Campus News

Rehabilitated Pond at WCCC Flourishes with Native Life

June 9, 2017
Near the middle of Washington County Community College’s campus sits a small manmade pond that has been there since the area was a sprawling family farm. In recent years, the pond had become overgrown and fairly choked by vegetation, reducing its ability to support native species. Rose Binda, biology instructor… Read More

Sexual Assault Awareness Workshop Held at WCCC

June 9, 2017
In recognition of April being sexual assault awareness month, Washington County Community College hosted a panel of speakers for a Lunch and Learn workshop on the topic. Among the speakers were John Peterson, Sergeant with the Indian Township Police Department, and Jessica Lanphere, Community Educator for sexual assault under AMHC.… Read More

WCCC’s Computer Technology Students Share Capstone Projects

June 9, 2017
The second-year students of Washington County Community College’s Computer Technology program recently completed their individually-designed capstone projects and shared them with one another. The efforts of students were varied and ranged from publishing websites, creating printer servers, building a roleplaying game, and writing a book on computer terms. For Eben… Read More

Dr. Craft’s Active Play Workshop Coming to Calais

May 26, 2017
  Calais. Healthy Acadia, in partnership with Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 and Washington County Community College, is pleased to offer a free Active Play! Preschool Physical Activity Workshop on Saturday, June 10, from 9am to 3pm in the gymnasium at Washington County Community College, 1 College Drive, Calais. Active Play! will… Read More

WCCC Holds Mixed Media Art Show

May 24, 2017
The artwork of the students of the mixed media art class held over the spring semester had their art displayed during an exhibit held in Washington County Community College’s library. Dozens of pieces of art were on display for the exhibit, including pieces done in stone, pastel, paint, metal, and… Read More

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