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Lea Ann Scales Appointed Vice President of Access, Transition and Development at MWCC

Lea Ann Scales has been appointed Vice President of Access, Transition and Development at Mount Wachusett Community College, where she will oversee the college’s many K-12 programs and partnerships, development, planning and institutional research, and the MWCC Foundation, Inc. She replaces Senior Vice President Sharyn Rice, who retired after 25 years at MWCC. Ms. Scales, a […]

Information Sessions for Pathways and Gateway Dual Enrollment Programs

Information sessions for the Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College program will take place this summer at MWCC’s Gardner campus. School choice funding covers the cost of tuition and fees of both programs.Twenty new students will be accepted into the two-year, year-round Pathways school this fall. One of the first two […]

MWCC Receives $640,000 National Science Foundation Grant for STEM Students

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a five-year, $640,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for students in STEM fields. The grant will provide scholarships and support services to 150 full-time students in science, technology, engineering and math programs. The goal of the scholarship program is to provide a supportive academic environment that will ensure […]

Sharyn Rice Honored at Farewell Gathering After 25 Years

The MWCC community, along with friends and family, joined together on May 29 to wish Sharyn Rice a happy and healthy retirement after 25 years of service. Rice, who is currently serving as Senior Vice President will retire on June 14. Rice joined MWCC in 1988 as a diagnostic developmental specialist and adjunct faculty member, teaching […]

MWCC Offering Six-Week Career Preparation Program at Devens Campus

Mount Wachusett Community College is offering a six-week, non-credit Manufacturing Career Preparation Program to provide certifications and training geared toward gaining entry level employment in biomedical device and other manufacturing operations. The program, which begins July 8 at MWCC’s Devens campus, has been developed through direct interaction with companies currently seeking employees. Free information sessions […]

Commissioner Mitchell D. Chester Delivers Keynote Address During Graduation Ceremony for Mount Wachusett Community College’s Pioneering Pathways Early College Innovation School and Gateway to College program

Whether they came to Mount Wachusett Community College to accelerate the pace of their education or to get back on track after a problematic high school experience, this year’s 51 graduates of the Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College program have this in common: they each reached a milestone. Students enrolled […]

MWCC Graduates Urged to Act on Their Dreams

Students eager to celebrate their academic success and embrace the next chapter in their lives joined friends and family during Mount Wachusett Community College’s 48th Commencement ceremony May 16 in the Fitness and Wellness Center. A total of 805 associate degrees and academic certificates were awarded to 752 graduating students. Distinguished media executive and MWCC alumnus […]

Employees Recognized During 2013 Service Awards Celebration

President Daniel M. Asquino and the Human Resources department honored employees who reached the milestone years of service with the college during the 18th Annual Employee Service Awards Ceremony on May 6 in the North Café. In addition to the service awards, MWCC announced the recipients of the 2013 Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance and […]

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 […]

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 […]