News & Events

Performances of “Oliver!” Scheduled at Waubonsee

Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education Department and the Fox Country Players have scheduled an upcoming performance of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver!”

Waubonsee Offering Haunted Cemetery Tour of Elgin

Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education Department will offer a four-hour, guided motor coach tour of the most haunted cemeteries in Elgin.

Volunteers Needed as Adult Literacy Tutors

Waubonsee Community College’s Adult Literacy Project is seeking volunteers to tutor adult students in reading, writing and speaking English.

Waubonsee Events Will Preview Career and Technical Education Programs

This fall Waubonsee Community College will host events for those interested in sampling their career and technical education (CTE) programs.
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West Aurora Schools, Waubonsee Team Up for CPR Certifications

Waubonsee Community College’s Workforce Development division is working with local school districts to answer increasing pressure for educators to be trained in life saving techniques in Illinois. On Monday, the Waubonsee American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center, along with the AHA Training Center at Edward Hospital trained and certified about 100 physical education teachers from West Aurora School District 129.

Waubonsee Offers Trip to See Local Debut of “Route 66”

Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education program will host a trip to see “Route 66” at Circa ’21. The new romantic comedy features “down-home” lyrics and catchy songs.

Learn to Crochet at Waubonsee

For those wanting to learn a crafty new skill for winter gift giving, Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education program is offering “Learn to Crochet: It’s a Warm Wrap!” Participants will learn a single crochet stitch and how to easily adapt it to different projects.
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Fiber Arts Classes Offered at Waubonsee

Just in time for those wanting to put wool to creative use before winter, Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education will offer enrichment classes, “Explore the Fiber Arts with Natasha Lewis” this fall.
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Explore the Metaphysical, Hawaiian-Style at Waubonsee

Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education program has partnered with a metaphysics expert/Hawaiian Shaman to offer a series of classes this fall for those looking to learn more about meditation, healing, the metaphysical, dream interpretation and more.

Community Invited to Join Waubonsee in Envisioning the Future

Waubonsee Community College invites community members to take part in the upcoming Vision 2050 Roundtables on Oct. 5 and 6.

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Waubonsee and Olivet Nazarene Celebrate Nursing Partnership

Representatives from Olivet Nazarene University and Waubonsee Community College held a “Partnership Celebration” this week to honor the RN to BSN Program Articulation Agreement between the two institutions that was signed in spring 2015.

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Waubonsee Recognized by The Conservation Foundation

At its Sept. 16 board meeting, Waubonsee Community College was recognized for conservation efforts by Brook McDonald, President/CEO of The Conservation Foundation. Waubonsee recently earned Conservation@Work certification from The Conservation Foundation for making a positive environmental impact on its campuses.

Waubonsee Communities of Excellence Program Honored

Waubonsee Community College’s Communities of Excellence initiative won a National Exemplary Program Award in the Continuing Professional Education category from the National Council for Continuing Education and Training.
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Barreto Elected Treasurer for State Counseling Group

David Barreto, Waubonsee Community College Counselor/Assistant Professor, will serve as treasurer for the Illinois Association for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), a division of the Illinois Counseling Association.
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Waubonsee names Delgado Featured Student

The first in her family to attend college, Morelia Delgado has juggled a full schedule of academics, work, and extracurricular activities, and her commitment to doing it all has gotten her noticed at Waubonsee Community College. For her work ethic and reputation as an emerging leader on campus, Waubonsee is proud to recognize Delgado as a featured student.

Waubonsee To Host College Night Oct. 5

Waubonsee will host representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities across the nation at its annual College Night on Monday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Campus. 
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Waubonsee to Host Job Fair in Aurora

Waubonsee Community College will host a job fair in Aurora on Sept. 25.
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Learn How to Have More Fun at Waubonsee This Fall

You can become an expert in almost anything this fall with Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education lineup. The college’s Unique Local Experiences program includes cocktail mixology, confections, self-hypnosis, facials, and jewelry making.

Popular Hypnotist and Magician Returns to Waubonsee

On Oct. 10 popular stage magician and hypnotist Brian Imbus will return to Waubonsee Community College to perform his show “Miracles of the Mind.” He will also teach a Unique Local Experience for those who'd like to learn more about the power of hypnotism in their everyday lives.

Waubonsee’s Community Education Announces “A Season of Pure Magic”

Hypnotism, magic, and career development are all part of the offerings for Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education special events programs this year.

Waubonsee’s Distinguished Contributor Award Goes to 551 Volunteers

This year, Waubonsee is honoring its VITA program volunteers with the Distinguished Contributor Award, which recognizes individuals or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to or given exemplary support to the college.
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Waubonsee Names Kendall Sheriff Baird as Distinguished Alumnus

As Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird nears his 25th year of serving and protecting as a member of local law enforcement, the Waubonsee Community College is proud to name him its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus.

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Waubonsee Campuses to Host Art Exhibits

his month Waubonsee Community College launched two new art exhibits — a student group show at its downtown Aurora Campus and a sculpture installation at its Sugar Grove Campus. 
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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.

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.