News & Events

Waubonsee to Celebrate Completion of Field House, 2020 College Master Plan

On March 10, Waubonsee Community College will celebrate the opening of its new Field House and a renovated Erickson Hall. The event will also mark the completion, on time and on budget, of the college's 2020 College Master Plan, a multi-year building and improvement project spanning more than a decade and including two new campuses in Aurora and Plano and five new buildings on the Sugar Grove Campus.
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Industrial Systems Tech Professor Ballee Selected to MSSC Expert Panel

Waubonsee Community College Industrial Systems Technology Assistant Professor Shawn Ballee has been selected to serve on a manufactural national expert panel by the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC).
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Beginning her story: Student Anna Dutton Leverages Experience, Recognitions to Pen Story of Student Success

Before coming to Waubonsee Community College, student Anna Dutton, of Oswego, was named Northern Illinois' High School Journalist of the Year. Aided by a prestigious Lucile Gustafson Scholarship, Dutton is now using her time at Waubonsee to grow as a writer - in the classroom, through internships with local newspapers, and other media - as she prepares to launch her career in coming years.
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Waubonsee Hosts Art Exhibitions in February, March

Waubonsee Community College's art spaces will host exhibitions through March, including "Unsoiled" by Allison Grant in the Arrowhead Room gallery in the Dickson Center on Waubonsee's Sugar Grove Campus.
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Patrick Engineering Honored for Work on Waubonsee North Entrance Intersection

Patrick Engineering, of Lisle, has been recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois for its work to design the new intersection at Waubonsee's Sugar Grove Campus' North Entrance with Route 47, which improved safety for all using the entrance or driving through.
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Waubonsee, Delnor EMT-Paramedic Program Secures Accreditation

The EMT-Paramedic program administered by Waubonsee Community College, in partnership with Delnor Hospital in Geneva, has secured initial accreditation from the Committee on Accreditation forEmergency Medical Services Professions, an accreditation committee of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. The accreditation means Waubonsee EMT-Paramedic students will be eligible for national certification, enabling them to work anywhere in the U.S.
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Waubonsee Dean for Students Peska Selected for JSARP Editorial Board

Waubonsee Community College Dean for Students Scott Peska has been selected to serve on the editorial board for the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, published by De Gruyter.
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Waubonsee Board of Trustees Recognizes Retiring Local Sheriffs Perez, Randall

The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees thanked retiring local sheriffs, Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez and Kendall County Sheriff Richard Randall, for their years of service to Waubonsee's home communities.

Waubonsee Volunteers to Provide Free Income Tax Preparation Services

A team of volunteers from Waubonsee Community College will again help local families prepare their annual income tax returns for no cost through April 15, in partnership with the Center for Economic Progress' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Waubonsee Community Education Seeks Local Experts to Teach, Host, Earn

Waubonsee's Community Education Department will host a free Opportunity Open House event on Feb. 26 for those interested in teaching a personal enrichment course or hosting a Unique Experience. 

Waubonsee Adds to Its Student Art Collection

During the fall 2014 semester, Waubonsee purchased eight pieces of student-created artwork to display around its campuses. 
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Waubonsee Board Recognizes Retiring Legislators

At its Jan. 21 meeting, the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees recognized outgoing state legislators Kay Hatcher, Tim Schmitz and Tom Cross for their years of public service and college support. 

Waubonsee Hosts Events to Help Students Pay for College

February marks Financial Aid Awareness Month, and Waubonsee has planned a series of free public events to help students and parents learn more about receiving financial aid for the 2015-16 school year.
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Waubonsee Spring Break Camps to Offer Kids, Teens Week of Fun, Enrichment

From March 30 - April 3, Waubonsee's Community Education Department will offer weeklong Spring Break Camps for children ages 4-14. Students can learn to build robots, to create video games, to track dinosaurs, how the body works and how to speak in sign language, among other possibilities.

Bowe tabbed All-American, highlights Volleyball's award winners

Bowe first ever WCC Volleyball All-American

Kilbride named All-American, heads up Women's Soccer awards

Kilbride fourth Lady Chiefs' soccer player named an NJCAA All-American

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.