Campus News

WCCC President Joseph Cassidy to Serve as Interim President of EMCC

June 18, 2015
Search for new EMCC president to begin this summer AUGUSTA, ME – MCCS President Derek Langhauser today announced that Joseph Cassidy, the president of Washington County Community College (WCCC) in Calais, will provide leadership to Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) while a search is underway for a new president of… Read More

New fund to Support Adult Learners at WCCC and EMCC

June 5, 2015
SOUTH PORTLAND, ME -- A $2,000,000 gift from the Next Generation Foundation has enabled the Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) to establish an endowed scholarship fund to support adult learners. Initially, the Adult College Completion Fund will benefit students at Eastern Maine Community College and Washington County Community College. Through an… Read More

2015 WCCC Golf Tournament

June 1, 2015
CALAIS _ Golfers from around Washington County, Maine and Charlotte County, New Brunswick will be on the links in July swinging their clubs help fund the Washington County Community College Direct-to-Student Scholarship Fund and “hopefully” win a new truck. The 14th annual WCCC Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday,… Read More

WCCC Partners with the Passamaquoddy Yacht Club

May 19, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4029" align="alignleft" width="300"] “Riley Fraser and Abby Leavitt enjoying learning how to sail at Keene’s Lake during last summer’s youth sailing program. Photo by Sam Winch.”[/caption] Interested in learning to sail? Washington County Community College, in partnership with The Passamaquoddy Yacht Club, will be once again offering a series… Read More

WCCC Graduation

May 19, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4026" align="alignleft" width="300"] Graduates Michael and Siobhan LaCoote and their children[/caption] Graduates of the 2015 class at Washington County Community College had a unique opportunity to listen to the powerful words of one of the Maine Army National Guard’s top women officers during commencement exercises on Friday, May 15,… Read More

WCCC ASE Certified Testing Site

May 11, 2015
On May 8, 2015, Washington County Community College provided their first Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exams.  Through the tireless efforts of WCCC’s testing center manager Tatiana Osmond, WCCC has become a certified Prometric exam center which includes the ability to offer ASE exams.  “This is a great service to our… Read More

WCCC’s Alana Pulkkinen acceptanced to the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center

May 11, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4021" align="alignleft" width="240"] Alana Pulkkinen[/caption] Please join me in congratulating WCCC’s Alana Pulkkinen on her recent acceptance to the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, 2015 Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership Summer Institute at the University of Maine.  Alana is a student currently enrolled in our Adventure Recreation… Read More

WCCC Edible Book Creations

April 9, 2015
What a wonderful event!  WCCC's Culinary & Baking students and the WCCC Library teamed up for the first Edible Book Creations event. Everyone was welcome to come sample some of the delicious creations and vote on their favorite.  A big thank you and round of applause to Diane Parsloe, Culinary… Read More

WCCC Teddy Bear Clinic

April 8, 2015
Calais _ The Early Childhood Education, Education (ECE/E) and Medical Assisting programs collaborated to offer a Teddy Bear Clinic on the campus of Washington County Community College (WCCC) on Monday, March 23.   The event was attended by over fifty children, parents, childcare providers, students and patients. Patients ranged from superman… Read More