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MWCC Offering Six-Week Career Preparation Program at Devens Campus

Mount Wachusett Community College is offering a six-week, non-credit Manufacturing Career Preparation Program to provide certifications and training geared toward gaining entry level employment in biomedical device and other manufacturing operations. The program, which begins July 8 at MWCC’s Devens campus, has been developed through direct interaction with companies currently seeking employees. Free information sessions […]

Commissioner Mitchell D. Chester Delivers Keynote Address During Graduation Ceremony for Mount Wachusett Community College’s Pioneering Pathways Early College Innovation School and Gateway to College program

Whether they came to Mount Wachusett Community College to accelerate the pace of their education or to get back on track after a problematic high school experience, this year’s 51 graduates of the Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College program have this in common: they each reached a milestone. Students enrolled […]

MWCC Graduates Urged to Act on Their Dreams

Students eager to celebrate their academic success and embrace the next chapter in their lives joined friends and family during Mount Wachusett Community College’s 48th Commencement ceremony May 16 in the Fitness and Wellness Center. A total of 805 associate degrees and academic certificates were awarded to 752 graduating students. Distinguished media executive and MWCC alumnus […]

Student Veterans Receive Continued Support from Local VFW

The Ovila Case Post 905 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardner recently donated $1,000 to Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. President Daniel M. Asquino and Foundation Executive Director Carla DeFosse accepted the generous donation from VFW Commander David Caswell, past commander Don Progen and senior vice commander Joseph LeBlanc, and thanked the […]

James D. Murphy Art Exhibit and Reception at MWCC

  As a part of Mount Wachusett Community College’s 50th anniversary celebration, an exhibition of artwork by James D. Murphy, the first chair of the college’s Board of Trustees, will be on display from June 3 through June 7 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will include […]

MWCC Announces Summer Business Luncheon Series

Mount Wachusett Community College is offering a summer business luncheon series on a variety of topics including leadership, networking, technology and safety beginning in June through August. The college’s Division of Lifelong Learning and Workforce Development has bundled several of its popular course offerings for entrepreneurs, small businesses, nonprofit as well as corporate staff. In […]

MWCC to Recognize Christopher P. Brown as 2013 Alumnus of the Year

Christopher P. Brown, a physical therapist assistant who was recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Westminster public safety officials earlier this year for his heroic actions at the scene of an accident, has been named Mount Wachusett Community College’s 2013 Alumnus of the Year.The Westminster resident and Persian Gulf War veteran will be honored […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC 2013 Criminal Justice Student Interns

Police and criminal justice officials throughout the region provided internship opportunities for a number of MWCC Criminal Justice majors during the spring semester. To thank them for providing real-life, career experiences for the students, department chair Reed Hillman presented certificates of appreciation during a recent gathering on the Gardner campus.Eleven students completed a minimum of […]

Employees Recognized During 2013 Service Awards Celebration

President Daniel M. Asquino and the Human Resources department honored employees who reached the milestone years of service with the college during the 18th Annual Employee Service Awards Ceremony on May 6 in the North Café. In addition to the service awards, MWCC announced the recipients of the 2013 Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance and […]

MWCC Foundation Honors Patrick L. Muldoon as 2013 Citizen of the Year

Patrick L. Muldoon, president and CEO of HealthAlliance Hospitals and Central New England Health Alliance, was recognized as the 2013 Harold E. Drake Jr. Citizen of the Year by Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. The Princeton resident was honored during the foundation’s annual dinner on May 2 at the Colonial Hotel in Gardner. Muldoon […]