News & Events

Waubonsee Adult Literacy Program Receives National Book Fund Grant

Waubonsee's Adult Literacy Program has received money from the National Book Fund Grant Program to help train staff and tutors.
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Waubonsee Dean Rambish to Serve on Mutual Ground Board

Waubonsee Dean for Developmental Education and College Readiness Dr. Medea Rambish has been selected to serve on the board of directors of Mutual Ground of Aurora.
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Waubonsee Dean Sinclair Elected President of Family Focus Aurora Advisory Board

Waubonsee Community College Dean for Counseling and Student Support Kelli Sinclair has been elected president of the Family Focus Aurora Advisory Board.
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Waubonsee HR Director Needham Elected Co-President of Aurora Noon Lions

Waubonsee Human Resources Director Michele Needham has been elected co-president of the Aurora Noon Lions Club.
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Waubonsee Emergency Management, Safety Director Wu Elected Chairman of Fox Valley United Way

John Wu, Director of Emergency Management and Safety at Waubonsee Community College, has been selected to serve as chairman of the board of directors for the Fox Valley United Way in Aurora.

Waubonsee Nursing Program Graduates 22 Students in July

Waubonsee Community College's Nursing Program celebrated 22 graduates during the college's July pinning ceremony.
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Waubonsee Student Wins Gold Medal at SkillsUSA National Competition

Waubonsee student Jose Martinez-Joya, of Carpentersville, placed first among all contestants in the Auto Refinishing Technology category at the SkillsUSA National Skills Competition in June.

Waubonsee Grad Receives Health Information Management Association Award

Pamela Fritsch, a graduate of Waubonsee's Health Information Technology program, of Plano, has received the Illinois Health Management Association's Edna K. Huffman Award.
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Waubonsee Dean Sparr to Serve as VP of Local AAUW Chapter

Waubonsee Dean for Communications, Humanities and Fine Arts Cindy Sparr, of St. Charles, has been elected membership vice president for the American Association of University Women in the Tri-Cities of St. Charles, Geneva and Batavia.

Waubonsee VP of Finance Quillen Elected Chair of IL Community College Risk Management Consortium

Waubonsee Vice President of Finance and Operations David Quillen has been elected chairman of the Illinois Community College Risk Management Consortium, beginning July 1.
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Waubonsee VP of Finance Quillen Reappointed to Geneva EDC

Waubonsee Vice President of Finance and Operations David Quillen has been reappointed to the Geneva Economic Development Commission.

Waubonsee's Rennels Appointed to Plano Plan Commission

Mike Rennels, Waubonsee's Manager of Public Access Programming, will serve another term on the Plano Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Waubonsee Students Exhibit Photos at Batavia Library

A number of Waubonsee students will display their work at the Batavia Public Library in July.
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Waubonsee Professor to Exhibit Artwork at Florida Gallery

Waubonsee Professor Cynthia Perez will again exhibit her artwork, this time at a show in Orlando, Fla., running July 17-Aug. 15.

Waubonsee Student Places in International Video Game Design Contest

Waubonsee student Kevin Nadro, of Geneva, placed fourth in the international video game design contest, "Got Game?" for his game "Bleu et Rouge."

Waubonsee’s Tutor Training Program Receives Certification

The College Reading and Learning Association has certified the Tutor Training Program at Waubonsee Community College.
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Hinckley Resident Daniel Noll Named Waubonsee Student Trustee

Daniel Noll, 19, of Hinckley, has been selected to serve as Waubonsee Community College's student trustee for 2014-2015.
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Where It All Begins: Yorkville Developer Ratos Uses Waubonsee Education to Enhance Local Communities

Jim Ratos, founder and president of Parkway Development, of Yorkville, has been honored by Waubonsee as the college's Featured Alumnus for June, in recognition of his work to improve our local communities.
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Waubonsee Leaders Recognized by Illinois Community College Trustees Association

The Illinois Community College Trustees Association has recognized Waubonsee Board Chairman Richard "Shorty" Dickson, Waubonsee Board Member Dr. Richard Bodie and Waubonsee President Dr. Christine Sobek for their service and contributions to higher education.

Waubonsee Foundation Awards More Than $154,000 in Scholarships

The Waubonsee Community College Foundation has awarded 232 scholarships worth more than $154,000 to 192 students for the upcoming school year.
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Waubonsee President Sobek Elected to American Association of Community Colleges Board

Waubonsee Community College President Dr. Christine Sobek has been elected to a term on the board of directors for the American Association of Community Colleges.
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Artist Erik L. Peterson Exhibits New Works at Waubonsee

Chicago artist Erik L. Peterson will bring his subtly perspective-altering works to Waubonsee's Arrowhead Room this summer.

Xcelerate Summer Camps Offer Weeks of Fun, Enrichment for Kids, Teens

Waubonsee Xcelerate summer camps offer children ages 4-14 the chance to engage in a range of fun, educational and enriching activities.
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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.