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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 MCC to Offer Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Courses

Check out MCC's Essential Oils and Energetic Aromatherapy classes, offered this spring by the Professional Education Department.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 MCC to Offer Trip to St. Patrick's Day Show and Meal

Enjoy an Irish-themed show and meal at the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet on March 15, with a trip offered by MCC's Trips and Tours Program. The trip departs from the college at 8:45 a.m. and returns at 4:30 p.m.

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Friday, February 17, 2017 Join SBDC for a Business Planning Essentials Seminar

A business plan is essential for success. Our Business Planning Essentials seminar on Feb. 21 will help you define your goals and build a financial model. Register now!

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Friday, February 17, 2017 Bioneers Speaker Series Continues Feb. 21 Featuring Citizen Science Expert

McHenry County College continues the 2017 Great Lakes Bioneers Speaker Series featuring "Engaging Citizens in Civic Ecology Practices," the second lecture in a three-part series, at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Luecht Conference Center.

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Friday, February 17, 2017 MCC to Host College Fair Featuring 20+ Colleges Offering Flexible Delivery Options

For those wondering how college can fit into their lives, McHenry County College is hosting a Non-Traditional from 4-7 p.m. Feb. 28 featuring bachelor's degree programs offered through flexible delivery methods such as online, evening, weekend, accelerated classes and credit for prior learning/life experience programs.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 Slainte Re-Opens Feb. 16 with Beer, Wine Service

McHenry County College culinary students are busy fine tuning their recipes for Slainte, the college's student-run restaurant. Slainte will re-open to the public for the spring semester on Thursday, Feb. 16. Restaurant hours are 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays through May 3.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 Student Police Academy Gives Students Real-Life Career Training

Student Police Academy (CJS 290) provides an opportunity for students to put their book learning to practical application. The class features a variety of hands-on activities, including defense tactics, handcuffing, SWAT and building entry, crime scene investigation and firearms simulations. Click to see completers of the 2016 class.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 McHenry County College to Present "The Normal Heart" Spring Play

MCC's Black Box Theatre will present as part of its 50th anniversary season, "The Normal Heart" by Larry Kramer. This Tony Award winning play originally presented in 1985 is a searing drama about public and private indifference to the AIDS plague and one man's lonely fight to awaken the world to the crisis.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 MCC Announces Several New Late-Start Spring Classes

A variety of late-start classes will begin in February or March and run for eight weeks. Students needing some extra credits for spring semester may consider enrolling one of these. Some classes take place on campus; some are online.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 MCC to Host Music Faculty Recital Feb. 26

The music faculty at McHenry County College will present the fourth annual music faculty recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 featuring piano, organ, horn, euphonium, guitar, and a jazz trio.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 Information Sessions Available for Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Anyone interested in training for a career as an occupational therapy assistant may attend an information session at 5 p.m. Feb. 28 in Room E217 at McHenry County College.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 MCC Student Veterans Receive $10,000 Books and Laptops Grant

The Friends of MCC Foundation received an anonymous $10,000 donation to support the MCC Student Veterans Program textbook and laptop grants to benefit student veterans this spring semester.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 Accounting for the Non-Accountant Class

Learn basic accounting skills with our Accounting for the Non-Accountant class. This 4-week class begins Feb. 16. Register today.

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 MCC Student Veterans Receive $10,000 Books and Laptops Grant

The Friends of MCC Foundation received an anonymous $10,000 donation to support the MCC Student Veterans Program textbook and laptop grants to benefit student veterans this spring semester.

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 MCC to Host Volunteer Literacy Tutor Orientation Sessions

McHenry County College is hosting free orientation sessions for anyone who is interested in becoming a volunteer literacy tutor for reading, math and/or English language skills. The next orientation session is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 or 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25.

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 MCC to Host Engineering Program Information Sessions

McHenry County College is hosting two separate Engineering information sessions for high school students, college students and parents from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb 8 and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 MCC to Host Information Sessions for Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Anyone interested in training for a career as a physical therapist assistant may attend an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22.

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Thursday, February 02, 2017 McHenry County College to Offer Home Inspection Pre-Licensing Course

Looking for a way to earn extra income with a full or part time job? Consider enrolling in a Home Inspection Pre-licensing class at MCC. Class meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday nights from Feb. 21 to May 11.

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Monday, February 06, 2017 MCC Presidential Talent Scholarship Available for High School Seniors

McHenry County College announces the Presidential Talent Scholarship, a 60-credit hour tuition scholarship available to high school seniors beginning the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Friday, February 03, 2017 MCC Announces Founding Faculty Scholarships Available for 2017-18

Three Founding Faculty Scholarships, each worth 60 credit hours of tuition at McHenry County College beginning in academic year 2017-2018, are available for MCC students or high school graduates, including June 2017 graduates.

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Friday, February 03, 2017 McHenry County College to Offer Beekeeping Classes

Discover the basics of backyard beekeeping with three separate classes offered by MCC's Continuing Education Department.

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Friday, February 03, 2017 MCC's Second Sunday Series to Feature Maureen Christine, Michael Bazan

The McHenry County College Second Sunday concert series will host award-winning vocalist Maureen Christine and jazz saxophonist Michael Bazan at 3 p.m. on Feb. 12 featuring sophisticated songs of the 50s.

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Friday, February 03, 2017 MCC Art Galleries to Host Faculty Art, Permanent Art Collection

McHenry County College Art Galleries to Host Faculty Art, Permanent Art Collection Exhibits in February.

 

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Friday, February 03, 2017 SBDC to Host New Sales Kick Start Program

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at McHenry County College will host a new Sales Kick Start Program from 1-4 p.m. on Mondays, Feb. 6, 13 and 20 at the MCC Shah Center in McHenry.

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Friday, February 03, 2017 MCC to Offer DIY Electrical Wiring and Repair Class

Doing some home improvements this spring? Take a Do-It-Yourself Electrical Wiring and Repair class at McHenry County College. The class meets from 6-8:50 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays Feb. 7-23.

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Friday, February 03, 2017 MCC's Literary Magazine Receives First Place Recognition

McHenry County College literacy arts magazine, Voices 2016, received a first place recognition from the American Scholastic Press Association. Voices features short fiction, poetry, visual art, video and music submitted by MCC students.

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Friday, February 03, 2017 McHenry County College to Host Bioneers Speaker Series

The 2017 Great Lakes Bioneers Speaker Series will feature experts on Resiliency, Citizen Science and Environmental Justice during a three-part series on Feb. 7, 21 and 28 in the Luecht Conference Center. Free.

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