News & Events

Discover New Ecosystems with Waubonsee “Asset Earth” Program

Learn about newly discovered ecosystems this month as part of Waubonsee Community College’s ongoing Community Education series “Asset Earth.”

Waubonsee’s Community Education Announces “A Season of Pure Magic”

Hypnotism, magic, and career development are all part of the offerings for Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education special events programs this year.
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Waubonsee Instructor Hosts Workshop for High School Teachers

Dr. Pratima Jindal, Physics Instructor at Waubonsee Community College, hosted 19 area high school physics instructors for the Insights into Research Workshop at the Waubonsee Sugar Grove campus this summer.

Waubonsee’s Distinguished Contributor Award Goes to 551 Volunteers

This year, Waubonsee is honoring its VITA program volunteers with the Distinguished Contributor Award, which recognizes individuals or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to or given exemplary support to the college.
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Waubonsee Earth Science Faculty Member Published as Co-Author

David Voorhees, Assistant Professor of Earth Science and Geology at Waubonsee Community College, was recently published as co-author of a field trip guidebook, “Mastodon Lake at Phillips Park, Aurora, Illinois: History, Educational Outreach, Mastodons, Cosmic Dust, and Geology,” in Deglacial History and Paleoenvironments of Northeastern Illinois.
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Waubonsee Participates in STEM Project Funded by NSF Grant

Waubonsee Community College will participate in a grant partnership funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Evans Appointed to Fire and Emergency Service Educators Board

Waubonsee Community College's Assistant Dean of Health Professions and Public Service was appointed to a region-wide Fire and Emergency Service Educators Board.
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Waubonsee English Faculty’s Op-Ed on Race Published

Ellen Lindeen published an op-ed article, “An Obstacle to Peace: The Race Border,” in several publications this summer.

Frank Sinatra, Fried Chicken, Cars, and Cake

What’s better to do on a Thursday than a day trip to a car museum and cake decorating school, finished off with some fried chicken and Frank Sinatra?

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Waubonsee Dean Selected as Marketing Chairman of Aurora Area Convention and Visitors’ Bureau

Waubonsee Dean Grier was selected as Marketing Chairman of the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Women's Tennis holding open tryouts

WCC's Women's Tennis holding tryouts

Waubonsee Seeking Volunteer Tutors to Support Adult Literacy

Register by Aug. 31 to be trained as a volunteer tutor for The Adult Literacy Project. 

Fox Country Players to Hold Auditions for “Oliver”

Fox Country Players will hold auditions for the musical “Oliver” Aug. 27, 29 and 30 in the Auditorium of Waubonsee’s Sugar Grove Campus. Performances will run Oct. 16-18.

Baseball Tryouts

Baseball Tryouts set for August 17th
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Waubonsee Campuses to Host Art Exhibits

his month Waubonsee Community College launched two new art exhibits — a student group show at its downtown Aurora Campus and a sculpture installation at its Sugar Grove Campus. 

More Than 1,000 Graduates Receive Degrees from Waubonsee

In a ceremony at Aurora’s historic Paramount Theatre on May 21, Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 1,035 graduates.

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Waubonsee Auto Body Repair Professor Named Outstanding Faculty

For the past several years, Waubonsee Community College’s Auto Body Repair Program and its students have received a variety of awards and accolades, including the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) Makeover Grant and several first-place finishes in SkillsUSA competitions. And this month, the man behind the program, Assistant Professor of Auto Body Repair Andy MacDonald, of Plano, is receiving an honor of his own in the form of the college’s 2015 Outstanding Faculty Member Award.
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Waubonsee Dedicates Field House, Celebrates 2020 Plan Completion

Waubonsee Community College celebrated twin feats - dedicating its new Field House and newly renovated Erickson Hall, the project which served as the capstone of the college's 2020 College Master Plan, a 14-year-long building project to improve and prepare the college to respond to the needs of the community in 2020 and beyond.

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.