Campus News

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

WCCC to Hold Workshop on Teaching Young Children Through Play

September 21, 2018
It’s easy to see the delight of a child engaged in playing – but what if the same emotion could be applied to learning? When the bridge between playing and learning is actively encouraged by adults, young children are much more likely to absorb and retain information. Recognizing and building… Read More

WCCC Golf Tournament Raises $10,500 in Scholarships

September 21, 2018
Every year, golfers from across Washington and Charlotte Counties gather to take part in Washington County Community College’s golf tournament, held at the St. Croix County Club in Calais. This year’s event, held on sunny Saturday, July 14th, was attended by 116 golfers, each of whom was eligible to win… Read More

WCCC’s Clinton Dakin Takes Home Silver Medal From SkillsUSA National Championship

July 2, 2018
Maine post-secondary gold medal winner in Power Equipment Technology Clinton Dakin represented Washington County Community College once again at the SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky from June 24th through June 30th. Clinton once again competed in Power Equipment Technology (post-seconday) against 17 other competitors from across the nation. Clinton… Read More

NBA-Infused Basketball Camp Returns to Calais

June 28, 2018
For the second year in a row, Chris Taylor and Washington County Community College are partnering to bring professional and college-level coaches to Calais for a one-of-a-kind basketball camp. The three-day camp will instruct players of all skill levels on each aspect of the game in an effort to impart… Read More

WCCC Announces Leadership Transition

June 25, 2018
Joseph Cassidy to become SMCC President; Susan Mingo to lead WCCC For the past five years, Joseph Cassidy has served Washington County Community College (WCCC) as its dedicated president. In that time, the college has continued its string of national accolades, placing repeatedly in the top tier of community colleges… Read More

Youth Sailing Camp Partnership Aims to Connect Youth with Waterways

June 25, 2018
Washington County is graced with an abundance of coastline and interior waterways, a feature that has long been a part of the environmental and cultural heritage of the area. In an effort to encourage local youth to embrace that connection, Washington County Community College (WCCC) and the Passamaquoddy Yacht Club… Read More

Test Your Skills and Win a 2019 Vehicle at WCCC’s Golf Tournament

June 25, 2018
Every year, the rolling green hills of the St. Croix Country Club play host to Washington County Community College’s annual golf tournament, giving golfers from around the area the opportunity to compete with approximately 28 four-person teams. The tournament offers a host of prizes – including a loaded 2019 Jeep… Read More

Canoe Instructors Certification Workshop to Be Held at WCCC

June 22, 2018
If you’re interested in working with the public in a capacity that involves using a canoe, obtaining the certification to do so is an important part of the process. Fortunately, Washington County Community College has partnered with the American Canoe Association to offer a certification class in canoe instruction as… Read More