News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpThu, 23 Oct 2014 08:00:04 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.edu"Experience Waubonsee" Events Explain College, Tour Campus http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141022experience.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis November Waubonsee will host two free “Experience Waubonsee” events for current high school students and others interested in attending college.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT394df8d97f000002007e4019a4616006State Rep. Pritchard Lauds Opportunities Offered by Waubonsee STEM Scholarship Programhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141021PritchardVisitsWaubonsee.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIllinois State Rep. Robert Pritchard, R-Hinckley, 70th Legislative District, received a first-hand look at the opportunities offered by Waubonsee Community College's STEM Scholarship Program as he heard the stories of real students participating in the program during a roundtable discussion Oct. 17.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT34a4448a7f000002007e40192ae77fabStudent Success: Taft School District Superintendent Skogsberg Recognized by Waubonsee http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141016SkogsbergDJFeaturedAlumnus.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDr. 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.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT3364cbcc7f000002007e40194a76f344Waubonsee Driver Safety Program Recognized by National Safety Councilhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141016DriverSafetyProgramAwards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College's Driver Safety Program has been recognized for excellence by the National Safety Council.Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT1adae2827f000002007e4019d865489cWaubonsee Receives Grant to Offer Temporary Worker Safety Traininghttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141016WorkforceTempWorkerSafetyGrant.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee 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.Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT1ad379f17f000002007e4019c6f7d801Waubonsee English Instructor Shaw Honored for Service Learning Emphasishttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141016ShawKassiaAdjunctAwardServiceLearning.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee 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."Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT1ace35b67f000002007e401960eb399bWaubonsee Therapeutic Massage Students Achieve Perfect Passage Ratehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141016MassageTherapy100PercentPassRate.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe 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.Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT1aadc8ef7f000002007e401918d0a2aaWaubonsee Chemistry Professor Gore Wins Photography Honorhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141016GoreBarbaraPhotoAwardAurora.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementBarbara 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.Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT1aa51ea07f000002007e40192e0bf182Waubonsee Ceramics Professor Jeppesen's Work Featured in iPotteryhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141016JeppeseniPottery.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementA 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.Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT1a9e91797f000002007e401924063556Learn About Health Care Programs at Open House Eventshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141009healthOpen.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis month, two free informational open houses will be held, focusing on the therapeutic massage and medical assistant programs. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDTf6c2e5f47f000002007e4019ae484226Waubonsee Exhibit Gives Old Toys, Lawn Ornaments, Salvaged Items New Artistic Lifehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141008NotLikeIRememberedExhibit.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementA 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.Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDTec2042e57f000002007e40190c0590d2Doctor/Community Philanthropist Elected to Waubonsee Foundation Board http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141007santori.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAt its annual meeting last month, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation elected Dr. Gina Santori to its board of directors. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDTeb91a5e07f000002007e401904433848Circus Boy, Rope Warrior to Take Stage at Waubonseehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20141003CircusBoyRopeWarrior.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College will offer an evening of amazement and laughs when Circus Boy and the Rope Warrior take the stage on Oct. 18.Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDTd7c290547f000002007e4019963e0a6fWaubonsee Hosts Conversation CafĂ© to Make a Difference http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140930conversationCafe.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTo mark Make a Difference Day on Oct. 25, Adult Literacy Project volunteers will lead a Conversation Café for new English speakers. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDTc7a8311c7f000002007e4019886460e7Waubonsee, AID Partner to Create Support Line for Studentshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140929WaubonseeTalkLine.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee 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.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDTc2cad4497f000002007e40199a773202Digging Deeper: Waubonsee Student Arroyo Balances Business, Academic Performance to Achieve Student Successhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140917ArroyoOsvaldoFeaturedStudent.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTime 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.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT89e3f65c7f000002007e4019ae048132Waubonsee Offers Unique Local Experiences This Fall http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140903experiences.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis fall, Waubonsee will offer several unique experiences, hosted by local experts, to leave participants with lasting memories and new or improved skills.Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT3bfabf567f000002007e40191b9bc9fbIllinois Teacher of the Year Pam Reilly Recognized as 2014 Waubonsee Distinguished Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140820ReillyDistinguishedAlumnus.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementPam Reilly, who teaches second grade at Woodbury School in Sandwich and who was recognized in 2013 as the Illinois Teacher of the Year, has been recognized by Waubonsee Community College as the college's 2014 Distinguished Alumnus.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDTf55322ef7f000002007e4019feeb4c24Falex Corp CEO Andrew Faville Recognized as Waubonsee 2014 Distinguished Contributorhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140820FavilleDistinguishedContributor.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAndrew Faville, of Geneva, president and CEO of Sugar Grove-based Falex Corporation, has been recognized by Waubonsee Community College as its 2014 Distinguished Contributor for his work through the Waubonsee Foundation and other endeavors to help deserving students achieve their dreams through a college education.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDTf54ceee27f000002007e40192fa9b1d9Waubonsee Celebrates Past Year's Accomplishmentshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140805yearEndAccomplishments.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementRead about Waubonsee's institutional and individual accomplishments during the 2013-14 fiscal year in this annual memo from President Dr. Christine Sobek. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDTa6ab23137f000002007e401966f51293