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MWCC Foundation Names Douglas J. Petersen 2016 Citizen of the Year

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation will honor Douglas J. Petersen, president and CEO of Workers’ Credit Union, as the 2016 Harold E. Drake Jr. Citizen of the Year for his leadership and service in the community. He will be recognized during the foundation’s annual celebration on May 25 at MWCC’s Gardner campus. The Citizen […]

“Magic of Motown at the Mount” Benefit Show Raises $100,000

With toes tapping and fingers snapping, an audience of nearly 500 grooved to the soulful songs of the Motown era during a benefit performance Friday, Jan. 22 that raised more than $100,000 to support student scholarships and youth programs in the region. The “Magic of Motown at the Mount” benefit, co-sponsored by the Mount Wachusett […]

Corporations, Individuals, Contribute $20,000 to Veterans’ Computer Drive

Through the generosity of corporations and individuals, student veterans at Mount Wachusett Community College have 16 new laptop computers readily available for their use while pursuing their college degrees. Donations to the Laptops for Veterans program have topped $20,350, which has allowed the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success to replace five outdated computers […]

Benefit Performance: The Magic of Motown at the Mount

A musical journey through the Motown years will take place at Mount Wachusett Community College’s newly renovated Theatre at the Mount on Friday, Jan. 22 to benefit the MWCC Foundation scholarship program and the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg & Leominster. The Magic of Motown at the Mount begins and 7:30 p.m. and features […]

Vietnam Veterans Support Scholarships for MWCC Student Veterans

Members of Gardner-based Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. “On behalf of Mount Wachusett Community College and the MWCC Foundation, we are most grateful for this generous contribution from our local Vietnam Veterans of America members, and for their continued […]

MWCC Foundation Continues Support for Innovation in the Classroom

With the start of the new academic year, the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. has provided funds totaling $32,000 for five innovative projects conceived by college faculty and staff. “The Innovation Fund allows us to financially support inventive staff and faculty and give them the opportunity to implement their concepts.” MWCC Foundation Executive Director […]

MWCC Celebrates STEM Building Milestone with Beam Signing Ceremony

Poised with pens in Mount Wachusett Community College’s school colors of blue and green, state elected officials joined college and community leaders, trustees, foundation board members, students and contractors on Tuesday, Aug. 11 to mark a milestone in the construction of MWCC’s new 44,000-square-foot science and technology building. This centuries-old tradition of signing the steel […]

Rollstone Bank & Trust Donates $3,000 to Laptops for Vets

With a donation of $3,000, Rollstone Bank & Trust became the first major sponsor of the new, student-initiated Laptops for Vets program at Mount Wachusett Community College, which is aimed at helping veteran students succeed in their studies. The Veteran Success Center at MWCC was created five years ago to meet the unique needs of […]

MWCC Foundation Honors Senator Stephen Brewer, Student Scholars, During Evening of Inspiration and Celebration

An outpouring of admiration and acclamation for state Senator Stephen M. Brewer and Mount Wachusett Community College student scholars fueled an evening of inspiration and celebration during the MWCC Foundation’s annual dinner on April 9. The event, held at the Wachusett Mountain ski lodge, honored the long-serving legislator as the foundation’s 2015 Harold E. Drake […]

Senator Stephen M. Brewer to be Recognized as MWCC Foundation’s Citizen of the Year

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. will honor long-serving former state Senator Stephen M. Brewer as the 2015 Harold E. Drake, Jr. Citizen of the Year at its annual Foundation Dinner on April 9 at Mount Wachusett Ski Area in Princeton. Outstanding MWCC students who receive foundation scholarship funds also will be honored. “Senator Brewer […]