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Waubonsee Faculty Member Published in Online Literary Journal

Dan Portincaso, Associate Professor of English, had a work of fiction published in F(r)iction, an online literary journal. 

Waubonsee Community College Foundation Board Welcomes Three New Members

At its meeting on September 12, 2017, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation welcomed Patrick Kinnally of Sugar Grove; Nick Ninedorf of Geneva; and Lynn Dubajic of Yorkville to its board of directors.

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Waubonsee Featured Student Brings Global Perspective

It is natural that the student body at Waubonsee is as diverse as the community that the college serves. There is no better example of this than Dylan Norton, this month’s Waubonsee Student Success: Featured Student.

Waubonsee Community College Classes Focus on Photography

Waubonsee Community College is offering an assortment of noncredit classes this fall designed to improve photography and photo editing skills at any experience level.

Waubonsee to Host College Night At Sugar Grove Campus

Representatives from more than 100 public and private colleges will be on hand for Waubonsee Community College’s College Night on Monday, Oct. 2 from 6-8 p.m.

Waubonsee to Hold Career Fair At Aurora Downtown Campus

In partnership with the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Waubonsee Community College will host a career fair on Friday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. – noon at its Aurora Downtown Campus, 18 S. River St.

Dr. Sobek Addresses Recent DACA Announcement

Waubonsee Community College serves a remarkably diverse community and that diversity is reflected in our student body, faculty, and staff. I know that many Waubonsee students and employees are concerned about how the recent announcement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program might affect them, their families, their friends or their communities.

Waubonsee Names Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Members

Two Waubonsee Community College adjunct faculty members have been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Members. Nancy Emanuel, an English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor, and Mike Riebe, an Instructor of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), were both selected for their teaching excellence.

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Waubonsee Names Distinguished Alumnus

For his entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen, Steven R. Henrikson has been named the Waubonsee Community College 2017 Distinguished Alumnus. Henrikson, of Morristown, Tenn., is currently a managing partner at Henrikson & Graul Capital Partners, LLC. 

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Waubonsee Names Distinguished Contributor

For his dedication and service, Waubonsee Community College has named Richard “Shorty” W. Dickson the 2017 Distinguished Contributor.
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Waubonsee Certified by Mopar Career Automotive Program LOCAL

Waubonsee Community College has partnered with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the National Coalition of Certification Centers to establish the college as a Mopar Career Automotive Program Local training site. Officials from the Mopar Career Automotive Program Local were at the college on Thursday to launch the college’s involvement with the program.

Waubonsee Recognizes STEM Scholarship Program

Waubonsee Community College recently completed a seven-year program that resulted in 84 student scholarships totaling more than $598,000.

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Waubonsee Recognizes Support Staff

Waubonsee Community College recently presented Support Staff Awards for Excellence to college support staff members.

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Waubonsee’s Powers Named 2017 Outstanding Faculty Member

Amy Powers, Associate Professor of History, is a passionate historian and professor who has taught thousands of students during her more than 14 years at Waubonsee Community College. For her commitment to the profession, scholarly pursuits, the college and her students, Powers is honored as the college’s 2017 Outstanding Faculty Member.

Waubonsee Athletics wins ISCC's All-Sports Trophy

Chiefs' Athletics grabs ISCC's top trophy for 7th time