News & Events

Waubonsee Appoints Cermak Dean for Business and Career Technologies

Michael Cermak has assumed his duties as Dean for Business and Career Technologies at Waubonsee Community College.

Waubonsee Tax Prep Volunteers Net Refunds, Results, Recognition

Waubonsee 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.

Waubonsee Presents Free Live Concerts in April, May

Waubonsee Community College is presenting a series of six free live concerts this spring, from April 25 - May 12.
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Waubonsee SBDC Helps Foster Job Creation, Economic Growth in Region, State

The 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.

Waubonsee Partners in Initiative to Boost Study Abroad

Waubonsee 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.
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Waubonsee Students Create New Websites for Local Nonprofit Community Groups

Waubonsee 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.

Waubonsee Hosts Poetry Out Loud Event to Celebrate National Poetry Month

Waubonsee Community College's Todd Library will celebrate National Poetry Month with its second annual Poetry Out Loud poetry reading event on April 10.

Waubonsee to Host Spring Job Fair April 11

Waubonsee Community College will host its annual Spring Job and Internship Fair on April 11 at the Sugar Grove Campus. Job seekers should bring plenty of résumés to distribute to dozens of employers offering jobs on site.

Waubonsee Student Banks, of Plano, Receives Scholarship from Quad County African American Chamber

Waubonsee Community College student Stephanie Banks, of Plano, became Waubonsee's first student to receive a scholarship award from the Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce.
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Waubonsee VP Kecskés Named to Cengage Career Training Advisory Council

Waubonsee Community College Vice President of Workforce Developent and Adult and Community Learning Gary Kesckés has been selected to serve on a career training national advisory council empaneled by Cengage Learning.
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Teacher, Retired Police Sergeant Bellafiore Selected as Waubonsee Featured Alumnus

Vincent 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.

Waubonsee Announces Winners of Local High School Drafting Contest

Waubonsee Community College has announced the winners of the 2014 Illinois Drafting Educators Association Regional Competition held March 14 at the college.
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Waubonsee Student Art Selected for Skyway Juried Art Exhbition

The artwork of Waubonsee students Patrick Kenny, of Batavia, and Christopher Lucero, of Aurora, is among the selections included in the 2014 Skyway Juried Art Exhibition in March and April in McHenry.

Waubonsee Receives $45,500 IL DCEO Workforce Training Grant

Waubonsee Community College has received a grant from the illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity in support of the college's efforts to provide workforce training to local employers.

Waubonsee Events to Explore College Campus Experience

This spring Waubonsee will host three free “Experience Waubonsee” events for current high school students and others interested in attending college — March 26 at the Aurora Campus, April 8 at the Plano Campus and April 16 in Sugar Grove. 

Lady Chiefs, Wilk Score Post-Season Awards

Wilk named ISCC Player of the Year

Waubonsee Offers Day Trips to Laughter, Learning, The Fiddler

Waubonsee 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.

Waubonsee Volunteers to Provide Free Income Tax Preparation Sessions

Waubonsee Community College will once again offer free income tax return preparation help to low- and moderate-income individuals and families on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Jan. 29 - April 12.
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Waubonsee Captures All-Sports Trophy

For the third time in four years, Waubonsee Community College has beaten out seven other schools to capture the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) All-Sports Trophy.