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Campus Life and Events

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  • Athletics
    Teams compete in 12 intercollegiate sports.
  • Fitness Center
    The gym offers cardio and weight machines, free weights, an aerobics room and more!


  • Performing Arts
    Theatre, music and dance events at the James Lumber Center
  • Band and Choirs
    Some groups are open to all while others require an audition.
  • Literary Journals
    Prairie Voices and Willow Review are published annually.
  • Gallery of Art
    The gallery offers free art exhibits, guided tours and art walks.

Student Groups

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, April 10, 8:00am
    Battle of the Bands Applications
    Student Activities Office C101
    Apply now for Battle of the Bands. Please visit the Student Activities office (C101) or call 847-543-2262.
  • Thursday, April 17, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
    Beginning LinkedIn
    Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T216
    This workshop is for anyone who does and /or does not have a LinkedIn account. Learn how to create an account, complete your LinkedIn profile, invite and create contacts, and how to join groups on LinkedIn.
    Presenter: Lisa Kocourek, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County
  • Thursday, April 17, 12-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.
    Grab N' Go
    Southlake Campus, Atrium
    Grab a lemon wave smoothie for a tasty on the go goodie! First come, first serve.
  • Thursday, April 17, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    International Speaker Series: Sex Selection in the U.S. and India
    Grayslake Campus, T332 *ROOM CHANGE*
    Spring 2014 International Speaker Series Presents:
    Sital Kalantry, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, will present on sex selection in the U.S. and India. Professor Kalantry founded and is director of the International Human Rights Clinic. She has extensive experience working on and supervising projects that utilize litigation and non-litigation strategies to promote international human rights, particularly women's rights and economic, social, and cultural rights. Her scholarly work focuses on using quantitative and qualitative approaches to understand and promote the enforcement of international human rights law.
    This event is sponsored by the Center for International Education
  • Monday, April 21, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Job Search Support Group
    Grayslake Campus, Job Center Bldg, Room E124
    An informal weekly gathering of job seekers designed to provide emotional support, new ideas, expanding your network and coping with career transition. All topics discussed will help you stay motivated and feel more confident about managing your job search. Each Monday has a mini-workshop followed by group input.
    Presenter: Candee McMahon, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County
  • Monday, April 21, 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 6-7 p.m.
    Campus Coffee
    Southlake Campus, Hallway Corridor
    Relax with coffee and hot chocolate! First come, first serve.
  • Monday, April 21, 12-1 p.m.
    Earth Week Event - Rooftop Food Gardens
    Southlake Campus, V340
    Vegetables just aren't on your plate anymore - take it to the roof! From Southlake's green roofing to a rooftop food garden - lean more with Jason Cashmore, Biology Faculty. A drawing for three $50.00 gift cards (one winner per gift card) to the Chicago restaurant Uncommon Ground - the first certified organic roof top farm in the country - will be held.
  • Tuesday, April 22, 12:00.-1:00p.m..
    Land the Internship of Your Dreams
    Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T333
    Did you know 25% of interns are offered a full-time position upon graduation? Com learn about internship opportunities and earning college credit while you work.
    Presenter: Carolyn Serdar, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County
  • Tuesday, April 22, 12:00-1:00pm
    Resume Guidelines
    Grayslake Campus, Job Cener Bldg, Room E124
    An effective resume will sell your skills and abilities to the extent that a potential employer will want to know more about you. Its major purpose is to get you the interview. Topics covered in this workshop will include how to format and develop an effective resume.
    Presenter: Fresia Rojas Woznick, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

  • Thursday April 24, 1:30:3:00pm
    Advanced LinkedIn
    Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T239
    This workshop is for those who already have an account, profile, contacts and are members of groups on LinkedIn, This advanced workshop will focus on how to best utilize LinkedIn as a useful form of social media in your job search. Basics on how to set up a profile will not be covered.
    Presenter: Lisa Kocourek, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
    College Central Network Instructional Workshop
    Grayslake Campus, Job Center Bldg., Room E125
    Explore the college’s career online program that will assist you with resume writing, cover letters, interviewing tips, for job hunting, career opportunities and much more. All are invited students, faculty, alumni and community.
    Presenter: Annette Halsey, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County
  • Wednesday and Thursday, May 7-8, 12-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.
    Fuel Up for Finals
    Southlake Campus, Atrium
    Get ready for finals with fun games, giveaways and popcorn!
  • Friday, May 9, 6pm
    Battle of the Bands
    Rock out with your fellow Lancers and see who wins this year's Battle of the Bands!
    Fee: FREE

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