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Area Law Enforcement Officials Recognized for Providing Internships

Law enforcement officials from throughout the region provided internship opportunities for a number of MWCC’s 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. The interns completed a minimum of […]

Christine Eck Appointed New Student Trustee

Human Services major Christine Eck was sworn in as Student Trustee on July 10. Eck, a Barre resident, was elected by her peers this spring to the one-year position on the Board of Trustees. As student trustee, Eck serves as a full voting member on the 11-member board. She said she was encouraged to seek […]

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 […]

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 […]