Intake, Testing & Registration - 1NG203 Thursday, May 5, 2016, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. CDT
Intake and registration are done every Wednesdays and Thursdays, for new and returning GED and ESL students. Please bring a picture I.D and proof of residency.
Location: 1 North Genesee Street, room 1NG-203
Date: Wednesdays and Thursdays
Time: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Horticulture Driveway - DRIVE Thursday, May 5, 2016, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. CDT
Shop from a variety of annual flowers, hanging baskets, perennials, native grasses and forbs, vegetables, fruits and herbs, just in time for Mother’s Day and graduation shopping.Sales are payable by cash, personal check or credit card. Proceeds from the sale are reinvested to support for the CLC horticulture program, including student scholarships, student attendance to the green industry annual trade show and local conferences, and student internships.
CLC Grayslake Campus, Horticulture Building
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
LSC Outside Courtyard - Patio Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12 – 2 p.m. CDT
Location: Lakeshore Camus, 11 N. Genesee St., Waukegan ILL. Courtyard outdoor
Date: May 5th, 2016
Time: Noon - 2:00 p.m.
This is in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, there will be performaces by local schools, with free samples of Mexican cuisine
Baseball Field - BFLD Thursday, May 5, 2016, 2 – 6 p.m. CDT
For more info visit: www.clclancers.com
Horticulture Driveway - DRIVE Friday, May 6, 2016, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. CDT
Lecture Hall/Smart Room - A162 Friday, May 6, 2016, 7 – 11 p.m. CDT
Clouds of Sils Maria (France, 2014)
Date: May 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Location: Room A162, Grayslake Campus
Maria, an internationally acclaimed actress navigating middle age, is invited to revisit the play that made here a star in her youth - only now she'll be playing the lead character's mother, facing off against a new rising talent. A warm, witty tribute to female friendships, the craft of acting and the impact of Hollywood on European Cinema, Clouds of Sils Mariafeatures assured, multi-layered performances from Juliette Binoche as Maria and Kristen Stewart as her personal assistant.
"A complex, bewitching and melancholy drama ... fearlessly intelligent."
CLC International Film Series presented by International Education Department
Baseball Field - BFLD Saturday, May 7, 2016, 1 – 5 p.m. CDT
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8 – 10 p.m. CDT
Grammy winning pianist
Baseball Field - BFLD Sunday, May 8, 2016, 12 – 4 p.m. CDT
Atrium - L104 Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT
Come speak to a representative from DeVry University about their transfer opporuntities.
Building E - E101 Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT
Opportunity to meet and interview with employers from various industries.
Location: Building E- 101
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 2 – 6 p.m. CDT
Gym - GYMA Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 4:30 – 6 p.m. CDT
~Open to all current & prospective students. Please bring an I.D.
Smart Room - T234 Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 5 – 6 p.m. CDT
Information session about CLC's ADN Nursing Program for prospective students.
There is no registration or sign-up for this event, anyone is welcome. For any questions, contact the Nursing Education office at 847-543-2043.
Community Conference Room - 1NG008 Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Debt Free College author Mr. John Wasik on a series of presentations/lecture.
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus, 1 North Genesee Street, Room 008
For more information on Mr. Wasik information can be found at: johnwasik.net
Intake, Testing & Registration - 1NG203 Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. CDT
TLETC Training Computer Lab - L032 Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 5 – 9 p.m. CDT
Wednesday, May 11, 5-8:45 p.m. (1 Session)Grayslake Campus, Room L032
Learn how to analyze financial data to better understand your business; create and customize reports; track and pay sales tax. Learn payroll functions such as setting up payroll information and schedules, payroll tracking and processing payment of payroll taxes.
Prerequisites: Introduction to QuickBooks or equivalent working knowledge.
Register for Intermediate QuickBooks
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 7:30 – 9 p.m. CDT
Intake, Testing & Registration - 1NG203 Thursday, May 12, 2016, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. CDT
Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT
AM Ceremony (Transfer Degrees) 10am
Info: This ceremony is for transfer degrees. Line-up for students begins at 9am. The ceremony will last about 2 hours. If you have an Illinois Veterans Scholarship, contact the Financial Aid Office for a voucher and attach to your order form and bring to Admissions & Records (do not order online).
Transfer Degree Options: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Engineering Science, Associate in Fine Arts, Associate in Teaching
PM Ceremony (Career Degrees and Certificates) 2pm
Info: This ceremony is for career degrees and certificates. Line-up for students begins at 1pm. The ceremony will last about 2 hours. If you have an Illinois Veterans Scholarship, contact the Financial Aid Office for a voucher and attach to your order form and bring to Admissions and Records (do not order online). Transfer Degree (Options: Associate in Applied Science, Certificates)
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Saturday, May 14, 2016, 1:30 – 3 p.m. CDT
Gym - GYMA Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 4:30 – 6 p.m. CDT
Board Room - A206 Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 6 – 10 p.m. CDT
Board of Trustee Regular Meeting
Intake, Testing & Registration - 1NG203 Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. CDT
Building E - E101 Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT
On Thursday, May 19 from 4-6 p.m., the College of Lake County Southlake Campus will hold an Open House for high school students and their parents as well as returning adults. The campus is located in Vernon Hills.
Looking for summer youth activities that allow your son or daughter to enjoy hands-on learning while having fun and making new friends? Explore Camp offers weeklong, interactive courses on everything from archery to lasers to Greek mythology. The courses, which run during June and July, take place at three campus locations.
John Wasik, author of “The Debt-Free Degree: How to Eliminate College Debt at Every Step,” a new eBook from Forbes Signature Series, will speak to parents and students on May 3, 10 and 16 at the College of Lake County about how to finance a college education without going deeply in debt.
Looking for an economical, time-efficient way to speed up your progress toward a four-year degree? The College of Lake County’s Intersession (May 17 to June 3) and eight-week Summer Session (June 6 to July 30) offer a range courses that transfer to four-year programs. Current CLC students, as well as those attending other colleges and returning home for the late spring and summer, can choose among courses offered online, in field study trips and at the Grayslake, Lakeshore (Waukegan) and Southlake (Vernon Hills) Campuses.
Singers, dancers and actors from age 8 to 60 are invited to audition for the College of Lake County summer musical production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic “South Pacific.”
Auditions will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 23 and 24 in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the CLC Grayslake Campus.
Learn how to gain access to capital, build cybersecurity and find new international markets at Business Strategies to Ignite Business Growth, a May 5 small business conference presented by the College of Lake County’s Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center, 6161 W. Grand Ave. in Gurnee.
Learn practical tips in a LinkedIn workshop, to be held from 6-8 p.m. on May 3 at the College of Lake County. The seminar, which is open to the public, will take place in Room C005 (C Wing Auditorium) on the Grayslake Campus. Cost is $25 per person, and to register, visit www.clcroundtable.org/connect.
Tickets are now on sale for College of Lake County's 32nd Annual Salute to Gospel Music program on May 21 featuring two award-winning singers – Brian Courtney Wilson and Paul Porter. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 in Trapp Auditorium, Waukegan High School, 2325 Brookside Ave. The event's theme is “Student Success: Achieving Our Goals and Reaching to Greater Heights.”
Find out more about mechatronics careers at an information session on April 6 at 6 p.m. in Room D209 and May 19 at 1 p.m. on the CLC Grayslake Campus. To learn about the HVAC field, job outlook and CLC’s certificate and degree programs, attend an information session on April 8 and May 20 at 11 a.m. in Room T308 on the Grayslake Campus.
“Abandoned In Place: Preserving America's Space History,” a photography book by Roland Miller, College of Lake County photography professor and dean of Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts division, was recently published by the University of New Mexico Press.
Registration begins March 10 for CLC’s three-week Intersession (May 17 to June 3) and eight-week Summer Session (June 6 to July 30) as well as the Fall Semester (Aug. 22 to Dec. 16). To view summer course offerings and learn more about how to become a student, visit www.clcillinois.edu/summer.
Featuring musical styles ranging from show tunes and classical music to gospel songs and jazz classics, the College of Lake County music department will present seven choral and instrumental music concerts during Spring Semester. The CLC music department boasts five instrumental groups: the Monday Night Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday Night Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Concert Band. CLC’s choral program includes four ensembles: Choir of Lake County, CLC Singers, Chamber Singers and Gospel Choir.
Four highly acclaimed international films from 2014 will be presented for free on Friday nights by the College of Lake County Center for International Education. The spring semester films are: “Force Majeure” on Feb. 5; “Calvary” on March 11; “Timbuktu” on April 1; and “Clouds of Sils Maria” on May 6. Films begin at 7 p.m. in Room A162 (Anderson Lecture Hall) on the CLC Grayslake Campus.
Interested in science and technology? Come to the College of Lake County’s STEM Speaker Series, where content experts will provide a fresh perspective on important STEM-related subjects. The series provides an opportunity for teachers and students of all ages to learn more about potential careers in STEM fields. Visit http://www.clcillinois.edu/STEM for details.
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 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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“The automotive technology program has smaller class sizes than at competing schools. That's really important, because it allows more hands-on experience and a better-quality education.”
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“The entire Illinois SBDC International Trade Center staff is an invaluable resource – always available, honest and thorough. If there is a subject outside their realm, they have a network of referrals who are experienced in that field.”
“The Truck Driver Training course built my confidence and really prepared me well for a successful career in this field.”
“In my first semester at the U of I, I attained a GPA of 3.8. CLC did a great job of preparing me for classes at one of the top engineering schools in the world.”
“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.”
“What I like especially about the mechatronics classes is the hands-on learning and the helpful instructors who want you to succeed. We also went on field trips to companies, where we got a chance to see practical, real-world examples of ideas such as building and maintaining assembly lines.”
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“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.”
“Margie Porter, who is chair of the mechatronics technology program, understands the challenge of juggling a job, college courses and raising a family. She helps you build your self-confidence in learning the material.”
“One great part of CLC's hospitality and culinary management program is the opportunity to put together a portfolio of your work. It teaches you how to be organized and professional, and it's a great thing to carry into a job interview.”
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