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Waubonsee Set to Meet High-Scoring Pima (AZ) at Nationals

Waubonsee Community College’s men’s basketball team will have a tough challenge ahead of them at the NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament. The Chiefs (25-8) received the ninth seed and will play eighth seeded Pima (AZ) Community College (21-11), the highest scoring Division II junior college team in the nation, in the tournament’s opening game on Tuesday, March 21, beginning at 9 a.m.

Waubonsee Hosts Railroad History Expert March 23

Waubonsee invites history lovers and railroad buffs alike to a free program on March 23 that explores the intertwined history of the city of Aurora and the Burlington Railroad.

Waubonsee Offering Tasty Trip to Kenosha

Waubonsee invites food lovers to sign up for a one-day trip to Kenosha with a focus on food on April 12.

Waubonsee to Host Career Fair April 6

Waubonsee Community College’s Spring Career Fair will be held on Thursday, April 6, from 1-4 p.m. ion the college’s Sugar Grove Campus. More than 50 local employers with job openings have already signed up to participate.
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Men’s Basketball Captures Region IV Championship

Waubonsee’s men’s basketball captured the Region IV District 4 Championship with an overtime win over Triton College on March 11.
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Waubonsee Celebrates Reunion

As part of Waubonsee's ongoing celebration of its 50th anniversary, the college hosted a reunion event for alumni, students, current and former employees, and community members.

Waubonsee Student Art on Display

The Art Department and Aurora Downtown Campus Café present “All Together Now,” a group show featuring the various works of Waubonsee students through April 19.

Stepney Appointed Secretary for Chamber Board

Ne’Keisha Stepney, Dean for Business and Career Technologies, has been appointed Secretary of the Sugar Grove Chamber Board of Directors.
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Featured Student Works Toward a Career with National Parks

For his passion and dedication towards his dream to work in our nation’s national parks, Alex Browere is being recognized as Waubonsee’s Student Success: Featured Student.

Women's Basketball clinches ISCC for third time in last four years

Waubonsee captures ISCC title for second straight year

Waubonsee's Charielle signs with North Central College

Charielle to take defensive skills to Naperville

Waubonsee Seeking Volunteer Tutors

he Adult Literacy Project at Waubonsee Community College is seeking volunteers to tutor adult students in reading, writing and speaking English.

WCC's Heiss reaches another milestone

Heiss becomes 11th active NJCAA coach with 600 wins

Chiefs' Pagan signs with St. Francis

Pagan to run for NAIA power St. Francis

Waubonsee Students Complete Service Projects

As part of ongoing efforts by Waubonsee Community College to celebrate its 50th anniversary through community service, several student groups recently completed large projects coinciding with the holiday season.

Waubonsee Recognizes AID Partnership As Institutional Success Story

For the role it has played in improving the mental health of the college’s students, Waubonsee is proud to recognize its partnership with Aurora-based Association for Individual Development (AID) as this month’s Student Success: Institutional Stories.

Heiss to be recognized for his 1,000th game

Heiss reaches 1,000 games at Waubonsee

Carey lifts Chiefs to road win in Heiss' 1,000th game

Chiefs win on road in Heiss' 1,000th game

Waubonsee Recognizes Student Life Department and Co-Curricular Transcripts as its Student Success: Institutional Stories

It is common practice for students to submit an official transcript to document their academic achievements. But what about those achievements that happen outside the classroom?
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Winners Shine at Waubonsee Auto Body Repair Contest

Waubonsee Community College offers one of the top Auto Body Repair programs in the entire country. Recently the college hosted a competition among its students that was judged by industry-leading experts from collision equipment companies and owners of auto repair shops in the Fox Valley.

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Waubonsee Student Senators Elected

Several students were recently elected to the Waubonsee Community College Student Senate.
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Author and Motivational Speaker Named Student Success: Featured Alumnus

Waubonsee Community College alumnus Amy Chally has faced many challenges over her lifetime, but has persevered to turn those challenges into an opportunity to help and motivate others.
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Surgical Technology Program Receives National Recognition

Waubonsee Community College’s Surgical Technology Program recently received recognition by the Board of Directors of the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving at least a 90 percent graduate pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam cycle for August 2015 through July 2016.

Adult Education Programs Provide Economic Opportunity

National Adult Education and Literacy Week, September 26 – October 1, underscores the continued demand for programs and services for adult students who need to improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math and obtain a high school equivalency certificate. More than 36 million adults nationwide, including 1.2 million in Illinois, lack basic literacy skills that limit their ability to advance in education and at work.
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Waubonsee Featured Student Follows Heart into Nursing

Kati Sibenaller grew up wanting to work in health care, but after graduating from high school, she didn’t feel ready for college and so those dreams were sidelined until she was inspired by the dedicated nurses who helped her through a high risk pregnancy and the delivery of her son.

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Aurora Resident Named Waubonsee Student Trustee

Tori Joray, of Aurora, will serve as Waubonsee Community College’s Student Trustee for 2016 – 2017.

Congressman Bill Foster Recognizes 50th Anniversary of Waubonsee Community College

U.S. Representative Bill Foster (IL – 11) honored Waubonsee Community College for its 50th anniversary during recent remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Former Chiefs' Athlete earns another medal in Rio

Berenyi wins silver at Rio Paralympics
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Oswego Fire Protection District Named Waubonsee Distinguished Contributor

Waubonsee Community College has honored the Oswego Fire Protection District as their 2016 Distinguished Contributor.
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Puamuh T. Ghogomu II Named Distinguished Alumnus

Waubonsee Community College has named Puamuh T. Ghogomu II its 2016 Distinguished Alumnus. Ghogomu, of Evanston, is currently Senior Counsel in the Employment Law department at Walgreens.

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Danielle DuCharme Named Waubonsee Outstanding Faculty Member

After only a few seconds inside of Danielle DuCharme’s office on the first floor of the Science Building, it’s easy to see why the Associate Professor of Biology was selected as the Waubonsee Community College 2016 Outstanding Faculty Member.