CLC awarded STARS® silver rating for promoting sustainability
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.
STARS, an acronym for Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™, refers to the reporting process used for measuring green efforts in institutions ranging from community colleges to four-year universities. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/ydbdwkly.
College to host information sessions on engineering, healthcare careers and more
Careers ranging from engineering to nursing will be the focus of information sessions offered at the College of Lake County in September.
Each session includes an overview of duties, a typical day, salary, job outlook and educational requirements. Drop-ins are welcome. The following sessions take place at the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St., unless indicated otherwise, and room locations are to be determined:
- Nursing: Sept. 1, 10 a.m.; Sept. 14 at 5 p.m.; Sept. 25 at 4 p.m.
- Surgical Technology: Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m.
- Dental Hygiene: Sept. 6 at noon on the Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan.
- Medical Imaging: Sept. 6 at noon.
- Health Information Technology: Sept. 6 at 4:30 p.m.
- Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy: Sept. 20 at noon on the Lakeshore Campus.
- Truck Driving: Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.
- Engineering: Sept. 28, 5:30-9 p.m., Lower Level A Wing.
For updates on room locations, check regularly at www.clcillinois.edu/infosessions.
Car show Sept. 9 at College of Lake County supports scholarships
Cool cars of various types will be on display at the College of Lake County 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 college, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.
The car registration fee is $15, which will support scholarships for CLC’s future automotive collision repair and automotive technicians. The event includes door prizes, with food and beverages available. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/ybsqdhmq.
Five productions on tap for 2017-18 CLC Theatre season
The College of Lake County Theatre department’s 2017-18 season will feature a children’s musical comedy about three famous pigs, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, a celebrated Shakespearean comedy, the annual student showcase and a renowned musical set in politically charged WWII Berlin.
The shows are “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.
All productions are held in the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. For details, including audition information, visit http://tinyurl.com/yd8wtxp4.
CLC Gallery of Art announces 2017-18 exhibits
The College of Lake County’s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art has announced seven exhibits 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.
Opening receptions are held from 6-8 p.m., are free and open to the public and include live music and refreshments. The college is located at 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/ybey8v59.
CLC’s fall international film series kicks off Sept. 8
Four highly acclaimed international films will be presented for free at 7 p.m. on Fridays by the College of Lake County 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. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/y8qv7x43.
Join a College of Lake County music ensemble this fall!
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.
Auditions for selective ensembles including CLC Singers, Chamber Singers, Wind Ensemble and Monday Night Jazz Ensemble will be held during the first two week of classes. For information, contact the Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts division at (847) 543-2040. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/yd9pnztq.