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50th Anniversary Events

Convocation Event Logo

New Student Convocation — August 25, 2016

Join us for an Academic Convocation for new students. During this ceremony, new students will be welcomed to the college community by faculty, staff and students.

A campus-wide celebration will follow at Aurora Downtown and Sugar Grove campuses. The ceremony will also be live streamed to Aurora Downtown, Room 160, and will be available at

Refreshments will be served at all four campus locations.

Thursday, August 25, 11:15 a.m.
Academic and Professional Center, 110
Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus

Grand Reopening Event Logo

Aurora Fox Valley Campus Grand Reopening — September 16, 2016

A celebration of this one-of-a-kind, full-service campus with a focus on health care programs.

Woodfire Conference Event Logo

Woodfire Conference — October 6-8, 2016

Ceramics artists from around the world will converge on the Sugar Grove Campus to use the impressive outdoor kiln yard and learn more about their craft. The public is invited to view ceramics works at two exhibitions in Sugar Grove and one in downtown Aurora.

  • Visit the Woodfire Conference page for more information about the schedule, proposals, transportation, accomodations, exhibitions and registration.

First Responders Appreciation Day Event Logo

First Responders Appreciation Day — November 4, 2016

This event will pay tribute to our alumni serving in our district's police and fire departments and as EMTs, as well express appreciation to our partners in those fields.

Region IV Basketball Tournament Event Logo

Region IV Basketball Tournament — March 2017

Waubonsee will host the Region IV Basketball Tournament during its 50th Anniversary. During the event, the college will showcase its athletic programs and Field House.

Alumni Reunion Event Logo

Waubonsee Reunion — March 9, 2017 • 1:30-4 p.m.

All alumni and friends of the college are invited to reconnect and reminisce as they share stories and view historical photos and artifacts.

A Celebration of Employers Event Logo

A Celebration of Employers — April 5, 2017

A celebration to recognize Waubonsee's many business partners and encourage ongoing collaboration.

WCC Foundation Golf Outing Event Logo

WCC Foundation Golf Outing — June 19, 2017 — Rich Harvest Farms

A Golden Opportunity! Celebrate Waubonsee’s 50th Anniversary year while raising money for scholarships for deserving Waubonsee students. It is also the 30th anniversary of the WCC Foundation Golf Outing!