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  • Jan 22, 2021

    Nominations are currently being accepted for Waubonsee Community College’s 2021 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus Awards. Nominations must be received by Friday, February 26 to...

  • Jan 21, 2021

    Waubonsee Community College received news this month that reaffirms its efforts to responsibly and effectively manage funds, even during the challenges of the pandemic. Moody’s has reaffirmed...

  • Jan 15, 2021

    Waubonsee Community College has announced that its 2020-2021 men’s and women’s basketball seasons are officially canceled. While the college had planned to launch the competitive season, even...

  • Jan 4, 2021

    As the area’s community college, Waubonsee Community College recognizes the economic hardships experienced by its residents and students due to the ongoing pandemic. That recognition has led to...

  • Dec 4, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College will host a virtual career event on Tuesday, December 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. Featuring up-to-date information on employment trends, the event is designed for anyone...

  • Dec 3, 2020

    The Waubonsee Community College Foundation scholarship application for 2021-2022 is now open. This one application allows people to apply for all Foundation scholarships that students may be...

  • Nov 19, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College nursing students may have an easier time earning their bachelor’s degree thanks to a new agreement with the University of Illinois Chicago. The board of trustees of...

  • Nov 12, 2020

    The Waubonsee Community College Foundation Board of Directors announces a new board president and board vice president. Edward Keating is the board’s new president. He is a Vice President and...

  • Nov 12, 2020

    The Waubonsee Community College Foundation approved Kaleshia “Kay” Page to join its board of directors at the board’s meeting on September 15. Page will attend her first board meeting on...

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    Oct 22, 2020

    The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees seated Armando Ferrer to serve as the student trustee for the 2020-2021 academic year. Ferrer is from Aurora and is studying business at...

  • Oct 22, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College announced the names of the student government for the current academic year. The members of Waubonsee’s 2020-2021 student government are: Armando Ferrer, of Aurora;...

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    Oct 22, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College Alumnus, Diana Iracheta, received the Illinois Community College Trustee Association (ICCTA) Pacesetter Award. The Pacesetter Award recognizes the success stories of...

  • Oct 8, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College was recently awarded a $3 million grant to strengthen and expand educational opportunities for Hispanic and low-income students. This is the third time the college has...

  • Oct 5, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College will host College Week Oct. 12 through Oct. 15. Activities will include presentations held by Zoom each evening. The college traditionally hosts College Night in...

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    Sep 24, 2020

    The president of the Waubonsee Community College Foundation Board of Directors has retired after 21 years of service on the board. Penelope “Penny” Cameron served on the board since 1999. In...

  • Sep 3, 2020
    Waubonsee Community College will host events in September and October to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. All events will be virtual.

    Waubonsee Community College will host events in September and October to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. All events will be virtual. ¡Empecemos a Cocinar! “Let’s Start Cooking” will be a...

  • Aug 27, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College is offering a variety of courses from the American Heart Association. Training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator...

  • Aug 27, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College’s fall semester began on August 24, but there is still time to register and start classes. Waubonsee offers more than 35 courses that are 12 weeks long and more than...

  • Aug 27, 2020

    For the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation awarded 365 scholarships to 325 recipients. The total amount of awards is more than $326,000. The scholarships...

  • Aug 13, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College’s Plano Campus has been renovated and is prepared to reopen for classroom and lab instruction for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. The Plano Campus closed in...

  • Jul 9, 2020
    The 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 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...

  • Jul 9, 2020
    The President’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who achieve a 4.0 grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 while enrolled in at least 6 semester credit hours.

    The President’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who achieve a 4.0 grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 while enrolled in at least 6 semester credit...

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  • Jun 25, 2020
    Waubonsee Community College has announced the 2020 Support Staff Awards for Excellence.

    Waubonsee Community College has announced the 2020 Support Staff Awards for Excellence. One award was presented in each of three categories: Innovation and Creativity, Service and Quality, and...

  • Jun 25, 2020
    Waubonsee Community College recently received a 2002 fire engine pumper truck from the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District.

    Waubonsee Community College recently received a 2002 fire engine pumper truck from the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District. The pumper truck will be used to support students in the...

  • Jun 25, 2020
    With the need for contact tracers expected to increase for the foreseeable future, Waubonsee Community College is now offering a Public Health Contact Tracing Program.

    With the need for contact tracers expected to increase for the foreseeable future, Waubonsee Community College is now offering a Public Health Contact Tracing Program. This two-week training...

  • May 21, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College announces its 2020 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus. Mr. Angelo Kleronomos is this year’s Distinguished Contributor. Ms. Mary Ellen Thielemann is...

  • May 21, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College will provide new experiences for this year’s graduating class. On Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m., the college will host a virtual commencement ceremony. This event will...

  • May 7, 2020

    All of Waubonsee Community College’s summer classes will be conducted online and through alternative delivery methods. The college’s decision to not hold in-person classes this summer comes...

  • Apr 15, 2020

    The Waubonsee Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO). “We are grateful to the First National...

  • Apr 15, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College welcomes Douglas “Doug” Minter to the position of Vice President of Finance and Administration. Minter has been employed at Heartland Community College since 1991....

  • Apr 15, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College welcomes Sharon Garcia to the position of Dean for Communications, Humanities, and Arts. Garcia has served as the Assistant Dean for Communications, Humanities, and...

  • Apr 8, 2020

    The Waubonsee Community College Foundation presented eight students with the John J. Swalec, Jr. President’s Achievement Award. The students were chosen for this award from a pool of 158...

  • Mar 5, 2020

    Waubonsee Community College will host events in March to celebrate Women’s History Month. On March 5 at 7 p.m. Jeanne Schultz Angel will present “Casting a Historic Vote: Suffrage in...

  • Feb 27, 2020

    Volunteers with Waubonsee Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will offer free tax help in Aurora this tax season. The sessions will take place through April 13 on...

  • Feb 20, 2020

    Two Waubonsee Community College adjunct faculty members have been selected as Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Members for 2020. Dr. Samantha Solecki is an instructor in the college’s Mathematics and...

  • Feb 13, 2020

    The President’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who achieve a 4.0 grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 while enrolled in at least 6 semester credit...

  • Feb 13, 2020

    The 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...

  • Feb 6, 2020

    The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Waubonsee Community College is hosting a Business Growth Academy. This is an 8-week program designed to help businesses chart their growth...

  • Feb 6, 2020

    The Waubonsee Community College Foundation invites community members to join the college for an evening of laughs and raising money for scholarships for Waubonsee students. Experience the stand-up...

  • Feb 6, 2020

    To help students prepare for the American College Testing (ACT) exam, Waubonsee Community College will offer test preparation courses. Classes begin on February 22 and meet on Saturday mornings...

  • Jan 21, 2020

    Retired Waubonsee Community College board member, Richard C. Bodie, M.D., passed away on January 19. He served on the board from 1998 until he retired in April 2019. Dr. Bodie was appointed to the...

  • Jan 10, 2020

    Nominations are being accepted for Waubonsee Community College’s 2020 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus Awards. Nominations must be received by Friday, January 31 to be...

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Waubonsee Community College received a gold seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for a student voter rate between 40% and 49% during the 2018 elections. “We are excited to honor...

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Waubonsee Community College welcomes Mr. Bernard Little to the position of Dean for Students. Little began his career as a Resident Director at Miami University and then as an Area Coordinator for...

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Waubonsee Community College welcomes Mr. Jeffrey Gregor to the position of Dean for Health Professions and Public Service. Gregor has seven years’ experience in higher education, which includes...

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Waubonsee Community College will host several events on the evening of Friday, Dec. 6 as part of First Fridays in downtown Aurora. The events will be held on the college’s Aurora Downtown Campus...

  • Nov 7, 2019

    Waubonsee Community College has released its Annual Report to the Community for 2019. This year’s report tells the story of the people, programs, and events of the 2018-2019 academic year, as...

  • Nov 7, 2019

    Waubonsee Community College will host the Fox Valley Festival Chorus winter concert, Sleigh Bells Ring, Are You Listening? The event will be held on Saturday, December 14 at 3 p.m. on the...

  • Nov 7, 2019

    Waubonsee Community College will host music concerts throughout November and December. The concerts will feature a variety of different musical styles and performing groups. All concerts are on...

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