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Greg Clement Receives National Student Government Advisor Award

MWCC Associate Dean of Students Gregory Clement has received the 2014 Frank Harris Outstanding Student Government Advisor Award. Presented by the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), the award recognizes individuals who have the commitment to challenge and advise student government associations. The annual award honors NACA’s first chair of the Board of Directors, Frank […]

Leadership Team Appointed to Oversee $15.9 Million TAACCCT Initiative

Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel M. Asquino has announced the appointment of the leadership team that will oversee a multi-state, $15.9 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Labor to expand career opportunities in advanced manufacturing. In September, the D.O.L  awarded $475 million in Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) […]

Octogenarian Lorraine Wickman on Life: The Best is Yet to Come

At age 80, Lorraine Wickman firmly believes the best is yet to come. An eternal optimist, she’s had that perspective throughout each decade of her life, during times both good and bad. Since retiring five years ago as coordinator of Mount Wachusett Community College’s LIFE program (Lifelong Learning for Enrichment) for seniors, she has kept […]

Artwork of Rob Roy and Studio Four Potters on Exhibit in MWCC’s East Wing Gallery

Two exhibits – “American Road,” a collection of prints, paintings and mixed media by Leominster artist Rob Roy and the works of four ceramists from Studio Four Potters, a cooperative studio and gallery in Gardner – are on display through March 14 in the East Wing Gallery at Mount Wachusett Community College. An artists’ reception […]

Diversity Scholastic Competition Winners Announced

MWCC students Kyle Johnson, Heather Rick and Tamara Harmon are the winners of the second annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. Each will receive a free, three-credit academic course. Rick, a paralegal studies major, was selected for her essay, Chair City, which reflected on her experience of class in Gardner. Her fiction, poetry and […]

MWCC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Receives CASE Award

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a bronze Excellence Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District 1 in the Year-Long Special Events category for the multi-faceted 50th Anniversary celebration throughout 2013. The award was presented to the college during the District 1 awards celebration on January 29 in Boston. […]

Theatre at the Mount’s Survivor the Musical Fundraiser a Hit

Survivor, The Musical, a fundraiser featuring prominent local figures as cast members, raised more than $50,000 for Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. Deb Lapointe of HealthAlliance Hospital was named the “sole survivor” after defeating other contestants during the Jan. 17 Theatre at the Mount production. Singing, dancing, acting, puzzles and trivia were […]

New MWCC Alumni Professional Development Series Launched

The MWCC Alumni Relations office kicked off the new Alumni Association Professional Development Series with an interactive networking workshop on January 15. The event featured Debbie Lefevbre, a certified business life coach for professionals who presented, “How to Truly Connect with Others to Enhance Your Career.”  The workshop focused on the principles of effective communication. […]

First Statewide Gathering of Gateway to College Professionals

More than 40 representatives of Gateway to College programs across the Commonwealth attended the first statewide convening of Gateway professionals, hosted on January 14 at Mount Wachusett Community College. According to Prentice Davis, Senior Manager of Training and Partner Support for the Gateway to College National, Massachusetts is the first state in the U.S. to […]

MA Education and Veterans Services Secretaries Salute MWCC’s Veterans Success Center

Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone and Secretary of Veterans’ Services Coleman Nee paid a visit to MWCC on January 15 to discuss the college’s thriving Veterans Success Center and how to replicate it at public colleges and universities throughout the state. The two officials met with President Daniel M. Asquino, MWCC Veteran Services Director […]