Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8 A.M. CDT
Learn about how the College of Lake County serves as a living laboratory, as we demonstrate new green construction, renewable energy, local food production and wildlife-friendly landscapes during Earth Week activities, April 18-25. CLC is breaking ground on its Sustainable Master Plan this spring with the drilling of the geothermal field, the renovation of its core buildings, and the construction of a new cafÉ facing Willow Lake. New buildings at the Grayslake and Lakeshore campuses will boast construction elements designed to earn them each a LEED Platinum rating by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Programs for adults and children are free and open to the public. Earth Week events are organized by Sustainable CLC and the Facilities Department and presented by CLC instructors, consulting professionals and other experts. Activities will take place on the Grayslake campus and will last approximately one hour, unless otherwise noted. For more information call David Husemoller, sustainability manager at (847)543-2643.
Horticulture Driveway - DRIVE Saturday, April 25, 2015, 9 A.M. CDT
NEW LOCATION: Meet in front of the Horticulture Building.
Come join us for our annual all-campus restoration day. We will be cutting buckthorn, pulling garlic mustard and doing other activities to improve the quality of CLC’s natural areas. Please wear clothes that can get dirty. While long-sleeved shirts and pants are suggested, closed-toed shoes are required. If possible bring work gloves and water to drink.
Technology Building Lawn - North - LAWN N,Technology Building First Floor Hallway - T100,Smart Room - A132,Smart Room - T130,Smart Room - T131 Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10 A.M. CDT
Intercollegiate Softball Field - SOF1 Saturday, April 25, 2015, 12 P.M. CDT
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Parking Lot - Baseball Field,Parking Lot - Sun Pivot Circle,Baseball Field - BFLD,Intercollegiate Soccer Field - SOC1 Saturday, April 25, 2015, 4 P.M. CDT
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30 P.M. CDT
Men's Dressing Room - P125,Women's Dressing Room - P126,Experimental Theatre - P103,Make-Up Classroom - P124 Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30 P.M. CDT
Intercollegiate Softball Field - SOF1 Sunday, April 26, 2015, 11:30 A.M. CDT
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 1 P.M. CDT
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2 P.M. CDT
Men's Dressing Room - P125,Women's Dressing Room - P126,Experimental Theatre - P103,Make-Up Classroom - P124 Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2 P.M. CDT
Anderson Court - A167,Brandel Court - B161 Monday, April 27, 2015, 10 A.M. CDT
Representatives from the following universities will be in attendance to speak to students about transfer options:
Aurora UniversityCarthage College Chicago State UniversityColumbia College Missouri (Gurnee Campus)Concordia University WisconsinDePaul UniversityDeVry UniversityEastern Illinois UniversityElmhurst CollegeGeorge Williams College of Aurora UniversityIllinois State UniversityIllinois TechIndiana Wesleyan UniversityJudson UniversityKendall College Loyola UniversityNational Louis UniversityNorth Park UniversityNortheastern Illinois UniversityNorthern Illinois UniversityNorthern Michigan UniversityOlivet Nazarene UniversityRipon College Robert Morris UniversitySouthern Illinois University CarbondaleTrinity Christian College Trinity International UniversityUniversity of Illinois ChicagoUIC College of BusinessUniversity of Illinois SpringfieldUniversity of IowaUniversity of Wisconsin ParksideWalden UniversityWestern Illinois University
Atrium - V138 Monday, April 27, 2015, 12 P.M. CDT Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
Anderson Court - A167 Monday, April 27, 2015, 4 P.M. CDT
Atrium - V138 Monday, April 27, 2015, 6 P.M. CDT Meet CLC graduates of the massage therapy program and enjoy a wellness break from school and work.
Conference Room - C003,Auditorium Lobby - C006 Monday, April 27, 2015, 6 P.M. CDT
Reading and Reception Apr 27, 20156:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room C003Free and open to the community.
Come celebrate the writers and artists published in the award-winning Prairie Voices, CLC’s student literary/arts journal.
Smart Room - T323 Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 2 P.M. CDT
In any environment you will find yourself working in a diverse atmosphere. How do you identify difference? How do you create a welcoming environment where everyone feels they are a key member? Learn the critical skills that every leader needs to possess to create a positive and effective team.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 2:30 P.M. CDT
Gym - GYMA Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 5 P.M. CDT
~Open to all current & prospective students.
Open Area - E107 Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 10 A.M. CDT An opportunity for job seekers to network with local employers who are hiring.
Classroom - T237 Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 2 P.M. CDT
Classroom - T237 Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 5 P.M. CDT
“How do you think you did?” is the number one question someone asks you after you take a test. This workshop focuses on important things you need to know way before the test, the day of the test and during the test.
Smart Room - T333 Thursday, April 30, 2015, 12 P.M. CDT
Smart Room - V122 Thursday, April 30, 2015, 1 P.M. CDT
Conference Room/Smart Room - V336,Conference Room/Smart Room - V338,Conference Room/Smart Room - V340 Thursday, April 30, 2015, 6 P.M. CDT
Discover nanoscale science and engineering applications with hands-on activities at Nanotechnology Family Festival, being held from 6-8 p.m. on April 30. The event will held at CLC Southlake Campus and include a tour of CLC’s nanotechnology labs, located at 1120 S. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills.
Learn how to quit smoking from an expert presenter at tobacco cessation workshops on April 29. A pioneering expert in smoking cessation, Carol Southard, will present two one-hour workshops, at 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m., in the C Wing Auditorium, Room C005.
Take the music of Gilbert and Sullivan, add a twist of Broadway show tunes and stir! That’s the concept behind “I’ve Got a Little Twist,” a musical revue being presented by the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
“The Hunting Ground,” a new documentary film that explores sexual assault on American college campuses, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24 in Room A162.
A variety of dance, music, poetry and art created by students and faculty will be the focus of the 17th Fear No Art festival, April 24-27. CLC dancers and musicians will also present an exciting new collaborative project, four movements from a ballet called “My Sense of Everything.” The ballet’s score was composed by CLC music faculty member and drummer David Jennings, with choreography by CLC dance faculty.
The 2015 Options Fair for high school and college students with disabilities and their families will be held from 6-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at the College of Lake County. The event will provide vital information for individuals with disabilities, community and education professionals and families/caregivers.
The College of Lake County’s two award-winning annual literary publications, “Willow Review” and “Prairie Voices,” will each hold readings to celebrate their contributors’ talents. The “Willow Review” reading will be held at 7 p.m. on April 23 and “Prairie Voices” will be held from 6-8 p.m. on April 27. Both events are free and open to the public and will be held at the Grayslake campus/
Celebrate William Shakespeare’s birthday and the impact of his work at CLC's annual celebration, being held from 1-4 p.m. on April 22 in the B Court
Visiting CLC to “listen and learn” more about what community colleges are doing, Gov. Bruce Rauner praised the important work of community colleges in supplying a skilled workforce for Illinois.
View the sky through powerful telescopes and enjoy a variety of educational activities on Astronomy Day, being held on Saturday, April 25 at CLC. All the day’s activities are free and open to the public of all ages. Activities are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and during the evening, a star party will be held from 7-10 p.m.
Learn about beekeeping, snakes, green building technologies and much more from CLC instructors and other experts during Earth Week activities, April 18-25.
Community members are invited to audition for the CLC summer musical, “Working,” based on the book by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago author Studs Terkel. Auditions will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 18 and 19 in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
Celebrating the start of the first major project in a $163 million plan to upgrade facilities, the College of Lake County held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 30 for a new Science and Engineering Building on the Grayslake campus.
CLC held a ceremonial groundbreaking on March 24 at the Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills for a $1.7 million expansion to create a new chemistry lab. The event was held prior to the Board of Trustees’ scheduled March meeting held at the campus.
A huge variety of artwork by College of Lake County students will be on display from April 10 through May 16 at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake campus.
Food, fun and entertainment are on tap at the Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday, May 5 at the CLC Lakeshore Campus in downtown Waukegan. The event will be held outdoors from noon to 2 p.m. in the courtyard, located at the corner of Genesee Street and Madison Avenue.
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.
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.
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