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Annual Mental Health Conference Raises Awareness Within Community

Had someone just smiled and asked if he was okay that September 2000 afternoon in San Francisco, 19-year-old Kevin Hines would not have jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge. The voices in his head, caused by the brain illness of bipolar disorder prevailed, convincing him that he must die. Mid-air, he prayed he would live. […]

Greater Gardner Community Honors Senator Stephen Brewer

Dozens of local officials, business leaders and community members recently paid tribute to Sen. Stephen Brewer, honoring the long-serving legislator for four decades of service to the region and to the Commonwealth. The March 28 farewell party, sponsored by the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce and Mount Wachusett Community College, honored the long-serving legislator for […]

MWCC Students Hosting Delete Bone Cancer Donor Drive

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Anatomy and Physiology and Human Biology Club will host a “Delete Blood Cancer” donor drive on Wednesday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gardner campus. The event, which registers potential bone marrow donors with the Delete blood Cancer DKMS registry, is open to the public. Delete Blood […]

Robinson Broadhurst Scholars Earning Dual Diplomas

This academic year, five Murdock High School seniors are simultaneously earning their high school diploma and an academic certificate from Mount Wachusett Community College through the Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation Career Tech Scholarship program. The one-year, full-time dual enrollment program, funded by a generous grant from the foundation, allows Winchendon students to earn academic credentials to enter […]

UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan to Deliver MWCC Commencement Address

Marty Meehan, Chancellor of University of Massachusetts Lowell and former seven-term Congressman, will deliver the keynote address during Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commencement on Wednesday, May 21. “We are delighted to welcome Chancellor Marty Meehan to our campus as this year’s Commencement speaker,” said MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino. “His passion for community engagement was […]

Student Leader Kathy Matson Receives 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award

For her dedication and commitment to serving others, Mount Wachusett Community College student leader Kathy Matson has been presented with Campus Compact’s national 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award. A Business Administration major, Matson represents college students across Massachusetts in her role as the student member on the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, and as a […]

MWCC Mentors Honored During Women’s History Month

Faculty and staff members who play an instrumental role in the lives of MWCC students were recognized on March 26 during the college’s annual Women’s Appreciation Day. The celebration capped a month-long of activities and events in celebration of Women’s History Month. For the past several years, students in Professor Susan Goldstein’s Journalism I class […]

Job Fair 2014 Scheduled for April 2

Students and area employers are gearing up for MWCC’s annual job fair, which will take place Wednesday, April 2 in the Commons. The event is open to MWCC students from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and to students and the general public from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to dress for success and […]

Information Session Scheduled on New Healthcare Program at MWCC

MWCC will present an information session on its new Health Information Management associate degree program and career opportunities in this growing field. The free information session, led by Associate Professor Mary Jo Bowie, MS, RHIA, RHIT, will take place Wednesday, April 2 at 5 p.m. at the Gardner campus, room 127. Health information management is […]

MWCC Hosts 2014 Naturalization Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College served as the backdrop welcoming 222 Massachusetts residents from 47 different countries as new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony on March 19 in the Fine Arts theatre. For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services selected MWCC as the setting as part of its ongoing initiative to […]