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Talent Search Students Learn about Sustainable Landscaping and Composting at MWCC

Students participating in the Mount Wachusett Community College Summer Program, an extension of North Central Massachusetts Talent Search, learned about landscaping and composting last week and then used that knowledge to map out their ideas for a new section of landscaping at the college. The students from communities that include Gardner, Clinton, Winchendon, Athol and […]

MWCC Awarded for Creating Student Destination with New Student Center

Mount Wachusett Community College has received an award for its Bemis Student Center that opened last fall and has transformed a previously unused portion of the campus into a vibrant location for student life on campus. “The Bemis Student Center has become the epicenter of student life at MWCC,” said MWCC Dean of Students Jason […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Student Success, Honors Retiring MWCC President with Unveiling of Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center

Clouds and rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of those who joined Mount Wachusett Community College for a celebration of students, innovation, leadership, and progress. With over 150 guests including Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance Commissioner Carol Gladstone in attendance with Mount Wachusett Community College staff, faculty, students, […]

Mount Wachusett Community College to Dedicate New Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center on November 15

Mount Wachusett Community College students, faculty and staff; Massachusetts leaders; and the greater community will dedicate the new Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center in recognition of President Asquino’s 30 years of leadership at Mount Wachusett Community College at a ceremony on Tuesday, November 15 at 2 pm. The public opening of the new building, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

First Sneak Peek Walk-through of New STEM Wing

Late last week, staff and faculty were given a preview of what’s to come with walk-through tours of the ongoing renovations and new wing construction. While the STEM wing remains an active construction job site, one can begin to imagine what the final finished building will look and feel like, with towering glass walls, large open […]

MWCC Celebrates STEM Building Milestone with Beam Signing Ceremony

Poised with pens in Mount Wachusett Community College’s school colors of blue and green, state elected officials joined college and community leaders, trustees, foundation board members, students and contractors on Tuesday, Aug. 11 to mark a milestone in the construction of MWCC’s new 44,000-square-foot science and technology building. This centuries-old tradition of signing the steel […]

MWCC Breaks Ground on Eco-Friendly STEM Building

With a nod to its future and that of its students, Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the start of construction of its eco-friendly science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) addition during a “Building Beyond Tomorrow” ceremony on Earth Day, April 22. “Today we celebrate not just the assembly of bricks and mortar, but we truly […]