Stories from Waubonsee Voices
The Class of 2022 is brave, resilient and bold. They have solved tomorrow’s problems with today’s technology and paved new paths to achieve their goals.
Mission statements serve as an institutional compass and drive purpose. They succinctly express an organization’s intent to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to meeting its stakeholder’s needs.
Over the years, data has shown that the demand for skilled workers in various industries is ever increasing.
Illinois, and Waubonsee, have had many notable female leaders throughout our history. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, I am proud to recognize a few of Waubonsee’s outstanding female leaders.
I would never have predicted that I would spend more than 20 years helping others select a college major and start or change careers nor how valuable my early lack of direction would eventually be in that role.
The bottom line is that all of us are on a journey, and at different points along our journey, we must change our course and reset because the world around us has changed, or we have changed what we want to be in that world.
We have been impressed by the stories of our family, friends, and neighbors who have continued their education in fields like the various trades, fire science, manufacturing technology, healthcare, automotive technology, aviation, and law enforcement. We want to continue to support these students.
As Waubonsee’s Latinx Resource Center (LRC) Manager, I mold and shape young students into leaders with resources, knowledge, programs and events.
At Waubonsee Community College, there is excitement in the air to adapt new pathways for student success and equity. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted and exacerbated common barriers that have historically blocked success for many at-risk students.