News and Events

Greg Smith Joins WCCC as Mathematics Instructor

October 20, 2020
The word “mathematics” can sometimes prompt instant anxiety for college students knowing they’ll need to gain an understanding of its concepts to complete their degree. At Washington County Community College (WCCC), new instructor Greg Smith is a proven crusader in making mathematics accessible and engaging. Smith comes to WCCC with… Read More

WCCC Caring Cupboard

October 20, 2020
CALAIS, ME - Bernadette Farrar is passionate about food: growing it, cooking it, and especially sharing it. She is even more passionate about fighting hunger. Farrar manages The Caring Cupboard, a food pantry on the Washington County Community College campus at Calais, in her role as WCCC’s Student Navigator. “If… Read More

WCCC Now Offering Online Certified Production Technician Program

May 6, 2020
With significant numbers of Mainers unable to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington County Community College (WCCC) is developing ways to get both workers and manufacturers back on their feet stronger than before once the quarantine lifts. One such program enables prospective workers to become Certified Production Technicians (CPT)… Read More

WCCC to Hold Virtual Commencement

April 29, 2020
In recognition of the ongoing need for social distancing as a result of COVID-19, Washington County Community College (WCCC) is holding its first-ever virtual commencement ceremony on May 15th. In accordance with the college’s tradition, the ceremony will honor all certificate and degree recipients – albeit in a completely new… Read More

MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO ALL-MAINE ACADEMIC TEAM

April 29, 2020
MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM – NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Wednesday, April 29, 2020 CONTACT: Noel K. Gallagher Director of Communications and Public Affairs ngallagher@mccs.me.edu; (207) 629-4028   MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO ALL-MAINE ACADEMIC TEAM  AUGUSTA, ME – Seventeen Maine community college students have been named to the All-Maine… Read More

MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM’S STUDENTS OF THE YEAR HONORED

April 22, 2020
MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM – NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 CONTACT: Noel K. Gallagher; Director of Communications and Public Affairs; ngallagher@mccs.me.edu; (207) 629-4028 AUGUSTA, ME – Seven students chosen as the 2020 Students of the Year at Maine’s community colleges were honored Wednesday in a… Read More

WCCC Launches Fully-Online Business Management Program

April 8, 2020
Technology is rapidly changing the business world. Team members are able to engage and productively collaborate with one another no matter where they are physically located. To foster a new generation of business leaders who are well-prepared to thrive in an online environment, Washington County Community College [WCCC] is now… Read More

Unique WCCC Partnership Fills Statewide Line-Cook Shortage

January 9, 2020
To stem the acute shortage of restaurant workers plaguing Vacationland, HospitalityMaine and Washington County Community College received a $44,000 grant to train 125 HospitalityMaine member employees for culinary jobs.  Announced at the HospitalityMaine Summit at Sugarloaf Monday, the grant from Maine Quality Centers allows Mainers interested in culinary careers to… Read More