Cultural/Arts Organizations

Waubonsee offers students the opportunity to act, sing or play an instrument or engage in various cultural/art activities through student organizations.

Latinos Unidos participating in Fiestas Patrias
Latinos Unidos participating in Fiestas Patrias

Waubonsee offers students the opportunity to act, sing or play an instrument or engage in various cultural/art activities through student organizations.

American Sign Language
The organization's purpose is to increase the signing and communication skills of members while developing leadership and personal growth. It also hopes to build rapport with the Deaf community and increase awareness of both interpreting and Deaf culture.

  • Sponsors "Silent" events
  • Workshops for members

Cassie Coburn, DWNTN 364, ext. 4114
Katie Thomas, DWNTN 366, (630) 405-6109

Art Club
Art Club provides students with opportunities to creatively express themselves and to take part in artistic cultural experiences.  

  • Campus activities
  • Field trips for members

Heather Weber, BDE 130, ext. 2873

Black Student Alliance
BSA is dedicated to increasing the awareness of African American culture, supporting the success of African American students, and cultivating unity among all students at Waubonsee Community College.  

  • Field trips
  • Hosts African American heritage events

Robert Cook, STC 210C, ext. 6800
Chassie Sherretz, STC 210C, (630) 299-8155

Ceramics Club
The ceramics group provides activities and speakers to expand student knowledge of the field. 

  • Sponsors visiting artist events
  • Spring and fall ceramics sales
  • Field trips to SOFA and museums

Doug Jeppesen, CER 104, ext. 2505

Waubonsee Christian Athletes
The purpose of the club is to have a venue for non-denominational Christian athletes to unite and share their faith as it relates to life and sports.
Brad Schlemmer, FLD 174, ext. 2524

Creative Writing Club
Waubonsee's creative writing club meets once a week (Wednesdays at 12:30pm in the Student Life office) to share and workshop writing, organize literary field-trips and other events, and publish Waubonsee's literary magazine, Horizons.  Creative writers in all genres — from poetry, fiction, non-fiction, drama, lyrics and all other types of writing — are welcome to join. Members are committed to improving each other's writing and increasing the presence of the written word on campus. Any student who wishes to participate in the publication of Horizons should consider joining this club.
Daniel Portincaso, BDE 119, ext. 6695

The Deaf Club
The purpose of the Deaf Club is to encourage Deaf leadership, promote Deaf cultural awareness, and provide peer support for all members of the Deaf community.
Katie Thomas, DWNTN 366, (630) 405-6109

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
The purpose of the chapter is to become an established club at Waubonsee Community College, by witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purpose in the world.
John Bitterman, BDE 201, ext. 2269

Hip-Hop Club
The purpose of The Hip-Hop Club is to learn and practice the style of Hip-Hop and street dancing.
Allison Beltramini, BDE 202, ext. 2276
Krista Jocke, COL, ext. 3118

Latinos Unidos
The organization provides cultural opportunities for students and fosters awareness of the richness of Latino culture. All students are welcome. Achieving Success Juntos!
Direct Email:  
Rosie Carbajal-Romo, STC 264, ext. 6668
Ulysses Diaz, DWNTN 123, ext. 4692
Erika Iniguez, STC 254, ext. 2955

Movie Makers Inc.
This film production club is for students who are interested in all aspects of film creation regardless of their major.
John Bitterman, BDE 201, ext. 2269

Muslim Student Association
Muslim Student Association welcomes students from all different ethnic backgrounds to spread awareness about what Islam really teaches. This is a chance to strengthen a bond with many different students and promote friendly relations between Muslims and Non-Muslims.
Amy Chaaban, AKL 216, ext. 2735

Waubonsee Software and Technology Club
The goal of the club is to gather like-minded individuals at Waubonsee to discuss technology topics and work with software and technology, aid students in graduating from Waubonsee or transferring to other schools in CIS disciplines, and to help members increase their skill sets for the marketplace or for personal satisfaction.  Membership is open to all enrolled Waubonsee students.  There is a one-time membership fee.
Jill Pierson, STC 249E, ext. 2962

The goals of Spectrum are to encourage acceptance of the diverse populations of our school; create a safe environment for all students; and dismantle stereotypes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and students who may be questioning identities.

  • Sponsors events marking World AIDS Day, National Coming Out Day, and The Day of Silence
  • Fundraising for compatible community organizations
  • Field and conference trips

Jill Pierson, STC 249E, ext.2962

Swing Dance Club

Waubonsee Swing Dance Club will teach and educate those who are interested in the dance styles referred to as Swing Dance, which includes, but is not limited to: East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Charleston, and Hustle. These styles will be taught at a socially acceptable level for any social dance scenarios.
Dr. Nancy Christensen, SCI 224, ext. 2472
Alfred Weiss, SCI 232, ext. 2720

World Languages Club
World Languages Club promotes a welcoming environment to learn World Languages. The organization's goal is to create members who are comfortable speaking other languages in the workplace and in their daily lives. 
Lilia Mendoza, VON 118, ext. 6630

Other Opportunities

Music Ensembles 

Waubonsee gives students the opportunity to participate in instrumental and vocal groups through class enrollment. Refer to the music sections in the college catalog and/or schedule, or contact the instruction
Division of Communications, Humanities and Fine Arts, BDE 136, ext. 2921