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Time to Wrap It Up – Classes End Saturday, December 14, 2019!

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!

‘Tis the Season for Study Snacks and Holiday Concerts!

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!

Thanksgiving Week Library Hours! Monday & Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday – Sunday: CLOSED

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)

 

 

November is Native American Heritage Month!

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!

WCC Veterans’ Day Ceremony – Monday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m. in APC110

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!