Learn the basics of soft- and hardwood identification at a College of Lake County Center for Personal Enrichment class on Oct. 6, led by ReBuilding Exchange’s resident wood expert, Alex Enarson.
“Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey,” starring Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio, will be performed at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
Nearly 150 colleges will participate in the Illinois Regional College Fair, hosted by the College of Lake County from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23. The fair will be held in the Physical Education Center, Building 7, on the CLC Grayslake campus.
International films will be presented for free on Friday nights this fall by the College of Lake County Center for International Education. The films begin at 7 p.m. (unless noted) in Room A162 (Anderson lecture hall) on the CLC Grayslake Campus.
The Artcetera Gallery fall sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 6-8.
"Doctor Dolittle” will be presented by the College of Lake County Theatre department Oct. 2-5. Performances for school groups will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2 and Friday, Oct. 3. Public performances will be held at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5.
Volunteers are needed for CLC's Make A Difference Day, “The National Day of Doing Good” on Oct. 25.
A free performance by nationally known slam poets Ken Arkind and Marty McConnell will be presented at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 in Room C005 (C Wing Auditorium) at the Grayslake campus.
During the National Safety Council’s Congress and Exposition in San Diego on Sept. 13, the College of Lake County’s 2013 Defensive Driving courses won three awards.
Nominating petitions for three positions on the College of Lake County board of trustees are now available. Candidates for the positions will be placed on the ballot for the April 7, 2015 election.
The 2013-14 edition of Prairie Voices, CLC's student literary arts magazine, has won first place in the central division of the Community College Humanities Association 2014 Literary Magazine Competition. In addition, four students won individual awards for writing and art.
Illinois Small Business Development Centers, which have been providing business assistance to new and existing businesses throughout the state of Illinois since 1984, are recognizing the milestone with the theme, “Celebrating 30 Years of Small Business Success.”
The College of Lake County will begin seeking bids this fall for major CLC-funded components of its Sustainable Campus Master Plan. David Agazzi, vice president of administrative affairs, updated CLC’s board of trustees on progress on refining the scope of the college’s Sustainable Campus Master Plan at the Aug. 26 board meeting.
The College of Lake County Foundation has hired Jamie Samsel of Gurnee as its new director, development.
Nic Scandrett has been named CLC's athletic director. Scandrett had worked as assistant commissioner/sports information director for the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference since 2007. He started at the college Aug. 13.
The abandoned buildings and roadways at the former Lake County Fairgrounds site in Grayslake provided the perfect backdrop for a series of critical incident training scenarios organized by the College of Lake County Police Department on July 23 and 30.
Two exciting entertainment events will be held the weekend of Sept. 20-21 at the College of Lake County’s James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre. Tickets go on sale Aug. 25.
On Sept. 20, gospel singer Cynthia Williams of Atlanta will headline a gospel concert scholarship fundraiser, Lake County’s Gospel Explosion, from 6-9 p.m. And on Sept. 21, nationally known comedian Jo Koy will bring his explosive energy to the stage at 7:30 p.m.
The deadline to submit online entry forms for the College of Lake County’s Recent Works 2014 exhibit is 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8. For the first time, entry forms and images can be uploaded electronically. Complete information is available at www.clccillinois.edu/recentworks.
Friends of the college will head to downtown Chicago to toast CLC students while raising funds for scholarships at the CLC Foundation’s annual scholarship gala. The Black and White Ball: Toast of the Town, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Palmer House.
Tickets are now on sale to the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts' 18th Professional Touring season, which kicks off with the return of the sizzling Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theatre on Sept. 13.
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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“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.”
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