Waubonsee Basketball Coach Retires

Waubonsee Community College’s men’s basketball and golf coach has retired from coaching basketball.

Waubonsee Hosts Trivia Night

The Waubonsee Community College Foundation will host a free Trivia Night on Thursday, May 23 at 6 p.m.

Waubonsee’s VITA Program Marks 15 Years of Service to Community

Waubonsee Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program has completed 15 years of service to the community.

Waubonsee Board of Trustees Seats Student Trustee

The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees seated Angela Nwalie to serve as the student trustee for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Waubonsee Student Recognized for Excellence on Job

Most people want to make a splash in life. Benjamin Summers has done that both literally and figuratively.

Summers, a 2018 Yorkville High School graduate, chose to go to Waubonsee Community College, in part, because he wanted to continue working as a head lifeguard at the Vaughan Aquatic Center. 

That ability to work while going to school paid off in March 2019 when he received the International Golden Guard Safety Award from Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc.

Waubonsee Announces Guided Pathways and Guaranteed Schedules

Waubonsee Community College has partnered with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in creating pathways and guaranteed course schedules. These program enhancements are designed to make the academic journey easier and to help students achieve their goals faster.

Creating a Community Through Writing

I sent out the text message to the team after the delivery. “It’s here!”

Very soon my small office of bookshelves and an oversized desk was flooded with six students whom I had been working with day and night, seven days a week, for the previous two months. They each showed their excitement differently...

Then, I reached my hand into a cardboard box and revealed a book, their book, our book.

All Things Are Possible in May

Naturalist, photographer and writer (and native of nearby Joliet, Illinois) Edwin Way Teale wrote “The world's favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” While Teale wrote this in a book about nature, it is certainly true of students as they finish the academic year in May.

Waubonsee Board Seats New Trustees

The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees seated newly elected members at its scheduled meeting on April 25.

Waubonsee Community College Announces 2019 Commencement Plans

Waubonsee Community College will celebrate the accomplishments of its students with commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, at the college’s Sugar Grove Campus Field House. Ceremonies will take place at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.