Peter Gates, class of "92 entered the United States
Airforce where he served in Operation Allied Force and in
Operation Desert Shield. He has received two Medals of Merit
for his expertise as well as the Air Force Achievement Award
for his outstanding leadership while being deployed for
Operation Allied Force. Peter received a Community College
of the Air Force Degree in 1999 and earned his Bachelor's
degree from Western New England College on May 20, 2001.
"I have many ford memories of the small, family like camaraderie
that illuminated the halls on any given day," states Peter.
"I accredit much of my success to the support that I received
at MCC particularly from Barbara Napoli."
(Porter) Panepinto, class of '95 is a Medical Assistant
at South Shore Urology in South Weymouth.
(Pennington) O'Connor and her husband, Patrick,
both graduated from MCC in 1995. Karyn went on to earn her
BA at Bridgewater State and is now a Senior Planner at Import
Products in Bridgewater. "My experience at Massasoit Community
College was a highlight in my educational career. The classes
and professors prepared me well in order to continue on
and receive my bachelors degree."
earning his BS from Bridgewater State, Gregory Martin,
class of '97, entered the field of engineering and is currently
working for EMC Corporation as an Operations Engineer. Gregory
is engaged to Korri (Grant), class of '95.
Smith, class of '83, is currently the Finance Coordinator
and an instructor for the SeniorNet, a program at MCC that
teaches senior citizens how to use computers. Nancy is the
president of the Alumni Association, as well as, a former
Treasurer and Secretary. She also serves on the board of
Brockton Community Access. In addition to the above, Nancy
served as the Alumni Trustee on the MCC Board for ten years.
During her tenure, she was elected Secretary of the Board
and appointed Co-chair of the technology Committee and Co-chair
of the Presidential Search Committee.
Collins, class of "82, has served as the Vice Chair
on the MCC Board of Trustees for the past three years. Marie
was elected by the Association to serve as the Alumni Trustee
for a five-year term. Prior to that election, she served
as president of the Alumni Association for 10 years. As
a former Green Key recipient, Marie now enjoys attending
MCC Honors Convocations as a Trustee. She has also volunteered
for the Avon HeadStart Program and helped raise money for
the South Shore Cerebral Palsy Association. Marie is employed
as the Regional Business Coordinator for Costco's Wholesale.
She would love to hear from other Alumni.
The next meeting of the Alumni Association will be on September
13th at 7:15 p.m. in the Student Senate Conference Room.
Web for Alumni
Colin Moran, CIO
The College has begun a three and one-half year project
to modernize and replace the Administrative and Student
Records system. As part of that process, the Alumni Office
will support and develop the "SCT Web for Alumni"
solution. "Web for Alumni" will bring to our graduates a
rich, on-line environment capable of providing communication
about college events, career and volunteer opportunities,
discussion groups and services that will enhance and nurture
the relationship built during the years you attended.
your web browser, you will be able to update personal records,
search for items and events of community interest, and extend
you educational opportunities through activities and events
supported by alumni participation and contributions. The
alumni system is scheduled to "go-live" in the summer of
Massasoit's Web Manager, James Lynch, has recently
been recognized with a Golden Web Award by the International
Association of Web Masters and Designers (IAWMD.) Members
of this association are business people and students from
all over the world with a variety of backgrounds, careers
and interests. The organization is dedicated to providing
a common ground where-by students and regular members can
come together with their respective peers, via the Internet
to participate in numerous activities and common interests
such as web site awards, polling and informational networking.
Choices Program has recently been recognized at the
Professional Development Day sponsored by the Council of
Massachusetts Community Colleges. Special recognition was
given to Alice Wallace-Moore, Pat Reale and Joanne Sansoucie.
PTK has been awarded the Regional Service Hallmark Award,
the Scholarship Hallmark Award, the Science and Technology
Award as well as the Five Star Status and Distinguished
Chapter President Award. The region includes New England,
New York, and New Jersey. MCC was also recognized at the
International Convention in Chicago with the International
Service Award, Distinguished President Award, and Distinguished
Chapter Award. Internationally, MCC's PTK is ranked among
the top 25 chapters.
Math Club has been recognized by the American Mathematics
Association of Two-Year Colleges with a 4th place award
for the Northeast Region, 1st place in New England and Massachusetts.
Two MCC students ranked among the top ten in the NorthEast