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  • McHenry County College Children’s Learning Center students Joshua Dalton, left, and Jaxton Michaels gaze up from the inside of the inflatable GeoSphere Monday on the Crystal Lake campus. Pointing out some of the Earth’s features to Jaxton is student teacher Jill Shadwell. Both Joshua and Jaxton are 4 years old and from Crystal Lake. Director Steve Jansen of The Geographic Society of Chicago taught the kids about how much water covers Earth, the rain forests and the relative size of mountains compared with the depths of the oceans.

    MCC students, visitors check out inflatable globeApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College students, faculty and even much younger students got a geography lesson from inside the 20-foot inflatable GeoSphere Monday in Cystal Lake.

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    MCC to host LGBTQ conference, drag showApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College’s Student Pride Club will host two events this week — Mr. and Mrs. Drag Show and LGBTQ Conference. The drag show will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 11, in the Luecht Conference Center in Building B on campus. It will feature professional drag queens with performances by MCC students and staff.

     
  • MCC to host job fairMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Area employers are invited to sign up for an exhibit booth at the McHenry County College Job Fair that will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 4.

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    Judson University to host health walkMar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Judson University’s Health Education and Promotion class invites the Elgin community to join in the Every Body Walk! event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Lindner Tower, Classroom D, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. The event is part of Elgin’s March Into Health month, an annual program to promote physical activity in the community.

     
  • Students join artist Bill Weyna, second from left, fill in the graffiti-inspired mural Thursday at McHenry County College. Helping out, from left, are Ivan Burik of Crystal Lake, Weyna, Katie Barucca of McHenry, Erick Marchessault of Cary and Jake Kvidera of McHenry. Students helped with the mural between classes and during their lunch break.

    Graffiti artists educate, inspire MCC studentsFeb 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College students Thursday participated in creating a graffiti-inspired mural with artist Nino Rodriguez.

     
  • MCC host genealogy talk, arts events for Black History MonthFeb 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College is celebrating Black History Month with food, music, art, lectures and a Golden Globes award-winning movie showing. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Overcoming: The Journey Continues.”

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    U-46 superintendent to receive humanitarian award Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Elgin Area School District U-46 Superintendent José Torres to receive humanitarian award, and other education beat news.

     
  • MCC celebrates Black History with food, music, art, lectures Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College is celebrating Black History Month with food, music, art, lectures and a Golden Globes award-winning movie showing. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Overcoming: The Journey Continues.”

     
  • Sarah White

    MCC to host Bioneers Speaker Series Jan 30, 2014 12:00 AM
    How do we build a more sustainable world? Find out by attending the free Great Lakes Bioneers Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 4-18.

     
  •  MCC student Kelly Braun of McHenry carmalizes vegetables for a stock during a Culinary Skills II class.

    MCC restaurant opens for the spring semester Jan 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Page 2 Foodies take note: Fine dining is back at McHenry County College. Slàinte (pronounced “slawn-cha”), the college’s student-managed restaurant, will reopen for the spring semester at MCC on Monday, Feb. 10. Restaurant hours will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through April 22.

     
  • McHenry County College will host free tax assistanceJan 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College will host free tax assistance for those who qualify now through April 12, excluding March 22 and 29. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Room A102 at the college, 8900 Route 14 in Crystal Lake.

     
  • Free solar energy info session in Grayslake Jan 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    A free solar energy information session is being held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Byron Colby Barn at Prairie Crossing, 1561 Jones Point Road, Grayslake.

     
  •  Plemon T. El-Amin, Imam Emeritus of the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in and around the Fox Valley aim to inspire Jan 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A great leader deserves to be honored and remembered. Here’s where you can find Martin Luther King Jr. events in and around the Fox Valley.

     
  • People in Need Forum at MCC to marshall social services Jan 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College, in cooperation with several area organizations, will host the 11th annual People in Need Forum from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. It is open to the public and will showcase resources available throughout the county to help anyone in need of social services.

     
  • New digital media courses offered at McHenry County College Jan 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Learn how to digitally design creatures and characters for animation or learn how to create illustrations for the web and print with two new digital media classes — “Character Development” and “Digital Illustration” — offered by McHenry County College beginning in the spring 2014 semester.

     
  • MCC offers seminars for small business owners Jan 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Small business owners can ring in the year in a new way with three new marketing seminars offered by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at McHenry County College. The seminars take place from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Jan. 8.

     
  • Open mic nights at MCC: Dec 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Test your musical talent at McHenry County College’s Music Open Mic Night Wednesday (and every third Wednesday of the month) in the MCC cafeteria, Building B.

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    Two U-46 high schools ranked among best for 2013 Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Two Elgin Area School District U-46 high schools made the list of best schools for 2013 of two national magazines. U.S. News and World Report named Elgin High School among the Best High Schools for 2013. Meanwhile, Newsweek named Bartlett High School to its list of America’s Best High Schools for 2013.

     
  • MCC offers workforce training in auditing Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    In response to the needs of area businesses, MCC is offering Internal Auditing training, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 5 and 12.

     
  • Auditions for ‘Cabaret’ start Dec. 2 at MCC Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College will hold auditions for Kander and Ebb’s “Cabaret” from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, and Tuesday, Dec. 3, with callbacks from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.

     
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