Discover nanoscale science and engineering applications with hands-on activities at Nanotechnology Family Festival, being held from 6-8 p.m. on April 30. The event will held at CLC Southlake Campus and include a tour of CLC’s nanotechnology labs, located at 1120 S. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills.
Learn how to quit smoking from an expert presenter at tobacco cessation workshops on April 29. A pioneering expert in smoking cessation, Carol Southard, will present two one-hour workshops, at 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m., in the C Wing Auditorium, Room C005.
Take the music of Gilbert and Sullivan, add a twist of Broadway show tunes and stir! That’s the concept behind “I’ve Got a Little Twist,” a musical revue being presented by the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
“The Hunting Ground,” a new documentary film that explores sexual assault on American college campuses, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24 in Room A162.
Learn about beekeeping, snakes, green building technologies and much more from CLC instructors and other experts during Earth Week activities, April 18-25.
The College of Lake County’s two award-winning annual literary publications, “Willow Review” and “Prairie Voices,” will each hold readings to celebrate their contributors’ talents. The “Willow Review” reading will be held at 7 p.m. on April 23 and “Prairie Voices” will be held from 6-8 p.m. on April 27. Both events are free and open to the public and will be held at the Grayslake campus/
The 2015 Options Fair for high school and college students with disabilities and their families will be held from 6-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at the College of Lake County. The event will provide vital information for individuals with disabilities, community and education professionals and families/caregivers.
CLC professors Patrick Stegman (accounting) and Amy Curry (mathematics) have received the 2014-15 Teaching Excellence Award from the Austin, Texas-based National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD).
A variety of dance, music, poetry and art created by students and faculty will be the focus of the 17th Fear No Art festival, April 24-27. CLC dancers and musicians will also present an exciting new collaborative project, four movements from a ballet called “My Sense of Everything.” The ballet’s score was composed by CLC music faculty member and drummer David Jennings, with choreography by CLC dance faculty.
Celebrate William Shakespeare’s birthday and the impact of his work at CLC's annual celebration, being held from 1-4 p.m. on April 22 in the B Court
Visiting CLC to “listen and learn” more about what community colleges are doing, Gov. Bruce Rauner praised the important work of community colleges in supplying a skilled workforce for Illinois.
View the sky through powerful telescopes and enjoy a variety of educational activities on Astronomy Day, being held on Saturday, April 25 at CLC. All the day’s activities are free and open to the public of all ages. Activities are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and during the evening, a star party will be held from 7-10 p.m.
Community members are invited to audition for the CLC summer musical, “Working,” based on the book by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago author Studs Terkel. Auditions will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 18 and 19 in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
Celebrating the start of the first major project in a $163 million plan to upgrade facilities, the College of Lake County held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 30 for a new Science and Engineering Building on the Grayslake campus.
CLC held a ceremonial groundbreaking on March 24 at the Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills for a $1.7 million expansion to create a new chemistry lab. The event was held prior to the Board of Trustees’ scheduled March meeting held at the campus.
A huge variety of artwork by College of Lake County students will be on display from April 10 through May 16 at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake campus.
Six CLC art students won eight awards, including best in show at the 2015 Illinois Skyway Art competition, held at Morton College on March 6. And in November, CLC writers won five awards at the Skyway Conference annual Literary Festival and Writing Competition, held at Waubonsee Community College.
Guadalupe Granados of Mundelein, a CLC student, received the National United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders during the USHLI National Conference.
The CLC Alumni Association has added three new members to its board of directors. The new board members and their CLC graduation years are Christina Brown, ’81; Diane Downs, ’95; and Blake Hudson, ’10.
Seven concerts, featuring a variety of choral and instrumental music, will be presented by the Music department from March 8 through May 13. The department boasts four instrumental groups: the Monday Night Jazz Ensemble, the Tuesday Night Jazz Ensemble, the Wind Ensemble and the Concert Band. CLC’s choral program includes four ensembles: the Choir of Lake County, the CLC Singers, the Chamber Singers and the Gospel Choir.
We exist to serve you, the Lake County community. In addition to providing an educational pathway to a better life, we are also a major employer. And since, we receive taxpayer support, many of our services are available not just to students but also to Lake County residents.
We pride ourselves on offering the kind of campus work environment where individual achievement and a sense of community can both thrive. We hire for a wide range of job opportunities, from faculty to staff at all levels, offering competitive salary and benefits.
Many college services are open to the community at large. Some are free; others are available at reasonable cost.
Leisure, recreation and continuing education classes for adults of all ages and their families.
All of the court programs are offered for the 19th Judicial Circuit Court to assist the public.
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