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Golfers Raise Money and Swing for WCCC Students

By wccc on July 14, 2014, at 8:36 p.m.
CALAIS _ More than 120 golfers swung their clubs for education Saturday during the 13th annual Washington County Community College Direct-to-Student Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament held at the St. Croix County Club. During opening ceremonies, WCCC President Joe Cassidy praised golfers and tournament sponsors for their support. He also paid …
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Golf Tournament to Benefit WCCC Students

By wccc on July 01, 2014, at 10:57 a.m.
CALAIS _ There is still room for teams to sign up for the 13th annual Washington County Community College Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 12, at the St. Croix Country Club. There will be two shotgun starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Again this year, the tournament will help …
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Helping WCCC Students One Scholarship At A Time

By wccc on June 05, 2014, at 1:56 p.m.
CALAIS _ Although the winter of 2013-14 was memorable for its heavy snow and ice cold days that led to broken pipes and huge oil bills, it hasn’t prevented area businesses and individuals from stepping forward to support students at Washington County Community College. “This winter was a tough one,” …
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Student Summer Programs Offered at WCCC

By wccc on May 27, 2014, at 9:06 a.m.
CALAIS _ Summer is going to be a whole lot of fun for those young people who sign up for this year’s Washington County Community College Summer Program. WCCC President Joe Cassidy said he was excited about this year’s proposed summer classes. “This is a great opportunity for area students …
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WCCC Summer Courses to Help in Certification

By wccc on May 23, 2014, at 9:56 a.m.
CALAIS _ For those medical professionals who have to pass a federal exam in order to be certified in Electronic Health Records or for those medical personnel in need of upgrading their skills, Washington County Community College is offering three summer programs this year that should help bolster a career …
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Automotive Swap Meet and Antique Car Show at WCCC

By wccc on May 16, 2014, at 7:35 a.m.
CALAIS _ It is time to do some serious spring cleaning in your garage, basement or shed to collect all those motor parts that have been sitting around for the past decade. Once you are done, load up your trucks and trailers or just throw some stuff into a backpack …
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WCCC Grads Urged to Stay and Work in Washington County

By wccc on May 13, 2014, at 8:40 a.m.
CALAIS _ With strong words to stay and work in Maine and Washington County and praise for their accomplishments, 157 students Friday moved their tassels on their graduation caps from the right to the left during commencement exercises becoming the 45th graduating class at Washington County Community College. Under sunny …
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WCCC Students Assist with Renovations at Sarah’s House in Brewer

By wccc on May 06, 2014, at 9:17 a.m.
CALAIS _ They are first and second year students at the Washington County Community College who have their eyes on the future and “doing good works” and helping others is part of their life plans. Faith Pinette, from Machiasport, who is a first year student enrolled in the college’s phlebotomy …
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WCCC Polar Bear Dippers are Ready to Take the Plunge

By wccc on Jan. 15, 2014, at 8:27 p.m.
CALAIS _ There will be a lot of love at this year’s 14th annual Washington County Community College dip because the theme is Valentine’s Day. The event is sponsored by the Student Senate and the motto this year is “Cupid’s Plunge.” The WCCC Student Senate held a contest and this …
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New WCCC Medical Programs Will Lead to Jobs

By wccc on Nov. 09, 2013, at 9:51 a.m.
CALAIS _ A successful college program leads to jobs and that is what students at the Washington County Community College have learned More than a dozen students who graduated from the college’s Medical Assisting Program are now working at local health centers and hospitals. Others have gone onto health centers …
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WCCC 14th Annual Polar Bear Dip to Benefit Two Agencies

By wccc on Oct. 27, 2013, at 12:08 p.m.
CALAIS _ THE 14th annual Washington County Community College Polar Bear Dip has a new twist to it this year, the proceeds from the icy plunge will benefit both children and adults alike. Money raised by the dippers, who each year plunge into the frigid Passamaquoddy Bay, will be divided …
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WCCC Students Collect Turkey Stuffing to Benefit Families During Thanksgiving

By wccc on Oct. 27, 2013, at 11:14 a.m.
CALAIS  – Unlike other holidays, Thanksgiving is just what it says it is, it is about saying thanks and about giving. And that is what students enrolled in Instructor Rhonda French’s Supervisory Management Class at Washington County Community College are doing. Alecia McIver, a second year Business Management student, and …
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WCCC 2nd Annual Trunk of Treat Festival

By wccc on Oct. 18, 2013, at 3:08 p.m.
CALAIS _ Ghosts and goblins along with witches and pumpkins will all be part of the second annual Washington County Community College’s Truck or Treat Festivities on Friday, Oct. 25. The event will be held again in the parking lot behind the college from 5 to 7 p.m. The event …
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CNA Opportunities at WCCC

By wccc on Oct. 10, 2013, at 9:05 a.m.
CALAIS _ A career opportunity and the possibility of a scholarship makes the Certified Nurse’s Aide Program an attractive option for students enrolled at Washington County Community College. Again this year, WCCC is offering its one-semester CNA course. And again this year, scholarships for eligible students are available through the …
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WCCC to host Bluegrass, Country and Rock Concert

By wccc on Oct. 04, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.
CALAIS _ Feet will be tapping during the 5th annual Ken and Jane Brooks and Friends Concert on Saturday, Oct. 19th at Washington County Community College. The show starts at 7 p.m. and will be held in the lecture hall. Since their concert last year, it has been an amazing …
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WCCC’s Outdoor Adventure Center Receives Donation

By wccc on Sept. 22, 2013, at 9:53 a.m.
CALAIS _ A longtime sportsman and Registered Maine Guide, Roy E. Comstock Jr. of Calais, was honored recently when family and friends donated money to the Washington County Community College’s Outdoor Adventure Center in his name. Comstock’s daughter, Mary Ann Duvall of Robbinston said that her father’s funeral was held …
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WCCC hires academic dean

By wccc on Sept. 15, 2013, at 9:19 a.m.
CALAIS , Maine — Experience and a familiar face makes for a winning combination for the new Academic Dean at Washington County Community College. Dr. David Sousa assumed his new duties in August. He has agreed to serve for one year. Sousa was hired to work closely with newly appointed …
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WCCC Named Among Top 25 Colleges in Country

By wccc on Sept. 14, 2013, at 9:09 a.m.
CALAIS _ Washington County Community College was recently ranked among the top 25 best community colleges in the United States by the Washington Monthly. Saint Paul College again took the top spot, followed by North Florida Community College and North Dakota State College of Science. WCCC was named number 24 …
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WCCC Students Benefit from Summer Golf Tournament

By wccc on Sept. 04, 2013, at 6:46 p.m.
CALAIS _ The international community came together this summer to raise more than $18,000 for the Direct-to-Student Scholarship Program at Washington County Community College. This is the largest amount raised to date since the program began three years ago. Last year, area residents and businesses raised more than $13,000 and …
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Community Comes Together to Help WCCC Students

By wccc on Sept. 04, 2013, at 12:49 p.m.
CALAIS _ The international community came together this summer to raise more than $18,000 for the Direct-to-Student Scholarship Program at Washington County Community College. This is the largest amount raised to date since the program began three years ago. Last year, area residents and businesses raised more than $13,000 and …
 
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