Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT
An opportunity for Program Board & Student Activities to table on Student Street and offer free popcorn and information about clubs.
Baseball Field - BFLD Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, 1:30 – 4 p.m. CDT
Athletic Physical required before participation.
For more information, go to: www.clclancers.com
TLETC Training Computer Lab - L032 Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, 2 – 3 p.m. CDT
Blackboard - How to get Started
STUDENT STREET - B100 Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT
TLETC Training Computer Lab - L032 Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, 1 – 2 p.m. CDT
Baseball Field - BFLD Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, 1:30 – 4 p.m. CDT
Aerobics Room - 0706 Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, 3 – 4 p.m. CDT
Conference Center: Conference Room - A022B, Conference Center: Conference Room - A013 Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, 6 – 10 p.m. CDT
Studio Theatre - P119 Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, 6:30 – 10 p.m. CDT
STUDENT COMMONS - B102 Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT
Interested in transferring? Come speak to a Columbia College of Missouri (Gurnee campus) representative about your transfer options.
STUDENT STREET - B100 Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT
Intercollegiate Soccer Field - SOC1 Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, 4 – 6 p.m. CDT
For more info, go to: www.clclancers.com
Studio Theatre - P119 Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, 6:30 – 10 p.m. CDT
MILO Simulator Lab - T335 Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, 6:30 – 8 p.m. CDT
This pre-licensing course is approved by the State of Illinois. All Illinois home inspectors must be licensed to comply with State laws. All areas of home inspection will be covered in the 60 hour course including; exteriors, electric, heating and code compliance.
Register for August 23, 2017 Home Inspectiion Information Session
TLETC Training Computer Lab - L032 Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT
Horticulture Driveway - DRIVE Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 3 – 5:30 p.m. CDT
Check out our weekly Farmer's Market to purchase fresh produce, grown right here in Grayslake at the CLC Farm.
All produce is seasonal, so plan on stopping by often to see what's available this week! Special Bee [raw, local honey] is available every week.
Horticulture Building on the East side of Lancer Lane.Parking is limited at the Horticulture Building, so please park in the parking lot across the street.
For a list of this week's items, check out CLC Farmer's Market Facebook Page.
Gym - GYMA, Gym - GYMB Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 6 – 8 p.m. CDT
Studio Theatre - P119 Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 6:30 – 10 p.m. CDT
TLETC Training Computer Lab - L032 Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, 4 – 6 p.m. CDT
Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, 2 – 4 p.m. CDT
South Building Lobby - S118 Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, 5 – 9 p.m. CDT
Waukegan Main Street Wine & Art StrollAugust 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wine & Art Stroll is one of our premiere annual events in the downtown Waukegan! Stop in at the Lakeshore Campus for a bite to eat.
On the day of the event participants will receive a Wine & Art Stroll souvenir glass and a program of participating locations with corresponding map.
Organizer: Waukegan Main Street Phone: 847.623.6650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.waukeganmainstreet.org
Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, 2 – 4 p.m. CDT
STUDENT STREET - B100 Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT
Join us for "Part-Time Monday's," come meet with employers that are hiring for part-time postitions only. This event is open to all students. Starting August 7, 2017 until April 30, 2018.
To see who will be there log onto LancerJobLink.
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, 6 – 8 p.m. CDT
As part of the search process for a new CLC president, the Pauly Group, Inc. will hold a series of interactive community sessions Aug. 23 and 24 at the college’s three campuses.
CLC's Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art has announced its exhibit calendar for the 2017-18 season. This year’s shows will include Dan and Caroline Anderson’s Warren Mackenzie Collection of pottery, paintings by Roland Kulla and photographs by Erick Rowe and Mark Alan Francis as well as works by artist members of the gallery and CLC art students.
Four highly acclaimed international films will be presented for free at 7 p.m. on Fridays by the Center for International Education. The Fall Semester films are: “Under the Shadow” Sept. 8, “Blow-Up” Oct. 6, “Right Now, Wrong Then” Nov. 3 and “Elle” Dec. 1.
Community members who enjoy performing with others and love music are invited to join a College of Lake County choral or instrumental ensemble. Fall Semester classes start Aug. 21, and groups that are open by audition have scheduled auditions for the first two weeks of classes. Musicians can choose from five instrumental ensembles or four choirs and can either earn college credit or enroll as a noncredit (personal enrichment) student.
The Theatre department’s 2017-18 season will feature “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” Sept. 28 through Oct. 1; “Street Scene,” Nov. 10-18; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Feb. 23 through March 3; “Play On! A CLC Theatre Student Showcase,” April 13-21; and the summer musical, “Cabaret,” July 20-29.
Cool cars of various types will be on display at CLC on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited to check them out at the Techs of Tomorrow Scholarship Car Show in Parking Lots 1 and 3 at the Grayslake Campus.
The College of Lake County has received its third “green” award in the last 12 months, a STARS® silver rating from the Philadelphia-based Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education.
Millions of people are expected to flock to Southern Illinois and other U.S. locations Aug. 21 to experience a total solar eclipse, the first time in nearly 100 years that the phenomenon will cross a large portion of the United States. Professors Eric Priest (meteorology) and Dr. Phyllis Soybel (history) answer commonly-asked questions about the eclipse.
The new Illinois state budget approved July 6 by the Illinois Legislature has restored funding for state public higher education, including the Monetary Award Program (MAP). As a result, 1,142 College of Lake County students will receive grants that apply to the 2016-17 academic year.
Whether you are searching for a new career, have just completed military service or recently graduated from high school, CLC offers hundreds of career and transfer courses in the Fall Semester that begins Aug. 21. To view fall course offerings and learn more about how to become a student, visit www.clcillinois.edu/fall.
David Garcia, a CLC student majoring in automotive collision repair, won a bronze medal in collision repair technology at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, held June 19-23 in Louisville, Ky.
Subscription tickets will be on sale from July 17 to Sept. 30 for the 21st Professional Touring Series season at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts (JLC) at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. The 2017-18 season will offer an incredibly wide array of national touring artists, performing everything from political comedy by The Capitol Steps to displays of cultural heritage featuring Mexican dance, an African circus, Japanese drumming, Irish music and more.
Alexandra Turcios, a 2014 graduate of the College of Lake County from Waukegan, has been offered a prestigious Fulbright grant to teach English to high school students in rural Indonesia. Turcios graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2016 with a B.A. in political science.
The Board of Trustees selected a firm to conduct a national search for the next president. Dr. Jerry Weber, who had served as president since 2009, announced in March that he was leaving CLC to become president of Bellevue College in the Seattle area.
Character Matters in Lake County, a committee of the YES (Youth Empowerment for Success) Coalition and the Lake County Regional Office of Education, announce the recipients of the 12th annual Excellence in Character Award. This year, 32 students and 20 staff members from Pre-K-12 educational institutions across Lake County received this distinguished award.
The CLC farm market now sells fresh produce, honey and cut flowers on Thursdays from 3-5:30 p.m. The market now operates near the Horticulture Building on the east side of Lancer Lane on the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
Dr. William M. Griffin, a member of the Board of Trustees, has received the 2017 ICCTA Gary W. Davis Ethical Leadership Award from the Illinois Community College Trustees Association.
CLC's Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center hosted a federal and state trade delegation national pilot program, the “Illinois Listening Tour” May 23, which engaged our small business community in a dialogue on international trade
CLC's new Science Building received an Emerald Award for Building Innovation from the Illinois chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Thanks to funding provided by Baxter International Inc., CLC will create the Baxter Innovation Lab, a space where students, teachers and industry professionals can design life-changing products, create and test prototypes and exchange their ideas with others around the globe.
“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 marriage counselor.”
“CLC is such a welcoming environment for international students. Within my first year here, I was helping other international students as a student ambassador.”
“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 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.”
“The nursing skills lab at the Grayslake Campus is great because the equipment is similar to what nurses use on the job. The clinicals were also great hands-on learning experiences, and the CLC instructors have a great relationship with area hospitals and clinics.”
“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.”
“CLC's field school in Belize was my first official exposure to anthropology in general and archaeology in specific. The college's field study trips are a great way to gain in-depth exposure on a field one might be considering.”
“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.”
“The business expertise and management advice from my small business advisor has been extremely helpful from our first meeting and to this day. He has helped me create a clear vision for the future of my company and a detailed action plan to execute it.”
“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.”
“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.””
“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.”
“CLC is super well-rounded and excels at pretty much everything it does. It's really cool to know that no matter what you want, you have a strong chance at success at CLC.”
“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.”
“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.”
“I believe that everyone in a classroom serves as a teacher and a student. I take pride in knowing that all of our communication courses have the potential to be life-changing experiences for our students.”
“To create the 'a-ha' moment in my public speaking classes, I set the pace from day one, creating an environment in which my students will feel safe and comfortable.”
“I use many different teaching methods, including: journaling, readings, oral quizzes, in-class and out-of-class activities, role plays, group discussion, media, group work and providing many examples.”
“Whether teaching online or onsite, I encourage active discussions in which students interact with each other as well as the course material.”
“When assigning papers, I encourage my students to choose their subjects carefully. If students can write about a subject about which they are passionate, they will write better papers.”
“Looking back, I had instructors who helped me to see and appreciate the joy, wonder and mystery that exists in the world all around me-whether it is in nature, science and people, or in stories, essays and poetry. I try to do the same thing for my students.”
“I teach because I want to help students imagine a better life for themselves. When they do that, they will be able to imagine a better world for all of us. And that is pretty cool.”
“I knew that I wanted to be a college instructor when I was an undergrad student at UCLA. I would come out of my English classes thrilled with the possibilities that language and literature created.”
“I find it gratifying when I stimulate the students' minds and to see how they go beyond what we do in class; some decide to pursue the subject as a future career. It is very rewarding to know that I can make a difference in students' lives.”
“I enjoy seeing my students learn and grow in their skills, knowledge, confidence, dedication and their passion for making a difference in the lives of young children and their families.”
“I assess myself by the quality of the engineer that I turn out. Often, I am contacted by students who say that their job requires all of those things they complained about having to learn during the program, and that they appreciate me for not backing down.”
“I maintain an open, questioning environment that encourages all reasonable experiments. In addition, I interweave real-world experiences and practical life skills with the subject material.”
“My main goal is to connect with students in a way that motivates them to learn the material deeply, not just to pass a test. And I really enjoy getting to know students on a personal basis and helping them along the path to being an engineer.”
“As an engineering educator, I am in a unique position: I'm educating individuals who will create and use technology that does not exist today.”
“I want to pass to my students my clinical knowledge and abilities to help them to be the best clinician they can be. My goal is to change their lives for the better.”
“My goal is not only to teach the necessary skills involved in treating patients, but to create meaningful experiences where students can grow and develop into true professionals.”
“I want to prepare graduates to be compassionate, critical-thinking professionals who are committed to life-long learning and promote health and the prevention of disease.”
“Teaching is more than transferring knowledge. I truly want students to succeed in life and in our profession.”
“I incorporate an assortment of teaching methods, including multimedia technology, problem-based learning and hands-on/experiential activities.”
“I emphasize that professional nursing education is a continuous, life-long learning process.”
“I love the chance to create special places that people enjoy, and leaving behind work that will grow and evolve with time.”
“I try to share my passion, skills and experiences to help students learn skills, techniques, concepts and teamwork so they are prepared - not only to graduate, but to work in the hospitality field.”
“Helping put students in a position to make a difference in others' lives - that's what makes my job so rewarding.”
“I am passionate about inspiring new students to understand and embrace the rapidly changing knowledge base in the substance-use fields, particularly as it relates to new brain science, strength-based approaches for treatment and evidence-based practices.”
“I love seeing students' minds expand throughout the semester. The students transform through applying philosophical theories and concepts to their own lived experiences.”
“My most memorable teaching experience is to observe a student enter the program with a specific career goal in mind, and after hard work in our program, obtain a specific job working for the company of his or her dreams.”
“I want to help students become problem solvers in the computer information technology field.”
“Teaching allows me to have a profound and lasting positive effect upon the professions in the criminal justice system, especially law enforcement. I enjoyed being a police officer very much, and I strive to pass on my love for the profession through my teaching.”
“While attending high school, I joined my community's rescue squad, and I soon realized that firefighting and rescue work was my calling in life. It's been rewarding to help people who are experiencing some of the worst days of their life.”
“My main goal is to help students understand and appreciate that education is a way of life rather than a journey to a job.”
“What excites me most about teaching is that I get to witness, time and time again, the transformation from student to polished professional.”
“When I was a CLC student, it was such a great experience because the teachers really care about the students. I decided I wanted to teach biology at a community college, and I still can't believe that I am here. It truly is a dream come true.”
“I tell my students that I am successful not when they finish my class but when I hear that they have graduated from an allied health program.”
“I consider the needs of students every time I plan activities and goals for class. As a result, I utilize multiple teaching strategies, from lecture to a small-group critical thinking activity. In addition, I set and communicate high expectations and teach students how to successfully reach these goals.”
“To create the 'aha' moment in students, I always try to connect classroom topics to common life experiences and use labs and demonstrations to reinforce lectures. One learns more by doing than by hearing.”
“I try to relate course concepts directly to real life. For example, there are real-time weather discussions in my meteorology classes, where students see how the course material applies directly to the weather that affects their lives.”
“Teaching is not just about sharing knowledge, but - most importantly - inspiring students and helping them become life-long learners.”
“My main goal is to help students gain a deep understanding of the underlying concepts we are learning and move beyond the memorization of formulas.”
“My main goal is to reduce the number of people who say, 'I'm not good at math.'”
“Mathematics is so much easier to understand when you concentrate on learning concepts, not memorizing procedures. In my classes, we ask and seek answers questions like, 'What does this mean?' and 'Why does this make sense?'”
“I teach using guided notes and a tablet laptop in order to keep students engaged. Writing on a tablet instead of the chalkboard or whiteboard allows me to face my class, so I can see their reactions and more easily promote discussion.”
“My philosophy of teaching can be summed up by, 'Meet students where they are. Help them move forward.'”
“A student who transferred to Northern Illinois University and took calculus classes there emailed me to thank me for teaching her to be a more prepared student and to learn math throughout the entire semester, instead of cramming.”
“My passion for cars started when I was a young boy, holding a drop light for my dad as he worked on the family car. As time went on, I grew up and my Hot Wheels® cars just got bigger and faster.”
“CLC students are trying to be somebody, to make a difference. I want to understand their needs and help them to get the most out of their time here.”
“I'm fascinated with economics' application to everyday life. When we make decisions related to purchases, or when we make choices about what we will do with our time and resources, it relates to the field of economics.”
“In my classes, students learn that history is not a set of static facts, but a dynamic and active process of interpretation.”
“History explains the world to us. CLC offers many opportunities for faculty and students to travel widely in the world. My travels in Jordan, the Netherlands and in several other countries have broadened my experience and helped me to be a better teacher.”
“I seek to make connections between course content and students' lives and to build relationships with and among students in the classroom. Students flourish when working together toward a common goal and when they realize that they can rely on their peers and professors for support and information.”
“I cannot compete with a smartphone in terms of overall information. Consequently, my teaching objective is not just to disseminate information, which students can get from a variety of sources, but rather to assist students in applying this information in real-world situations.”
“I'm fascinated by psychology's mystery as well as its different explanations, theories and philosophical assumptions about human nature. Perhaps most important, the field has the potential to help people live better.”
“I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to help students navigate college and make decisions that will have a lasting impact on their lives and families.”
“I want my students to be able to recognize the extent to which society influences most of what we do and think, but that we can also change the course of society. To achieve this goal, I often provide a range of different examples and activities. ”
“I believe my students should be active participants in the learning process, and the material should be directly connected to their outside experiences. At the end of the semester, I hope they leave with the belief that they can change the world!”
“Using genealogy and popular culture allows me to make connections for students to unfamiliar sociological theories, by utilizing something they know (their family history; favorite TV shows, or movies) as a starting point.”
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