Gym - GYMB Friday, March 6, 2015, 11 A.M. CST
Aerobics Room - 0706 Friday, March 6, 2015, 12 P.M. CST
Open Computer Lab - 0423 DNR Friday, March 6, 2015, 1 P.M. CST
Lecture Hall/Smart Room - A162 Friday, March 6, 2015, 6:30 P.M. CST
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Turkey, 2011) Mar 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM
A prisoner leads investigators through the Turkish steppes, in search of a corpse he may have put there; soon, the relationship between crushing bureaucracy and personal obsession is exposed and explored. There’s no better time than now to discover the work of Nuri Bilge Ceylan. He won the Palme d’Or at Cannes this year for Winter Sleep, and Anatolia won their Jury Prize in 2011.
IndieWIRE called this film a “mesmerizing” combination of Zodiac and Police, Adjective (which we screened in 2013).
CLC International Film Series presented by International Education Department
Contact Chris Cooling at 543-2623 for further information.Email: email@example.com
Studio Theatre - P119 Friday, March 6, 2015, 7:30 P.M. CST
The Miser By Moliere Directed by Scott Mullins
Friday & Saturday, February 27 & 28 • 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1 • 2 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, March 5, 6, 7 • 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6 • 10 a.m.
Special Price Tickets: Buy one, get one free on February 27 and March 5
Harpagon loves nothing as much as money and status, not even his own children. When his son falls in love with the beautiful but penniless Mariane, and his daughter promises to wed a young man of unknown parentage, drastic measures must be taken. Meanwhile, scheming servants and assorted hustlers plot to steal Harpagon’s incredible fortune, which is buried in the backyard. Packed with all the masterful plot twists and outrageous revelations one would expect from Moliere. "The Miser” stands as one of the great comic masterpieces of all time.PG13 Rating.
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7 P.M. CST
1531 Jones Point Rd.Prairie Crossing Charter School gym building in Prairie Crossing in Grayslake
CLC is co-sponsoring a screening of this award-winning film, Project Wild Thing, part of a movement to get more kids (and their folks!) outside and reconnecting with nature.
Admission is FREE.
For more information visit: http://prairiecrossingcharterschool.org/pccs-is-excited-to-present-the-film-project-wild-thing/
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7 P.M. CST
The U. S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Mainstage
This is a FREE event, but a ticket is required for entry into the theatre. Limit of 4 tickets per person for the general public.
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Plan to be in your assigned seat by 6:45 p.m. Unclaimed seats will be released at 6:50 p.m.
Please contact the Box Office at (847) 543-2300, Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for complete details.
The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America's greatest original art form, jazz.
The band’s diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections, many of which are written or arranged by members of the Jazz Ambassadors.
They have appeared in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and throughout Europe. Recent notable performances include concerts at the Toronto Jazz Festival, the Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont, the Kennedy Center Honors, the Jazz Education Network Conference, and an appearance on the Colbert Report. Gordon Goodwin, Bobby Shew, Ernie Watts, and the Dave Brubeck All-Star Quintet are just a few of the outstanding jazz artists who have shared the stage with the Jazz Ambassadors.
The band has been featured in joint concerts with Marvin Hamlisch and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony Pops, the Colorado Pops Orchestra, and the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall.
The band’s rigorous touring schedule and reputation for excellence has earned it the title “America’s Big Band.”
Watch a clip here.
Promotional assistance provided by: WDCB radio, the Daily Herald and WXLC.
Studio Theatre - P119 Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30 P.M. CST
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4 P.M. CDT
Atrium - V138 Monday, March 9, 2015, 12 P.M. CDT Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
Open Computer Lab - 0423 DNR Monday, March 9, 2015, 1 P.M. CDT
Computer Lab - T217 Monday, March 9, 2015, 1 P.M. CDT
If you are planning to transfer to a four year college after attending CLC, this workshop is a must. For those who plan to earn a bachelor's degree, transfer planning begins as soon as you start taking classes. Whether you are undecided or you know exactly what you want to major in and where you want to go, this workshop will show you how to successfully transfer to a four year university. You will learn about the transfer resources available to you, and how you can use them to your advantage to achieve your ultimate educational goals. Don't waste your time and money taking courses that will not transfer! Come and learn the steps you need to take as you plan to transfer to a four year institution.
Atrium - V138 Monday, March 9, 2015, 6 P.M. CDT Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Monday, March 9, 2015, 7:30 P.M. CDT Rehearsal
Main Lobby - A168 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 9 A.M. CDT
Anderson Court - A167 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 10 A.M. CDT
Keyboarding Lab - T215 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 11 A.M. CDT
Are you planning to transfer to a four year college or university but you don't know what your major is and/or to where you want to transfer? This transfer planning workshop is specifically designed with the undecided student in mind. This workshop will cover the steps you can take to help you identify what you want to do and where you want to go. You will learn about the transfer resources and career counseling resources available to you, and how you can use them to your advantage to achieve your ultimate educational goals. Transfer planning begins as soon as you start taking classes, so come and learn the steps you need to take as you plan to transfer to a four year institution.
Atrium - V138 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 12 P.M. CDT Free pick-me-up snacks to get you through the day. First come, first served.
Smart Room - V328 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 12 P.M. CDT
Learn how your GPA is calculated at CLC. Project your current semester grades and your projected cumulative GPA. Learn about the transfer requriements as required courses and GPA vary by major and by school. Learn about transfer resources available on the CLC website. Stop by for a slice of pizza, a fun giveaway and a chance to be entered into a monthly student raffle to win a laptop computer!
Computer Lab - V102 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 12:30 P.M. CDT Learn to prepare and organize the research process so that you can feel less stressed and write a better paper.
Open Computer Lab - 0423 DNR Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1 P.M. CDT
Smart Room - A132 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1 P.M. CDT
Participants will study at Xi'an International University (XAIU) in China, taking courses in English from international faculty in a variety of disciplines. Students live on dorms on campus and will be accompanied by a CLC faculty member. Scholarships for the program are available to qualified CLC students who are currently enrolled in CLC's programs.
Dates: August 25-December 18, 2015
Cost: $5,500 plus cost of food ($500-$700)*
*Cost includes tuition for 12-13 credits, international airfare, in-country travel, cultural excursions, shared lodging and travel insurance.
**Cost subject to change without notice**
Courses Available: Chinese language, Humanities, History and more (12-13 credits)
Conference Room - C003 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6 P.M. CDT
Blue Kids Lake County Community Kick-off Event
Join Lake County and other community partners in addressing the issue of child abuse and promoting positive parenting in Lake County. Hear from guest speakers about the importance of raising awareness of child abuse prevention in your community, and learn more about cyber bullying from the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office Cybercrimes Division. People of all ages are welcome to attend. Learn more
Atrium - V138 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6 P.M. CDT Free pick-me-up snacks to get you through the day! First come, first served.
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7:30 P.M. CDT Rehearsal
About 900 middle and high school science students will gather at CLC on Saturday, March 14 for the Grayslake Regional Science Olympiad Competition. The 2015 Science Olympiad runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m., with an awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m.
Looking for some fun “staycation” entertainment during spring break? Look no further than the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, where during the last full week of March you can enjoy two newly-added Professional Touring Season events: Mark Nizer 4D on March 25 and American English on March 28.
The CLC Alumni Association has added three new members to its board of directors. The new board members and their CLC graduation years are Christina Brown, ’81; Diane Downs, ’95; and Blake Hudson, ’10.
Seven concerts, featuring a variety of choral and instrumental music, will be presented by the Music department from March 8 through May 13. The 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 Singers and the Gospel Choir.
Planning is underway for groundbreaking ceremonies to mark the start of construction this spring on four projects included in the CLC Sustainable Campus Master Plan.
A new scholarship for international students attending the College of Lake County has been established to honor Susan Smith, a former CLC international student advisor who passed away on Oct. 2, 2014 in Grayslake.
Students studying ceramic art and food preparation are teaming up again to fight hunger in the Sixth Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, to be held at the CLC Main Lobby, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. Proceeds will benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
The Illinois Regional College Fair, hosted by CLC from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, is a great place for families to begin or continue the college search process. The fair will be held in the Physical Education Center, Building 7.
The Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring big band of the United States Army, will give a free concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
A madcap mix of improvisation, comedy and Broadway show tunes is in store for audiences of “Broadway’s Next H!T Musical,” coming to CLC at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 13.
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has announced that the College of Lake County is a finalist in its 2015 Awards of Excellence program recognizing exceptional work among the nation’s two-year colleges in seven categories. CLC is one of four finalists in the advancing diversity category.
Girls in seventh through 12th grade who want to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math are invited to CLC's fifth annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Day on Saturday, Feb. 28. This free, hands-on career exploration workshop will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the C Wing.
“The Miser” by Molière, a classic French farce, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 and 28 and March 5, 6 and 7 and at 2 p.m. on March 1 by the CLC Theatre department
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.
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.
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.
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.
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