Campus News

2015 WCCC’s Annual Polar Dip

March 4, 2015
[caption id="attachment_2919" align="alignleft" width="300"] 2014 Annual WCCC Polar Dip[/caption] Come join the fun at this year’s 15th annual Washington County Community College Polar Bear Dip.  The theme this year is St. Patrick’s Day. The event is sponsored by the WCCC Student Senate and the motto is “Luck of the Plunge.”… Read More

Husson University and WCCC Reach Agreement to Facilitate the Transfer of Course Credit

February 18, 2015
[caption id="attachment_3202" align="alignleft" width="300"] Participating in the Husson University/Washington County Community College credit transfer signing ceremony were (from left to right – standing) George Chmielecki, Computer Technology Instructor, WCCC; Elizabeth Sullivan, Human Services Instructor, WCCC; Rhonda French, Business Studies Instructor, WCCC; David Prescott, Ph.D., director of healthcare studies, School of… Read More

WCCC Announces New Academic Dean

February 11, 2015
A Deer Isle native is forging the waters of Washington County as the new Dean of Academic Affairs at Washington County Community College. Alexander Clifford arrived on campus with a strong academic and military background that is expected to augment the impressive administrative team that President Joe Cassidy has created.… Read More

2015 Polar Dip Sweatshirt Design Contest Winner!!

January 23, 2015
CONGRATULATIONS TO JESSICA WICKHAM! WINNER OF STUDENT SENATE’S 2015 POLAR DIP SWEATSHIRT DESIGN CONTEST! As winner, Jessica will receive one free class at WCCC and an official 2015 Polar Dip Sweatshirt! Student Senate would like to thank all who submitted their design!  Special thanks to all the voting staff in President… Read More

The Literature of Eastern Maine: Writing on the Edge

January 20, 2015
Books and authors from east of the Penobscot River are being featured in a new course being offered through the Senior Arts College program Washington County Community College in Calais.  Entitled "The Literature of Eastern Maine: Writing on the Edge," this class is being offered at no cost for either… Read More


January 16, 2015
Would you like to go on a safari to South Africa? Hike in Thailand? Fish in Alaska? Do volunteer work in Bolivia? Kayak in Labrador? Visit Europe and go on a Mediterranean cruise? Hike the Inca trail in Peru or sail to the Bahamas?  Maybe you are interested in becoming… Read More

WCCC’s OAC & Calais Recreation 3rd Annual Ice Fishing Derby

January 16, 2015
Washington County Community College’s Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) and Calais Parks and Recreation Department will again be hosting the Ice Fishing Derby on Boyden’s Lake Saturday, February 7th . The derby officially begins at 7:00 a.m. and the prizes will be awarded at 3:00 p.m.  This year there will be… Read More