Good luck to everyone on your final exams, papers, and projects, and congratulations, Men’s Basketball on today’s win – Go Chiefs!
Are you ready for 2020? Spring Term starts Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – registration is now open.
Reduced Library Hours of Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Closed Weekends) will be in effect from Sunday, December 15, 2019 to Monday, January 20, 2020.
The Library will also be CLOSED December 21- January 1 for Winter Break.
Hope you had a great semester – Happy Holidays!
Stop by Todd Library 10:30 a.m. -9:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2 and Tuesday, Dec. 3 for a study break! We’ll serve crackers and hot beverages.
Aurora Downtown Campus Library will have study snacks 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Aurora Fox Valley Campus Library’s snack event will be 11:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.
For more holiday fun, don’t miss the December First Friday Event at our Aurora Downtown Campus on Friday, Dec. 6, 5-8:30 p.m. for live jazz, chorale music, and a holiday pottery sale.
Then, come cheer on Waubonsee’s music students at the following concerts on the Sugar Grove Campus:
STEEL BAND: Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium
CONCERT BAND: Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium
CHORALE AND CHAMBER CHOIR: Friday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium
GENERAL STUDENT RECITAL: Sunday, December 15 at 3:00 p.m. in Von Ohlen Hall, Room 114
All concerts are free and open to the public!
Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break! Regular Library Hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Todd Library only)
We hope you will join us this week for the following events:
Monday, Nov. 18 – Talk by Dr. Jayne-Leigh Thomas, Indiana U
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in BDE150
Highlights her work as NAGPRA Director at Indiana University, and also discusses IU’s Native American and Indigenous Studies programs for prospective transfer students.
Monday, Nov. 18 – Anthropology Talk by Dr. Jayne-Leigh Thomas
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in BDE 150
Focuses on the work of an anthropologist, and the science and art of investigating culture through artifacts – includes Q&A segment.
Tuesday, Nov. 19 – “Two Spirits” Film Screening and Discussion
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in APC 120
View and discuss director Lydia Nibley’s documentary about the murder of a “two-spirit” Navajo youth, Fred Martinez, in the context of Navajo beliefs about masculine/feminine spiritual balance.
Wednesday, Nov. 20 – Bear Clan Dancers and Singers Event
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in AUD 200
Enjoy the Wisconsin Dells area troupe’s high-energy, exciting program combining live singing and drumming with traditional dances, social dances, and articulate verbal interpretation.
Bring your classmates and expand your cultural awareness!
Follow the flags lining the walkway from the Student Center (STC) to the Academic and Professional Center (APC) for Monday’s 11:00 a.m. Veterans’ Day Ceremony honoring our military veterans, featuring:
- Former Waubonsee student and Iraq War veteran Tori Porter, sharing her military experiences and current work with veterans.
- Patriotic music from Waubonsee music students and faculty.
- Special presentation of the MIA/POW Remembrance Ceremony.
- Participation of the West Aurora High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.
The ceremony will conclude by 12:00 p.m. Stop by Todd Library on the 2nd floor of Collins Hall to view our related book display and add a veteran’s name to our Honor Wall.
We appreciate the Veterans’ Support Committee for putting the ceremony together – thank you!