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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 […]

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Winterfest raises over $7,000 to benefit Emergency Student Loan Fund

Mount Wachusett Community College raised more than $7,000 over the last two days to benefit the college’s Emergency Student Loan Fund which helps students buy textbooks, food, bus passes, gas and other small daily expenses. The funds were raised through the two day “Winterfest” which featured a gift basket and wreath raffle and a wide […]

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 […]

MWCC Alumni Network Hosts “Dine for a Cause” Fundraiser at Gardner Ale House

The MWCC Alumni Network held its first Dine for a Cause event, hosted by the Gardner Ale House on March 29, raising $800 for the alumni scholarship fund. Alumni, members of the college community, supporters and friends enjoyed a delicious meal, and each others company, all in support of student success. The Ale House generously donated […]

MWCC Alumni Network 2nd Annual Quiz Night Tests the Best

Trivia buffs from Mount Wachusett Community College and the greater community made a spectacular showing at the MWCC Alumni Network’s second annual “Quiz Night” scholarship fundraiser, held March 16 at the Gardner campus. In a dynamic game of question and answer, 17 teams tested their knowledge related to a variety of topics. Teams were encouraged […]

MWCC Foundation Names Douglas J. Petersen 2016 Citizen of the Year

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation will honor Douglas J. Petersen, president and CEO of Workers’ Credit Union, as the 2016 Harold E. Drake Jr. Citizen of the Year for his leadership and service in the community. He will be recognized during the foundation’s annual celebration on May 25 at MWCC’s Gardner campus. The Citizen […]

“Magic of Motown at the Mount” Benefit Show Raises $100,000

With toes tapping and fingers snapping, an audience of nearly 500 grooved to the soulful songs of the Motown era during a benefit performance Friday, Jan. 22 that raised more than $100,000 to support student scholarships and youth programs in the region. The “Magic of Motown at the Mount” benefit, co-sponsored by the Mount Wachusett […]

Corporations, Individuals, Contribute $20,000 to Veterans’ Computer Drive

Through the generosity of corporations and individuals, student veterans at Mount Wachusett Community College have 16 new laptop computers readily available for their use while pursuing their college degrees. Donations to the Laptops for Veterans program have topped $20,350, which has allowed the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success to replace five outdated computers […]