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  • CLC Foundation Golf Classic doubles net amount raised for scholarships

    The College of Lake County Foundation’s annual Golf Classic in Honor of Richard J. Galla, held June 1 at the Ivanhoe Golf Club in Mundelein, generated more than $60,000 for CLC student scholarships, according to Karen Schmidt, executive director of the Foundation.

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  • Board of Trustees news: Audit reveals sound financial performance in FY 15

    Auditors have given the College of Lake County’s Fiscal Year 2015 financial statements an unmodified (“clean”) opinion. Representatives from McGladrey LLP, the college’s auditing firm, reported on the audit at the Sept. 22 Board of Trustees’ meeting.

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  • Learn how to become a medical assistant at CLC information sessions

    Preparing for a career as a medical assistant will be the focus of a series of information sessions being offered at the College of Lake County’s Lakeshore Campus. CLC’s medical assisting program is holding the information sessions in Room S305 at the Lakeshore Campus, 33 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, on the following dates and times: June 24 at noon, Sept. 16 at 2:30 p.m., Oct. 13 at 12:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 12:30 p.m. The college’s phlebotomy program will also be discussed.

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  • 2015 CLC Foundation gala raises record-setting amount

    More than 250 friends of the CLC Foundation came out to support student scholarships on Sept. 26 at the Funding the Future, Black and White Ball, held at the renowned Drake Hotel in downtown Chicago.

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  • CLC student DJs getting FM experience on WRLR

    For 18 daytime hours a week, 23 student DJs from the College of Lake County’s Lancer Radio are broadcasting live on Round Lake area’s public radio station, WRLR, 98.3. The new partnership between the stations began Sept. 22 and is the latest effort to revitalize the CLC radio station, which first took to the airwaves in 1979.

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  • Oct. 8: Free screenings for National Depression Screening Day

    CLC will conduct free, confidential mental health screenings for depression problems as part of National Depression Screening Day on Thursday, Oct. 8. Screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. in Room C002 on CLC’s Grayslake campus and are open to students and members of the community.

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  • Oct. 9 to Nov. 15: 35th ‘Recent Works’ exhibit on display

    The 35th Annual Recent Works: A Juried Competition exhibit opens on Friday, Oct. 9. More than $1,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards will be given to artists selected for the exhibit, on view at CLC’s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art. An opening reception, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 in the gallery, with refreshments and live entertainment. The exhibit will run through Nov. 15.

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  • Nov. 5: Small Business Success in Lake County Event

    Learn business strategies that can ignite your company’s growth, both locally and internationally, at the Small Business Success in Lake County event, being held Nov. 5. Sponsored by CLC's Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center (SBDC/ITC), the event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center, 6161 W. Grand Avenue, Gurnee, Ill.

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  • CLC Music department announces fall 2015 concerts

    Seven concerts, featuring a huge variety of choral and instrumental music, will be presented by the 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.

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  • Oct. 22: CLC hosts Illinois Regional College Fair

    How can high school students and their parents learn about nearly 150 colleges and universities in just one location? The Illinois Regional College Fair, hosted by CLC from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, is a great place for families to begin or continue the college search process. The fair will be held in the Physical Education Center, Building 7, on the CLC Grayslake campus.

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  • Oct. 1-4: CLC children’s theatre turns fairy tales upside down

    Featuring a wacky take on famous fairy tales, “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” is the College of Lake County Theatre department’s fall children’s show. The play was adapted by John Glore from the award-winning book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith. Productions will be held in the Mainstage Theatre at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 3 at 3 and 7 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m.

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  • Five productions on tap for 2015-16 CLC Theatre season

    The Theatre department’s 2015-16 season of five productions begins in October. The shows are “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales,” Oct. 1-4; “The Diviners,” Nov. 13-15 and 19-21; “The Tempest,” Feb. 26-28 and March 3-5; “Play On! A CLC Theatre Student Showcase,” April 8-10 and 14-16; and the summer musical, “South Pacific,” July 15-17 and 22-24.

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  • Discover the history of ‘Star Wars’ at three library talks by CLC sociologists

    The “Star Wars” films not only reshaped expectations of what cinema could deliver, but also sparked the world’s imagination. Step back to 1977 with CLC sociology instructors John and Maria Jose Tenuto, who will share their research exploring how our culture reacted to and was influenced by the original films in three presentations at local libraries this fall.

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  • Community invited to participate in CLC literary events

    Aspiring poets are invited to the College of Lake County Literary Arts Society’s Semi-Annual Poetry Slam from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23 in Anderson Court at the Grayslake Campus. On Oct. 21, the society will host a “Lit Pit” from 1-3 p.m. in Anderson Court.

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  • Board of Trustees news: Wellness Program promotes holistic approach to health at CLC and beyond

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  • Art Gallery announces 2015-16 exhibit schedule

    Seven diverse art exhibitions of paintings, clay, sculpture, photography and more are planned for the 2015-16 season at the College of Lake County’s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art. The exhibits feature work by well-known Chicago area artists as well as exhibits by members of the gallery, CLC faculty and students.

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  • CLC students conduct fitness tests for Chicago Blackhawks players

    Since 2011, dozens of students in the College of Lake County’s health and wellness promotion program have played an active role in assessing the fitness levels of the Chicago Blackhawks’ players during training camps.

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  • Adult Education division awards $7,500 in GED scholarships

    Five outstanding Lake County students who completed their GED certificates were honored at a luncheon for 2015 GED Scholarship recipients on July 15, where they were awarded $7,500 in scholarships. The event was sponsored by CLC and the Lake County Regional Office of Education.

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  • Board of Trustees News: Board considers ways to increase minority vendor opportunities

    The Board of Trustees on July 27 considered options for increasing participation of Lake County minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses in construction projects included in the college’s $163 million Sustainable Campus Master Plan.

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  • Board of Trustees news: Board approves $102.8 million budget for FY 2016

    The CLC Board of Trustees approved a balanced operating budget of $102.8 million for Fiscal Year 2016, which begins July 1. The budget represents a 1.6 percent increase over the FY 2015 budget of $101.2 million.

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