Campus News

WCCC Bestows Awards and Scholarships at Annual Banquet

June 14, 2018
The highly-performing students of Washington County Community College (WCCC) were recognized at the institution’s annual academic awards banquet on Thursday, May 17th. During the presentation, which included a substantial buffet prepared by the college’s dining staff, the outstanding students in each department were recognized, honor cords were presented, and several… Read More

WCCC Recognizes Employee Milestones

June 14, 2018
The perfect fit between an employer and an employee creates a new kind relationship that transcends mere business and enters the realm of family. Such instances happen when an individual’s vocation is synonymous with being sincerely engaged in their passion. On Thursday, May 10th, the faculty and staff of Washington… Read More

WCCC Graduates Encouraged to Embrace Tenacity

June 14, 2018
A graduation ceremony may seem like an unusual place to talk about the importance of failure, but the students and their guests at Washington County Community College’s 49th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 18th had the opportunity to learn valuable lessons about the rewards of being challenged, failing, and choosing… Read More

Four WCCC Students Named to All-Maine Academic Team

May 15, 2018
The All-Maine Academic Team is composed of the high achieving students in the Maine Community College System, with selections picked from each school. Unlike in previous years, when only two students from each school were named, the team has been expanded this year to include students that are in both… Read More

Mixed Media Art Showcased at WCCC Student Exhibit

May 15, 2018
The artwork of nine students who participated in Washington County Community College’s Mixed Media class for the spring semester was on display at a public showing at the college on May 9th. The students ranged in ages and in capabilities, with the wide assortment of perspectives adding nicely to the… Read More


May 4, 2018
WCCC Student Kari Galdeen will study in Ireland this coming academic year as a 2018 George J. Mitchell Peace Scholar. She is one of two Maine community college students who were selected for their academic and leadership abilities and their commitment to community service and was honored by the MCCS… Read More

WCCC Students Complete CNA Training

April 27, 2018
Ten students have recently completed Washington County Community College’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program, giving them excellent qualifications to immediately begin working in a field with high growth projections over the next decade. After completing the 180-hour training program, the students were able to sit for the state’s CNA certification… Read More

Community Invited to Share School Spirit at 5k Color Run

April 27, 2018
The flowers of spring are about to put on their brightest and best colors, and the community is invited to do the same at the annual Color Run in Calais. The event features several stations manned by volunteers that will throw powdered colors at participants, playfully covering them in a… Read More

WCCC Names Tammy Cox as Student of the Year

April 27, 2018
Ardently supporting the generations that will follow in our footsteps is perhaps the most crucial approach we can utilize to create a better future. In her efforts as a student, an aspiring teacher, a mother, and a community member, Tammy Cox embodies this mentality in every regard, earning her recognition… Read More

WCCC Teddy Bear Clinic Bridges Children and Healthcare System

April 12, 2018
Approximately forty youths from around the community participated in Washington County Community College’s Teddy Bear Clinic on Thursday, April 12th. The Teddy Bear Clinic is a joint event hosted each year by the Early Childhood Development program and the Medical Assisting program. Children that attend receive a free teddy bear,… Read More