News RSShttp://www.waubonsee.edu/rss/news.phpThu, 08 Dec 2016 01:32:08 CSTCascade Serverkborchers@waubonsee.eduHoliday Message from the President http://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161207-Holiday-Message.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementRead the annual holiday message from Waubonsee President Dr. Christine Sobek.Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 CSTd5e494c5ac1001363a805550de5b5becWaubonsee 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 CDT1bb1f025ac10013648507269d4570d67Chiefs win Region title, advance to Great Lakes District Championshiphttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161029A.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementChiefs grab Region IV title, extend winning streak to 19 matches. Waubonsee set to host Great Lakes District ChampionshipSat, 29 Oct 2016 00:00:00 CDT1c22d788ac10013648507269052fa73aBeer Named Waubonsee Assistant Dean for Business and Career Technologieshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161025-Beer-Named-Assistant-Dean-Business-Career-Tech.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementDr. David Beer has been appointed to the position of Assistant Dean for Business and Career Technologies at Waubonsee Community College. His new position is a promotion, as he has previously been serving as Career and Technical Education Analyst for the college.Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 CDTfc628bc1ac100136485072697b6c8ecfAuthor and Motivational Speaker Named Student Success: Featured Alumnushttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161021FeaturedAlumnus.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College alumnus Amy Chally has faced many challenges over her lifetime, but has persevered to turn those challenges into an opportunity to help and motivate others.Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 CDTe7698822ac100136485072699cbcab54Waubonsee Administrator Honored as part of Influential Women in Businesshttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161013InfluentialWomenInBusinessTejada.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College Vice President of Student Development Dr. Melinda Tejada is being honored in the “Business Ledger’s” 19th Annual Influential Women in Business awards program.Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 CDTbf520762ac10013648507269769bcb2fSurgical Technology Program Receives National Recognitionhttp://www.waubonsee.edu/news/stories/2016/20161006surgtech.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=linkShare&utm_campaign=social_engagementWaubonsee Community College’s Surgical Technology Program recently received recognition by the Board of Directors of the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving at least a 90 percent graduate pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam cycle for August 2015 through July 2016.Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 CDT9b321e50ac1001367561015466ac8965Adult 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 CDT57e5fc67ac100136756101548c5c0697Former 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 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 CDT1fdf0984ac10013675610154f4ea93c9