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MWCC President Vander Hooven Inaugurated

James Vander Hooven was officially inaugurated as the third president of Mount Wachusett Community College on Wednesday in front of a crowd of family, friends, community members, students, faculty and staff. The inauguration took place at 2 p.m. on March 28 at MWCC’s theater at the Gardner campus just over a year after Vander Hooven […]

Rotary Club of Gardner Donates $2K to Benefit MWCC Students

The Rotary Club of Gardner donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation last Tuesday in recognition of the ongoing partnership in producing the Rotary’s annual televised auction fundraiser. “We’re pleased to be able to support the college and the media department that does such a great job,” said Auction Logistics Coordinator Mike Ellis. […]

Vietnam Veterans Donate $2K to MWCC Veteran Students

Members of Gardner-based Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. “This donation makes a real difference,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven who accepted the donation on behalf of the college. The Veterans Memorial Scholarship was established to assist student veterans […]

Aerosmith Tribute Band to Perform in Fundraiser at MWCC

The Draw the Line Aerosmith tribute band will be performing at Mount Wachusett Community College on Friday, Oct. 27 in a fundraiser for the MWCC Foundation. The 7 p.m. show at the Theatre at the Mount will feature music from the only endorsed Aerosmith tribute show. The band has received accolades for its faithful representation […]

MWCC Foundation, Inc. Adds Three New Board Members

Three new members have been added to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors. “We are so excited for these new members. They broaden the base of expertise on the board, expanding on the areas of business development, the arts and industry,” said Carla Zotolli, Executive Director for the Mount Wachusett Community […]

Wayne Canty to Receive MWCC’s 2017 Service Above Self Award

Business leader and community volunteer Wayne Canty will be the recipient of Mount Wachusett Community College’s 2017 Service Above Self Award at the college’s graduation. Canty, CEO and owner of Heat Trace Products and MWCC Foundation member, will be recognized during the college’s 52nd commencement ceremony on May 17. The award recognizes individuals who have […]

Rollstone Bank & Trust Donates $10,000 to New Student Scholarship Fund

Rollstone Bank & Trust recently donated $10,000 to the Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Scholarship Fund that is set to provide approximately $15,000 in scholarships annually to students at Mount Wachusett Community College beginning next year. “We are grateful to Rollstone Bank & Trust for this donation that will have a positive impact on MWCC students […]

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 Support MWCC Veteran’s Scholarship Fund

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 have continued their ongoing support of the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veteran’s Memorial Scholarship Fund with a donation of $2,000. President Daniel M. Asquino, Foundation Executive Director Carla Zottoli, and Sarah Savoie from MWCC Veteran’s Affairs department recently accepted the generous donation from Vietnam Veterans of America […]

MWCC Foundation Celebrates Citizen of the Year, Outstanding Students, During Annual Event

Service to the community and to students was the prevailing theme of the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s annual celebration, which offered guests a “passport into the future” of MWCC and its students, as well as an opportunity to reflect back on key figures in the college’s history and hear from several inspiring, recent graduates. […]

Raymond J. Martino to Receive MWCC’s 2016 Service Above Self Award

Community leader and long-serving volunteer Raymond J. Martino is the recipient of Mount Wachusett Community College’s 2016 Service Above Self Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions within the 29 cities and towns that make up the college’s service area. Mr. Martino, president and CEO of Simonds International, Inc. and chair of […]