News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpThu, 24 Apr 2014 11:00:04 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee President Sobek Joins Aurora's Seize the Future Development Boardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417SobekSeizetheFuture.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College President Dr. Christine Sobek will represent the college on the board of the Seize the Future Development Foundation Board in Aurora.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT71acfce37f000002005f199476b3fa37Waubonsee Students Ascencio, Merrill Recognized for Achievementshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417MerrillAscencioAllIllinoisAcademicTeam.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College students Marisa Ascencio, of Oswego, and Mekenah Merrill, of Somonauk, were recognized by Phi Theta Kappa for their achievements at Waubonsee.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT711f348b7f000002005f19949b40d5ccWaubonsee English Professor Clem Publishes Short Storyhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417ClemBillyShortStory.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Associate Professor of English Billy Clem has published a short story in an online publication.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT7103cd187f000002005f199459d4357fWaubonsee VP Kecsk√©s Named to Montgomery Economic Development Boardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417KecskesMontgomeryEconomicDevelopment.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementGary Kecskés, Assistant Vice President of Workforce Development and Adult and Community Learning at Waubonsee Community College, will represent the college on the board of the Montgomery Economic Development Corporation in the village of Montgomery.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT70e468a37f000002005f199456cc9da9Waubonsee Geology Professor Voorhees Publishes Articlehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417VoorheesGeologyArticle.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Associate Professor of Earth Science/Geology David Voorhees has authored an article in a geology educators' publication on a gathering of geology instructors discussing the future of geology education.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT70df53287f000002005f199489a72e3dWaubonsee Art Student, Professor Perez Exhibits Art Photos in Houstonhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417PerezCynthiaPhotoExhibitBeU.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee art student and Assistant Professor of HCI Cynthia Perez had some of her photographic art work featured in a recent exhibit in Houston, Texas.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT70b5c8447f000002005f1994f1d85f10Waubonsee Earns 2014 Tree Campus USA Designation http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417TreeCampusUSA.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College was recognized yet again as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT70ac82777f000002005f1994e102fd15Waubonsee Inducts 26 Students into Iota Nu Honor Societyhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417IotaNuInduction.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has inducted 26 more students into the Iota Nu chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma honor society for business students.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT709e57a87f000002005f199409975427Six Waubonsee Students Place at Illinois SkillsUSA Auto Repair Competitionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140417IllinoisSkillsUSA.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementSix Waubonsee students competed and placed in automotive repair-related categories at April's Illinois SkillsUSA competition in Springfield.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT708acd207f000002005f199459641ef0Waubonsee Counseling Department Helps Students Achieve, Succeedhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140416CounselingDepartmentFeature.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College's Counseling Department remains focused on one goal: helping students achieve to their highest levels, academically, professionally and personally. For that work, the department has been recognized through the college's "Placing Learning First" program.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT708525d37f000002005f1994d4bba4d0Waubonsee Appoints Cermak Dean for Business and Career Technologieshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140416CermakAppointedDeanBusinessCareerTech.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementMichael Cermak has assumed his duties as Dean for Business and Career Technologies at Waubonsee Community College.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT6c702ea67f000002005f199401aea5beWaubonsee Tax Prep Volunteers Net Refunds, Results, Recognitionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140414WaubonseeVITAFinalAuroraHonor.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee volunteers processed 866 tax returns from January to April, bringing $1.5 million in tax refunds back to the local economy. For their work, the team associated with the Waubonsee Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site at Waubonsee's Aurora Campus was recognized by the Aurora City Council.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT6b4efcc47f000002005f1994da03b04aUnger to Take Over Chiefs' Baseball Programhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140414A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementA new era will begin next spring as former Chiefs' player Brad Unger takes over baseball program. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT623187047f000002005f1994dd5c5141Waubonsee Presents Free Live Concerts in April, Mayhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140411SpringConcertSeries.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College is presenting a series of six free live concerts this spring, from April 25 - May 12.Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT529d54127f000002005f1994a6673028Waubonsee SBDC Helps Foster Job Creation, Economic Growth in Region, Statehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140409SBDCJobCreation.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe Illinois Small Business Development Center at Waubonsee Community College helped foster the creation of 142 jobs in 2013, state data shows, sustaining its years-long pace of creating scores of new jobs each year, ranking among the top SBDCs in the state for job creation.Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT47bec7807f000002005f19940a1611d5Waubonsee Partners in Initiative to Boost Study Abroadhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140404GenerationStudyAbroad.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has signed on to participate in Generation Study Abroad, a new initiative to boost the number of students traveling overseas through study abroad programs.Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT2d35bbea7f000002005f1994d1cb0219Waubonsee Students Create New Websites for Local Nonprofit Community Groupshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140402WebDesignClass.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee students have for years worked to help local nonprofits improve or even redesign their websites, thanks to class projects run by Assistant Professor of Information Systems Amy Chaaban.Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT2455abdc7f000002005f199436b22139Teacher, Retired Police Sergeant Bellafiore Selected as Waubonsee Featured Alumnus http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140319FeaturedAlumBellafiore.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementVincent Bellafiore, of Batavia, who now teaches at Marmion Academy and is a retired Batavia Police sergeant, has been selected as Waubonsee Community College's Featured Alumnus for March 2014.Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 CDTe165011b7f000002005f1994029b0a35Lady Chiefs, Wilk Score Post-Season Awards http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140304A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWilk named ISCC Player of the YearTue, 04 Mar 2014 00:00:00 CST8e62b5037f000002005f1994de6ee95eWaubonsee Offers Day Trips to Laughter, Learning, The Fiddlerhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2014/20140217SpringDayTrips.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College's Community Education Department will offer a series of day trips to take in St. Patrick's Day entertainment, experience science in action at Argonne National Lab and relive the tale of Teyve the dairyman during the Fireside Theater's production of Fiddler on the Roof.Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 CST69e27f977f000002005f1994d2703cc1