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WCC sets college night

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 5:30 a.m. CST

SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College is hosting college night from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at its Sugar Grove campus to provide information a prospective student needs to start or stay on an educational path.

College night is for high school or college students researching schools or adults returning to school by meeting with representatives of more than 100 public and private colleges and universities across the country.

Participating colleges include Illinois state universities as well as Augustana College, Aurora University and Harrington College of Design; also Ashford University and Wartburg College from Iowa; Carroll University and Ripon College in Wisconsin; University of Kansas and Kansas State University; Columbia College and Lindenwood University in Missouri; Calvin College and Ferris State University in Michigan; University of Maine, Arizona State University, Vanderbuilt University in Tennessee, and Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island.

A complete list is available on the college’s website, www.waubonsee.edu, by clicking on the news section and linking to the college night heading.

Also, informational presentations will be offered in 45-minute sessions about choosing the right college, choosing a major, applying for financial aid or attending Waubonsee. One presentation in Spanish is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in which bilingual staff will discuss the importance of a college education and how to pay for it.

A list of presentation times and locations is on the website.

Faculty and deans from all of Waubonsee’s academic divisions will be available to answer questions about their programs.

The admissions office can also provide information at 630-466-7900, ext. 5756.

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