News & Events

Waubonsee’s Sury selected IBCA Juco Coach of the Year

WCC's Sury, Krueger honored by IBCA

31st Annual Hitting and Pitching Camp

Waubonsee offers hitting and pitching camp for boys and girls age 8-14

Waubonsee's Brown tabbed NJCAA Player of the Week

WCC's Brown bats .593, named national juco softball player of the week

More Than 1,000 Graduates Receive Degrees from Waubonsee

In a ceremony at Aurora’s historic Paramount Theatre on Thursday night, Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 1,035 graduates.

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Waubonsee Honors Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Waubonsee inducted four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during the college’s annual Athletic Banquet on May 7 — Omi Acosta, Scott Walter Kawall, Dr. Tara (Tormey) Parks and Alex Rodriguez. 

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Through Contest, Waubonsee Students Encourage Each Other to Complete Their Studies

Four Waubonsee Community College students took home prizes in the college’s inaugural “Motivate to Complete” Public Service Announcement Contest recently. 

Waubonsee Approves Two New Automotive Programs

At its May 20 meeting, the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees approved two additions to the college's already strong Automotive Technology Program offerings.  
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Waubonsee Auto Body Repair Professor Named Outstanding Faculty

For the past several years, Waubonsee Community College’s Auto Body Repair Program and its students have received a variety of awards and accolades, including the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) Makeover Grant and several first-place finishes in SkillsUSA competitions. And this month, the man behind the program, Assistant Professor of Auto Body Repair Andy MacDonald, of Plano, is receiving an honor of his own in the form of the college’s 2015 Outstanding Faculty Member Award.
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80-Year-Old Waubonsee Student Epitomizes Lifelong Learning

For the way in which 80-year-old Loretta Parker has re-entered higher education with determination, tackled new technology with tenacity, and set an inspirational example for her fellow students, faculty and staff alike, Waubonsee is proud to name her the college’s Student Success: Featured Student for May.

Waubonsee Program Nets $2 Million in Tax Refunds

This tax season, Waubonsee Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program was able to return more than $2 million to the local economy.

Waubonsee Physics Instructor Receives NSF Grant

Waubonsee Community College Physics Instructor Dr. Pratima Jindal has been awarded a $5,050 United States Compact Muon Solenoid (USCMS) Teacher Fellowship Grant from the National Science Foundation, in partnership with Fermilab and the University of Notre Dame.

Waubonsee Marketing and Communications Team Wins Awards

Waubonsee Community College’s Marketing and Communications team has been honored with six Communicator Awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). 

Two Waubonsee English Faculty Publish Creative Works

Two members of Waubonsee Community College’s English faculty recently published creative works. 

Waubonsee’s Caponi Appointed to North Aurora School Board

Kim Caponi, Senior Executive to the President at Waubonsee Community College, was recently appointed to the North Aurora Seventh-Day Adventist School Board. 

Waubonsee Career Services Advisor Re-Elected to Association Board

Anderson Lee, Waubonsee Community College Career Services Advisor, was recently re-elected to the Board of Directors for the Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA).

Waubonsee Faculty Exhibit Artwork

Two Waubonsee Community College Adjunct Art Instructors recently displayed their work in the local area.

Online Training for Adult Literacy Tutors Available in June

Waubonsee Community College’s Adult Literacy Project is seeking volunteers to tutor adult students in reading, writing and speaking English. An online volunteer tutor training program will be available throughout the month of June.

Waubonsee Students Win at State Contest

Seven Waubonsee students earned awards at the recent Illinois SkillsUSA competition in Springfield, with the college sweeping two automotive categories.

Nominations Sought for Waubonsee Distinguished Contributor and Alumnus Awards

Nominations are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2015 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards. Nominations must be received by Friday, May 29.

Waubonsee Foundation to Host Golf Outing May 27

The Waubonsee Community College Foundation will hold its 28th annual golf outing at Whitetail Ridge Golf Club on Wednesday, May 27. The event raises money for scholarships at the college. 
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Jeppesen Tells Story of Ceramics Program in Studio Potter Journal

Waubonsee Community College's Ceramics Program has a great story of growth and development through the years. Doug Jeppesen, Associate Professor of Art/Ceramics, told that story in an article published this spring in the journal of The Studio Potter.

Waubonsee Students Take Part in Model Illinois Government Simulations

Seven Waubonsee Community College students played roles in the recent Model Illinois Government simulations in Springfield, which included hundreds of college students from across the state.

Waubonsee Offers Free Spring Concert Series

Waubonsee Community College's Music Department will offer a series of free spring concerts through May 17.

Dean for Adult Education Dixon Elected President Elect of IACEA

Waubonsee Community College Dean for Adult Education Jeri Dixon has been elected president elect of the Illinois Adult and Continuing Educators' Association for 2015-16.

GFOA Recognizes Waubonsee for Financial Reporting Excellence

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has recognized Waubonsee for excellence in financial reporting for the 16th consecutive year.

Wadsworth tabbed All-American, highlights Waubonsee's post-season awards

Wadsworth first ever Waubonsee women's basketball player to be named an NJCAA All-American
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Waubonsee Students Moran, Noll Named to PTK Illinois All-Academic Team

Waubonsee Community College students Daniel Noll, of Hinckley, and Brian Moran, of Sandwich, have been awarded spots on the Phi Theta Kappa Illinois All-Academic Team, recognizing the top community college students in Illinois.

Waubonsee Hosts Spring Student Art Exhibits in Sugar Grove, Aurora

Waubonsee Community College is hosting exhibitions featuring outstanding student art in galleries at the college's Sugar Grove and Aurora campuses this spring.

Waubonsee Iota Nu Chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma Welcomes 44 New Members

The Iota Nu Chapter of business honors society Alpha Beta Gamma welcomed 44 new members at a March ceremony at Waubonsee Community College.
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Laying the Cornerstone: Waubonsee Nursing Program Preps Students for Health Care Careers

Through more than four decades, Waubonsee Community College's Nursing Program continues to prepare students for health care careers marked by compassion and skill.

Prospective Students Invited to Tour Waubonsee Campuses

Students interested in attending Waubonsee Community College are invited to experience its campuses this spring, with two tour options to choose from.
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Waubonsee Dedicates Field House, Celebrates 2020 Plan Completion

Waubonsee Community College celebrated twin feats - dedicating its new Field House and newly renovated Erickson Hall, the project which served as the capstone of the college's 2020 College Master Plan, a 14-year-long building project to improve and prepare the college to respond to the needs of the community in 2020 and beyond.

Waubonsee Celebrates Past Year's Accomplishments

Read about Waubonsee's institutional and individual accomplishments during the 2013-14 fiscal year in this annual memo from President Dr. Christine Sobek.