Building E - E101 Monday, February 15, 2016, 9 a.m.
An effective resume and cover letter will sell your skills and abilities to the extent that a potential employer will want to know more about you. It's major purpose is to get you the interview. Learn how to format and develop an effective resume and cover letter.
Anderson Court - A167 Monday, February 15, 2016, 1 p.m.
On-Campus Recruitment, employers on campus recruiting for various postions.
Smart Room - C130 Monday, February 15, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
A Feminist discussion group for informal discussion on a variety of popular gender topics: politics, media and relationships.
TLETC Training Computer Lab - L032 Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 8 a.m.
Tuesday, February 16, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (1 Session) Grayslake Campus, Room L032
This class is designed for users who have less than six months’ experience working with QuickBooks. Topics include setup of new files, processing banking, accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions, reconciliation of bank and credit card accounts and running basic financial reports. This class does not cover the cloud/online version of QuickBooks.
Prerequisites: Able to use Microsoft Windows products.
Register for Introduction to QuickBooks
Atrium - L104 Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 10 a.m.
Come speak to a representative from National Louis University about transfer opportunities.
Smart Room - T323 Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays – Live Webinar February 16 to March 24, 12-1 p.m. (12 Sessions)
Are you using social media to reach prospects and customers? How well is it working? Is the time investment paying off?
Attend this 12-session virtual classroom learning program from the convenience of your own computer to move your business ahead of the competition.
Register for What You Do Not Know About Social Media
Building E - E101 Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 1 p.m.
Internship Fair for Career Program Students that fall under the Engineering, Math and Physical Science Division.
Anderson Court - A167 Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 1 p.m.
Lake Forest Place will be on campus recruiting for jobs.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
For more info, go to: www.clclancers.com
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
Smart Room - T333 Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays – Live Webinar February 16 to March 24, 7:30-8:30 p.m (12 Sessions)
Attend this 12-session virtual learning program at your computer from the comfort and convenience of your home, office, or favorite coffee shop.
Register for What You Don't Know About Social Media
Building E - E101 Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 1 p.m.
Internship Fair for Career Program Students that fall under the Communication Arts division.
Conference Room - C003 Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
Ira Sukrungruang is a Chicago born Thai-American. He is the author of the memoirs Southside Buddhist, which won the 2015 American Book Award, Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy, the poetry collection In Thailand It Is Night, and the forthcoming short story collection, The Melting Season.
Ira teaches in the MFA program at the University of South Florida.
Sponsored by the Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts division and the Diversity Commission.
This event is being held at the Grayslake Campus.
Atrium - L104 Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10 a.m.
Come speak to a representative from Northeastern Illinois University about transfer opportunities.
Instrumental Rehearsal - P101 Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10 a.m.
The company will compare Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with the opera adaptation “Romeo et Juliette” by Charles Gounod and the musical “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein. In addition to the synthesis of Shakespeare’s words and Gounod’s and Bernstein’s music, there will be a short stage combat lesson, audience participation in the unfolding action, and an in-depth discussion. All are welcome!
Library - V106 Thursday, February 18, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
An understanding of the main steps in the research process will save you a lot of time and frustration. Learn how to prepare and organize your research so you feel less stressed and write a better paper.
Atrium - L104 Thursday, February 18, 2016, 4 p.m.
Come speak to a representative from National Louis University to speak about transfer opportunities.
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Gym - GYMA,Gym - GYMB Thursday, February 18, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
CLC Lancers are leading the fight vs. sexual assault.
IT'S ON US to stop sexual assault. Join the Lancers & take the pledge to be part of the solution at ItsOnUs.org.
For more info, go to: www.clclancers.com
Mainstage Theatre - P107 Friday, February 19, 2016, 8 p.m.
Peking Acrobats30th Anniversary TourFeb 19, 2016 at 8:00 PM
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The Peking Acrobats continue to entertain audiences of all ages with their daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs, tick-cycling, precision tumbling and gymnastics. They are guaranteed to keep audiences laughing and smiling as they sit on the edge of their seats!
“The Peking Acrobats are pushing the envelope of human possibility … Pure artistry!" - New York Post
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Lecture Hall/Smart Room - A162,Lancer`s - B003,Conference Room - C003,Auditorium - C005,Auditorium Lobby - C006 Saturday, February 20, 2016, 8 a.m.
Smart Room - A218 Monday, February 22, 2016, 1 p.m.
A panel of human resource professionals giving the inside scoop on their hiring process.
Smart Room - C130 Monday, February 22, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Smart Room - T333 Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 1 p.m.
Board Room - A206 Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6 p.m.
Board of Trustee Regular Meeting
On Feb. 27, the first anniversary of the death of actor/director Leonard Nimoy, CLC sociology professors John and Maria Jose Tenuto will present “Leonard Nimoy: A Celebration” from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Cook Memorial Library, Cook Park Library Campus. The event is free, but registration is required through the library’s website at www.cooklib.org.
“The Vagina Monologues,” which has been published in 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries, will be presented by CLC at 2 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25 in the C Wing Auditorium.
The Peking Acrobats,® a troupe of China’s most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts will bring their 2,000-year-old tradition of acrobatics to the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19.
The Theatre Department will present “The Tempest” Feb. 26-28 and March 3-5 in the Studio Theatre at the CLC Grayslake Campus. The production is part of a world-wide commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death and a local exhibit of a Shakespeare First Folio.
Ira Sukrungruang, a Chicago born Thai-American author and professor, will read from his work and answer audience questions in a College of Lake County Reading Series event being held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in Room C003 at the Grayslake Campus. He will also conduct a workshop for writers from 3-4:15 p.m. in Room T347. Both events are free and open to the public.
Poetry and Shakespeare will be celebrated at two events sponsored by the CLC Literary Arts Society. The Semi-Annual Poetry Slam will be presented from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the A Court. A Shakespeare Birthday Bash will be held from 1-4 p.m. on April 27 in the B Court.
Learn about dozens of historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, at “Think HBCU,” a college expo being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Lakeshore Campus, 1 N. Genesee St., Waukegan.
To celebrate Black History Month, we invite the community to participate in a series of events at the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
CLC will host the monthly meeting of the U.S. Minority Contractor Association from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18 in Room C005 (C Wing Auditorium) at the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. The meeting is open to the public and will be attended by CLC officials and local government representatives as well as association members and other Lake County businesses.
What do you do when the FBI shows up at your company’s door accusing you of non-compliance? You can learn how to comply with export regulations at a Feb. 11 workshop sponsored by the Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center at the College of Lake County. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at CLC’s Southlake Campus, 1120 S. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills, and costs just $25.
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.
On March 2, the CLC Childhood Education program will offer a Gateways to Opportunity Launch Event to explain how students can earn state-approved early childhood credentials while earning an Associate in Applied Science degree or Administration and Leadership certificate. The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. in Room C005.
A Members Exhibition, featuring a diverse collection of 48 art works by artist members of CLC's Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, will run through Feb. 21. The exhibit will kick off with a reception for the artists on Jan. 22 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery.
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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