Campus News

WCCC offers hands-on learning through outdoor leadership program

June 28, 2021
Reserve & National Guard Magazine   A community college tucked along Maine’s St. Croix River is equipping students — including veterans — to lead others into the outdoors with two new program concentrations. Washington County Community College (WCCC) in Calais launched its Outdoor Leadership program in 2002. The program trains… Read More

Learning About Careers In The Maine Lobster Industry

June 4, 2021
Maine Lobstermen's Community Alliance   Too many people in the state think that the Maine lobster industry is simply oilskin-clad lobstermen routinely hauling traps time after time after time, according to Curt Brown. A new class that began this spring hopes to dismantle that perception. Called “The Business of Maine… Read More

Washington County Community College 2021 Graduation

May 13, 2021
CALAIS, Maine - Washington County Community College is hosting its second virtual graduation ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, May 14. Associate degrees in applied science, arts, diplomas, and certificates will be conferred on 101 students. It may not be exactly the graduation of the past, but it will be pretty… Read More


April 27, 2021
AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Community College System is pleased to announce that the seven students selected as 2021 Students of the Year will be honored in a Zoom webinar being held at noon on Wednesday, April 28. The students were selected for their academic success and campus and community… Read More

WCCC Medical Assisting Students React To Community Needs

April 26, 2021
CALAIS, Maine -- Every year, Washington County Community College’s Medical Assisting Capstone course uses a community service project to engage students and to bring them closer to patients and the needs of their local society. WCCC instructor Nickey Dubey said the community service project gives students firsthand experiences by creating… Read More