Campus News

WCCC to Host Amateur Film Festival

February 12, 2016
The students, alumni, staff, and faculty of Washington County Community College are invited to create and submit amateur short films for a festival organized by the college’s library-based Riverview Production Studios. Films submitted for the competition will be reviewed by a panel of three judges; the winning creator will receive… Read More

WCCC Students Build Success with TRIO

February 12, 2016
Students entering college for the first time—whether traditional or nontraditional—are occasionally overwhelmed by the unfamiliar environment, academic expectations, or financial responsibility that goes hand in hand with higher learning. To help ease the transition into college, and to ensure that students have what they need to accomplish their goals, Washington… Read More

Polar Bear Dip Promotes Freezing for a Reason

February 12, 2016
The 16th annual Polar Bear Dip is rapidly approaching, prompting participants to put out rallying calls to raise donations for a very worthy cause. Sponsored by Washington County Community College’s Student Senate, all funds raised from the event will be split between Sarah’s House and the Ronald McDonald House, both… Read More

WCCC Students Work to Restore Campus Pond

January 25, 2016
A small pond on the Washington County Community College is enjoying an ecological revitalization as a result of the efforts of students from the field natural history class. Originally used as a farm pond, it hosted species of fish and wildlife for decades before being fenced off and overgrown by… Read More

WCCC Offers Venison Preparation Class

January 19, 2016
Hunting in Maine has been a way of life for generations, and it is one that endures in the practices of many local families to this day. While there are some that hunt for sport, hunting for sustenance is an excellent way to supplement the diet with meat that is… Read More

WCCC and AMHC Bridge Communities

January 19, 2016
With the nation experiencing a steady increase in mental health issues over the past few decades, meeting those concerns is a reasonable focus for any organization. In Calais, Atlantic Mental Health and Counseling endeavors to provide mental health services for the community, and it has proven continually successful in mitigating… Read More

WCCC Student Entrepreneurs Explore Lemonade Ventures

December 14, 2015
The students of Washington County Community College’s business entrepreneur class have completed the majority of their studies for the semester, prompting instructor Rhonda French to task them with putting their knowledge to practical use. Students were divided into three groups, each of which was given the assignment of coming up… Read More

WCCC Service Projects Connect Students with Community

December 9, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4415" align="alignleft" width="300"] Workshop presenter, Chris Woodside speaks to the students about bullying and how harmful it can be.[/caption] Recognizing that one of the most effective methods of teaching is hands-on learning, Washington County Community College’s Supervisory Management class is tasked each semester with the fulfillment of service learning… Read More

Expanding Horizons with WCCC’s Senior Classes

December 1, 2015
A few years ago, then interim Academic Dean of Washington County Community College David Sousa had a vision: to provide the seniors of the community with the opportunity to return to college and participate in advanced learning at no cost. As a long-time proponent and conductor of neurological studies, Sousa… Read More

WCCC Employees Share Thanks at Appreciation Buffet

December 1, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4390" align="alignleft" width="300"] Faculty shared in a day of thanks during the employee appreciation breakfast buffet held on Tuesday, November 24th at WCCC. For each card of thanks exchanged, a non-perishable item was donated to the student food bank.[/caption] Washington County Community College exemplifies an organization filled with individuals… Read More