Waubonsee STEM Student Overcomes Adversity to Make a Difference

The B that Caroline Amelse earned on a geology exam in 2009 was certainly not her best grade, but it was the grade that she is most proud of.

When she started at Waubonsee Community College that year, Amelse was a general science student. Waubonsee was a place where she could explore her academic interests at an affordable price before committing to a four-year college. She was able to do just that and learn a great deal about herself while she also learned about the sciences.

Waubonsee’s Auto Body Repair Program Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Auto Body Repair Program at Waubonsee Community College recently received reaffirmation of accreditation through the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation.

Waubonsee Community College Announces 2018 Commencement Plans

Waubonsee Community College will celebrate the accomplishments of its students with commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, at the college’s Sugar Grove Campus Field House.

Waubonsee Names Featured Faculty and Program: Accounting

Tax season just ended so most people are probably not thinking about accountants or accounting right now. However, the Waubonsee Community College Accounting Program gives people a reason to think about accounting throughout the entire year. Because of this, it is recognized as a Waubonsee Student Success: Featured Faculty and Program.

Waubonsee Board of Trustees Seats Student Trustee

The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees seated Allison Rott to serve as the student trustee for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Earth Week Activities at Waubonsee

Spring is a time of rebirth and growth and during the month of April, both are visible on the campuses of Waubonsee Community College.  With the bloom of spring flowers, shrubs and trees, the beauty found on our four campuses is seen in the various habitats despite the cool weather.

Waubonsee Student Recognized by California Pizza Kitchen

Students at community colleges bring remarkably diverse backgrounds and experiences to the classrooms they sit in. Danny Peña, a student at Waubonsee Community College, is the perfect example of this. Peña was recently named California Pizza Kitchen’s top pizza chef in America.

Waubonsee Enhances Beauty With Sustainability

April is always a remarkable month at Waubonsee. Though spring officially starts in March, April is usually when it starts to feel like spring in our area. With the blooming of flowers comes the annual reemergence of the beauty of our campuses. At Waubonsee, natural beauty and sustainability are college-wide efforts.

Waubonsee Hosts Poetry Event

To mark National Poetry Month, Waubonsee Community College will host Poetry Out Loud! on Thursday, April 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Todd Library on the Sugar Grove Campus.

Waubonsee Hosts Play, This Evil Thing

Waubonsee Community College will host a special performance of This Evil Thing, a one-person show about British conscientious objectors in World War I. The play, performed by British playwright and actor Michael Mears, will be performed at the Sugar Grove Campus in the Auditorium on April 12.