Campus News

Human Services and Education Job Fair at WCCC Yields Opportunities

May 22, 2017
Several local businesses and organizations attended a human services and education-oriented job fair held at Washington County Community College. Each of the businesses presented students and the public with opportunities and positions that are now open for applications. The job fair was organized by the students and faculty of the… Read More

WCCC Graduates Urged to Embrace Change

May 15, 2017
The sun emerged after days of rain to grace the procession of Washington County Community College graduates as they walked from the college to the auditorium at Calais High School. The shifting weather appropriately accompanied the ceremony’s repeated theme of embracing change, a message that resounded in each of the… Read More

WCCC Names All-Maine Academic Team Members

May 4, 2017
Of the many hard-working students at Washington County Community College, two have risen to the top of the list to distinguish themselves as members of the All-Maine Academic Team. Rachael Cox, an Eastport-based student in the Human Services program, and Leigh-Ann Hanson, a Calais resident in the Business Management program,… Read More

Jaycie MacArthur Earns WCCC Student of the Year

May 4, 2017
Every year, Washington County Community College picks one student who has demonstrated themselves to be outstanding, well-rounded, and who ultimately exemplifies the standards the college sets for its students. This year, that student is Jaycie MacArthur of the Business Management program – a student who remained dedicated to her studies… Read More

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