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Sinatra at the Mount: The Swankiest Event of the Season

For one night, Theatre at the Mount will become “Sinatra at the Mount,” as Mount Wachusett Community College welcomes Chris Jason and the Sinatra Live Big Band on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Jason is considered one of the premier Sinatra interpreters in New England and has been performing as the “Chairman of the […]

MWCC Foundation Supports Innovation in the Classroom

With the start of the new academic year, the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation has provided funds totaling $46,044 for eight innovative projects conceived by college faculty and staff. “Current community college funding is such that we are often left wishing we had more resources to experiment with new and innovative pilot programs that have the […]

MWCC 50th Anniversary Events Net $120,000 for Student Scholarships

As Mount Wachusett Community College’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration comes to a close, the varied events and activities provided an opportunity for members of the college and greater community to reflect on the past, reconnect with classmates and faculty, and make a positive impact on future students. Signature 50th anniversary events sponsored by the MWCC […]

MWCC Foundation Continues STEM Support for Leominster Schools

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation recently presented $3,500 to the Leominster Education Foundation to continue the college’s strong support of the Leominster Public School’s S.T.E.M. Integration Program K-12 and Innovative Mini Grants for Teachers. MWCC’s support will help prepare and inspire students to meet the challenges of the global society through innovation, collaboration and creative problem solving. The […]

MWCC Foundation Golf Tournament

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. will sponsor its 18h Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, July 22 at Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg. The cost is $200 per person to play, which includes breakfast and dinner, or $50 to attend the dinner only. Registration and a breakfast buffet begins at 9 a.m., with a shotgun start […]

MWCC and Heywood Hospital Receive State Rapid Response Funding

GARDNER – Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded state funding to provide suicide prevention training to more than 730 Heywood Hospital healthcare employees. MWCC is the only one of 10 community colleges in Massachusetts awarded two grants totaling $123,073 in Rapid Response funding, Commissioner of Higher Education Richard Freeland announced Tuesday, May 28. With […]

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 […]

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 […]

MWCC Foundation Names Patrick L. Muldoon 2013 Citizen of the Year

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation will honor Patrick L. Muldoon, president and CEO of HealthAlliance Hospitals and Central New England Health Alliance, as the 2013 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 dinner on May 2 at the […]

MWCC Foundation Appoints Carla DeFosse New Executive Director

Carla DeFosse of Princeton has been appointed executive director of Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc., bringing experience in nonprofit management and development, public service, fundraising, strategic planning and renewable energy. A lifelong resident of North Central Massachusetts, DeFosse was unanimously appointed by the foundation’s board of directors and joined the college community on January […]