Campus News

WCCC Expands Access for Adult and Working Students

August 6, 2019
If you’re an adult looking to change or jumpstart your career, there’s never been a better time to come to Washington County Community College [WCCC]. In an effort to reach out to community members to help empower lives through education, WCCC is offering new scholarships to assist adults in financing… Read More

WCCC Golf Tournament Bridges Sport and Student Support

June 26, 2019
For the past 18 years, golfers have congregated in the St. Croix Valley in July for one reason: to participate in the Washington County Community College Golf Tournament, an event that simultaneously represents camaraderie, competition, and support for the student community. What started as a somewhat modest get-together to raise… Read More

Interconnection Emphasized at WCCC Graduation

May 30, 2019
By midday on Friday, May 17th, 137 degrees and certificates were conveyed to the graduates of Washington County Community College during its annual ceremony. As important and valuable as said credentials are, both the graduates and those addressing them focused on a relationship fostered by the WCCC experience during the… Read More

WCCC Offering a Wide Range of Outdoor Activities for Summer

May 30, 2019
If you’re privileged enough to live in Eastern Maine during the summer, there’s no better way to make the most of it than getting outdoors – and Washington County Community College’s Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) is looking to encourage area residents to do exactly that. This year’s schedule offers several… Read More

WCCC Engages Local Youth with Winter Adventure

May 1, 2019
It can take a lifetime to fully understand and appreciate the unique wilderness of Eastern Washington County and the wonder it offers. Rather than chancing the loss of a meaningful relationship with the outdoors for area youth, Washington County Community College’s Outdoor Adventure Center [OAC] is going all-out to offer… Read More

WCCC Pairs Students and Employers Together for Sweet Success

April 22, 2019
What better way to celebrate the success of students who have spent the past two semesters learning their trade than to connect them with hiring employers looking to make use of those skills? Washington County Community College [WCCC] did exactly that on April 11th with its first annual Sweet Success… Read More

WCCC Hosts 100 Boys for Hands-on Workshops

April 22, 2019
When it comes to trades, few things are more effective in inspiring interest and familiarity than hands-on experience. Recognizing this, the members of the Down East Counseling Association approached Washington County Community College [WCCC] to design a day for 8th grade boys from around the county to explore potential career… Read More

All Four WCCC Competitors Earn Medals at SkillsUSA

April 17, 2019
College students who have gained prowess in their particular trade have one opportunity each year to demonstrate their ability: SkillsUSA, held in Bangor each March at the United Technologies Center and Eastern Maine Community College. This year, Washington County Community College (WCCC) mustered four students from three separate fields –… Read More

WCCC Teddy Bear Clinic Successfully Connects Children with Healthcare

March 29, 2019
Going into an unfamiliar place and interacting with unfamiliar people can be a scary experience for any young child – even though it is a necessary part of early visits to the doctor. To help children in the community become more accustomed to a medical checkup in a delightfully engaging… Read More

Cindy Rier Named a 2019 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar

March 18, 2019
Calais, Maine — Cindy Rier a student at Washington County Community College, in Calais, Maine, has been named a 2019 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. This scholarship is the first of its kind to support students at associate degree-granting institutions who plan to enter… Read More