News & Events

Waubonsee Student Fortuna Nominated for Internship Association Award

Waubonsee Community College student Patrizio Fortuna has been nominated for the Two-Year Student Achievement Award from the Cooperative Education and Internship Association.
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Waubonsee President Dr. Sobek Joins NIU College of Ed Advisory Board

Waubonsee President Dr. Christine Sobek has joined the Northern Illinois University College of Education Dean's Advisory Board.
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Waubonsee Dean Norris Reappointed to Kane/Kendall/DeKalb Workforce Board

Waubonsee Community College's Dean for Workforce Development Lesa Norris has been reappointed to serve on the regional Workforce Investment Board.
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Caponi, Executive Assistant to Waubonsee President, Takes Publicity Post with Geneva Lions

Kim Caponi, Executive Assistant to Waubonsee Community College President Dr. Christine Sobek, has taken on the role of publicity manager for the Geneva Lions Club.
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Waubonsee Dean Rambish Elected President of Illinois Learning Specialists and Developmental Education

Dr. Medea Rambish, Dean for Developmental Education and College Readiness at Waubonsee Community College, became president of the Illinois Learning Specialists and Developmental Educators on Oct. 24.
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Waubonsee Registrar Dale Appointed Chair-Elect of Regional Registrars Association Chapter

Waubonsee Community College Registrar/Director of Registration and Records Marc Dale Jr., of Aurora, has been selected to serve as the next chair-elect for the Northwest District of the Illinois Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

Two Waubonsee Students Secure Honors at Local Welding/HVAC Competition

Waubonsee students Michael Jaeger, of Sandwich, and Victor Flores, of Aurora, earned honorable mentions at a welding/HVAC competition sponsored by Pipefitters Local 597.
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Waubonsee Assistant Dean Garcia Appointed to Aurora Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board

Sharon Garcia, Assistant Dean for Communications, Fine Arts and Humanities at Waubonsee Community College, has been appointed to serve on the city of Aurora's Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board.

Waubonsee Welcomes 19 Into Alpha Beta Gamma

Nineteen Waubonsee Community College students joined the ranks of the Iota Nu chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma, an international honor society recognizing outstanding business students.
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Waubonsee to Present Free Live Concerts in December

Waubonsee Community College will present a series of free live concerts in December.
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Student Success: Developmental Education, College Readiness Division Opens Doors to Higher Ed for All

Waubonsee Community College's Developmental Education and College Readiness Division helps thousands of students each year improve their academic performance and achieve success, no matter their background or academic level. For that work, Waubonsee is proud to recognize the DECR Division as its Student Success: Featured Faculty and Program for November.
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Waubonsee Hosts Veterans Day Observance, Honors WWII Veteran Art Sheridan

Waubonsee Community College hosted a Veterans Day observance ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11, to recognize veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. World War II U.S. Army veteran Art Sheridan, of Aurora, delivered the keynote remarks, sharing his story and calling on veterans to serve their communities back home as they served their country.

Waubonsee Foundation Announces Available Scholarships

The application for 2015-2016 Waubonsee Community College Foundation scholarships is now available online, with a deadline of Feb. 9. 

WCC Volleyball Advances to National Tournament for First Time Ever

Lady Chiefs win Region IV title for first time, advance to NJCAA Division II National Tournament
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Waubonsee, WIU Deal Paves Transfer Pathway to Opportunity for Broadcasting Students

Waubonsee Community College and Western Illinois University have completed an articulation agreement to create a 2+2 transfer degree program to help broadcasting students complete their bachelor's degrees in four years, beginning at Waubonsee.

College and County Team Up to Offer Loans and Training to Area Businesses

Area businesses seeking training for their employees now have a new financing option, thanks to a partnership between Kendall County and Waubonsee’s Workforce Development Division. 
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Waubonsee Students, Faculty Meet, Talk Issues with Deputy Asst. U.S. Secretary for Community Colleges Mitsui

Mark Mitsui, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges in the U.S. Department of Education, visited Waubonsee Community College and met with students and faculty to discuss changes in the community college landscape and what's ahead for two-year colleges in the U.S.
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State Rep. Pritchard Lauds Opportunities Offered by Waubonsee STEM Scholarship Program

Illinois State Rep. Robert Pritchard, R-Hinckley, 70th Legislative District, received a first-hand look at the opportunities offered by Waubonsee Community College's STEM Scholarship Program as he heard the stories of real students participating in the program during a roundtable discussion Oct. 17.
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Waubonsee Receives Grant to Offer Temporary Worker Safety Training

Waubonsee Community College's Workforce Development Department has secured a $119,500 grant from the federal government to help local employers offer safety training for their temporary workers.

Waubonsee Celebrates Past Year's Accomplishments

Read about Waubonsee's institutional and individual accomplishments during the 2013-14 fiscal year in this annual memo from President Dr. Christine Sobek.