News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:30:06 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWhat's in Your Belly: Faculty Talk to Cut Through Organic vs. GMO Debatehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150326AssetEarthOrganicGMO.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWhat are the real differences between organically grown and genetically modified foods? Waubonsee Community College Biology Instructor Justin Hoshaw will help cut through the debate with science at his presentation, "Asset Earth: What's In Your Belly?," on Thursday, April 2.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT5691a0047f000002534241460e6aa095Waubonsee Hosts Two-Day Women in STEM Fest http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150324WomeninSTEMFest.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementOn April 1-2, students will have the opportunity to meet, interact with and be inspired by eight women who have made a career and their mark working in STEM-related fields.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT4dbdbc2b7f0000025342414688d89af0Lady Chiefs earn program's first ever win at National Tournamenthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150319A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementLady Chiefs earn historic win for Waubonsee's women's basketball programThu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT34547c327f00000253424146f7f45dd8Waubonsee Dean Peska Appointed to NASPA Student Affairs Advisory Boardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318PeskaNASPABoard.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDr. Scott Peska, Waubonsee Community College's Dean for Students, has been appointed to a two-year term on the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Region IV-East Advisory Board.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33ef11707f00000253424146436a064eWaubonsee Hosts High School Auto Tech Competition http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318AutoTechCompetition.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementStudents from the Fox Valley Career Center claimed the trophy in Waubonsee Community College's recent Automotive Technology Competition, involving students from four local high schools - Oswego, Oswego East, Sandwich's Indian Valley Vocational Center and FVCC.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33d210e57f0000025342414662ff4ae9Waubonsee to Survey Students to Increase Civic Engagementhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318CivicOutcomesSurvey.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThanks to a $2,000 stipend from The Democracy Commitment, Waubonsee Community College in April will survey students with the goal of increasing civic engagement.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33cc15be7f0000025342414672ff9a9dWaubonsee Marketing & Communications Team Wins Awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150319Waubonsee_Awards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College's Marketing and Communications Department has secured several awards in the 30th Annual Higher Education Marketing Report’s Educational Advertising Awards competition.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33d4dafe7f000002534241469f211d25Waubonsee Dean Rambish, Math Professor Pulver to Serve on ICCB Developmental Ed Committeehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318PulverRambishICCBDevEdAdvisoryCommitee.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College's Dr. Medea Rambish, Dean for Developmental Education and College Readiness, and Thomas Pulver, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, were selected to serve on the Illinois Community College Board’s Developmental Education Advisory Committee.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33c758167f0000025342414614bde50aWaubonsee Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Awardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318BudgetPresentationAward.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor the second straight year, Waubonsee's budgeting practices have been lauded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), which awarded Waubonsee its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33b5fd337f000002534241463037b230Waubonsee Creative Writing Club Announces Inagural Contest Winnershttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318CreativeWritingClubContest.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College's Creative Writing Club held its first ever student Creative Writing Contest, an event organized, planned and funded by students.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33b18e3b7f00000253424146be5783bcWaubonsee Announces Winners of Local High School Drafting Contesthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318IDEACompetition.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has announced the names of the local high school students who claimed the top spots in the recent Illinois Drafting Educators Association regional contest.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33aa2d127f00000253424146e472a3e6Waubonsee Faculty to Use Philippines Seminar to Deepen Instructionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318PhilippinesFacultyTrip.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Assistant Professor of Economics Sowjanya Dharmasankar, Associate Professor of Sociology Kathy Westman and Associate Professor of History Dr. Timothy Draper will travel to the Philippines this summer as part of the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Short-Term Seminar to the Philippines through the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Northern Illinois University to deepen their understanding of the people, culture, history and current issues of the archipelagic Asian nation.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33a44d4b7f000002534241464fc97a77Waubonsee Students Qualify for Illinois SkillsUSA Competitionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318SkillsUSALocalContestQualifiers.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College is sending 14 students to the Illinois SkillsUSA Competition in Springfield in April.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT339693b37f00000253424146444b5f9dWaubonsee Introduces New Carpentry Apprenticeship Degree Programhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318CarpentryApprenticeshipDegreeProgram.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College, in partnership with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters, will roll out in Fall 2015 a new degree program designed to help carpentry apprentices translate their experience and learning into a degree.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT338743b37f000002534241460de7101bPhoto by Student Michelle Conklin Selected as Finalist in Photographer Forum Contesthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318ConklinPhotoContestFinalist.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementA photograph by Waubonsee Community College student Michelle Conklin, of Maple Park, was recently selected as a finalist in the Photographer Forum magazine's 35th Annual College & High School Photography Contest.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT33821a247f0000025342414679a6aba3Waubonsee Student Artwork Selected for Skyway Juried Art Exhibitionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318SkywayArt2015.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementArtwork by 11 Waubonsee Community College students is being exhibited at Morton College in Skokie as part of the 2015 Skyway Juried Art Exhibition. Two of the Waubonsee art students, Esther Espino, of Oak Park, and Ruby Garza, of Aurora, earned honors at the exhibition.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT32b50eed7f0000025342414622f97330Passing It On: E. Aurora Teacher Assistant Olivas Recognized as Student Success: Featured Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318StudentSuccessAlumOlivas.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementSaúl Olivas, now a teacher assistant for special needs students in East Aurora School District 131, has leveraged his Waubonsee education and experiences into a career built on understanding for students who, much like him, might just need a bit of guidance and a patient hand up.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT329e2a207f00000253424146235ef660Waubonsee runs out of time at NJCAA Division II National Tournamenthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150318A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee rally falls short at NJCAA Division II National Tournament Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT2ff8874e7f00000253424146b4d96d15Prospective Students Invited to Tour Waubonsee Campuses http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150317tours.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementStudents interested in attending Waubonsee Community College are invited to experience its campuses this spring, with two tour options to choose from. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT2975e4567f00000253424146a2e57d35Waubonsee Dedicates Field House, Celebrates 2020 Plan Completionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150310FieldHouse2020.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee 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.Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 CDT0597f5ed7f000002534241465a0cfc0e