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Mural Honoring Veterans Graces MWCC’s Veterans Success Center

When Liam Malley of Barre learned that the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success at MWCC was in need of an artist to create a mural, he jumped at the chance to break out his paints. As an art student at MWCC, Malley had participated in service learning projects that entailed painting murals in downtown […]

Strength of Heart: Judy Fredette’s Optimistic Journey Through Breast Cancer

Judy Fredette, a member of MWCC’s faculty in the Nursing program, has a master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and has taken courses toward earning a Ph.D. in nursing. A resident of Winchendon, this is her first published work, a personal story of breast cancer survival, shared with others in similar […]

Who’s Who 2012

MWCC students enrolled in a range of academic programs and involved in numerous activities have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders and will be included in the 2012 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. The students were selected based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in […]

Dental Hygiene Pinning

Graduates of MWCC’s Dental Hygiene program were welcomed into the profession during the department’s sixth annual Dental Hygiene Pinning Ceremony in the Raymond M. Lafontaine Fine Arts Center theatre. Dr. Melissa Fama, vice president of Academic Affairs, and Anne Malkasian, program director, congratulated the graduates on their achievement. “The recipe for success is using courage, […]

Largest Nursing Class in MWCC History Recognized During Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Whether they came to MWCC directly out of high school, as a career-changer or transferred from another college, 140 area residents reached the extraordinary achievement of completing the academic requirements needed to become Registered Nurses. The largest class in the history of MWCC’s nursing program was recognized during a traditional pinning ceremony on May 18 […]

Evening of Excellence

MWCC honored the academic achievements of outstanding students at the annual “Evening of Excellence” ceremony May 10 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Leominster. “We’re here to recognize the achievements of our students, and they are many,” President Daniel M. Asquino said. The ceremony showcased the accomplishments of numerous students from the region, ranging from […]

State House Celebrations

MWCC student leaders Caroline Horvitz and Isaac Matson were honored as members of the All-Massachusetts Academic Team during a recognition ceremony at the State House on May 8. The Phi Theta Kappa honor society, community college presidents and the Massachusetts Community College association sponsored the event. The ceremony included remarks from Department of Higher Education […]

Commencement 2012

Service to community and to others was a central theme during Mount Wachusett Community College’s 47th Commencement, held May 17 in the Fitness & Wellness Center. More than 700 associate degrees and academic certificates were awarded. “My soul was inspired by heroes who guided my values,” state Senator Stephen M. Brewer, chair of the Senate […]