News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpWed, 02 Sep 2015 03:30:04 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee’s Community Education Announces “A Season of Pure Magic”http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150825puremagic.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementHypnotism, magic, and career development are all part of the offerings for Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education special events programs this year.Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT65f59ff77f0000021b54a2913ad1ed77Frank Sinatra, Fried Chicken, Cars, and Cake http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150825franksinatra.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWhat’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? Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT65f785b97f0000021b54a291cd8239d4Waubonsee Instructor Hosts Workshop for High School Teachershttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820jindal.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDr. 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.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4c0355937f0000021b54a291a3113b9dWaubonsee’s Distinguished Contributor Award Goes to 551 Volunteershttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820distcontributorvita.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis 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.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4bf6d2e57f0000021b54a29175a7b034Waubonsee Earth Science Faculty Member Published as Co-Authorhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820voorhees.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDavid 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.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4be5d46b7f0000021b54a291664d407aWaubonsee Participates in STEM Project Funded by NSF Granthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820stemgrant.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College will participate in a grant partnership funded by the National Science Foundation. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4bdefb537f0000021b54a291b4d37f0cEvans Appointed to Fire and Emergency Service Educators Boardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820michelleevans.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College's Assistant Dean of Health Professions and Public Service was appointed to a region-wide Fire and Emergency Service Educators Board.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4bd6facf7f0000021b54a291e340ab3bWaubonsee English Faculty’s Op-Ed on Race Publishedhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820Lindeen.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementEllen Lindeen published an op-ed article, “An Obstacle to Peace: The Race Border,” in several publications this summer.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4bd395987f0000021b54a291f7587665Waubonsee Dean Selected as Marketing Chairman of Aurora Area Convention and Visitors’ Bureauhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820DougGrier.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Dean Grier was selected as Marketing Chairman of the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors BureauThu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4bbb1ba57f0000021b54a291b6996084Waubonsee Names Kendall Sheriff Baird as Distinguished Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150820Bairdalum.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAs Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird nears his 25th year of serving and protecting as a member of local law enforcement, the Waubonsee Community College is proud to name him its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT4b8bd1447f0000021b54a291b323a7a2Women's Tennis holding open tryoutshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150812A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWCC's Women's Tennis holding tryoutsWed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT230a5d807f0000021b54a2910430cf42Waubonsee Seeking Volunteer Tutors to Support Adult Literacyhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150804literacyTraining.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementRegister by Aug. 31 to be trained as a volunteer tutor for The Adult Literacy Project. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDTf96a846f7f0000027999dcfe6444c943Fox Country Players to Hold Auditions for “Oliver”http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150731oliverAuditions.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFox 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.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 CDTe4df9ac17f0000027999dcfef2f096b9Baseball Tryoutshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150727A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementBaseball Tryouts set for August 17thMon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 CDTd167bbfc7f0000027999dcfe729b1abdWaubonsee Campuses to Host Art Exhibitshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150716artExhibits.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementhis 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. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 CDT9742b8147f0000027999dcfe62b4fb8fMore Than 1,000 Graduates Receive Degrees from Waubonsee http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521gradPost.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIn a ceremony at Aurora’s historic Paramount Theatre on May 21, Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 1,035 graduates.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT797e8b167f000002150b51f46e57b5e1Waubonsee Auto Body Repair Professor Named Outstanding Faculty http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521outstandingFaculty.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor 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.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT772b20337f000002150b51f4458721d7Waubonsee Dedicates Field House, Celebrates 2020 Plan Completionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150310FieldHouse2020.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee 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.Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT0597f5ed7f000002534241465a0cfc0eWaubonsee 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