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United Way Youth Venture of North Central Mass. prepares for another successful year (The Gardner News, Sept. 25, 2015)

GARDNER – This fall, United Way Youth Venture of North Central Massachusetts will return to schools throughout the region to continue the great work being done by middle and high school students. The program, now starting its 13th year, works with students to help them transform their passions into independent community service projects. Through their […]

Volunteer knows what it feels like to need a hand (The Gardner News, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015)

GARDNER – Packaging macaroni during the 20th annual United Way Day of Caring, Jennifer Gariepy had flashbacks to her youth. “I actually grew up on some of these,” said Ms. Gariepy, a student at Mount Wachusett Community College. “I remember eating them … recently I was down at a low point and had to go […]

MWCC’s Manufacturing Day to feature demonstrations, presentations (The Gardner News, Sept. 18, 2015)

DEVENS – Mount Wachusett Community College will celebrate the third annual National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 2 with a free event featuring demonstrations, guest speakers and tours of the college’s Manufacturing Workforce Certification Center and Devens campus. Manufacturing Day was established in 2012 to help change public perception of manufacturing and underscore the shortage of […]

MWCC student tapped by country’s top engineering schools (The Gardner News, Aug. 28, 2015)

GARDNER — Louis Ayisi, a pre-engineering student at Mount Wachusett Community College, is one of 15 students selected for the 2015-2016 i-Trek research team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The competitive program is open to undergraduate students from varying schools who are currently pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and […]

Area Students Recognized in Upward Bound Math and Science Celebration (The Gardner News, Aug. 21, 2015)

GARDNER — When 2015 high school graduate Rachel Dickens heads off to Northeastern University this fall, she’ll bring everything she needs for her dorm room, along with first-hand experience with college life, solid study skills and a free semester’s worth of academic credits that will transfer toward her bachelor’s degree. The Murdock Middle/High School graduate […]

STEM Starter Summer Academy gives jump start on college (The Gardner News Aug. 21, 2015)

GARDNER — Along with typical summertime activities, Adam Leyenaar of Ayer spent the better part of the season getting a jump start on his college degree. A 2015 graduate of the Parker Charter School, Leyenaar was one of 16 area students participa­ting in Mount Wachusett Co­mmunity College’s eight-week STEM Starter Summer Academy. Students received up […]

MWCC Names New Trustee to board (The Gardner News, Aug. 7, 2015)

GARDNER – Thomas Berger, a business administration major at Mount Wachusett Com­munity College and a veteran of the U.S. Army, has been appointed student trustee on the college’s Board of Trustees for the upcoming academic year. The Winchendon resident was elected by his peers to the one-year position during the spring semester and was sworn […]

Mount/Murdock Dual Enrollment Program Lauded (The Gardner News)

The Gardner News Friday, July 10, 2015 GARDNER – A career-oriented dual enrollment program that allows high school seniors from Winchendon to simultaneously earn their diploma and an academic certificate while enrolled full time at Mount Wachusett Community Col­lege, is among three early college partnerships lauded in a newly released report from the Rennie Center […]