News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpTue, 24 Oct 2017 00:34:22 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee Community College Enrolls 300,000th Studenthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171019_300,000th_Student.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has enrolled its 300,000th student in its 51st year serving the district. Hannah Polhill, from Yorkville, is a freshman and a Gustafson Scholar majoring in business at Waubonsee. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT34db6157ac100136411666b7d0b8eb3aWaubonsee Community College Recognizes Featured Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171019_Featured_Alumnus.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementService is everything to Keith Cross; he has spent almost all of his adult life serving the city he grew up in. Over the years, Cross has seen much change in Aurora and across the region, and as a long-time police officer in the city, he has been part of and led much of that change. For his many contributions to the community as a law enforcement officer and as a community leader, Waubonsee Community College is proud to honor him as a Student Success: Featured Alumnus.Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT34d64f3dac100136411666b7254f3d05APC - No Gas Leak Found http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/10172017leakreport.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAt approximately 11:15 Tuesday morning, Campus Operations received a report of a suspected gas leak in the Academic and Professional Center at the Sugar Grove Campus. An alert was sent via the college's emergency notification system to advise people to avoid the area while the matter was investigated.   The investigation found no leak. Instead, it was plastic material being used in a 3-D printer that had melted and created an unusual smell. An all-clear message was given.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT2b5b0973ac100136411666b7d4eb677fWaubonsee Hosts Presentation on Paleoclimatologyhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171013.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College will host a scientific presentation, “Paleoclimatology: What’s Past May Not Be Prologue.”Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT168666f3ac100136411666b793c62b4aWaubonsee Community College Hosts Open House Eventshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171011_Open_House_Events.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College will host two open house events that will provide information on the college’s transfer programs and health care programs. In addition to information about the programs, the events will feature free food truck treats.Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT0d533a29ac100136411666b75d6d7183Chiefs capture ISCC title for second straight yearhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171010A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementChiefs win overtime thriller to earn back-to-back ISCC crownsTue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT0c9918eaac100136411666b7a42344f5Waubonsee Hosts Art Exhibit at Aurora Downtown Campushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171006_Aurora_Downtown_Art_Exhibition.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College is hosting a free art exhibit at its Aurora Downtown Campus from October 4 – November 4, 2017.Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDTf25b04b7ac100136411666b748a96848Waubonsee Community College Hosts Free FAFSA Workshopshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171005_FAFSA_Workshops.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College will host six free workshops to teach students and families how college financial aid works and to help them complete the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDTecd5a0fdac10013660b3f6c27fb64f4eChiefs' Erastus-Obilo named NJCAA Player of the Weekhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170927A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementChiefs' forward earns national honor by scoring six goals in three matchesWed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTc4c822b1ac10013660b3f6c274defc26News Articlehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170927_Police_Cadet_Article.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementSeptember is National Preparedness Month. Kimberly Shliff writes about being a student contributor to college preparedness as a police cadet.Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTc4a887b0ac10013660b3f6c2389b2a65Corning picked to lead Waubonsee Softballhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170926A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementCorning selected to take over from long-time coachTue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTc01fb973ac10013660b3f6c2d83a6880Waubonsee Inducts Students into Honor Societieshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170926_Honor_Society_Inductions.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFifty-eight Waubonsee Community College students were inducted into six academic honor societies at a ceremony at the Academic and Professional Center on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.   Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTbfdd9fdaac10013660b3f6c21e9f87dcWaubonsee Community College Presents Comedy Showhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170925_Improv_Comedy.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College presents “MISSION IMPROVable,” a hysterical improv comedy show driven by audience participation.Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTba4e5eefac10013660b3f6c2ad3186f6Waubonsee Community College Presents “Urinetown: The Musical”http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170925_Urinetown.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIn conjunction with the Fox Country Players, Waubonsee Community College presents “Urinetown: The Musical” in the Auditorium at the Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6; Saturday, Oct. 7; Friday, Oct. 13; Saturday, Oct. 14; and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15.Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTba4408a5ac10013660b3f6c20b16b699Waubonsee Faculty Member Published in Online Literary Journalhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170921_Portincaso_Publication.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDan Portincaso, Associate Professor of English, had a work of fiction published in F(r)iction, an online literary journal. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTa5f6415dac10013660b3f6c2620a496eWaubonsee Community College Foundation Board Welcomes Three New Membershttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170921_New_Foundation_Board_Members.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAt its meeting on September 12, 2017, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation welcomed Patrick Kinnally of Sugar Grove; Nick Ninedorf of Geneva; and Lynn Dubajic of Yorkville to its board of directors.Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTa54d05e1ac10013660b3f6c2a6782a58Waubonsee Featured Student Brings Global Perspectivehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170921_Featured_Student.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIt is natural that the student body at Waubonsee is as diverse as the community that the college serves. There is no better example of this than Dylan Norton, this month’s Waubonsee Student Success: Featured Student.Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDTa4e05ebeac10013660b3f6c26a1bbd5cWaubonsee Community College Classes Focus on Photographyhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170913_Photography_Classes.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College is offering an assortment of noncredit classes this fall designed to improve photography and photo editing skills at any experience level.Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDT7cbc05f4ac10013660b3f6c2b60131e3Waubonsee to Host College Night At Sugar Grove Campushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170913_College_Night.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementRepresentatives from more than 100 public and private colleges will be on hand for Waubonsee Community College’s College Night on Monday, Oct. 2 from 6-8 p.m.Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDT7cb9dfdfac10013660b3f6c2baef4f79Waubonsee to Hold Career Fair At Aurora Downtown Campushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170913_Career_Fair.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIn partnership with the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Waubonsee Community College will host a career fair on Friday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. – noon at its Aurora Downtown Campus, 18 S. River St.Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDT7cb40e7aac10013660b3f6c2015b2167