News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:30:03 CDTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduWaubonsee President, Dean Elected to Conference Leadership Positionshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150626skywayLeadership.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College President Dr. Christine Sobek and Dean for Students Dr. Scott Peska have been elected to lead the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) in the upcoming academic year.Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT31c22f007f0000021e1ccfeca4668b21Community Real Estate Executive Elected to Waubonsee Foundation Boardhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150625dolanDirector.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementAt its annual meeting on June 9, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation elected Brian K. Dolan, of Aurora, to its board of directors. Mr. Dolan is a principal in Dolan & Murphy, Inc., a company formed in 1965. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT2b12714c7f0000021e1ccfeca06cae68Future of Waubonsee and Larger Community Discussed at Summit http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150624summitPost.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementMore than 250 Waubonsee Community College students, faculty, staff and community leaders participated in the Waubonsee Vision 2050 Futures Summit on Tuesday, June 23, at the college’s Sugar Grove Campus. The event, which featured presentations and discussions, was designed to bring stakeholders together to anticipate, imagine and elevate the collective futures of the college and community.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT273512ec7f0000021e1ccfecb07d0503Waubonsee Professor, President and Trustee Earn ICCTA Honors http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150618ICCTAAwards .php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College received three honors at the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) convention recently, including Associate Professor of Earth Science/Geology David Voorhees as the co-recipient of the 2015 ICCTA Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Member Award. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT0831400e7f0000021e1ccfecb6d6ab30Aurora Resident Named Waubonsee Student Trusteehttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150618garner.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementJesse Garner, of Aurora, has been elected to serve as Waubonsee Community College’s Student Trustee for the 2015-2016 academic year. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT0828b3ba7f0000021e1ccfecf5ef763bWaubonsee Recognizes Outstanding Student Organizationshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150618lifeAwards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementIn an effort to honor extracurricular excellence, Waubonsee Community College’s Club Council, Student Senate and Student Life Department recently announced the college’s Student Life Organization Awards for the 2014-15 academic year.Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT0820cc157f0000021e1ccfec8f0a3e0cWaubonsee Analyst Named to ICCB Advisory Group http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150618beerICCB.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Career and Technical Education Grant Analyst, Dr. David Beer, has been asked to share his perspectives as part of an Illinois Community College Board Task Advisory Group focused on the new Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT081bb63a7f0000021e1ccfec34d028d0Waubonsee Adds to Its Student Art Collectionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150618artPurchase.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDuring the spring 2015 semester, Waubonsee Community College purchased 11 pieces of student-created artwork to display around its campuses.Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT08159b397f0000021e1ccfec2e8471f2Kendall County Clerk/Recorder Named Waubonsee Featured Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150618gillette.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementKendall County Clerk and Recorder Debbie Gillette has been named Waubonsee's Student Success: Featured Alumnus for June.Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT0810f0f27f0000021e1ccfec33e78c7dISCC Inducts Randall, Honors Kish and Five WCC Student-Athleteshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150617AthISCCawards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementRandall inducted into ISCC Hall of Fame, Kish tabbed ISCC Coach of the Year and five Chiefs earn ISCC's Dick Durrant AwardWed, 17 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDT082037a47f0000021e1ccfec64b76773Waubonsee Signs Transfer Agreement with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150611TCSPPsigning.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee has become the first community college in Illinois to sign a transfer agreement with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDTe2e0e8737f0000021e1ccfecb404b2b6WCC Athletics Inducts four, honors 2014-2015 accomplishmentshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150610Abanquet.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee honors past and present student-athletesWed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 CDTe48719397f0000021e1ccfec951b71c3Waubonsee softball earns post-season honorshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150528Asoftballawards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementCoach Clark, 10 Lady Chiefs recognized for their outstanding seasonThu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT9c1b7aa87f000002150b51f4db35d3a5Camacho Headlines Chiefs' Post-Season Awardshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2015/20150526Abaseballawards.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementFive Chiefs' Baseball Players HonoredTue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT91f53f8f7f000002150b51f4a2a4c960Waubonsee’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 CDT7d3450af7f000002150b51f44f62631aMore 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 May 21, 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 CDT77653dd87f000002150b51f402df3837Waubonsee 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 CDT771abd437f000002150b51f47a95331bOnline 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 CDT6d9951d17f000002150b51f4ccfba5ba