News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpMon, 25 May 2015 05:30:05 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee’s Sury selected IBCA Juco Coach of the Yearhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150522ASuryKruegerIBCA.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWCC's Sury, Krueger honored by IBCAFri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT7d3450af7f000002150b51f44f62631a31st Annual Hitting and Pitching Camphttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150522AHittingandPitchingCamp.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee offers hitting and pitching camp for boys and girls age 8-14Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT7cf149b77f000002150b51f41546ef11Waubonsee's Brown tabbed NJCAA Player of the Weekhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521ABrownNJCAApotw.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWCC's Brown bats .593, named national juco softball player of the weekThu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT7cee6c657f000002150b51f48790088dMore Than 1,000 Graduates Receive Degrees from Waubonsee http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521gradPost.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIn a ceremony at Aurora’s historic Paramount Theatre on Thursday night, Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 1,035 graduates.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT797e8b167f000002150b51f46e57b5e1Waubonsee Honors Athletic Hall of Fame Inducteeshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521hallFame.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee inducted four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during the college’s annual Athletic Banquet on May 7 — Omi Acosta, Scott Walter Kawall, Dr. Tara (Tormey) Parks and Alex Rodriguez. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT77653dd87f000002150b51f402df3837Through Contest, Waubonsee Students Encourage Each Other to Complete Their Studies http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521motivateWinners.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFour Waubonsee Community College students took home prizes in the college’s inaugural “Motivate to Complete” Public Service Announcement Contest recently. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT775ed2dd7f000002150b51f454deb0daWaubonsee Approves Two New Automotive Programs http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521autoPrograms.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAt its May 20 meeting, the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees approved two additions to the college's already strong Automotive Technology Program offerings.  Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT77406bbe7f000002150b51f4d808ef83Waubonsee Auto Body Repair Professor Named Outstanding Faculty http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521outstandingFaculty.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor the past several years, Waubonsee Community College’s Auto Body Repair Program and its students have received a variety of awards and accolades, including the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) Makeover Grant and several first-place finishes in SkillsUSA competitions. And this month, the man behind the program, Assistant Professor of Auto Body Repair Andy MacDonald, of Plano, is receiving an honor of his own in the form of the college’s 2015 Outstanding Faculty Member Award.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT772b20337f000002150b51f4458721d780-Year-Old Waubonsee Student Epitomizes Lifelong Learninghttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521LorettaParker.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor the way in which 80-year-old Loretta Parker has re-entered higher education with determination, tackled new technology with tenacity, and set an inspirational example for her fellow students, faculty and staff alike, Waubonsee is proud to name her the college’s Student Success: Featured Student for May.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT771abd437f000002150b51f47a95331bWaubonsee Program Nets $2 Million in Tax Refundshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521Vita.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis tax season, Waubonsee Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program was able to return more than $2 million to the local economy.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT732ece7b7f000002150b51f4d4008372Waubonsee Physics Instructor Receives NSF Grant http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521JindalGrant.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Physics Instructor Dr. Pratima Jindal has been awarded a $5,050 United States Compact Muon Solenoid (USCMS) Teacher Fellowship Grant from the National Science Foundation, in partnership with Fermilab and the University of Notre Dame.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT7329ddee7f000002150b51f4757e23cdWaubonsee Marketing and Communications Team Wins Awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521MCAwards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s Marketing and Communications team has been honored with six Communicator Awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT73268fa97f000002150b51f4a9108d9fTwo Waubonsee English Faculty Publish Creative Works http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521ClemPortincaso.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTwo members of Waubonsee Community College’s English faculty recently published creative works. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT731dea0b7f000002150b51f4bccb0fb5Waubonsee’s Caponi Appointed to North Aurora School Board http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521CaponiSeventh.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementKim Caponi, Senior Executive to the President at Waubonsee Community College, was recently appointed to the North Aurora Seventh-Day Adventist School Board. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT7316b68c7f000002150b51f476aa0123Waubonsee Career Services Advisor Re-Elected to Association Board http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521AndersonCEIA.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAnderson Lee, Waubonsee Community College Career Services Advisor, was recently re-elected to the Board of Directors for the Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA).Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT7313a3637f000002150b51f44e40807eWaubonsee Faculty Exhibit Artwork http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150521AdjunctArt.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTwo Waubonsee Community College Adjunct Art Instructors recently displayed their work in the local area.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT730e17f07f000002150b51f4f3422822Online Training for Adult Literacy Tutors Available in June http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150519literacy.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s Adult Literacy Project is seeking volunteers to tutor adult students in reading, writing and speaking English. An online volunteer tutor training program will be available throughout the month of June.Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT6d9951d17f000002150b51f4ccfba5baWaubonsee Students Win at State Contesthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150511skillsState.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementSeven Waubonsee students earned awards at the recent Illinois SkillsUSA competition in Springfield, with the college sweeping two automotive categories.Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT43de21387f000002150b51f4cc94351cNominations Sought for Waubonsee Distinguished Contributor and Alumnus Awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150501distinguished.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementNominations are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2015 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards. Nominations must be received by Friday, May 29.Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT1018e02e7f00000241f4fa127b1eb97cWaubonsee Foundation to Host Golf Outing May 27 http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150421golfOuting .php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe Waubonsee Community College Foundation will hold its 28th annual golf outing at Whitetail Ridge Golf Club on Wednesday, May 27. The event raises money for scholarships at the college. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 CDTdd7c79f07f00000241f4fa1205aaeae7