Campus News

Human Services and Education Job Fair to be Held at WCCC

April 24, 2017
The faculty and students of the Human Services, Education, and Early Childhood Education programs at Washington County Community College have collaborated to plan a job fair for those fields at the college. The job fair, which is expected to draw between ten and fifteen employers from the area, is planned… Read More

WCCC’s Teddy Bear Clinic Delights Local Children

March 27, 2017
More than 60 pre-school age children were delighted on Thursday, March 23rd when they went on an adventure to Washington County Community College and each received a teddy bear—teddy bears that were all given a clean bill of health by the college’s Medical Assisting students. The occasion was the annual… Read More

Golden Rules Presentation to be held at WCCC

March 27, 2017
With political, social and religious divisions dominating the cycles of mainstream media, it can be easy to focus on how unalike we are from each other. Some believe there is a deeper, unifying truth to human existence, however – a truth that Lura Jackson invites the community to explore at… Read More

WCCC Students Share World-Class Local Expeditions

March 27, 2017
The senior students of Washington County Community College’s Adventure Recreation program have been on a series of major expeditions over the course of their two years at WCCC, all of them within drivable distance. To highlight their expeditions, the students gave a slideshow presentation at the Eastern Maine Sportsmen’s Show… Read More

WCCC Celebrates Pi Day with Pie

March 20, 2017
  The staff and faculty of Washington County Community College rallied to create a memorable event on campus with the first annual Pi(e) day. Initially planned to be held on March 14th in honor of the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, abbreviated as 3.14, the event was… Read More

WCCC Adventure Camps Strengthen Outdoor Skills for Children

March 20, 2017
  Several local children are now more experienced with outdoor winter activities as a result of a successful week-long camp held at Washington County Community College over February break. Nine children attended the camp, which taught techniques in skiing, snowshoeing, outdoor navigation, and winter ecology. “We learned how to use… Read More

Over $10,500 Raised at WCCC Polar Bear Dip

March 13, 2017
The 17th annual Polar Bear Dip netted $10,554 as a direct result of donations contributed in support of participants and Sarah’s House and the Ronald McDonald House in Bangor, two causes that are near and dear to the hearts of the Downeast community. The dip, sponsored by the Student Senate… Read More

WCCC Graduate Unifies Teaching and Technology

March 13, 2017
The technological advances of the past two decades have had a dramatic effect on our ability to teach one another. Students and teachers can interact from virtually anywhere around the globe, sharing and gaining knowledge at a rate no longer bound by the limits of a physical classroom. Julie Clark-Allen,… Read More

Students Learn Career Skills from Bank of America Volunteers at WCCC

February 14, 2017
Preparing to enter the workforce or to continue on in college can be a daunting stage in any person’s life. Uncertainty about expectations, social skills, and a lack of experience can all reduce confidence and make the transition even more difficult to navigate. Happily, it isn’t a road that we… Read More

Youth Invited to Winter Break Adventure Camp at WCCC

February 8, 2017
In a place where many would agree that there are only two seasons—winter and not winter—having a familiarity with the sundry outdoor activities that can be enjoyed in the winter is a great benefit. In the interest of getting youth in the community better acquainted with outdoor winter recreation, Washington… Read More