunities for members of the state’s advanced manufacturing workforce. Officials from the Patrick-Murray Administration joined U.S. Rep. James McGovern, state legislators and officials from Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and the presidents and […]