News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpTue, 27 Sep 2016 23:30:11 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduFAFSA Workshops Offeredhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160927fafsa.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College is offering open house sessions for parents and students to learn how financial aid works and get help completing their 2017 – 2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT6d160f59ac100136756101542fc45dcfAdult Education Programs Provide Economic Opportunityhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160927adultlit.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementNational Adult Education and Literacy Week, September 26 – October 1, underscores the continued demand for programs and services for adult students who need to improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math and obtain a high school equivalency certificate. More than 36 million adults nationwide, including 1.2 million in Illinois, lack basic literacy skills that limit their ability to advance in education and at work.Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT6d1306c7ac10013675610154e763ecb6Waubonsee Featured Student Follows Heart into Nursinghttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160923sibenaller.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementKati Sibenaller grew up wanting to work in health care, but after graduating from high school, she didn’t feel ready for college and so those dreams were sidelined until she was inspired by the dedicated nurses who helped her through a high risk pregnancy and the delivery of her son.Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT5851fe6fac100136756101541a37526cAurora Resident Named Waubonsee Student Trusteehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160923joray.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTori Joray, of Aurora, will serve as Waubonsee Community College’s Student Trustee for 2016 – 2017.Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT57e9be23ac100136756101548957c3d9Congressman Bill Foster Recognizes 50th Anniversary of Waubonsee Community Collegehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160923foster.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementU.S. Representative Bill Foster (IL – 11) honored Waubonsee Community College for its 50th anniversary during recent remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT57e5fc67ac100136756101548c5c0697Waubonsee To Host College Nighthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160921collegenight.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 Oct. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT4e9ddfffac1001367561015409d69eb5Former Chiefs' Athlete earns another medal in Riohttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160921A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementBerenyi wins silver at Rio ParalympicsWed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT4e2efa89ac1001367561015424e8cc2aWaubonsee to Welcome International Artists to Wood Fire Conferencehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160921woodfire.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFor decades, Waubonsee Community College has been home to a heralded ceramics program, and this year – as part of the college’s 50th anniversary celebrations – the college will host artists from around the country and world for the International Wood Fire Conference.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT4ce4dc96ac100136756101545d1ba082Fox Country Players Will Perform ‘Sister Act’http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160919sisteract.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe Fox Country Players, in partnership with Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education, welcome “Sister Act” to the Waubonsee Auditorium stage next month.Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT42a70676ac100136756101548814e409Waubonsee Previews Multiple Career and Technical Education Programshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160912CTE.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIndividuals interested in a broad variety of career and technical (CTE) programs will have the opportunity to sample these programs through sessions scheduled this fall at Waubonsee Community College.Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT1fdf0984ac10013675610154f4ea93c9Congressman Hultgren Recognizes Waubonsee from U.S. House Floorhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160909hultgren.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementU.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (Il – 14) honored Waubonsee Community College for its 50th anniversary during recent remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT10d0d965ac100136756101545f96790aWaubonsee to Host Aurora Downtown Career Fair This Monthhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160906careerfair.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College will continue its tradition of drawing job seekers and employers together as they host the college’s annual fall career fair at the Aurora Downtown Campus on Sept. 23.Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT0155fdfbac10013675610154b7f458dbWaubonsee’s Renovated Aurora Fox Valley Campus Debuts to Students and Publichttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160902afvgrandreopen.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementA full-service campus with a focus on health care was what Waubonsee Community College leaders had in mind when they committed to renovating their campus located at 2060 Ogden Avenue in Aurora. The college is inviting the public to tour the updated facilities during an event on Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. In addition to tours, the event will offer family-friendly activities.Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDTec648b13ac100136756101541f55c8e5Waubonsee Offers Innovative Workforce Training Serieshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160902wfdbully.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s Workforce Development is offering an innovative new series that gives employers sneak peeks of mini-training sessions that can be customized. The series – which kicks off this month - will feature trending business topics.Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDTec5f8ea5ac1001367561015478102012Waubonsee Offers Late Start Classes at Plano Campushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160902latestart.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College is offering late start, 12-week courses at its Plano Campus, beginning Sept. 19.Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDTec5996c5ac100136756101547a3f8a28Waubonsee Student-Athletes, Teams Recognized for Classroom Achievementshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160818athleteacademics.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTwenty-three Waubonsee student-athletes and five Chiefs teams were recently recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their excellence in the classroom for the 2015-2016 academic year.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 CDT9f4d98b4ac1001365ba71e881b438c2dWaubonsee Appoints Jessica Menez as Assistant Deanhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160818menez.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has appointed Jessica Menez as the college’s new Assistant Dean for Developmental Education and College Readiness.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 CDT9f4be7aeac1001365ba71e882e35d5c7Waubonsee Coach accepted into USA Volleyball Training Programhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160818A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementKish to work with USA Volleyball's High Performance ProgramThu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 CDT9f2d7099ac1001365ba71e88fe8d556dOswego Fire Protection District Named Waubonsee Distinguished Contributorhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160818contributor.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has honored the Oswego Fire Protection District as their 2016 Distinguished Contributor.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 CDT9e417845ac1001365ba71e88ec98b5b4Puamuh T. Ghogomu II Named Distinguished Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20160818distalum.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College has named Puamuh T. Ghogomu II its 2016 Distinguished Alumnus. Ghogomu, of Evanston, is currently Senior Counsel in the Employment Law department at Walgreens.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 CDT9dffb7c8ac1001365ba71e888f4ad0cd