Outstanding Advisors 2017-2018

James Filipek (Niles), Professor of Manufacturing Technology, Business and Applied Technology Division

Jim Filipek has been a strong champion for the Manufacturing Technology and Welding programs, advocating that manufacturing is a key process that helps sustain the world. Filipek’s ability to relate to students, his sense of humor, and his experiences in the manufacturing field and teaching help contribute to his students’ success. 

Edison Wells (Lombard), Student Success Counselor, Student Affairs Division

Edison Wells contributes to the Counseling discipline by lending his talents to the creation of the department’s advising video tools. Having served on the College’s Degree Requirement Committee, he spearheaded updates to the Student Planning Worksheets and has been the key point of contact for advising related to the College’s 3+1 programs.