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MWCC Honors Outstanding Students with an Evening of Excellence

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic accomplishments of extraordinary students at the annual Evening of Excellence awards dinner May 9 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Leominster. The students were honored with prestigious awards not only for their performance inside of the classroom, but for their contributions in the community as well. “This is a […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC 2013 Criminal Justice Student Interns

Police and criminal justice officials throughout the region provided internship opportunities for a number of MWCC Criminal Justice majors during the spring semester. To thank them for providing real-life, career experiences for the students, department chair Reed Hillman presented certificates of appreciation during a recent gathering on the Gardner campus.Eleven students completed a minimum of […]

“3 Yellow Balloons” T-shirts to Benefit the One Fund Boston

The Computer Graphic Design Club at Mount Wachusett Community College is sponsoring a t-shirt sale to benefit The One Fund Boston after the Boston Marathon bombing. Computer Graphic Design Department Chair Leslie Cullen designed the “3 Yellow Balloons” logo and t-shirts after the tragedy as a fundraising contribution for the victims of the attack. When […]

MWCC Student Trustee Christine L. Eck Receives 29 Who Shine Award

MWCC Student Trustee Christine L. Eck was honored in the Department of Higher Education’s “29 Who Shine” awards ceremony, held May 2 at the State House. Now in its third year, the celebration recognizes outstanding graduates from all 29 public colleges and universities. MWCC President Daniel M. Asquino, Executive Vice President Ann McDonald and Professor […]

MWCC Students Named to 2013 Who’s Who List

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 2013 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. The 49 students were selected based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership […]

MWCC Student Leaders Feted at State House Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College student leaders Elizabeth Reiser and Karen Duchnowski were honored as members of the All-Massachusetts Academic Team during a recognition ceremony at the State House on April 17. The Phi Theta Kappa honor society, community college presidents and the Massachusetts Community College Association sponsored the event. Reiser, a Gardner resident, is president […]

Computer Graphic Design Exhibit Showcases Student Talent

Computer Graphic Design student Edward Sanchez won the top award during the department’s annual spring exhibit and awards ceremony on April 25. Sanchez won best of show in the brochure category for his Jeep brochure design.The event is a juried honors exhibition of student design projects in 17 categories from both the print and web […]

MWCC Student Trustee Among “29 Who Shine” at Massachusetts Colleges and Universities

Twenty-nine outstanding 2013 graduates of Massachusetts community colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts will be honored for academic achievement and their contributions to the Commonwealth during a Statehouse ceremony on May 2 sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. MWCC Student Trustee Christine L. Eck, a human services major, was selected as […]

Phi Theta Kappa Gears Up for 10th Annual Project Graduation

By Elizabeth Reiser Mount Wachusett Community College’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is sponsoring its 10th annual “Project Graduation” food drive in conjunction with the college’s 48th Commencement ceremony on May 16. In addition, the chapter is once again joining with the Broadcasting and Electronic Media program and the […]