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MWCC Student Trustee Among “29 Who Shine” at Massachusetts Colleges and Universities

Twenty-nine outstanding 2013 graduates of Massachusetts community colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts will be honored for academic achievement and their contributions to the Commonwealth during a Statehouse ceremony on May 2 sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. MWCC Student Trustee Christine L. Eck, a human services major, was selected as […]

Joana Dos Santos Appointed to MWCC Board of Trustees

Joana Dos Santos of Fitchburg, executive director of United Neighbors of Fitchburg/Cleghorn Neighborhood Center, was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees at Mount Wachusett Community College by Governor Deval Patrick.”We are delighted that Ms. Dos Santos has been appointed to our Board of Trustees,” said MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino. “As an alumna and […]

Three MWCC Employees Receive Prestigious Rotary Recognition

The Rotary Club of Gardner has bestowed the international organization’s prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Recognition to three Mount Wachusett Community College employees for their enduring support and dedication to its annual charity auction.Michael F. Ellis, past district governor, District 7910, and current district Rotary Foundation chair, presented the award during a recent meeting of the […]

Phi Theta Kappa Gears Up for 10th Annual Project Graduation

By Elizabeth Reiser Mount Wachusett Community College’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is sponsoring its 10th annual “Project Graduation” food drive in conjunction with the college’s 48th Commencement ceremony on May 16. In addition, the chapter is once again joining with the Broadcasting and Electronic Media program and the […]

My Alternative Spring Break with MTV & the United Way

By Naomi Kiarie I have spent most of my life volunteering in various activities in church and school. I haven’t been able to do as much these last couple of years because I was trying to get my prerequisites in for nursing. And then nursing school started, and I didn’t have a lot of time […]

Free College Day Draws Learners of All Ages

More than 300 area residents turned out for Mount Wachusett Community College’s Free College Day on Saturday, April 13, registering for 800-plus seats in 50 workshops led by MWCC faculty and noncredit instructors who volunteered along with other members of the college community. One of the college’s 50th anniversary celebration events this year, Free College Day featured […]

Tributes to Veterans

Visitors from throughout New England joined the college community to honor fallen veterans of the Vietnam War during a memorial tribute sponsored by the college’s student Veterans Group, the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success, and area supporters.The American Veterans Traveling Tribute brought its Traveling Wall to MWCC April 10 through 14. The wall,  an […]

MWCC and Elms College Establish New Transfer Agreements

Mount Wachusett Community College and Elms College and have entered into an academic agreement that allows students to earn an Elms College bachelor’s degree on the MWCC campus in Gardner. Two programs will begin in August 2013—a bachelor of arts degree with a major in psychology and a bachelor of science degree with a major in nursing.MWCC […]

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 Celebrates Women’s History Month

MWCC’s celebration of Women’s History Month continues with several upcoming events. Earlier this month, the annual Women’s HerStory project was unveiled, featuring college faculty and staff who play an important role in the lives of students. This year, the HerStory project recognized Carrie Arnold, adjunct faculty member, biotechnology; Carol Chodorow, adjunct faculty, math; Michelle Contey, academic and […]