News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpSun, 30 Apr 2017 03:30:08 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee Seats New Trustee, Elects Board Leadershiphttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170428-Waubonsee-Seats-New-Trustee-Elects-Board-Leadership.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees has seated newly elected member Roger T. Harris to the board.Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTb62752a8ac10013635a1f05fb9b3dc0bWaubonsee Board of Trustees Seats Student Trusteehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170428-Board-of-Trustees-Seats-Student-Trustee.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementJ. David Vera, of Aurora, will serve as student trustee on the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees.Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTb61fa27bac10013635a1f05f4898c5f5Waubonsee to Offer Free Music Concertshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170428-Waubonsee-to-Offer-Free-Music-Concerts.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s Music Department will offer a spring concert series showcasing the work of its students. Waubonsee Community College’s Music Department will offer a spring concert series showcasing the work of its students.Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTb52ed05bac10013635a1f05f86b708e8Waubonsee Sugar Grove Campus Certified as Wildlife Habitathttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170425-Sugar-Grove-Campus-Certified-as-Wildlife-Habitat.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s efforts to preserve, protect and promote the natural habitat on their Sugar Grove campus were highlighted during recent Earth Day events, and with recognition of the campus as a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTa608e9f5ac10013635a1f05fd382c7adWaubonsee’s Paver Appointed to Quad County Urban League Boardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170425-Paver-Appointed-to-Quad-County-Urban-League-Board.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDr. Jonathan Paver, Assistant Vice President of Transfer and Developmental Education at Waubonsee Community College, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Quad City Urban League.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTa604a36bac10013635a1f05fa1c27df8Waubonsee STEM Scholar to Visit NASAhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170425-WCC-STEM-Scholar-to-Visit-NASA.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee STEM scholar Hillary Smith has been selected to travel to NASA’s Glenn Research Center in June to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar’s Project.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTa6013768ac10013635a1f05ff0d319e0Waubonsee to Host Charter Meeting of New Lions Clubhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/2017425-WCC-to-Host-Charter-Meeting-of-New-Lions-Club.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe new Waubonsee Community College Lions Club will host their Charter Night on May 9, and the evening will feature a visit by international Lions Club leadership.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTa5ff1609ac10013635a1f05f6bb016a4Hernandez Recognized in Illinois Senior Hall of Fame for Educationhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170425-Hernandez-Recognized-in-Illinois-Senior-Hall-of-Fame-for-Education.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementJoseph Hernandez, Associate Professor Emeritus of Art/Ceramics/Drawing and Design at Waubonsee Community College, was recently inducted into the Illinois 2016 Senior Hall of Fame in the category of education.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTa5fbf486ac10013635a1f05f4e8d0e6aLongtime Waubonsee Trustee Karen L. Cotter Retires from Posthttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170425-Trustee-Karen-L-Cotter-Retires.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementLongtime Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustee member Karen L. Cotter, of Plano, has retired after 18 years of service.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTa5de7cf8ac10013635a1f05f498c005cWaubonsee Featured Program and Faculty Drive Student Successhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170425-Featured-Program-and-Faculty-Drive-Student-Success.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThe hands-on learning and student-first mentality of the Waubonsee Community College Automotive Technology program has brought the college national recognition and produced scores of successful alumni who complete the program ready to lead in the field.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDTa5db63daac10013635a1f05f00e5a263Waubonsee players earn Post-Season Awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170414A1.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementEight members of Chiefs' basketball programs honoredFri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT6e2dae9cac10013635a1f05f74c90021WCC Co-Ed Cheerleading Tryouts set for mid-Mayhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170414A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementTryouts for 2017-18 school yearFri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT6d34614dac10013635a1f05fa6d1c550Waubonsee Names New Vice President of Educational Affairshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170411Nyhammer.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee has named Dr. Diane Nyhammer as the college’s Vice President of Educational Affairs.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT5f146989ac10013635a1f05f53c31b38Waubonsee Offers Free Earth Week Eventshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170411-EarthWeek.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College is offering a week’s worth of events on the college’s Sugar Grove Campus in celebration of Earth Day. All events are free and open to the community, and will take place on the college’s Sugar Grove Campus, located on Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT5d45b051ac10013635a1f05fada6b937Chiefs' Carey signs with NAIA power Trinity Internationalhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170410A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementCarey to continue collegiate career at TIUMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT5955386cac10013635a1f05f8ea8e2b5Waubonsee to Host Poetry Events http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170405poetry.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee invites the community to take part in “Poetry Out Loud,” a free open-mic poetry reading event on April 7 and 13.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT3f1a6c7aac1001366db911d2dd11d32aApril 4 Incident at Sugar Grove http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170404emergency.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementThere was NOT an active shooter on the Sugar Grove Campus on Tuesday, April 4. An emergency management training course was being held on campus, and a message was sent unintentionally to 911 dispatch as a result of those activities. We are very grateful to the local agencies who responded so quickly and to the members of the Waubonsee community who followed the college’s safety protocols.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT3b17cd5eac1001366db911d2164ba1a2Waubonsee Students Spend Spring Break Volunteeringhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170317SpringBreak.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementInstead of hitting the beach for a week of relaxation, a group of Waubonsee Community College students are spending their spring break volunteering in Pulaski, Virginia, through an organization called Beans and Rice INC.Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CDTde2e3f91ac1001366db911d26071cc81Waubonsee’s Student Success: Featured Alumnus Serves Aurora Communityhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170317AlumRodriguez.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementZaida Rodriguez is living proof that with a little patience and a committed mindset, continuous learning and connection-building pay off. Because of Rodriguez’s many health care and cultural contributions to the City of Aurora through her community service, Waubonsee Community College is proud to honor her as the Student Success: Featured Alumnus for the month of March.Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CDTddc73fc6ac1001366db911d2f3a123e5Waubonsee Offering Tasty Trip to Kenoshahttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2017/20170316KenoshaTrip.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee invites food lovers to sign up for a one-day trip to Kenosha with a focus on food on April 12.Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CDTd915cd22ac1001366db911d28a87c540