Campus News

Jingle Bell Rock Climbing Competition to be Held at WCCC

December 4, 2017
The oncoming winter in Maine is a signal for some to withdraw into their homes and hibernate, but the students of Washington County Community College’s Adventure Recreation program are urging community residents to fight that compulsion and remain active. One method of doing so is by participating in a rock… Read More

Boys Basketball Tournament to Raise Funds for Rec Center

November 30, 2017
The Recreation Center in Calais is one of the assets of the community, and scarcely a week goes by that a sports event or party of some kind is not held in the building. Unfortunately, the older building is in need of basic repairs to keep it in the kind… Read More

WCCC Collecting Toys for Local Children

November 29, 2017
The holiday season is one of the hardest times of the year to be away from home or to be experiencing a challenging family environment, especially for children. Some of the most vulnerable children in the community are being cared for at Sunrise Opportunities in Machias or at AMHC in… Read More

WCCC Students Making Christmas Boxes for Veterans

November 17, 2017
More than any other time of year, the holiday season is one that reminds us of the importance of togetherness and sharing in the bounty of what we have. The students of Washington County Community College’s Supervisory Management class are working to raise funds and items to put together to… Read More

WCCC’s JMG Collecting Donations for PAWS Cats

November 17, 2017
Located in Calais, PAWS – which stands for Protection of Animals Wandering the Streets – is constantly working to take in unwanted cats and dogs, along with numerous other activities related to supporting members of the community seeking to care for their beloved animal companions. While PAWS is always in… Read More

Young Women Get Hands-on with Nontraditional Trades at WCCC

November 7, 2017
While there continues to be some progress in the social acceptance of women’s equality, the gender gap is still in evident abundance – particularly when it comes to high-paying trades that have traditionally been filled by men. At Washington County Community College on October 27th, a daylong event called Totally… Read More

Rhonda French Recognized by “2 Those Who Care”

October 23, 2017
Finding meaning in one’s work is an integral value that the instructors of Washington County Community College attempt to impart to their students. For anyone who has taken a class from Business Management instructor Rhonda French in the past 28 years, it won’t be a surprise to learn that she… Read More

WCCC to Offer Fly Fishing Workshops

October 18, 2017
“The great charm of fly-fishing is that we are always learning,” said Theodore Gordon, a writer that enjoyed fishing in the Catskills region. Those who are interested in learning how to fly fish or how to improve their skill at it are invited to participate in two fly fishing workshops… Read More

Community Invited to WCCC Fall Festival

October 5, 2017
Traditionally speaking, autumn is the time of year to celebrate the bounty of the season by gathering together with friends and family. This year, Washington County Community College is honoring that tradition by holding its first Friends and Family Fall Festival on October 14th. The outdoor festival, which will feature… Read More

Totally Trades! Conference for Girls

October 5, 2017
Washington County – A day-long event designed to encourage females to consider careers in fields traditionally underrepresented by women will bring together participants from schools throughout Washington County on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Washington County Community College Campus. The Totally Trades! conference will feature many hands-on sessions ranging… Read More