Browse by Category

Alumni Stories

MWCC 50th Anniversary Events Net $120,000 for Student Scholarships

As Mount Wachusett Community College’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration comes to a close, the varied events and activities provided an opportunity for members of the college and greater community to reflect on the past, reconnect with classmates and faculty, and make a positive impact on future students. Signature 50th anniversary events sponsored by the MWCC […]

MWCC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues with Alumni Art Exhibit and 1960s-themed Theatre Performance

Mount Wachusett Community College continues its 50th anniversary celebration in October with an alumni art exhibition and a special performance of Shout: The Mod Musical for alumni, students, the college community and friends of the college. An evening of the arts will take place Thursday, Oct. 10 featuring an alumni reception from 6 to 8 […]

MWCC Student Kathy Matson Appointed to State Board of Higher Education

Mount Wachusett Community College student leader Kathy Matson of Baldwinville has been appointed to the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education for the 2013-2014 academic year. A Business Administration major and president of MWCC’s Student Government Association, Matson previously earned an associate degree in Criminal Justice from the college in 1985. She returned last year to […]

Jeremy Durling Art Exhibition in East Wing Gallery

“Beginning of a Perceptual Painter,” an exhibition of paintings by artist and MWCC alumnus Jeremy Durling, is on display through Oct. 4 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. An artist’s reception, which is free and open to the public, will take place Friday, Sept. 20 from 6 to […]

Murphy Exhibit Benefits New Student Trustee Scholarship

More than100 people gathered in the Raymond LaFontaine Fine Arts Center on June 6 for a reception celebrating the life, legacy and artwork of James D. Murphy, the first chair of the college’s Board of Trustees. All proceeds from the event benefited the new James D. Murphy Scholarship, which will be given each year to […]

MWCC to Recognize Christopher P. Brown as 2013 Alumnus of the Year

Christopher P. Brown, a physical therapist assistant who was recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Westminster public safety officials earlier this year for his heroic actions at the scene of an accident, has been named Mount Wachusett Community College’s 2013 Alumnus of the Year.The Westminster resident and Persian Gulf War veteran will be honored […]

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 […]

Media Executive and Alumnus Robert Regan to Deliver Commencement Address

Robert Regan, a distinguished executive recognized for consistent innovation in the production of groundbreaking digital media content and delivery strategies and a 1975 graduate of Mount Wachusett Community College, will deliver the keynote address during the college’s 48th Commencement on May 16. Regan, honored as Mount Wachusett’s Alumnus of the Year in 1989, forged a […]

Recent Works by Local Artists on Display in East Wing Gallery

“Recent Works,” an exhibit featuring paintings by local artists Matthew Gaspar and Danielle Darling, is on exhibit through Jan. 2 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. Gaspar, a native of Gardner, studied art at MWCC and Assumption College before earning his bachelor’s degree in fine arts education from […]

MWCC Tutor Philip DeCharles Receives Excellence in eTutoring Award

Philip DeCharles, an accounting tutor at MWCC and an alumnus of the college’s first graduating class, is a recipient of one of the first two Diane J. Goldsmith Awards for Excellence in eTutoring presented by the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium. Carolyn Rogers, director of Academic Services for the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium and Director of […]