MWCC Foundation Names Martin F. Connors, Jr. Citizen of the Year

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. will honor long-serving community volunteer Martin F. Connors, Jr. as the 2012 Harold E. Drake Jr. Citizen of the Year.  Connors, President and CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust, will be recognized during the foundation’s annual dinner on Oct. 18 at the Colonial Hotel in Gardner. Outstanding MWCC students […]

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 […]

MWCC Offering Leadership Training Seminar Series for Executives & Professionals

MWCC’s Division of Lifelong Learning and Workforce Development is offering a leadership training seminar series for executives and professionals who are interested in an affordable, effective way to strengthen their skills. The Executive and Professional Development Seminar Series, offered at the college’s Devens campus, is designed for managers and executives at companies and non-profit organizations […]

Fire Science Program’s Live-in Component Giving Students a Competitive Edge

MWCC Fire Science Technology students now have the opportunity to gain around-the-clock experience through a new, live-in component to the academic program. The Ashburnham Fire Department became the first local fire department to offer a residential component for students, and two other local communities are preparing to do the same. Gardner resident Ken Chase, 24, […]

MWCC Launches Career Coach to Assist Students & Job Seekers

Wondering where the hot jobs are, or where they’ll be when you graduate? MWCC is launching Career Coach, a free online tool that allows students, prospective students and community members to explore potential careers, earning potential, job prospects within their geographic region, and more. MWCC is the only college or university in Massachusetts offering this […]

Fall Fest Welcome & Barbecue

The Fall Fest Welcome & Barbecue will be held on the back lawn of the Gardner campus on Sept 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Grupo Fantasia in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Enjoy the big chair photos, henna tattoos, caricatures, cotton candy, the student club expo, and other […]

Remember to Remember 9/11 Memorial

MWCC’s Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success is sponsoring the Remember to Remember 9/11 Memorial on Tuesday, Sept. 11. An audio recording of the names of nearly 3,000 lives lost during the attacks will begin at 8:46 and continue for approximately three hours. The Patriot Riders plan to arrive with a flag to display during the […]