Matt Harris, a pianist, composer and arranger from Los Angeles, brings his A-list talent to the College of Lake County to perform with CLC’s Monday Night Jazz Ensemble at a Guest Artist Concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23
Lake Zurich-based Smalley Steel Ring Company has established a new scholarship for CLC students in the Computerized Numerical Controls (CNC) and Mechatronics Technology programs.
The College of Lake County is preparing to become a smoke-free campus on Jan. 1 by launching an awareness-building campaign that emphasizes resources to help staff and students quit smoking. On Nov. 20, the same day as the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout, the college will hold a special event called “Take a One-Day Stand,” where students and staff will be asked to give up smoking for at least one day and take steps to quit.
The College of Lake County board of trustees on Nov. 18 approved awarding a $24.08 million contract to construct a new science building on the Grayslake Campus to Path Construction Co., of Arlington Heights.
Lisa Rock and her six-piece band will perform “A Carpenters Christmas,” a delightful holiday show at the College of Lake County at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 9.
Unique holiday gift ideas for art lovers will abound at the College of Lake County Artcetera Gallery winter holiday sale, which will be held Dec. 1-3 and Dec. 8-10, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The annual Winter Dance Concert will be presented by the College of Lake County Dance Department’s Prairie Spirits Dance Troupe on Dec. 5, 6 and 7 in the Mainstage Theatre.
Students are invited to learn more about how they could qualify for a pathway to the College of Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by starting at CLC. Two information sessions will be offered: Dec. 4, 2014 and Feb. 5, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Information sessions on how to prepare for a variety of business careers will be offered by CLC in the coming months.
Want to learn about robotics and other cool stuff? In one year of full-time study, you can become a highly sought-after and well-paid mechatronics technician. A series of information sessions will be offered at CLC Nov. 18, Dec. 16 and Jan. 6.
The CLC Community Clay Association will present two events in November: a workshop with artist Mark Pharis on Nov. 14 and 15 and a Pottery Sale on Nov. 20 and 21.
“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley will be presented by the College of Lake County Theatre department Nov. 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
A large variety of artwork created by CLC's full-time and adjunct art faculty members will be on display from Nov. 14 to Dec. 14 in the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at CLC. An opening reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14.
CLC has received a gold Campus Sustainability Compact Award from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a unit of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The award, presented by the office of Gov. Quinn on Oct. 23, recognizes the college for its efforts to integrate environmental sustainability throughout its campuses and for working toward measurable sustainability improvements.
Issuing an “unmodified” (“clean”) finding, auditors praised the College of Lake County’s performance on key financial metrics at the Sept. 26 board of trustees’ meeting. Representatives from McGladrey LLP, the college’s auditing firm, cited the college’s performance on key financial metrics such as liquidity and fund balance as well as the clarity and transparency of CLC’s financial records.
The college has received a gold award for campus sustainability from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a unit of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, CLC Board Chairman Amanda Howland announced at the Oct. 28 Board of Trustees meeting.
More than 250 friends of the College of Lake County Foundation generated more than $120,000 for student scholarships on Sept. 27 at the Black and White Ball: Toast of the Town, held at the historic Palmer House in downtown Chicago.
The Workforce and Professional Development Institute of the College of Lake County was recently named the fourth location in Northern Illinois to provide services to small businesses in the construction industry, including minority- and women-owned firms bidding on Illinois Tollway projects.
The career outlook and training required for positions in the growing environmental technician field will be discussed at free information sessions to be held in November, December and January at the College of Lake County’s Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
Seven concerts, featuring a huge variety of choral and instrumental music, will be presented by the College of Lake County Music department during fall semester. The CLC Music 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 Choir 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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“Really get to know your professors; they are the ones who will write you a letter of recommendation in a few years, so keep in touch with them.”
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