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Massachusetts Community College STEM Deans Convene at the Mount

GARDNER–The Massachusetts Community College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) deans met at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Tuesday, August 20 and heard a presentation from Evan C. Bjorklund, Associate General Counsel for the Massachusetts Community Colleges on STEM Disability training. Newly elected Chair of the STEM Dean’s Council for the 2019-2020 year is […]

Students Receiving Free Classes through MWCC STEM Starter Academy

Mount Wachusett Community College’s annual STEM Starter Academy is underway at the college, with 51 students receiving up to two free college classes, a $1,000 stipend and a jump start on their Associate’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program at the college. “STEM Starter Academy was developed to increase the number of […]

MWCC Celebrates STEM Week with Panel and Hands-on Activities

Mount Wachusett Community College hosted over 80 students last week as they explored their options in various STEM and information technology related fields. These activities took place over the course of multiple days and coincided with Massachusetts’ STEM Week. The school’s STEM Saves the Planet event was held on Wednesday, October 24. Activities included hands-on […]

Massachusetts Community Colleges Launch STEM Deans Council

A collection of STEM deans from all 15 of Massachusett’s community colleges has formed a STEM Deans Council with the goal of cutting costs and building collaboration across the schools. The need for this group grew out of the different nature of STEM deans oversight compared to other academic deans, said MWCC Dean of the […]

This is MWCC: High School Dropout to Successful Business Owner

My name is Francis. Growing up I never really cared for schooling or reading although I was very smart. I would always be out with my friends building something great with my hands. As school progressed I lost interest and at the age of 16 I dropped out and got my GED after being homeschooled […]

Free STEM Awareness Day at MWCC Showcases Careers, Scholarships & Transfer Paths

High school students who are aspiring scientists, engineers and mathematicians interested in high tech careers are invited to attend Mount Wachusett Community College’s fourth annual STEM Awareness Day on Friday, March 2 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “This is a great opportunity for students to explore potential careers in STEM fields through hands-on activities. […]

MWCC Launches New Early College STEM Program

Mount Wachusett Community College has partnered with three local high schools to offer classes this summer and fall to rising juniors and seniors interested in a career in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Beginning this summer, MWCC’s Early College STEM program will enroll students from existing high school partners as well […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates $1.6M STEM Grant

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Massachusetts Life Sciences Center President and CEO Travis McCready, local elected officials, and officials from Central Massachusetts educational institutions, to celebrate $2.9 million in capital grant funding for regional workforce development and STEM education projects that included $1.6 million to Mount Wachusett Community College. The grants, from the Massachusetts Life […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Student Success, Honors Retiring MWCC President with Unveiling of Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center

Clouds and rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of those who joined Mount Wachusett Community College for a celebration of students, innovation, leadership, and progress. With over 150 guests including Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance Commissioner Carol Gladstone in attendance with Mount Wachusett Community College staff, faculty, students, […]

Mount Wachusett Community College to Dedicate New Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center on November 15

Mount Wachusett Community College students, faculty and staff; Massachusetts leaders; and the greater community will dedicate the new Dr. Daniel M. Asquino Science Center in recognition of President Asquino’s 30 years of leadership at Mount Wachusett Community College at a ceremony on Tuesday, November 15 at 2 pm. The public opening of the new building, […]