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.
Gym - GYMB Friday, October 31, 2014, 11 A.M. CDT
Aerobics Room - 0706 Friday, October 31, 2014, 12 P.M. CDT
Intercollegiate Soccer Field - SOC1 Saturday, November 1, 2014, 12 P.M. CDT
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Saturday, November 1, 2014, 3 P.M. CDT www.clcillinois.edu…
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Sunday, November 2, 2014, 5 P.M. CST Click on the link for Grayslake Campus field directions: www.clcillinois.edu…
Atrium - L104 Monday, November 3, 2014, 10 A.M. CST 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Morning Session (Evening participants are listed after Morning Session)
Anderson Court - A167,Brandel Court - B161,C Wing Hallway & Landing - C100,Atrium - L104 Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5 P.M. CST
South Building Lobby - S118 Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10 A.M. CST
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:15 P.M. CST www.clcillinois.edu…
Smart Room - R004 Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:30 P.M. CST
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:15 P.M. CST www.clcillinois.edu…
Gym - GYMB Friday, November 7, 2014, 11 A.M. CST
Aerobics Room - 0706 Friday, November 7, 2014, 12 P.M. CST
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Friday, November 7, 2014, 6:30 P.M. CST Physical Education Center - Bldg. 7 - Grayslake Campus
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Friday, November 7, 2014, 8 P.M. CST <table cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0" width="98%"><tbody><tr><td>ABBA MANIAThe Official West End Tribute ShowNov 7, 2014 at 8:00 PMMainstage Theatre Regular $48/42/38 Senior/Staff/Alumni $47/41/37 CLC Student/Teen $15 Children $12 Single Tickets sales begin August 25.Other fees may apply to internet purchase. CLC Student tickets not available on the internet. Teen and children tickets must be purchased with adult priced tickets. Subscription Price:Regular $44/38/34 CLC Student/Teen $13 Children $10 Subscriptions on sale July 7 – Sept. 15Not available on the internet. Call or visit our Box Office to purchase. Teen and children subscriptions must be purchased with adult subscription.This Abba tribute takes you back in time, recreating one of the world's finest pop groups on stage. Enjoy all of your favorites including, "Mamma Mia," "Voulez Vous," "Dancing Queen," "Winner Takes It All," "Super Trouper" and many more. "Completely infectious! For a good night out, even if you are not a die-hard fan, this was good innocent fun for all the family." - BBC-Nottingham website abbamania.com Join us on Facebook Buy Tickets OnlineDownload Flier (PDF)</td><td width="200"></td></tr></tbody></table>
Aerobics Room - 0706,Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10 A.M. CST Physical Education Center - Bldg. 7 - Grayslake Campus
Atrium - V138 Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:30 A.M. CST Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
Atrium - V138 Monday, November 10, 2014, 6 P.M. CST Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
Atrium - V138 Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 11 A.M. CST An opportunity for students, alumni, faculty, staff and community to volunteer their time and services for local causes.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 6 P.M. CST
Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 8 P.M. CST
Atrium - V138 Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 8:30 A.M. CST Relax and join your fellow Southlake classmates for some coffee, tea and hot chocolate! First come, first served.
C Wing Hallway & Landing - C100 Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11 A.M. CST Come speak to a representative from Concordia University Wisconsin.
Computer Lab - V104 Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 12:30 P.M. CST
Atrium - V138 Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6 P.M. CST Relax and join your fellow Southlake classmates for some coffee, tea and hot chocolate! First come, first served.
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.
“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley will be presented by the College of Lake County Theatre department Nov. 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker and College of Lake County President Girard W. Weber signed an innovative reverse transfer agreement during a Sept. 5 ceremony at NIU.
For 385 College of Lake County students, earning a CLC Foundation scholarship last year provided funds needed to go to college. One major source of funding for Foundation scholarships is the annual scholarship gala, the Black and White Ball: Toast of the Town, on Sept. 27 at the Palmer House in downtown Chicago.
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.
Job prospects for graduates of the College of Lake County’s medical assisting (MOA) program should be strong, given the demand projected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for these hands-on health care workers.
Two new hoophouses are now serving as a living laboratories for students in the College of Lake County horticulture and sustainable agriculture programs. By allowing sunlight to warm the inside air to a temperature conducive to planting, the hoophouse extends the growing season by several months.
With expansion of the Lakeshore Campus coming in a few years, the College of Lake County is preparing by expanding academic programming at the Waukegan campus and conducting an awareness-building campaign.
“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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