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College of Lake County

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Established 1967
Type Public
President Richard W. Fonté
Students approx. 16,000
Location Grayslake, Illinois, USA
Website www.clcillinois.edu


College of Lake County is a two-year community college in Grayslake, Illinois. The main campus opened in 1967. Satellite campuses are also open throughout Lake County, Illinois. Its president is Richard W. Fonté. The first president was Christopher B. Smith. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Grayslakes Fire Station, Historical Society (formerly Grayslakes First Village Hall), and Water Tower. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Junior college. ... Grayslakes Fire Station, Historical Society (formerly Grayslakes First Village Hall), and Water Tower. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ...


The College of Lake County (CLC) offers a wide range of academic program choices to meet students' educational needs. The College of Lake County's program areas include credit programs to prepare students for transfer or career entry; GED and adult basic education; non-credit offerings for personal or career development; and contract training and specialized services for businesses. Each semester, CLC serves about 16,000 students, with more than 80 percent enrolled in transfer or career preparation programs. A slight majority of students attend evening classes, keeping the campuses almost equally busy day and night. CLC plays a fervent role in the surrounding area by holding many annual competitions and conventions.


In 1967, Sarah Condic founded Lake County Community College (LCCC), which was renamed College of Lake County in 1975. A major donor during the first few years of the College of Lake County was Dr. Brian Wang, who also helped with the initial building planning. In 1976, The Lakeshore Campus was established in downtown Waukegan to provide overflow space for the College of Lake County in Grayslake. Under the direction of Anna Shustitzky, the College of Lake County established the Southlake Educational Education Center (plans are underway to officially call it a Campus), in Vernon Hills, Illinois, and Great Lakes Center on the Great Lakes Naval Base. Both centers provided easy access to courses to the local areas, as well as providing registration for online coursework. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Vernon Hills is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. ... Naval Station Great Lakes is the United States Navys Headquarters Command for training issues, located in North Chicago, Illinois. ...


A recent addition to the campus in Grayslake is the University Center of Lake County, a consortium of four-year colleges offering the opportunity for local residents to complete educations begun at CLC or elsewhere. The Center is not officially part of CLC, but its presence offers a great opportunity for CLC students and other local residents to pursue further education without relocating or commuting a greater distance. Currently, universities with classes offered at the University Center include Benedictine University, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Concordia University Chicago, DePaul University, Dominican University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Kendall College, National-Louis University, North Park University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Roosevelt University, Saint Xavier University, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and University of Illinois at Springfield. Benedictine University is a private Catholic university located in Lisle, Illinois. ... The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is the nation’s largest nonprofit graduate school dedicated to the education and training of professional psychologists. ... Concordia University Chicago is a private, Lutheran liberal arts university located in the suburb of River Forest, Illinois, just west of Chicago. ... Not to be confused with DePauw University, a liberal arts university with a similar pronunciation. ... The Dominican University is a public university located in River Forest, Illinois. ... Facts Governors State University (GSU) is located in University Park, Illinois. ... Illinois State University is a public university in Normal, Illinois and is the oldest public institution of higher education in the state. ... Kendall College is a college located in Chicago, IL, well-known for its school of culinary arts. ... National-Louis University is a Chicago-based multi-campus institution with a strong history of preparing teachers and educational leaders. ... North Park University also known to some as Chicago Christian Cool Academy is a four-year university located at 3225 W. Foster Avenue on the north side of Chicago, Illinois in the North Park neighborhood. ... Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a public state university located in the North Park community area of Chicago, Illinois. ... Northern Illinois University, located in DeKalb, Illinois, is the second largest university located in the state of Illinois. ... Roosevelt University downtown campus (Auditorium Building) Roosevelt University   Roosevelt University is a four-year, private institute of higher education with full service campuses in Chicagos Loop and northwest suburban Schaumburg. ... St. ... Southern Illinois University Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is located in Carbondale, Illinois. ... The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a public, state-supported research university. ... The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), is the largest campus in the University of Illinois system. ... The University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) is a small, liberal arts university and the third campus of the University of Illinois. ...


The College of Lake County's John C. Murphy Memorial Library, named after the first chairperson of the Communication Arts, Humanities, and Fine Arts Division, honors one of CLC's earliest teachers and leaders with a collection of over 110,000 books and 900 periodical titles. Computers in the reference area provide access to databases, many of which are also accessible from off campus. The library's Audiovisual Department provides students with access to over 3,000 films and videotapes, 7,000 audio products, and hundreds of other media.


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