Campus News

Over $35,000 in Scholarships Given to WCCC Students

December 6, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5601" align="alignleft" width="300"] Skyler Cole of Calais receives a scholarship from Dr. Hoops, D.D.S. from the 2016 WCCC Golf Tournament.[/caption] Dozens of students at Washington County Community College were honored on Thursday, December 1st when they were named as recipients of scholarships based on merit and need at the… Read More

Washington County Community College Students Compete to Sell Lemonade

December 6, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5602" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Winner of this Year's Annual Entrepreneurship Lemonade Stand Competition is The Lemonade Party – Jaycie MacArthur, Riley Ouelette, Terri Hayward, Karina Barnes, Stephan KollarTotal Net Profit = $44.50[/caption] Three businesses held their grand opening at Washington County Community College on November 29th—each of them offering… Read More

Washington County Community College Alumna Fulfills Childhood Dream of Teaching

December 6, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5598" align="alignleft" width="214"] Jane Andrews, WCCC Alumni of the Month & Washington County Teacher of the year[/caption] Sometimes in life, we may find ourselves separated from our childhood dreams. Financial struggles, conflicts in relationships, or taking care of family members can make a significant claim on our ability to… Read More

Honey Bees Welcomed at Washington County Community College

December 1, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5537" align="alignleft" width="300"] Beekeeper and Business professor Bill Case provides guidance to President Joe Cassidy and Bob Merrill, Maintenance Mechanic[/caption] At the end of every summer, students from near and far come to live on the campus of Washington County Community College. This past year, however, the customary group… Read More

Washington County Community College Ghost Run Half-Marathon Continues to Grow

December 1, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5534" align="alignleft" width="225"] Left to Right: Local runner Ozzie Townsend, Jr, Perry, and Maine running icon Gary Allan, Cranberry Isles, racing through the beautiful Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge in the 2016 WCCC Ghost Run. Allan commented “This is what running used to be like. Thank You!” (Sarah Mulcahy photo)[/caption]… Read More

Washington County Community College Graduate Shares Joy of Challenges

November 9, 2016
[caption id="attachment_5456" align="alignleft" width="225"] Wayne Jackson, Owner of Jackson Plumbing & Heating is the 2016 November Alumni of the Month.[/caption] There is a certainty shared by each of our lives: at one point or another, we will be faced with a challenge. Perhaps we will be asked to do something… Read More

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