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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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Student Success: Taft School District Superintendent Skogsberg Recognized by Waubonsee

Dr. DJ Skogsberg, superintendent at Taft School District 90 in Lockport and a 1994 graduate of Waubonsee Community College, has been recognized as Waubonsee's Student Success: Featured Alumnus for October 2014.
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Waubonsee Driver Safety Program Recognized by National Safety Council

Waubonsee Community College's Driver Safety Program has been recognized for excellence by the National Safety Council.
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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 English Instructor Shaw Honored for Service Learning Emphasis

Waubonsee Adjunct English Instructor Kassia Shaw was honored by the Two-Year College English Association for her proposal, "Small Steps, Big Rewards: The Path to Service Learning."
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Waubonsee Therapeutic Massage Students Achieve Perfect Passage Rate

The 2014 graduates of Waubonsee Community College's Therapeutic Massage program achieved a perfect 100 percent passage rate on state exams for the May-August testing period.
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Waubonsee Chemistry Professor Gore Wins Photography Honor

Barbara Gore, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Waubonsee Community College, won "Best of Show" for her photograph, "Fall Woods Path," at an Aurora Art League show on Sept. 12.
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Waubonsee Ceramics Professor Jeppesen's Work Featured in iPottery

A new ebook, iPottery, by Kevin A. Hluch, includes a feature on the work of Doug Jeppesen, Associate Professor of Art/Ceramics at Waubonsee Community College.
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Waubonsee Exhibit Gives Old Toys, Lawn Ornaments, Salvaged Items New Artistic Life

A new exhibit from public artists Gail Simpson and Aristotle Georgiades will give new artistic life to old toys, lawn ornaments and other salvaged items this fall at Waubonsee Community College.

Doctor/Community Philanthropist Elected to Waubonsee Foundation Board

At its annual meeting last month, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation elected Dr. Gina Santori to its board of directors. 

Waubonsee Hosts Conversation Café to Make a Difference

To mark Make a Difference Day on Oct. 25, Adult Literacy Project volunteers will lead a Conversation Café for new English speakers. 
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Waubonsee, AID Partner to Create Support Line for Students

Waubonsee Community College and the Association for Individual Development (AID) have launched a new support line to help Waubonsee students grapple with the pressures of college and life.
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Digging Deeper: Waubonsee Student Arroyo Balances Business, Academic Performance to Achieve Student Success

Time management techniques are not only important for Waubonsee Community College student Osvaldo "Ozzie" Arroyo, of Aurora, but essential, as he continues to balance the needs of his heating and air conditioning business with his pursuit of a degree in geology and a new future.

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. 
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Waubonsee Captures All-Sports Trophy

For the third time in four years, Waubonsee Community College has beaten out seven other schools to capture the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) All-Sports Trophy.