Campus News

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’s Greg Johnson Earns Master Level Certification with EETC

May 24, 2019
The students of Washington County Community College’s popular Powersports program have the opportunity to learn from a continually-improving professional, Instructor Greg Johnson. Johnson recently completed the necessary requirements to become Master level with the Equipment and Engine Training Council [EETC] after years of additional training. Gaining Master-level certification with the… 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 Names 2019 All-Maine Academic Team

April 30, 2019
Three hard-working students from Washington County Community College (WCCC) have been named to the 2019 All-Maine Academic Team by the Maine Community College System. Briggette Newell-Bowen, Cindy Rier, and Gloria Tinker will each receive a $500 scholarship as a result of the honor. While they share certain attributes in common… 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