News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpSat, 21 Jan 2017 17:30:07 CSTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee Students Complete Service Projectshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170120-Waubonsee-Students-Complete-Service-Projects.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAs part of ongoing efforts by Waubonsee Community College to celebrate its 50th anniversary through community service, several student groups recently completed large projects coinciding with the holiday season.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CSTbdebc67dac10013624cd603438b669e7Waubonsee Sophomore Receives Scholarship Recognizing Community Servicehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170120-Waubonsee-Sophomore-Receives-Scholarship-Recognizing-Community-Service.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementA Waubonsee Community College sophomore was recently selected as the state recipient for a National Society of Leadership and Success State of Mind Scholarship.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CSTbde5403fac10013624cd603427d61d8fWaubonsee Announces New Assistant Deanhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/2017120Metych.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee recently named John Metych III as Assistant Dean for Social Sciences, Education and World Languages.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CSTbd56e83bac10013624cd6034aa07edc2Waubonsee Recognizes AID Partnership As Institutional Success Storyhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/2017119AIDpartner.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor the role it has played in improving the mental health of the college’s students, Waubonsee is proud to recognize its partnership with Aurora-based Association for Individual Development (AID) as this month’s Student Success: Institutional Stories.Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CSTb8f027e7ac10013624cd60348666dafbHeiss to be recognized for his 1,000th gamehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170118A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementHeiss reaches 1,000 games at WaubonseeWed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CSTb3855b69ac10013624cd60347b3f2f7dWaubonsee VITA Program Offers Free Tax Helphttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/2017117VITA.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementVolunteers with Waubonsee's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will offer free tax help again this season in downtown Aurora from Jan. 21-April 15.Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CSTad3ba6b0ac10013624cd6034b5075139Carey lifts Chiefs to road win in Heiss' 1,000th gamehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170112A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementChiefs win on road in Heiss' 1,000th gameThu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CSTaebda297ac10013624cd6034df877b15Waubonsee Recognizes Student Life Department and Co-Curricular Transcripts as its Student Success: Institutional Storieshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161219-Institutional-Student-Success-Stories-Student-Life-Co-Curricular-Transcripts.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIt is common practice for students to submit an official transcript to document their academic achievements. But what about those achievements that happen outside the classroom?Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 CST1872568dac1001363a805550aedc1584Winners Shine at Waubonsee Auto Body Repair Contesthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161214-Winners-Shine-at-Waubonsee-Auto-Body-Repair-Contest.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College offers one of the top Auto Body Repair programs in the entire country. Recently the college hosted a competition among its students that was judged by industry-leading experts from collision equipment companies and owners of auto repair shops in the Fox Valley.Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 CSTff64e0d3ac1001363a80555052fdd309Waubonsee Humanities Faculty Member Publishes Novelhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161206-Humanities-Faculty-Member-Publishes-Novel.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAaron Lawler, Humanities Instructor at Waubonsee Community College, recently published his debut novel, “The Marvelous Paracosm of Fitz Faraday and the Shapers of the ID” through independent publishing house Black Rose Publishing.Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 CSTd4bab763ac1001363a805550c750e765Waubonsee Jazz Band Members Receive Skyway Recognitionshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161206-Jazz-Band-Members-Receive-Skyway-Recognitions.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Jazz Band members received recognition during the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Jazz Festival. The event was hosted by College of Lake County on October 29.Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 CSTd4b62fdaac1001363a805550ea770b25Waubonsee Community College Offering SAT and ACT Prep Courseshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161206-SAT-ACT-Prep-Courses.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementNow that high school juniors in Illinois are required to take the SAT college entrance exam, Waubonsee Community College has expanded its test preparation courses. The college is offering affordable SAT prep courses to help high school students prepare for the exam.Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 CSTd4b0f827ac1001363a8055504473e0ccWaubonsee to Offer Free Music Concertshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161122concerts.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis December, Waubonsee’s Music Department will offer a winter concert series showcasing the work of its students.Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 CST8c9ce5a1ac10013618ef659c5c62e3a5Waubonsee Foundation Announces Available Scholarshipshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161121scholarships.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Foundation scholarship applications are now available online for the 2017-2018 academic year. Apply by Feb. 6, 2017.Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 CST88b2c33fac10013618ef659c63fd8826Waubonsee Marketing and Communications Receives Awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161118-Marketing-and-Communications-Receives-Awards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s Marketing and Communication team recently received national recognition for their work.Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 CST795eb7f7ac10013618ef659c34c82440Waubonsee Recognizes Communications Department as Student Success: Featured Faculty and Programhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161118CommRecognition.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee's Communications Department takes the basics of writing, speaking and listening in entirely new directions to make learning more effective, engaging and productive. For its efforts, the department is being recognized as the college’s Student Success: Featured Faculty and Program for November.  Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 CST7881cde5ac10013618ef659cbd7456e1Waubonsee Community College Driver Safety Program Wins Awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161118-Driver-Safety-Program-Wins-Awards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s Driver Safety Program was honored at the National Safety Council Congress held on October 15-19 in Anaheim, CA.Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 CST79597b6cac10013618ef659c7fc36cc3Waubonsee Recognizes Area First Responders http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161116RespondersEvent.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAs part of its ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration, Waubonsee recently held a First Responders Appreciation Day at its Plano Campus. The event was designed to recognize local police and fire organizations, expressing the college’s gratitude for the help they provide in educating future “first responders.”Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 CST6efa76e7ac10013618ef659c01e5fbd1Waubonsee Brings Veterans Day to Lifehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161103vets.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis year’s Veterans Day events at Waubonsee celebrate the college’s unique role in helping veteran and active service student members apply military training to careers in civilian life. Observances start at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, in the Academic and Professional Center on the Sugar Grove Campus.Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 CDT2b9104baac1001364850726989be29c2Waubonsee Student Senators Elected http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161031-Student-Senators-Elected.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementSeveral students were recently elected to the Waubonsee Community College Student Senate.Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 CDT1bb1f025ac10013648507269d4570d67