Campus News

Washington County Community College Holds Hunger Awareness Week

October 19, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5383" align="alignleft" width="300"] Students Ray Brewton and Rachel Cox collaborated with Human Services instructor Elizabeth Sullivan to host a "Free Bake" last week. An assortment of homemade goods were available for students to take at no cost. The event is part of a series now occurring at WCCC to… Read More

Local Youths Empowered by Summer Sailing Camp

October 6, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5364" align="alignleft" width="300"] An instructor providing lessons to very eager sailors[/caption] “To reach a port, we must set sail—sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift,” President Franklin Roosevelt said, reminding us of the importance of taking control over the direction of our lives. While FDR used sailing as… Read More

Totally Trades! Conference for Girls

October 6, 2016
Washington County – A day-long event designed to encourage females to consider careers in fields traditionally underrepresented by women will bring together participants from schools throughout Washington County on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Washington County Community College Campus. The Totally Trades! conference will feature hands-on sessions ranging from… Read More

3rd Annual WCCC Ghost Run Now Open for Registration

September 30, 2016
One of the benefits of non-motorized travel is being able to be fully saturated in your environment, absorbing all of its sights, sounds, and smells. For runners seeking to experience a half-marathon that encompasses a natural wildlife refuge, a jaunt alongside the St. Croix River, and the Victorian-era buildings of… Read More

Washington County Community College’s Howland Hall Celebrated as Commitment to Future of Trades

September 23, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5351" align="alignleft" width="300"] WCCC Howland Hall[/caption] Since its inception in 1969, Washington County Community College—originally Washington County Vocational Technical Institute—has been committed to teaching community members an array of technical trades. While it has since incorporated academic fields of study, the trades remain at the heart of the college.… Read More

WCCC to Celebrate Shakespeare with Theatrical Presentation

September 19, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5340" align="alignleft" width="300"] David Greenham[/caption] If you were to ask any random individual who the greatest writer of all time was, chances are they’ll mention William Shakespeare. Though deceased for exactly 400 years, Shakespeare continues to hold center stage as the most venerable author in the world. But why?… Read More

Powersports, Medical Assisting Programs Re-Accredited at WCCC

September 13, 2016
Two popular programs have recently been reaccredited at Washington County Community College. The consistently well-enrolled Medical Assisting and Powersports/Small Engines Technician programs continue to offer relevant, certified instruction to meet the growing needs of their respective industries. This is the first year that the relatively new Powersports/Small Engine Technician program… Read More

WCCC 15th Annual Golf Tournament raises scholarships for students

July 22, 2016
CALAIS _ Golf and education were on the minds of each and every individual who participated in this past weekends’ Washington County Community College’s 15th annual Golf Tournament and Direct-to-Student Scholarship Fund. It all played out at the St. Croix Country Club on the River Road. There were two shotgun… Read More