Anderson Court - A167,Brandel Court - B161 Monday, February 2, 2015, 10 A.M. CST
February 2nd attendees for the day session: Alverno College, Aurora University, Cardinal Stitch University, Carthage College, Chicago State University, Columbia College Missouri, DePaul, DeVry University, Dominican, Eastern Illinois University, Elmhurst College, George Williams College of Aurora University, Illinois Tech, Indiana Wesleyan University, Kendell College, Lake Forest College, Loyola University, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, National Louis University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illiinois University, Shimer College, South Alabama University, Trinity International University, University Center, University of Illinois Springfield, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, University of Illinois Chicago, University of Iowa, University of Wisconsin Parkside, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Valparaiso University, Western Illinois University, Western Michigan University.
February 2nd attendees for the evening session: Academy of Art University, Carthage College, Columbia College Missouri, Judson University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Northeastern Illinois University.
Anderson Court - A167 Monday, February 2, 2015, 4 P.M. CST
Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:15 P.M. CST
Atrium - V138 Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:30 A.M. CST
Kickstart your safety with self-defense demonstrations. Learn verbal and basic physical techniques to keep yourself safe in situations of imminent violence or boundary violations - whether with strangers, friends, acquaintances or family.
Smart Room - V328 Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 12:30 P.M. CST
Are you feeling stressed out? Short-tempered? Low energy? Are there too many demands placed on you by teachers, family, work? Come to this workshop to learn stress-busting and energy-boosting tips to help you handle the stresses of college life and enjoy the experience
Conference Room - A261 Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10 A.M. CST
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:15 P.M. CST www.clcillinois.edu…
Smart Room - V232 Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:30 P.M. CST
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:15 P.M. CST www.clcillinois.edu…
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 1 P.M. CST
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 3 P.M. CST
South Elevator Hallway - V142 Monday, February 9, 2015, 10 A.M. CST
Communications Lab/Smart Room - V120 Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:30 A.M. CST Come learn about internship opportunities and earning college credit while you work.
Computer Lab - V102 Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12:30 P.M. CST Are you new to CLC or returning to school after a break? Learn about convenient library resources to give you an edge.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 5:15 P.M. CST
Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:15 P.M. CST
Computer Lab - V102 Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:30 P.M. CST Are you new to CLC or returning to school after a break? Learn about convenient library resources to give you an edge.
Atrium - V138 Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:30 A.M. CST
South Elevator Hallway - V142 Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10 A.M. CST
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, February 12, 2015, 5:15 P.M. CST www.clcillinois.edu…
Smart Room - V232 Thursday, February 12, 2015, 5:30 P.M. CST
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:15 P.M. CST www.clcillinois.edu…
Saturday, February 14, 2015, 1 P.M. CST
Atrium - V138 Monday, February 16, 2015, 12 P.M. CST Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
Atrium - V138 Monday, February 16, 2015, 6 P.M. CST Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
The Golden Dragon Acrobats will present “Cirque Ziva” at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at CLC.
A new exhibit called “Deanna Krueger: Shimmer” will open at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County on Feb. 27 and run through April 4. The exhibit will kick off with a reception on Feb. 27 from 7-9 p.m. in the gallery, located on CLC’s Grayslake campus.
Over the next five years, the College of Lake County will spend $148 million on campus improvements. To help local vendors become aware of the upcoming opportunities, CLC will sponsor a Get Connected Vendor Fair from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26 in Room C005 (C Wing auditorium) at the Grayslake campus.
Join licensed architect Daniel Sih, president of J.W. Sih and Associates, Inc., to learn how he and his father’s architecture firm impacted Chicago architecture at a CLC Discovery! class. “One Family and Chicago Architecture” will be offered on two Saturdays, Feb. 21 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Southlake Campus
CLC was recently named a Gateways to Opportunity Entitled Institution, which means that it can now offer the Gateway Credential to its Early Childhood Education associate degree graduates.
A series of educational and cultural events to celebrate Black History Month will be held at the in February. Students and the public are invited to attend.
A groundbreaking for the college's long-anticipated new Grayslake campus Science Building will occur as scheduled this spring, it was announced at the Jan. 27 CLC Board of Trustees meeting.
Four international films will be presented for free on Friday nights this spring by the CLC Center for International Education. The films begin at 7 p.m. in Room A162 (Anderson lecture hall) on the CLC Grayslake Campus. The films are: “Manakamana” (USA/Nepal, 2013) on Feb. 6, “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia” (Turkey, 2011) on March 6, “Neighboring Sounds” (Brazil, 2012) on April 3 and “The Hunt” (Denmark, 2013) on May 1.
The Artcetera Gallery Shop will hold its Valentine’s Day Sale Feb. 9-11 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The sale features 10 percent off all original art, including hand-made jewelry, ceramics, sculpture and photography, with 20 percent off for Friends of the Gallery.
CLC students learning to paint cars and repair dents will start the 2015 spring semester in a new Auto Body Shop created by refurbishing Building 12 on the Grayslake campus. The $1.6 million project was completed under the College Master Plan. The new facility will allow the program to offer a full daytime schedule of courses.
College applicants and their parents can get assistance to complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at sessions across Lake County from Jan. 10 through early March.
A Members Exhibition, featuring a diverse collection of art works by more than 20 artist members of the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, will open at the College of Lake County on Friday, Jan. 16 and run through Feb. 22. The exhibit will kick off with a reception for the artists on Jan. 16 from 7-9 p.m. in the gallery.
CLC's 31st Annual Salute to Gospel Music program on Feb. 28 will feature singer Donnie McClurkin, who has won three Grammy® Awards, two Dove Awards and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Artist as well as Anita Wilson. The event will start at 7 p.m. at the Genesee Theatre in downtown Waukegan.
Three new events have been added to the James Lumber Center's Professional Touring Series: The United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors on Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. (a free concert); Mark Nizer 4D, A New Dimension in Entertainment on Wednesday, March 25 at 3 p.m.; and American English, The Complete Beatles Tribute on Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m.
As of Jan. 1, CLC is a smoke-free campus and has launched an awareness-building campaign that emphasizes resources to help staff and students quit smoking.
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. An information session will be offered Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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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