Campus News

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

WCCC Student Art Project Emphasizes Value in Collaboration

March 1, 2019
Washington County Community College is exemplifying the value in collaboration by displaying a six-piece collage created by the students of last semester’s introductory art class. The collage, now hanging in the college’s library, shows what can come from the inclination to combine different perspectives. “It’s very powerful for the group,”… Read More

WCCC Hires Nichole Sawyer to Head Workforce Development

January 10, 2019
In an effort to meet the various unmet demands of industry around the state and the country, Washington County Community College [WCCC] has created a new position – the Dean of Business and Industry Training – to spearhead its campaigns of building and improving workforce programming. Nichole Sawyer, who has… Read More

Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D. Joins WCCC as Dean of Enrollment

November 28, 2018
Washington County Community College [WCCC] is pleased to welcome one of its newest staff members, Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D. Adams comes to the college from a distinguished background of working with students from all backgrounds who are seeking personal visions of success – a background which made him a… Read More

Young Women Gain Experience in Non-Traditional Fields at WCCC

November 7, 2018
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” So said Eleanor Roosevelt, and so shared Dianne Tilton, former state legislator and current Executive Director of the Downeast Institute… Read More