News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpSun, 21 Jan 2018 00:30:12 CSTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee Students Recognized on Fall 2017 President’s Listhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180119_President_List.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe President’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who achieve a 4.0 grade-point average while enrolled in at least 6 semester credit hours. The President’s List honors the following students for the fall 2017 semester at the college.Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST1058a9deac1001361458e1cca14b9422Waubonsee Students Recognized on Fall 2017 Dean’s Listhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180119_Dean_List.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe Dean’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who achieve 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 fall 2017 semester at the college.Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST10541ea1ac1001361458e1cceb5a8e70Waubonsee to Offer Auditions for Community Playhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180118_Auditions.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor those who have ever performed live theater or would like to try it for the first time, Waubonsee Community College will hold auditions for the play, “Whose Wives Are They Anyway?”Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST0732308bac1001361458e1cc4a9dd914Waubonsee Offers Opportunities for Auto Tech Studentshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180117_Auto_Tech.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIt used to be the case that people could learn to work on cars simply by tinkering with their own and by talking to others with more experience in automobile repair. That level of expertise could potentially lead to a successful career in auto services. Those days no longer exist. Now, even an entry-level job in automotive repair requires specialized certification. It is for that reason that the Waubonsee Automotive Technology Program exists.Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST06b496edac1001361458e1cc1ba7a314Waubonsee Students Learn an Essential Weather-Related Tradehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180117_HVAC_Program.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWith January comes cold weather in the Chicago area. This year the cold has been extreme with several days of sub-zero temperatures across the region. This has made trained and certified heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanics and installers some of the most important people in many communities. Fortunately, Waubonsee Community College provides opportunities for people to get that training and certification.Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST05e05e00ac1001361458e1ccf9394706Waubonsee Offers “A Taste of Travel” Open House and “Travel Smart” Learning Eventhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180110_Travel_Trips.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College offers many local, national and international travel opportunities through its Community Education Department. On Feb. 9, the college will host an open house and learning event that will provide information about those opportunities. The open house will allow individuals to learn more about the travel options and the travel companies that Waubonsee partners with to provide these experiences to the community.Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CSTe25f6fecac1001361458e1ccfe114805Waubonsee VITA Program Offers Free Tax Helphttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180110_VITA.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementVolunteers with Waubonsee Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will offer free tax help again this season in downtown Aurora.Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CSTe25ce7dfac1001361458e1cc0f8bf03aWaubonsee To Offer Wedding and Event Planning Coursehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180110_Wedding_Event_Course.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIn time for spring and summer weddings, Waubonsee Community College is offering the opportunity for people to become a certified wedding and event planner.Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CSTe25b98f1ac1001361458e1cc830ca50dWaubonsee Hosts FAFSA Fairhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180109_FAFSA_Fair.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementOn Wednesday, Jan. 10, Waubonsee Community College will provide help with completing the 2017-2018 or the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Assistance will be provided by staff from the Financial Aid Office of Waubonsee Community College.Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CSTdb6fd11aac1001361458e1cc21074b46Registration Open for Spring Classes at Waubonseehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180108_Spring_Registration.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementClasses will begin soon, but there is still time to register for the spring term at Waubonsee Community College.Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CSTd77b4ca3ac1001361458e1cc827932c8Extended Service Hours at Waubonsee Community Collegehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2018/20180108_Extended_Hours.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTo help students prepare for the start of courses on Tuesday, Jan. 16, several student services offices at the Sugar Grove and Aurora Downtown Campuses will have extended hours Thursday, Jan. 11 through Saturday, Jan. 13.Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CSTd779ce83ac1001361458e1cc4221e41aWaubonsee Students Recognized at Writers Competition and Festivalhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171222_Student_Writing_Competition_Winners.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee students participated in the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Writers Competition and Festival held in November at Prairie State College. Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST7f5ca0c7ac10013615ea9246ae4c7697Waubonsee Community College Winter Hours and Closurehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171220_Winter_Closure.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College will continue to have normal operating hours on all four of its campuses through December 22, 2017. All campuses will be closed for the winter holiday from 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017, through Monday, January 1, 2018. Normal campus and business hours will resume on January 2, 2018.   Visit www.waubonsee.edu/hours for more information on the college’s business hours, as well as the operating hours of different offices within the college. Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST7650fa4cac10013615ea924666a29d16Waubonsee Community College Issues Annual Report to the Communityhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171220_ARTC.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College recently released its Annual Report to the Community. In it, the college presents a snapshot of the events of the previous fiscal year, an update on programs and initiatives, as well as financial information. Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST764f7a25ac10013615ea924696b14ae3Waubonsee Offering SAT and ACT Prep Courseshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171220_TestPrep_Courses.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementHigh school students in Illinois are now required to take the SAT in the spring of their junior year. To help students prepare for this, Waubonsee Community College offers test preparation courses for both the SAT and the ACT. Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST764e6662ac10013615ea9246305fbf38Waubonsee Scholarship Application Deadline Approacheshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171220_Scholarship_Application_Deadline.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementLast year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation awarded 324 scholarships totaling more than $270,000. This year the foundation is set to provide more than 360 scholarships totaling more than $345,000. However, you must act soon to take advantage of these opportunities. People interested in receiving a scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year must apply by February 5, 2018. Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST764951a9ac10013615ea924690d60464Correa-Cabral named All-American, 13 Chiefs’ receive post-season honors http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171219A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementChiefs recognized for historic seasonTue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST70e1c0f1ac10013615ea9246186ed7eeKoczka named All-American, headlines Chiefs' post-season awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171214A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementEight members of Women's Soccer honoredThu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST5ae7da29ac10013615ea92466357dbb3Waubonsee’s Music Faculty Inspires Studentshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171214_Music_Student.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThis time of the year is filled with sights, smells and sounds that are unique to the holiday season. These sensory experiences often cause us to wax sentimental; to reflect on things past and look forward to things ahead. Waubonsee Community College’s music department contributes to these moments through its series of holiday concerts. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST56c76c25ac10013615ea924693400d78Waubonsee Community College Board Meeting Rescheduledhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20171214_Rescheduled_Board_Meeting.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe December meeting of the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees has been rescheduled for Dec. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Dickson Center Community Board Room on the Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST56b3cdadac10013615ea9246376df572