News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpFri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:08 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee Names Distinguished Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/Distinguished_Alumnus-2017.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor 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. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 CDTf0e605a2ac1001363830b652306b37edWaubonsee Names Distinguished Contributorhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/Distinguished_Contributor_2017.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor his dedication and service, Waubonsee Community College has named Richard “Shorty” W. Dickson the 2017 Distinguished Contributor.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 CDTf101761cac1001363830b65293241877Extra Hours to Help You Enroll for Fall http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170814-Extended-Hours.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIn order to help students enroll for fall semester, which begins Aug. 21, most student services offices will be open extended hours Aug. 17-19 at both the Sugar Grove and Aurora Downtown Campuses. On Thursday, Aug. 17 and Friday, Aug. 18, offices will be open until 7 p.m. On Saturday, Aug. 19, offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Center for Learning Assessment open 8 a.m.-noon).Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 CDTe11ceedcac1001363830b652502dbba2Waubonsee Certified by Mopar Career Automotive Program LOCALhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/Mopar_CAP_Local.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee 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.Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 CDTd1f0a946ac1001363830b6529380c645Waubonsee Foundation Awards Almost $280,000 in Scholarships http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20117_2018_Scholarships.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor the upcoming 2017-18 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation has provided 299 scholarship awards totaling almost $280,000 to 240 recipients. The following are local winners.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 CDTcdb6b31eac1001363830b652ea69905dWaubonsee Recognizes STEM Scholarship Programhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170720_STEM.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College recently completed a seven-year program that resulted in 84 student scholarships totaling more than $598,000.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT66ce5bc3ac100136781696807fcd6d27Waubonsee Recognizes Support Staffhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170720_Waubonsee_Recognizes_Support_Staff.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College recently presented Support Staff Awards for Excellence to college support staff members.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT66c0adf1ac100136781696807cf495a2Jim Williams Named Head Women’s Basketball Coachhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170712-Jim-Williams-Named-Head-Womens-Basketball-Coach.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has named Jim Williams as its new Head Women’s Basketball Coach.  Williams assumes the role after spending the last three seasons as an assistant coach.Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT3700bf6cac1001367816968080cc7c44Waubonsee’s Powers Named 2017 Outstanding Faculty Memberhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170710_Outstanding_Faculty .php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAmy 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.Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT809d23f3ac10013678169680f76a8995Waubonsee’s DuCharme Receives National Honorhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-DuCharme-Receives-National-Honor.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Associate Professor of Biology Dani DuCharme has another accolade to add to her award-winning career.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd12abafdac1001363eeec5b4c37c0673Waubonsee’s Voorhees Invited to Assist National Science Foundationhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-Voorhees-Invited-to-Assist-National-Science-Foundation.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Associate Professor of Earth Science/Geology David Voorhees recently participated in a National Science Foundation (NSF) review of programs.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd124ea86ac1001363eeec5b4df2a196fWaubonsee Trustee Recognized for Servicehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-Trustee-Recognized-for-Service.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Board of Trustee James Michels was recently recognized by the Illinois Community Colleges Trustees Association (ICCTA) for his three decades of service.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd11cfa1cac1001363eeec5b4d2bc832eWaubonsee Medical Assisting Program Celebrates Perfect Pass Ratehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-Medical-Assisting-Program-Celebrates-Perfect-Pass-Rate.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe Waubonsee Community College Medical Assisting Program is celebrating a 100 percent pass rate on the Certified Medical Assistant (American Association for Medical Assistants - AAMA) Examination.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd119e2edac1001363eeec5b4d64b9befWaubonsee Physics Instructor Awarded Granthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-Physics-Instructor-Awarded-Grant.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor the third consecutive year, Waubonsee Physics Instructor Dr. Pratima Jindal was awarded a United States Compact Muon Solenoid Teacher Fellowship Grant from the National Science Foundation, in partnership with the University of Notre Dame and Fermi Lab.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd112c08bac1001363eeec5b470f741ebWaubonsee Graphic Design Students Recognizedhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-Graphic-Design-Students-Recognized.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementStudents in Waubonsee Community College Graphic Design classes recently earned recognition in a poster competition.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd110a06aac1001363eeec5b4c622a64dWaubonsee Employees Accept Board Appointmentshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-Waubonsee-Employees-Accept-Board-Appointments.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementSeveral Waubonsee Community College employees recently accepted appointments to various industry and community boards.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd10b9decac1001363eeec5b4b572d1fdWaubonsee Featured Alum Builds Legacy in Athleticshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622-Featured-Alum-Builds-Legacy-in-Athletics.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementRosary High School Athletic Director Mary Lou Kunold is this month’s Waubonsee Community College Student Success: Featured Alumnus.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd1082841ac1001363eeec5b455487d4aWaubonsee's Grams earns ISCC's Dick Durrant Awardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170622DickDurrant.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementGrams is Chiefs' 27th Durrant Award recipient, 73 student-athletes earn ISCC All-AcademicThu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTd0d85e35ac1001363eeec5b4b63750ccSantos, Meyers named NJCAA Baseball All-Americanshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170620AllAmericans.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementChiefs' duo selected to NJCAA All-American squadTue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTc75f1723ac1001363eeec5b4b96277feChiefs’ softball receives post-season awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170614A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementSeven WCC softball members recognized by ISCC and Region IVTue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDTa80aaff5ac1001363eeec5b4bbd1f45d