News RSS, 25 May 2016 18:30:06 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee 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 CDTe46ca9267f0000023e1876d484855448Waubonsee's Wadsworth chosen for Ring of Honor honored by Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTe43ac8d37f0000023e1876d44dd777a42016 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Honored Community College has inducted three new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Phillip T. Neal, Kemp Schanlaber and Amanda Wolf were selected as the tenth class of the Waubonsee Athletic Hall of Fame for their involvement in sports, dedication to Waubonsee, athletic successes and contributions to the community or career accomplishments earned after leaving Waubonsee.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTdf6e577a7f0000023e1876d4f51a0586Waubonsee Names Motivate to Complete Winners the second consecutive year, Waubonsee Community College has named winners in a competition calling on students to produce mixed media announcements to inspire themselves and their peers to accomplish their educational goals.Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTcea9bd7f7f0000023e1876d4ea0e8245Waubonsee’s Communities of Excellence Program Recognizes Completers Community College this week recognized its second group of participants to complete the Communities of Excellence Program. Those recognized during the ceremony at the college’s Aurora Downtown Campus completed 96 hours of specialized training.Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTce71678c7f0000023e1876d4ea1e3669Waubonsee Featured Student a Leader On and Off the Basketball Court Wadsworth is perhaps best known as the Waubonsee Chiefs’ basketball star who this year became the first player in program history to top 1,000 career points, but her work ethic and tenacity extends beyond the court.Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTca5992157f0000023e1876d4ccd8cf25Waubonsee Faculty Will Use Grant to Engage Students in Research Waubonsee Community College Physics instructor plans to use a grant she recently received to expose students to her ongoing research with Argonne National Laboratory’s Center for Nanomaterials (CNM).Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTca5084d67f0000023e1876d4a98d7cd6Waubonsee’s Volunteer Income Tax Assessment Program Wraps up 12th Year Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assessment (VITA) Program recently completed its 12th year of service to the community, serving 931 clients and resulting in $1.8 million dollars refunded for 2016.Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTca4d2e787f0000023e1876d4a5a861a3Rose tabbed NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Week time this spring that a Chiefs' pitcher has been honored nationallyTue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTe37589147f0000023e1876d428de66ffChiefs capture Region IV Division III Baseball Championship Waubonsee knocks off JJC for 4th Region crown in seven yearsMon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTbb6d97b47f0000023e1876d45f92fca8Record Number Participate in Waubonsee Commencement Community College’s May 14 commencement ceremonies saw a record number of graduates walk across the stage. Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT9c8a54087f0000023e1876d4d8bc7124Teenager and 71-Year-Old Mark Waubonsee’s Youngest and Oldest Graduates teenager who simultaneously finished high school and earned an associate degree while maintaining status as an honors student, and a 71-year-old who overcame a lifetime of addiction and is a two-time liver transplant recipient will both walk across the stage and receive their diplomas during Waubonsee Community College’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony on May 14. While these are just two of the 1,083 degrees being conferred this month, in many ways, the stories of Waubonsee’s youngest and oldest graduates demonstrate the diverse roles of a community college in meeting the varied services and needs for lifelong learning.Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTa190b09c7f0000023e1876d420f39306Chiefs advance to Region IV Division III Baseball Championship set to play Joliet in best two-out-of-three seriesWed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 CDTa116fde37f0000023e1876d4454f54eaWaubonsee Accepting Applications for First Dunham Fund Quick Path Scholars Community College is now accepting applications for the first class of students who will pursue the college’s innovative, grant-funded, one-year associate degree. The program, funded by a $500,000 grant from the Aurora-based Dunham Fund, provides coursework and extra support necessary for students to earn a fully transferable associate degree in just one year – all tuition-free.Mon, 09 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT9637b1627f0000023e1876d45857568fChiefs’ Salesky named NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Week' baseball player garners national award for third time this springWed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT9c22add47f0000023e1876d4079db0ccWaubonsee Foundation Awards More Than $256,000 in Scholarships the upcoming 2016-17 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation has provided 287 scholarship awards totaling over $256,000 to 234 recipients. Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT7c7f4ca17f00000238217825d10e4edfNominations Sought for Waubonsee Distinguished Contributor and Alumnus Awards are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2016 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards.Mon, 02 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT71e9c0fe7f0000023821782523a17ad8Waubonsee Softball earns unprecedented 6th straight ISCC Championship Chiefs tie for ISCC titleThu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 CDT7278451c7f00000238217825094fa375Waubonsee Students Place in State Automotive Competition, Will Compete Nationally Waubonsee Community College students placed at the Illinois SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference held in Springfield this month.Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 CDT53dd268b7f00000238217825214c46dbWCC's Liebelt again tabbed NJCAA Pitcher of the Week named national Pitcher of the Week for second time this seasonTue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 CDT5395744f7f00000238217825ef76e4f4