Current high school students as well as adults will have the opportunity to learn about attending CLC at an open house to be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Grayslake campus.
Lake County companies wishing to expand into global markets are invited to attend the Global Success Conference, sponsored by the Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center at CLC. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.18 at the University Center of Lake County, 1120 University Center Drive, Grayslake.
The annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at noon on Friday, Nov. 7 in Room C005 (C Wing Auditorium) on the Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington Street. New this year is a Veteran and Military Welcome Home Benefit Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., also cosponsored by the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center.
“ABBA MANIA: The Official West End Tribute Show” comes to Grayslake at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7. The show has been delighting audiences of all ages since 1999, selling out theatres in the United Kingdom and around the world.
Two lectures, two concerts and a film will be held to celebrate the culture of French-speaking countries at CLC during National French Week, Nov. 4-8.
Employers seeking applicants for positions as medical assistants, certified nursing assistants and phlebotomy technicians will be recruiting at a mini job fair to be held on Oct. 28 at the College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 008 in Lakeshore’s 111 N. Genesee St. building.
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.
The Fifth Annual Man Up male student success conference, sponsored by the College of Lake County, will be held on Friday, Oct. 24. Man Up V: A Day in the Arts will feature four spoken word artists — Phe Nom, Awthentik, Moe-Mentum and Odyssey. This free event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.in the Mainstage Theatre
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.
CLC and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside today approved an agreement expanding educational options for students in the college’s business career programs. The agreement was signed by CLC President Jerry Weber and UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford at a ceremony on the college’s Grayslake Campus attended by administrators, faculty and students.
An opening reception for the college's 34th Annual Recent Works exhibit will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3 at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at CLC. The Recent Works exhibit will be on view in the gallery through Nov. 9.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteers are needed for CLC's Make A Difference Day, “The National Day of Doing Good” on Oct. 25.
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.
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.
“I rediscovered my love of chemistry at CLC. My professor was such a great teacher and passionate about chemistry that it was easy to go to class and learn.”
“CLC offers so much more than cost savings. I’ve received an excellent education that’s a good stepping stone to my goal of becoming a clinical psychologist.”
“CLC is such a welcoming environment for international students. Within my first year here, I was helping other international students as a student ambassador.”
“CLC has absolutely played a role in changing my educational and career goals. I had space to explore different fields and talk to many knowledgeable people about careers and opportunities.”
“I loved my education courses. The professors bring a lot of experiences into their classrooms, and everything we learn builds from class to class.”
“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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