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Gurnee School Seeks 14 Low-Income Students for Free Career Training

GURNEE, IL (June 4, 2012) – The Gurnee campus of Computer Systems Institute (CSI) is accepting applications for 14 low-income Lake County residents to receive … Read more ›

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April 25: Victim-blaming sexual assault presentation at CLC

In recognition of April’s designation as Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month, the College of Lake County is holding a workshop on “Victim-Blaming: From Argument … Read more ›

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April 28: Come to Astronomy Day events at CLC

View the sky through powerful telescopes and enjoy a variety of educational astronomy activities on Astronomy Day, being held on Saturday, April 28 at the … Read more ›

Proud and happy GED graduates from 2011.
From the community

May 13: Be part of CLC’s GED graduation ceremony

If you have received or will receive a GED in Lake County in the period from May 12, 2011 to May 9, 2012, you are … Read more ›

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May 18: Open House for home-schooled students at CLC

Home schooled students and their families are invited to attend an Open House at the College of Lake County from 10 a.m. to noon on … Read more ›

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May 17: The County Green Conference at CLC

County Green 2012 will bring together local business owners and educators, as well as non-profit, municipal and county leaders for a one-day event sponsored by … Read more ›

Photo Credit: Simon Howden
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Bobblehead Dad: Keeping Our Teens Safe Over Spring Break

Want a sobering statistic? One-third of all alcohol-related teen deaths and injuries will take place in the months of April, May, June. You know, those … Read more ›

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6 New Degrees Available at University Center

Six new degrees were added to the University Center of Lake County’s program array via action taken by the Center’s Governing Board on March 14. … Read more ›

Gov. Pat Quinn talks technology in schools Tuesday at Piper Elementary School in Berwyn. (Antonio Perez / February 28, 2012)

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget … Read more ›

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is proposing changes in the funding of the state's community colleges to reward higher graduation rates. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune / September 17, 2011)

Simon assails community college graduation rate

Almost a million students enroll in Illinois community colleges each year, seeking a more affordable and accessible alternative to traditional four-year universities, to try to … Read more ›