News RSS, 25 Oct 2014 23:00:04 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduCollege and County Team Up to Offer Loans and Training to Area Businesses businesses seeking training for their employees now have a new financing option, thanks to a partnership between Kendall County and Waubonsee’s Workforce Development Division. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT43ab69ee7f000002007e401998761ce1Nov. 12 Open House to Showcase New Lab will showcase its newly remodeled laboratory technology facility at a free community open house on Wednesday, Nov. 12.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT439b71117f000002007e401970258a60Waubonsee Students, Faculty Meet, Talk Issues with Deputy Asst. U.S. Secretary for Community Colleges Mitsui Mitsui, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges in the U.S. Department of Education, visited Waubonsee Community College and met with students and faculty to discuss changes in the community college landscape and what's ahead for two-year colleges in the U.S.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 CDT4399fc1d7f000002007e4019039db7c3"Experience Waubonsee" Events Explain College, Tour Campus 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 Program 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 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 Council 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 Training 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 Emphasis 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 Rate 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 Honor 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 iPottery 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 CDT1a9e91797f000002007e401924063556Waubonsee Exhibit Gives Old Toys, Lawn Ornaments, Salvaged Items New Artistic Life 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 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 CDTeb91a5e07f000002007e401904433848Waubonsee Hosts Conversation CafĂ© to Make a Difference 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 Students 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 Success 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 CDT89e3f65c7f000002007e4019ae048132Illinois Teacher of the Year Pam Reilly Recognized as 2014 Waubonsee Distinguished Alumnus 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 Contributor 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 Accomplishments 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