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Governor Patrick Announces $37.9 Million Investment in MWCC for New Science and Technology Building

Governor Deval Patrick visited Mount Wachusett Community College on Oct. 3 to announce $37.9 million in capital funds for the college’s new science and technology building, furthering the Patrick-Murray Administration’s commitment to building an affordable, world-class system of public higher education in Massachusetts. The college will use the funds to modernize the Haley Academic Center […]

Veterans Success Center’s Leader Receives Unsung Hero Award

Kristine Larkin, assistant project director of MWCC’s Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success, recently received an Unsung Hero Award from Veteran Homestead, Inc., a Fitchburg-based nonprofit organization that built and operates the Northeast Veteran Training and Rehabilitation Center, located on MWCC’s Gardner campus, as well as many other services and programs for veterans. Larkin […]

MWCC Partners on Industrial Skills Training and Assessment

Mount Wachusett Community College is collaborating with the North Central Massachusetts Economic Development Council, the North Central Career Center, and area manufacturers to deliver customized industrial skills training designed to solve the industrial skills shortage affecting local industry. The program has been developed in cooperation with Scientific Management Techniques (SMT), Inc., the global leader in […]

Tom Clay Joins MWCC Board of Trustees

Tom Clay, Chief Executive Officer of Marlborough-based Xtalic Corporation and a resident of Westford, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Mount Wachusett Community College. “Mr. Clay brings to the board extensive experience in advanced manufacturing and a passion for higher education. His expertise and dedication will be an asset to the college […]

Theatre at the Mount Recognized by New England Theatre Conference

Theatre at the Mount’s production of A Year with Frog and Toad has been selected for recognition as honorable mention for a New England Theatre Conference Moss Hart Memorial in the Children and Youth Division. The presentation of the certificate will occur at the annual awards banquet during the NETC convention on October 27 in […]

President Asquino Joins NACCE’s Presidents for Entrepreneurship

MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino has joined the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Forum, a new initiative of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges. Through this program, presidents of community colleges throughout the country commit to increase the focus on entrepreneurship at their institutions […]

MWCC Foundation Names Martin F. Connors, Jr. Citizen of the Year

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. will honor long-serving community volunteer Martin F. Connors, Jr. as the 2012 Harold E. Drake Jr. Citizen of the Year.  Connors, President and CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust, will be recognized during the foundation’s annual dinner on Oct. 18 at the Colonial Hotel in Gardner. Outstanding MWCC students […]