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Alumnae Return for Art Exhibit

MWCC alumnae Naida Knox and Samantha Hanson returned to the Gardner campus last week for an artists’ reception in the East Wing Gallery. Their exhibit, “New Work in Clay,” continues through Oct. 12. Ms. Knox, a 2011 graduate, created her stoneware pieces using hand-building techniques such as pinching, coiling or slab building. Most of the […]

MWCC 9/11 Remembrance

MWCC’s Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success, together with members of the student Veterans Group, hosted the Remember to Remember 9/11 Memorial on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Gardner campus to honor and reflect on those who lost their lives in the attacks in 2001. Remember to Remember is a silent memorial, except for […]

MWCC Named Top Military Friendly College

MWCC has been listed as a top military-friendly college by two organizations, including a new report that ranked MWCC No. 1 in a review of best career and technical colleges for veterans. Public community and technical colleges accounted for six of the top 10 spots in a new survey of best skills schools for veterans by […]

President Asquino Joins NACCE’s Presidents for Entrepreneurship

MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino has joined the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Forum, a new initiative of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges. Through this program, presidents of community colleges throughout the country commit to increase the focus on entrepreneurship at their institutions […]

MWCC Welcomes New Dean, Faculty and Staff Members

Dr. Stephen Grieco, an accomplished composer with extensive experience in community college education, has joined Mount Wachusett Community College as dean of the School of Liberal Arts, Education, Humanities and Communications. Several new faces have also joined the college’s Division of Academic Affairs. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Stephen Grieco and all of our new […]

New and Returning Students Welcomed as New Academic Year Begins

MWCC welcomed thousands of new and returning students onto its main campus in Gardner and satellite campuses in Leominster, Devens and Fitchburg, as well as students enrolled in online courses. The new academic year began Sept. 5.  More than 1,000 of the new students recently attended day, evening and program-specific orientations, marking a dynamic start to the 2012-2013 academic […]

Broadcasting & Electronic Media Students Team Up with Local Drummer

Blend the talent of a local musician, the expertise of MWCC Broadcasting & Electronic Media faculty, and the skills of students eager for an authentic audio and video recording experience and the result is impressive. Ashburnham drummer Scott Beddia, who is also a nursing student at MWCC, teamed up with Professor Joel Anderson, Assistant Professor […]

Record Number of Students Participate in 8th Annual Summer Leadership Camp

The office of Student Life’s 8th annual Summer Leadership Camp provided 53 incoming students with an introduction to student success and leadership opportunities at MWCC. The two-day program, held Aug. 21 and 22, offered team building activities, educational workshops and civic engagement projects completed in collaboration with the college’s Center for Civic Learning and Community […]

MWCC Foundation Golf Tournament Nets $55,000 for Student Scholarships

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s 17th annual golf tournament raised a record $55,000 for student scholarship funds. One lucky participant, Joe Crowley, scored a new Cadillac for making a hole in one from a distance of 185 yards. Joel Baker of Baker Cadillac of Leominster, one of the tournament’s sponsors, had offered the prize for […]

Summer Dual Enrollment Courses Offer Taste of College Life

Area teenagers looking to save time and money on their college education, or just get a taste of college life, have been accruing credit hours this summer through MWCC’s Upward Bound Math and Science program and other dual enrollment opportunities offered through the college’s Division of Access and Transition. This summer, MWCC offered 11 college […]