Waubonsee Announces 2023 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member

Waubonsee Community College has announced its 2023 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty member, Evelyn Cassano, Adjunct Faculty in Adult Education. Cassano, a Waubonsee alumnus and lifelong Aurora resident, has been a member of the Adult Education Program since 2019. 

Waubonsee Appoints Dean for Health Professions and Public Service

Waubonsee Community College has appointed Bob Cofield, of Aurora, to the position of Dean for Health Professions and Public Service. 

College Students’ Mental Health

Our years in college tend to be one of the most exciting times in our lives. And yet, college years can be confusing moments when students are faced with making important career decisions, learning more about themselves, adjusting to a new learning environment, and managing relationships and family expectations. All these variables leave our students more vulnerable to experiencing stress and, in many cases, anxiety and depression. 

Waubonsee Announces 2023 Outstanding Faculty Member

Waubonsee Community College has announced its 2023 Outstanding Faculty Member, Dr. Sheela Vemu, Associate Professor of Biology. Dr. Vemu has served Waubonsee as a full-time Biology instructor since 2013.

Waubonsee Students Nominated for 2023 All-Illinois Academic Team and Other Prestigious Scholarships

Three Waubonsee Community College students have been recognized among Illinois’ top community college students. Waubonsee students Juan Chiu, of Aurora, Travis Johnson, of Sugar Grove, and Whitney Mariani, of Huntley, were each nominated for the Phi Theta Kappa All-Illinois Academic Team and other prestigious scholarships. 

Daughter and Father Team Make it their Family Business to Run in Waubonsee’s 5K/10K Trail Race

When Waubonsee alumnus Liz Montgomery of Yorkville first heard about the Walk, Run and WIN with Waubonsee 5K last year, she knew she and her dad, Ron Scott, had to register.  

The Importance of Mental Health Awareness at Community Colleges

Mental health impacts virtually all factors that predict academic and personal success in college, including students' concentration, attention, critical thinking, motivation, and perseverance. The Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act (MHEAC), an initiative to require Illinois public colleges and universities to prioritize mental health, was passed in Illinois in 2019 and went into effect in July 2020, just as the state realized the pandemic wouldn't resolve soon. 

Waubonsee Board of Trustees Seats Student Trustee

The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees seated Van Wheeler to serve as the student trustee for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Waubonsee Board Seats Members, Elects Officers

The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees seated newly elected members and elected its officers at their Seating and Reorganization meetings on Thursday, April 27.

How Employers Benefit from Community Colleges

As we continue to celebrate Community College Month, now is an excellent time to spotlight how employers can find solutions to their workforce needs by partnering with community colleges.