News & Events

Volunteers Needed as Adult Literacy Tutors

Waubonsee Community College’s Adult Literacy Project is seeking volunteers to tutor adult students in reading, writing and speaking English. Online training will be available this month. 

Waubonsee President, Dean Elected to Conference Leadership Positions

Waubonsee Community College President Dr. Christine Sobek and Dean for Students Dr. Scott Peska have been elected to lead the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) in the upcoming academic year.

Community Real Estate Executive Elected to Waubonsee Foundation Board

At its annual meeting on June 9, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation elected Brian K. Dolan, of Aurora, to its board of directors. Mr. Dolan is a principal in Dolan & Murphy, Inc., a company formed in 1965. 
Sample alt text

Future of Waubonsee and Larger Community Discussed at Summit

More than 250 Waubonsee Community College students, faculty, staff and community leaders participated in the Waubonsee Vision 2050 Futures Summit on Tuesday, June 23, at the college’s Sugar Grove Campus. The event, which featured presentations and discussions, was designed to bring stakeholders together to anticipate, imagine and elevate the collective futures of the college and community.
Sample alt text

Aurora Resident Named Waubonsee Student Trustee

Jesse Garner, of Aurora, has been elected to serve as Waubonsee Community College’s Student Trustee for the 2015-2016 academic year. 

Waubonsee Recognizes Outstanding Student Organizations

In an effort to honor extracurricular excellence, Waubonsee Community College’s Club Council, Student Senate and Student Life Department recently announced the college’s Student Life Organization Awards for the 2014-15 academic year.

ISCC Inducts Randall, Honors Kish and Five WCC Student-Athletes

Randall inducted into ISCC Hall of Fame, Kish tabbed ISCC Coach of the Year and five Chiefs earn ISCC's Dick Durrant Award

Waubonsee Analyst Named to ICCB Advisory Group

Waubonsee Community College Career and Technical Education Grant Analyst, Dr. David Beer, has been asked to share his perspectives as part of an Illinois Community College Board Task Advisory Group focused on the new Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Sample alt text

Waubonsee Adds to Its Student Art Collection

During the spring 2015 semester, Waubonsee Community College purchased 11 pieces of student-created artwork to display around its campuses.
Sample alt text

Kendall County Clerk/Recorder Named Waubonsee Featured Alumnus

Kendall County Clerk and Recorder Debbie Gillette has been named Waubonsee's Student Success: Featured Alumnus for June.

WCC Athletics Inducts four, honors 2014-2015 accomplishments

Waubonsee honors past and present student-athletes
Sample alt text

Waubonsee Signs Transfer Agreement with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Waubonsee has become the first community college in Illinois to sign a transfer agreement with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Waubonsee softball earns post-season honors

Coach Clark, 10 Lady Chiefs recognized for their outstanding season

Camacho Headlines Chiefs' Post-Season Awards

Five Chiefs' Baseball Players Honored

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.

Sample alt text

Waubonsee Honors Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Waubonsee inducted four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during the college’s annual Athletic Banquet on May 7 — Omi Acosta, Scott Walter Kawall, Dr. Tara (Tormey) Parks and Alex Rodriguez. 

Sample alt text

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.
Sample alt text

80-Year-Old Waubonsee Student Epitomizes Lifelong Learning

For the way in which 80-year-old Loretta Parker has re-entered higher education with determination, tackled new technology with tenacity, and set an inspirational example for her fellow students, faculty and staff alike, Waubonsee is proud to name her the college’s Student Success: Featured Student for May.

Online Training for Adult Literacy Tutors Available in June

Waubonsee Community College’s Adult Literacy Project is seeking volunteers to tutor adult students in reading, writing and speaking English. An online volunteer tutor training program will be available throughout the month of June.

Deadline Extended for Waubonsee Distinguished Contributor and Alumnus Awards

Nominations are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2015 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards. Nominations must be received by Friday, June 26.
Sample alt text

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.