News from the College of Lake County

College's 50th Anniversary celebration includes more than 50 free events
From a community celebration with fireworks to the opening of a 1999 time capsule, Lake County residents are invited to more than 50 free events sponsored by the College of Lake County to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The year-long effort began with the May 18 commencement ceremony and continues through May 2020. For details, visit

College rates 15th on Forbes list of 100 best Illinois employers
The College of Lake County has been rated as the 15th best place to work in a list of 100 Illinois organizations, as reported in a June 10 article by Forbes magazine online. For more information, visit
Adjunct sociology professor receives state Outstanding Faculty award
Maria Jose Tenuto, a College of Lake County adjunct sociology professor, was named the state’s 2019 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty of the Year by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association. For details, visit

June 27: CLC President Lori Suddick and CEO, philanthropist Carol Lavin Bernick discuss leadership and culture change
How can business leaders apply innovation and risk-taking to grow an organization? When coordinating a culture change to build an organization’s effectiveness, what practical things do leaders need to keep in mind?
The two questions are the focus of “The Power of Culture: Leadership, Innovation and Institutional Transformation,” a session from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 27 in the College of Lake County’s James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts. CLC President Dr. Lori Suddick, who joined CLC in May 2018, will facilitate a discussion with Chicago-area business leader and philanthropist Carol Lavin Bernick regarding these business topics. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit
College's weekly farm market to sell fresh produce, honey beginning June 20
The College of Lake County’s farm market will sell CLC-grown fresh produce and honey on Thursdays from 3-5:30 p.m. beginning June 20. The market operates on the front lawn of the Horticulture Building, located off Lancer Lane between Brae Loch Road and Washington Street, on the Grayslake Campus. Proceeds help support student internships in the college’s horticulture career programs, including sustainable agriculture. For details, visit


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