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Grant to help more people attend college (The Gardner News, Aug. 18, 2016)

GARDNER — The North Central Educational Oppor­tunity Center at Mount Wachu­sett Community College has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue providing adults in the region with comprehensive services to successfully transition to college or other postsecondary education. Mount Wachusett was awarded $236,900 for the first year of a five-year […]

Things are looking up – Mount and city offer kids a fun summer program (The Gardner News, July 28, 2016)

GARDNER – Fun learning and games have kept Gardner’s youth so busy this summer they can almost forget the heat of 90 degree days. Mount Wachusett Com­munity College is in the midst of its 12th annual Summer Up program, run in collaboration with the city and held at Jackson Playground, which is free for families […]

Accolades for Asquino: Chambers honor outgoing Mount President (The Gardner News, June 25, 2016)

GARDNER  Mount Wachusett Commun­ity College President Daniel As­quino has been the toast of the region ever since he announced he would retire in January 2017. From expanding school enrollment and new campus facilities, to pursuing green energy and promoting civic engagement, the man has made his mark since he became college president in 1987.  He’s […]

MWCC Students promote Early Childhood literacy with $1,390 donation (The Gardner News, June 20, 2016)

GARDNER — For the second year, hundreds of kindergarten and first grade students at Waterford Street School will end the school year with fun summertime reading, thanks to a donation of over 1,000 books from a group of Mount Wachusett Community College students. Otaku United, a club that celebrates Asian culture, raised $1,390 in April […]

Master’s Swimming: Why Do I Coach? (Swim Swam magazine, June 6, 2016)

David C. Graham is the Head Coach of Greenwood Masters Swimming, a workout group in the New England Masters Swim Club. Coach Graham is a Level 3 USMS Masters Coach and has worked in the aquatics arena as a professional for the past 15 years. A native of NJ, he now calls southern NH his […]

Volunteers recognized (The Gardner News, May 19, 2016)

GARDNER  Under President Dan Asquino, expanding student perspective beyond the confines of the campus has been a major focus of Mount Wachusett Community College. Through the Center for Civic Learning and Community En­gagement, students collectively volunteered 16,830 hours of their time during the past academic year at service projects in the area.  On Tuesday, the […]

A rite of passage for Mount nursing grads (The Gardner News, May 20, 2016)

GARDNER — Family and friends from as near as Gardner and as far away as Zimbabwe came to celebrate the achievements of Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree nursing class during a traditional pinning ceremony held on Thursday in the Fitness & Wellness Center. The 43rd graduating class was comprised of students enrolled in the […]

Mount Wachusett honors outstanding students (The Gardner News, May 13, 2016)

Courtesy photo Mount Wachusett Community College Professor Janice Gearan poses with Amanda Favreau of Gardner, recipient of the Human Services curriculum award and the Father Adamo Scholarship, during the college’s annual Evening of Excellence awards ceremony.GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic achievements of extraordinary students during its annual Evening of Excellence awards […]

Gardner Goes Hollywood! Mount Students Make Film, Host Premiere at school (The Gardner News, May 11, 2016)

As far as anyone can remember, prior to Jasson Alvarado Gomez, no Mount Wachusett Community College student has ever held a film premiere at the school. But a lack of precedent means little to the ambitious, aspiring filmmaker or his friends at the Mount who played starring roles in his first feature-length movie, “Black Diamond.” […]