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July 22-25: CLC Days offer fall registration on all three campuses
The College of Lake County has created CLC Days as a convenient way to register for fall classes. The event, designed to help students build their futures, takes place from Monday, July 22 through Thursday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grayslake, Lakeshore (Waukegan) and Southlake (Vernon Hills) Campuses. For details, visit https://tinyurl.com/yyjyo3av.
July 25: Celebrate CLC’s 50th anniversary with live music, fireworks
Help celebrate the College of Lake County’s 50th Anniversary with live music, fireworks, games, snack vendors and more at the CLC Community 50 Fest, which takes place from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25 on the Technology Building’s north lawn at the Grayslake Campus. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/yy2gkuos.
Culture change requires grit and courage, CEO and philanthropist Carol Lavin Bernick advises CLC audience
Are you a business leader tasked with implementing a culture change in your organization? Make sure the project remains a top priority, and focus appropriate budget and resources across the company, not just the human resources department. Additionally, make fixing the culture a job or several jobs if possible, measure your progress and reinforce stated values by celebrating good performance. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/y55pb9jf.
Character Matters in Lake County announces recipients of 14th Annual Excellence in Character Award
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 14th annual Excellence in Character Award. For details, visit https://tinyurl.com/yylqs94x.
CLC’s National Endowment for the Arts grant allows biology, STEM exploration this fall
Area residents will be able to explore the memoirs and career of a Midwestern nature lover and scientist this fall through book discussions, nature hikes and other events sponsored by the College of Lake County, thanks to a $15,000 Big Read Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The grant covers a month-long series of events, from mid-September to mid-October. Activities are centered around “Lab Girl,” an award-winning autobiography of Hope Jahren, a Minnesota native who overcame gender stereotypes in science to become one of the world’s leading geobiologists. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/y6ss8een.
College receives 17th consecutive national financial reporting award
The College of Lake County recently was recognized for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive financial report for Fiscal Year 2018. For more information, visit
July 19-28: CLC Theatre’s summer production of ‘The Addams Family’ musical comedy
The College of Lake County Theatre Department presents the musical comedy “The Addams Family” Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 21 at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Performances take place in the Studio Theatre of James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on CLC’s Grayslake Campus. For details, visit