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MWCC Holding Gateway to College Meet and Greet

Mount Wachusett Community College will hold a special Gateway to College Meet and Greet with recent graduates of the free program that allows students to earn college credits while getting a high school diploma. The event on July 12 will take place at MWCC’s Gardner campus from 3 to 5PM. “Gateway to College is the […]

MWCC Students Put Service into Action During Volunteer Trip to Costa Rica

(Written by Yamileyka Rojas) Mount Wachusett Community College student volunteers recently completed the school’s second annual civic engagement and volunteerism trip to Costa Rica. The trip included numerous service-oriented projects but students said it was they who benefited from the trip. “I was able to take everything I did in Costa Rica with me. It […]

MWCC Students Working on Downtown Gardner Mural

(This story was written by Andrew Mansfield and appeared in The Gardner News) People will soon be able to take a trip across the whole city simply by walking along the West Street Parking Lot. Past and present Mount Wachusett Community College students have been working on a mural on the rear wall of the […]

MWCC Gateway to College Valedictorian Shares Her Journey

On Friday, May 19 Eden Shaveet graduated with her high school degree and Associate’s degree after thinking just a few years earlier that she would never return to school. Shaveet left traditional school at the age of 14 and never thought she was going to get her high school diploma let alone her Associate’s degree […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Toy Drive Assists 52 Families

The second annual Holiday Toy Drive organized by the Parent Support Group at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to 52 families this week. The toy drive was hosted by MWCC’s Parent Support Group that collected donations since Dec. 1 from faculty, staff, and students. According to PSG President and MWCC Student Michel Cocuzza, the […]

MWCC Humanities Project Starts Third Year with Poetry Read-Aloud & Pizza Party

With a focus on the nature of work, Mount Wachusett Community College is kicking off its third year of Humanities Project programing with a Poetry Read-Aloud & Pizza Party on Thursday, October 20, from 6 – 8PM in the MWCC Library, Gardner Campus. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees will have […]

Humble and well-liked, Dan Asquino is Leaving a Legacy – Retiring college president reflects on the experience (The Gardner News, Sept 10, 2016)

GARDNER It was quite a series of events that brought Mount Wa­chu­sett Community Col­­lege President Daniel M. Asquino to where he is now — 75 years old and retiring from a job he’s had for almost 30 years. “Like everything else, it was kind of an accident,” he said. He’ll wrap up his time at […]

Men of Color Panel Presentation to Explore Modern Barriers

Mount Wachusett Community College is launching its new public forum, the Tea Time Speaker Series, with a panel presentation exploring obstacles men of color face in today’s society, workforce and education system. The first forum of the series, a Men of Color panel presentation and Black History Month luncheon, will take place Monday, Feb. 29 […]

A Message from President Asquino

The New Year began at Mount Wachusett Community College not with the customary noisemakers of bells and horns, but with drills, hammers and saws as construction continues on our Gardner campus. The patience of our students, faculty, staff and visitors during the modernization of our 45-year-old facility is greatly appreciated. In the coming weeks and […]