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Encyclopedia > Waubonsee Community College

Waubonsee Community College is a two-year community college in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Its three campuses are located in Sugar Grove and Aurora (at Copley and Aurora-Downtown). The college was founded in 1966. In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a technical college, county college, junior college or a city college, is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates degrees to people like laertes. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Sugar Grove is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Nickname: City of Lights Location in Chicagoland Country United States State Illinois Counties Kane, DuPage, Kendall and Will Mayor Tom Weisner (D) Area    - City 102. ...


Waubonsee Community College serves 12 public school districts in Aurora, North Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, Kaneville, Maple Park, Elburn, Hinckley, Big Rock, Plano, Sandwich, Leland, Somonauk, Oswego, Yorkville, Bristol and Sugar Grove.


History

Plans for the Sugar Grove campus began in 1967. Waubonsee opened the downtown Aurora campus in 1986. In 1997, the Copley campus on the Rush-Copley Medical Center opened.


Waubonsee registered its 200,000th student in 2002, the year of its 35th year anniversary.


External links

  • Waubonsee Community College website
  • Waubonsee Community College History

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The college is 40 miles west of Chicago, Illinois in one of the fastest growing collar counties on a beautiful 243-acre campus with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies.
Waubonsee, under the direction of the Board of Trustees, subscribes to the principles of human resource management, which promotes equal access, equal opportunity, equal treatment and fairness, staff development and training activities, affirmative action, fair compensation and accountability.
Waubonsee is committed to its goal of hiring employees who reflect the rich ethnic and cultural diversity represented in its student population and in the communities that make up the college district.
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