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Bringing the show on the road

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Oct 19, 2021

CLC representatives at the ACCT Conference

CLC representatives were among the 1,000 community college leaders who recently attended the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Leadership Congress. Members of the CLC group presented information to congress attendees that was originally shared at the annual State of the College event titled, “Food desert, abandoned retail space, outdated banquet hall: What visionary strategic partners can accomplish for students and the community.”  

Pictured from left to right: Ali O’Brien, VP of Community and Workforce Partnerships, Amanda Howland, member of ACCT Board of Directors and chair of the Board of Trustees, Daniel Blaine, student trustee, Julie Shroka, vice chair of the Board of Trustees, Torrie Newsome, secretary of the Board of Trustees, Kurt Peterson, executive director of the CLC Foundation.  

Watch a recording of the State of the College here.

About College of Lake County

College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeastern Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, college classes are affordable and accessible to help each student achieve academic, career and personal goals. More than 70,000 students graduated with degrees and certificates since the college opened in 1969. College of Lake County is the only higher-education institution ranked among the top 15 best places to work in Illinois by Forbes and is a national leader in many areas, including sustainability and conservation.