News RSS, 24 Jul 2016 12:33:29 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee Invites Public Comments for Accreditation Process Community College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional agency. The college will host a visit September 26 – 28, 2016 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Waubonsee Community College has been accredited by HLC since 1972. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDT04608cf67f000002109168b43156865dWaubonsee student-athletes and teams earn NJCAA All-Academic status Waubonsee student-athletes and 5 teams recognizedThu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDTfebf465b7f000002109168b414c262ccWaubonsee Students Recognized on Spring 2016 President’s List President’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who attain a 4.0 grade-point average while enrolled in 6 or more semester credit hours. The President’s List honors the following students for the spring 2016 semester at the college:Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDTe5dfac3f7f000002109168b4e8c221d6Waubonsee Students Recognized on Spring 2016 Dean’s List Dean’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who attain a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while enrolled in at least 6 semester credit hours. The Dean’s List honors the following students for the spring 2016 semester at the college:Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDTe5d3f4867f000002109168b471bed838Lifelong Learning Institute Honors Retiring Administrator with Donation Executive Vice President of Educational Affairs/Chief Learning Officer Dr. Deborah Lovingood was hoping to retire quietly this month after 21 years at the college, but that didn’t stop members of the college’s Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) from surprising her this week with a donation to the general scholarship fund in her honor.Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDTcc5c9f347f000002109168b4ee580593Art Department Welcomes Visiting Artist Community College’s Art Department is now exhibiting work by Chicago-based artist, educator, curator and gallery director Edra Soto. The exhibition, “It’s Been a Very Good Year,” can be found in the college’s Dickson Window Art Project Space in Dickson Center at the Sugar Grove campus, Route 47 and Waubonsee Drive. In addition, the artist will offer a lecture in September that is open to the public.Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDTcbe8222f7f000002109168b421740110Waubonsee Welcomes New Administrator Jonathan Paver joins Waubonsee Community College as the new Assistant Vice President of Transfer and Developmental Education. Dr. Paver earned a Doctorate of Education degree in Instructional Technology from the College of Education at Northern Illinois University in 2012. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Religion and History from Trinity International University, earned graduate credits in History from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications – Radio & Television Broadcasting from Western Illinois University.Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDTc17b7c6f7f000002423798e218bef677Sale of Former Aurora Downtown Campus Complete keeping with a decades-long commitment to invest in and partner with the City of Aurora, Waubonsee Community College is pleased to announce the sale of the former downtown Aurora campus to Seize the Future Development Foundation. The sale was completed June 29, 2016.Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDTbbb639497f000002423798e28f3520fdWaubonsee offers youth soccer camp Soccer Camp offered from July 11-15Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT9db7f2917f000002423798e2e06256c5Local Businesses Awarded Through Business Plan Competition local businesses were recently named winners in the second annual Poised for Growth Business Plan Competition, organized by the Illinois Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) at Elgin Community College (ECC) and Waubonsee Community College.Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT9cf31ec07f000002423798e2f6f8115aWaubonsee Auto Students Place in National Competition Community College students recently placed in the national SkillsUSA competition. During the 52nd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) held in Louisville, Ky., Waubonsee had three students among the top finishers.Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT97e9f39c7f000002423798e2c7ba2bfbSupport Staff Recognized in Awards for Excellence Community College recently recognized support staff employees in their first Support Staff Awards for Excellence.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT83012d707f000002423798e291c9d5caWaubonsee offers Girls Basketball Skills Camp Girls Basketball Skills Camp on July 12Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT7eb4c0cd7f000002423798e25afcb7c5Waubonsee looking for Cheerleaders individuals can schedule a tryoutThu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT7e6972e97f000002423798e2be89a98eStuckey Named to Conference Hall of Fame Stuckey, Waubonsee Community College Professor of Art, Painting and Design, was recently inducted into the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) Hall of Fame.Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT5ae7a0fd7f000002423798e29a808875Gorski Named Waubonsee Assistant Dean for Outcomes Assessment Kathleen Gorski has been named to the position of Assistant Dean for Outcomes Assessment at Waubonsee Community College. The position is effective July 11.Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT5ae466c77f000002423798e2a5a8f644Stepney Named Waubonsee Dean for Business and Career Technologies’Keisha Stepney has been appointed to the position of Dean for Business and Career Technologies at Waubonsee Community College. Her new position is a promotion, as she has previously been serving as Assistant Dean in the same division.Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT5ae30b0c7f000002423798e2d25e6a59Williams Named Student Success: Featured Alumnus Community College alum Alisa Williams’ journey through higher education was filled with life detours, but those experiences helped shape the focus and perspective she now has on the importance of mentoring, balancing priorities, perseverance and celebrating milestones along the way.Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT5adddd4e7f000002423798e2144566bdWaubonsee softball garners post-season awards Lady Chiefs recognized for their outstanding playWed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT31661c4f7f000002423798e200d83b97Waubonsee EMT Program Receives National Recognition Community College’s Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic program has received national recognition from Advance CTE, a national nonprofit that represents state directors and leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult career technical education (CTE) programs across the U.S.Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTe46ca9267f0000023e1876d484855448