CLC News

Spring Semester registration opens
Begin your bachelor’s degree, work toward an associate degree or certificate, start a new career or develop your talents at the College of Lake County in 2019! Spring Semester classes begin Jan. 22, and registration is now open. View course offerings, both classroom-based and online, and learn how to become a CLC student at For details, visit
CLC Theatre presents thought-provoking drama ‘A Doll’s House’
The College of Lake County Theatre Department presents the drama “A Doll’s House” Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.; and Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. Performances take place in the Studio Theatre of James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on CLC’s Grayslake Campus. For more information, visit
Nov. 14: Writer José Olivarez to present reading and workshop
Writer José Olivarez will read from his debut book of poems, “Citizen Illegal” and will present a writing workshop as part of the College of Lake County Reading Series on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The workshop will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. in Room T347, and the reading begins at 7 p.m. in Room A013 (A Wing Conference Center) at CLC’s Grayslake Campus. Both events are free and open to the public. For details, visit
College hosts ‘Chalk Talk’ photo exhibit, Nov. 19 workshop exploring bias
Examining one’s own perceptions and biases, and bridging cultural and communication gaps in diverse communities, is the subject of “Chalk Talk,” a traveling photo exhibit that will be on display Nov. 16 to Jan. 11, 2019 in the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus. Additionally, a dynamic workshop on identity and diversity, led by “Chalk Talk” originator and documentary photographer Wing Young Huie, will take place from 3-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 in the gallery. For more information, visit

College wins state sustainability award, listing on two prestigious media outlets
In recognition of its efforts to promote environmental sustainability, the College of Lake County recently has made the list of top two-year colleges in Sierra magazine and the Princeton Review. Additionally, CLC received Oct. 23 the Illinois Sustainability Award from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For details, visit

Monmouth College joins college’s Guaranteed Transfer Admission program
The College of Lake County and Monmouth College, a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college located in Monmouth, Ill., recently signed a Guaranteed Transfer Admission agreement. CLC students who meet the requirements outlined in the partnership agreement and transfer to Monmouth to complete a bachelor’s degree will be guaranteed admission. For more information, visit
College's student literary magazine wins first place award for third straight year
The 2018 edition of Prairie Voices, the College of Lake County’s literary arts magazine, has won first place for Best Overall Magazine (central division) in the Community College Humanities Association Annual Literary Magazine Contest. CLC’s magazine also won first place in 2017, 2016 and 2014. In addition, three CLC students’ work received awards. For details, visit

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