Waubonsee to celebrate Plano campus opening

By on November 6, 2010

PLANO—Waubonsee Community College will celebrate the grand opening of its Plano Campus at Route 34 and Waubonsee Drive, with events on Friday, Nov. 12, and Saturday, Nov. 13.

The formal grand opening will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, and will feature a short program, ribbon-cutting ceremony, tours and refreshments. Saturday’s community open house, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be family-oriented with tours, hands-on activities, prize drawings and food. To RSVP for events on either day, visit www.waubonsee.edu/plano or call (630) 466-7900, ext. 2411.

Waubonsee will offer full transfer and occupational associate degrees at the Plano campus, as well as certificates in a variety of in-demand fields, including business, computers, health care, criminal justice and fire science. Other offerings will include developmental education, adult education, GED classes, English as a second language classes, community education programming, and workforce and professional development.

The $13 million main building on the new campus has 15 classrooms, including two science labs, two computer labs, an interactive television classroom and a certified nurse assistant lab.