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  • Waubonsee nursing student receives scholarship Mar 25, 2014 8:48 AM
    Waubonsee Community College nursing student Stephanie Banks of Plano has become the first Waubonsee student to receive a scholarship through the Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce.

     
  • Students compete in science, engineering Mar 10, 2014 5:57 PM
    Some of the brightest young minds in the Fox Valley area came to Waubonsee Community College Feb. 4 to compete in the annual Illinois Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Academic Competition.

     
  • Colleges work to smooth transfer path Mar 5, 2014 12:47 PM
    With a variety of offerings, programs and services, community colleges strive to meet all the educational needs of their local communities. One of the most well-known programs of institutions like Waubonsee is the transfer degree option for students looking to transfer to a four-year college or university.

     
  • Waubonsee field house to cost more than expected Feb 20, 2014 5:29 PM
    The cost to expand Erickson Hall and add a field house at Waubonsee Community College's main campus in Sugar Grove has increased by about $1 million, to about $19.2 million. A college official said higher-than-expected construction bids were the culprit.

     
  • Magician and mentalist to entertain at Waubonsee Feb 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    Some of Dennis Watkins' favorite moments as a showman come when he can't see his audience's reaction to the amazing thing he has just done, given that his eyes are covered by coins and duct tape.

     
  • How new co-working trend is redefining workspace Feb 16, 2014 1:33 AM
    "Co-working" is a hot trend in tech business hubs, offering the amenities of an office and the freedom of working from home. It's primarily for people, often entrepreurs and small start-up businesses, who can benefit from collaborating with others as opposed to working alone at home or in a coffee shop. It's much cheaper than renting or buying traditional office space. And it's coming to the suburbs.

     
  • Waubonsee offers series on financial aid Jan 27, 2014 1:47 PM
    February marks Financial Aid Awareness Month, and Waubonsee Community College has planned a series of free public events to help students learn more about receiving financial aid for the 2014-2015 school year.

     
  • Waubonsee plans for new year and beyond Jan 22, 2014 3:32 PM
    At Waubonsee Community College, we are looking forward to what 2014 will bring, but we are also looking further ahead, to prepare the college to continue to meet the educational and lifelong learning needs of our students for the next decade and beyond.

     
  • Literacy project seeks volunteer tutors Jan 13, 2014 1:58 PM
    The Adult Literacy Project at Waubonsee Community College is seeking volunteer tutors to help adult students increase their proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English, as well as math and other basic skills.

     
  • Waubonsee Community College students win top spots in poetry competition Jan 9, 2014 12:36 PM
    Two Waubonsee Community College students captured the top two spots in the poetry category at the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Writers’ Competition and Festival.

     
  • New year right time for new start at college Dec 18, 2013 1:20 PM
    While starting college in the fall makes sense for many students coming directly from high school, there are distinct advantages to beginning in the spring semester.

     
  • Serving students who served our country Dec 9, 2013 2:56 PM
    Waubonsee Community College considers it a privilege to serve members of our community through its educational programs and services, and is also honored to be able to serve many students who have served our country.

     
  • Take time to relax at Waubonsee’s free concerts Nov 27, 2013 3:30 PM
    On Dec. 6-15, Waubonsee Community College will host its annual series of five live winter musical performances in an assortment of musical genres.

     
  • Waubonsee readies GED students for new exam Nov 20, 2013 3:31 PM
    January 2014 will mark the implementation of a new edition of the General Educational Development exam designed to ensure that this first step toward a higher education is truly a step up. When it debuts, the 2014 GED test will have a new structure and delivery method, along with new content.

     
  • Complete College America works to eliminate barriers Oct 28, 2013 2:42 PM
    In recent years, it has been difficult to miss the emphasis placed on the importance of college degree or certificate completion. Many statistics and studies have been quoted outlining the benefits to individual students, society and the economy.

     
  • Photojournalism inspires Batavia artist Sep 12, 2013 11:46 AM
    It has been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's true, Daily Herald photojournalist Laura Stoecker should feel honored by the work of Janine Webbles. The Batavia resident enjoys Stoecker's nature photography so much, she's created some paintings inspired by Stoecker's photos, including one she named "Laura's Barn."

     
  • Embracing engagment at Waubonsee Community College Aug 28, 2013 1:43 PM
    Education has embraced the three “Rs” since at least the late 1700s. While Waubonsee Community College remains committed to teaching students to excel in reading, writing and arithmetic (along with other vital academic skills), this year we’re focusing on the three “Cs”: connect, collaborate and cultivate.

     
  • Waubonsee considers $104 million budget Jul 29, 2013 4:42 PM
    Waubonsee Community College is considering a $104 million budget for its 2014 fiscal year.

     
  • Student, community safety a priority for Waubonsee Jul 24, 2013 12:44 PM
    Safety is among the many priorities addressed by Waubonsee Community College. There are some exciting new projects the college is working on to further enhance the health and safety of our students and college community.

     
  • Waubonsee full-time faculty get raises in new contract Jul 18, 2013 7:25 AM
    Waubonsee Community College full-time faculty will receive pay raises of 4 percent in the first year of a new contract approved Wednesday. But they will start paying part of their individual health-insurance premium.

     
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