Campus News

Washington County Community College Staff Participate in Jenzabar Conference

November 5, 2015
In October, Jenzabar held a conference at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts to discuss its higher education management software. Approximately ninety people attended the conference, including two staff members from Washington County Community College: Bill Cody, Director of Information Technology, and Tatiana Osmond, the college’s Instructional Technologist. The conference provides… Read More

WCCC Students Excel at Halloween Events

November 2, 2015
Enthusiasm goes a long way in creating success, and that concept is one that is frequently embraced by the students of Washington County Community College and its faculty and staff. This year’s Halloween season has been filled with a variety of community and on-campus activities that have provided the perfect… Read More

Volunteers Make Second Annual Ghost Run a Success

November 2, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4377" align="alignleft" width="225"] Randy & Heather White, a husband and wife team, participated in the 2015 WCCC Ghost Run. Both won 1st place in their division.[/caption] The second annual Ghost Run, a half-marathon sponsored by Washington County Community College, was a superb success—a feat that would not have been… Read More

WCCC reaches out to Young Women with Totally Trades

October 29, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4372" align="alignleft" width="300"] WCCC Automotive Instructor Ron O'Brien provided the girls that attended his workshop some of the basics of automotive maintenance.[/caption] Just a few decades ago, if you were a female student in high school with an interest in shop class, you were out of luck. Home economics… Read More

Students Continue to Improve Calais Athletic Complex

October 21, 2015
Improvements to the Thomas DiCenzo Athletic Complex in Calais have been ongoing over the past year, and several more additions are still in the pipeline. The flurry of upgrades have resulted from the coordinated efforts of students at Washington County Community College, St. Croix Regional Technical Center, and the Calais… Read More

WCCC Honors Veterans with Memorial Walkway

October 15, 2015
Of all the states in the union, Maine ranks in the top three for having the highest percentage of veterans. In fact, one in ten adults in Maine is a veteran—highlighting exactly how much the residents of our state value military service. Far from being a new trend, Maine was… Read More

WCCC to Feature Award-winning Musical Duo

October 5, 2015
The halls of Washington County Community College will soon be thrumming with the assorted folk gospel bluegrass melodies of classic country thanks to the impending arrival of former Calais High School graduates Ken and Jane Brooks. The Brooks will be holding their seventh annual fundraising performance at the college on… Read More

WCCC Celebrates Fall Season with Student Activities

October 5, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4328" align="alignleft" width="223"] WCCC Students Thomas Merrill and Tabitha Hanson at Treworgy’s apple orchard[/caption] Autumn has formally arrived in Down East Maine, bringing with it crisp winds, colorful leaves, and an abundance of produce. As a way to help its students celebrate the season as they settle into classes,… Read More

Calais Draws Runners with “Ghost Run” Half Marathon

September 28, 2015
Runners of all ages and skillsets are invited to participate in the second annual “Ghost Run”, coordinated by Washington County Community College’s Outdoor Adventure Center with the assistance of several Calais city departments. Scheduled to be held at 9:00 am on October 25th, the Ghost Run is a 13.1 mile… Read More

WCCC Fosters Creativity with Digital Multimedia Studio

September 22, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4252" align="alignleft" width="285"] The Riverview Production team is ready and willing to guide the students and instructors of WCCC and the greater Calais community to new creative heights with its top-of-the-line digital multimedia equipment.[/caption] The creative potential of the students and faculty of Washington County Community College as well… Read More