Thursday, May 16, 2013
Reboot Parnters, Inc. Chairman Dean DeBiase, of Lake Forest, will be the College of Lake County's commencement speaker.
Lake Forest resident Dean DeBiase, a former College of Lake County student who gained distinction as a Silicon Valley and Chicago business leader, will be the keynote speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.. DeBiase, who transferred from CLC a few credits short of earning a degree, will also receive an honorary associate degree and the Illinois Outstanding Citizen Award. A co-author with Seth Godin of the best-selling business book The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable, DeBiase’s keynote address, "Semper Paratus," will touch on the entrepreneurial movement and content from a new book he is developing. DeBiase graduated from Lake Forest High School a year early in 1975 and wanted to travel the…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Find everything from annuals to vegetables at the College of Lake County Horticulture Department's annual plant sale.
The Horticulture Department at the College of Lake County will hold its annual plant sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the horticulture greenhouses (Building H near the Brae Loch Road entrance to the Grayslake campus at 19351 W. Washington St.). Proceeds from the plant sale help support CLC student scholarships and enhancements to the career programs. Many of the plants have been raised from seed by CLC students and staff. Customers can choose from annuals (ranging from alyssum to zinnias in six-packs and four-inch containers); hanging basket combos (such as begonias, impatiens and petunias); vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, tomatoes or squash (three packs and four-inch pots); and herbs such as basil, …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
College of Lake County seats new trustees and elects board positions.
The College of Lake County seated its newly elected trustees this week—incumbent Barbara D. Oilschlager, of Grayslake, who has served since 1989, and Dr. Philip Carrigan, of Waukegan, who previously served on the board from 2005 to 2011. Both were elected April 9 to a 6-year term. Carrigan replaces John W. Lumber, who served since April 2007. The board also conducted its annual reorganization, selecting Amanda Howland, of Lake Zurich, to serve as chairman; Jeanne T. Goshgarian, of Round Lake, to serve as vice chairman; and Philip Carrigan to serve as secretary. "I am looking forward to working with everyone," said Howland. She then praised outgoing chairman, Richard Anderson, whom she described as having "worked harder for the college than…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Barbara Oilschlager and Philip J. Carrigan are the projected winners of Tuesday's College of Lake County Board of Trustees election.
Updated 9:30 p.m. Tuesday Unofficial results from the Lake County Clerk, not including provisional and late arriving vote by mail ballots projects the winners of the CLC Board race to be Barbara Oilschlager and Philip J. Carrigan. There were two openings on the College of Lake County board. Below is the list of candidates who ran. All candidates were sent questionnaires. Click on the names of those who returned the questionnaires to read their full profile. The candidates include Philip J. Carrigan, of Waukegan; Jeanne Marie Dauray, of Round Lake; retired vice president of student development Darl E. Drummond, of Gurnee; incumbent trustee John W. Lumber, of Ingleside; and incumbent trustee Barbara D. Oilschlager, of Grayslake. The 6-year …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Through the College of Lake County, Lake County Jail inmates earn their GED.
Tuesday, March 26
Six Lake County Jail inmates participated in a graduation ceremony March 20 to celebrate successfully completing the GED program through the College of Lake County. There are Diego Flores, Martice Wallace, Margarito Lopez, Montrell Randle, DeAundre Maynard and David Rodriguez. The graduates worked on course work at their own pace. Once they were ready, they took five exams required by the State of Illinois. Instructors from the College of Lake County’s Adult Education Department, along with volunteer tutors, taught the inmates during two-hour sessions Monday through Wednesday. Attending the March 20 graduation ceremony were Sheriff Mark C. Curran Jr., Chief Brian Keller, Chief Jennifer Witherspoon and Deputy Chief David Wathen along with …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Five people are running for two CLC board seats in the April 9 election. Read their candidate profiles to learn more about them.
Voters will select two College of Lake County board members from a pool of five candidates in the April 9 election. The candidates include Philip J. Carrigan, of Waukegan; Jeanne Marie Dauray, of Round Lake; retired vice president of student development Darl E. Drummond, of Gurnee; incumbent trustee John W. Lumber, of Ingleside; and incumbent trustee Barbara D. Oilschlager, of Grayslake. The 6-year terms of John W. Lumber and Barbara D. Oilschlager expire in 2013. Patch sent candidate questionnaires to all five contenders. Drummond's responses will be available March 20. Carrigan has not responded. Click on each candidate's name for information about their experience, goals and thoughts about issues affecting the College of Lake County.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The College of Lake County has canceled all classes and events at all locations starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Tuesday, February 26
The College of Lake County has canceled all classes and events scheduled for 3 p.m. and after on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at all locations. Watch the CLC website at www.clcillinois.edu for updates on tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 27. The Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight, will be rescheduled.
Friday, December 14, 2012
For the fifth year, the Ruth Page Civic Ballet of Chicago brings its holiday performance of 'The Nutcracker' to Grayslake's College of Lake County Saturday and Sunday.
Local productions of “The Nutcracker” are being performed throughout Lake County in December, but for the fifth year in a row, the Ruth Page Civic Ballet of Chicago will bring its one-of-a-kind production to the College of Lake County’s James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts in Grayslake. Three shows will be presented: Saturday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. The Civic Ballet has re-created Ruth Page’s beloved original full-length staging of “The Nutcracker” featuring choreography inspired by the experience of Dolores Lipinski and the late Larry Long. Presented until 1997 in the Arie Crown Theatre, this holiday classic is known nationally for its dramatization and beauty. “The Nutcracker” features superb …
Monday, November 12, 2012
A Veterans Day ceremony was held Friday at the College of Lake County in Grayslake featuring various speakers, chaplain's prayer, posting of colors and a moving performance of the National Anthem and Taps.
"This is a day of remembrance, reflection and appreciation," said Darl Drummond, Vice President of Student Development for the College of Lake County at Friday's Veterans Day ceremony. "We owe a lot of gratitude to each and every one of them," said Drummond of our veterans. "We salute you and thank you for the bravery that has given others a better life." Sponsored by the CLC Student Activities Program Board, the event featured a prayer by Navy Chaplain Cmdr. Roger C. Bouma, a poem by professor Joel Chmara and Student Veterans Club President Ingrid Marlowe, who read a letter her Army Reservist father wrote about why he couldn't take her to the zoo at age 6 during "drill weekend." Marlowe said she just received the letter, because her …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Get your tickets now. The College of Lake County Theatre Department presents "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts Nov. 9-17.
“Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” the steamy French tale of intrigue and seduction, will be presented by the College of Lake County Theatre department at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10; 2 p.m. Nov. 11; and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-17 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts. In this acclaimed adaptation of the scandalous 18th-century French novel, two former lovers play a game that begins as an amorous amusement but soon escalates into a brutal battle where love and sex become the weapons of war. According to the New York Post, the play promises “....An evening of high comedy, high drama and surprising passion.” The play was written by Christopher Hampton, adapted from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos and is being directed by Craig Rich. Movie fans …