Three master musicians who made their name on the Windham Hill label will present Windham Hill: A Winter’s Solstice Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts. The artists are piianist Liz Story, Grammy®-nominated singer and multi-instrumentalist Barbara Higbie and guitarist Sean Harkness.
Community members age 14 and older are invited to audition for the CLC Theatre department production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 8 in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
“China: Foreign Reality,” a new exhibit by six CLC art professors, will be on display at CLC’s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art through Jan. 10.
Nursing, paralegal and truck driving will be the focus of three information sessions being offered at the College of Lake County this fall. Each session lasts about an hour and includes an overview of duties, a typical day, salary, job outlook and educational requirements. No RSVP is required, and all locations are at the Grayslake Campus,
After identifying key issues of mutual interest, CLC and its High School Alliance partners are seeking the endorsement of each of their governing boards for their collaboration on student success. The High School Alliance is a partnership of 12 high schools and CLC with a focus on college readiness, data sharing and creating more opportunities for high school students to earn college credits while in high school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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“I have enjoyed all the instructors in the horticulture department, especially their expertise and practical work experiences. All the classes that I have taken are pertinent to my career choice.”
“Even if money hadn’t been an issue for me, I think CLC still would have been the right decision for me because of the wonderful things that I took with me from the college.”
“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.”
“College is the best decision I ever made. As a senior at Zion-Benton High School, I received a scholarship to CLC. I thought, “This is an opportunity.””
“I traveled to Peru for a two-week trip with five other CLC students as part of CLC’s first service-learning trip abroad. We were able to do good and experienced Peru’s breath-taking eco-systems.”
“The Truck Driver Training course built my confidence and really prepared me well for a successful career in this field.”
“I chose CLC’s Small Business Development Center for guidance and help meeting people who have already gone through the process of starting a business. They are a great team of experts to have on my side.”
“I became the first community college student accepted as an intern at a newsroom in Erie, Penn., thanks to my experiences on The CLC Chronicle and working with Professor Kupetz. That first internship opened many doors for me.”
“I am currently working part-time as a paralegal while enrolled as a full-time student in Roosevelt University’s Paralegal Studies program. If I had not received the education I had from CLC, I would not have the part-time job.”
“CLC was great preparation for transfer to a four-year school. I got comfortable with my abilities, and I was confident when I transferred to NIU. At CLC, I was also able to explore different courses and my interests.”
“There is something about CLC’s environment and the professors that makes your experience very enjoyable and helps you to do well academically.”
“The course prepared me for a veterinary assistant job and the externship was a great part of the reason I felt prepared.”
“CLC is a melting pot; a microcosm of America. The students come from so many different backgrounds and contexts, that you learn almost as much from your classmates as you do from your courses.”
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