Online Press Room

For more information, please contact Donna Bieschke, Marketing Communications Specialist
Office: (815) 455-8728 Fax: (815) 455-0674
dbieschke@mchenry.edu

"" Subscribe to the McHenry County College News Feed

Search the archives:  JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC


Thursday, October 23, 2014 MCC Hosts Two Visiting Faculty Members From China

McHenry County College hosted visiting faculty from Xi'an International University in Xi'an, China for two weeks in October as part of the Illinois Coalition for International Studies and Programs (ICISP) Professional Two-Week Exchange.


More details ⇒

Friday, October 17, 2014 Prepare for a New Career in Welding at MCC

Learn a new trade and prepare for a rewarding career in welding with Welding Boot Camp classes offered by the McHenry County College Continuing Education Department. A new session begins at 6 p.m. on Nov. 4 at the Woodstock Center.


More details ⇒

Friday, October 17, 2014 McHenry County College to Offer Professional Organizer Class

McHenry County College will offer a Professional Organizer class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning November 3 through November 12 at the MCC Shah Center in McHenry.


More details ⇒

Friday, October 17, 2014 Get an Insider's View on Jewelry Buying at Oct. 28 Continuing Education Class

Learn several jewelry secrets that will come in handy when purchasing a fine jewelry from either a store or the internet "Jewelry Jargon: An Insider's View." a continuing education class that takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 in Room E222.

 


More details ⇒

Friday, October 17, 2014 McHenry County College to Offer Fall Art Classes

McHenry County College is offering a variety of continuing education fall art classes that include watercolor, acrylic or oil painting, plate and wine glass decorating, and themed trading cards.


More details ⇒

Friday, October 17, 2014 Ballroom Dance Classes Offered at McHenry County College

Learn how to dance like the stars with ballroom dance classes offered at McHenry County College. Bring a partner and enjoy some fun filled evenings on the dance floor.

 


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 16, 2014 Join MCC on a Holiday Day Trip

Join MCC on two upcoming holiday day trips offered by McHenry County College's Trips and Tours program, including A Fireside Christmas in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and a Sanfilippo Estate tour in Barrington Hills.


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 09, 2014 McHenry County College to Offer Trip to Bennett-Curtis Mansion in Chicago

Experience unique and elegant dining at the Bennett-Curtis House in Grant Park. This day trip sponsored by MCC's Trips and Tours Program includes lunch and a personal psychic reading. The 18-room mansion, is surrounded by 100-year-old maple trees. An apple orchard stop is featured en route home.

 


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 09, 2014 MCC to Offer Continuing Education Culinary Classes for Everyday Cooks

McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department is offering several fun culinary classes for beginner or experienced cooks. Classes include how to create a gourmet dinner, a classic German meal or how to cook one-pot meals using cast iron cookware. Bring your appetites to class.


More details ⇒

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 McHenry County College to Host Financial Aid Information Sessions at Area High Schools

Figuring how to pay for college can be a scary thought that may leave some students hesitant to even apply for college. To ease students' fears about getting money for college, the McHenry County College Financial Aid Department has launched a new program, Financial Aid 101, free financial aid information sessions hosted at area high schools.


More details ⇒

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 MCC To Host College Fair 2014 Featuring 120+ U.S. Colleges, Universities

McHenry County College will host College Fair 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 at McHenry County College in the MCC Gym/Multi-Purpose Room and Commons Area.


More details ⇒

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Fun Continuing Education Classes Offered This Fall

McHenry County College is offering is offering a wide variety of personal enrichment classes this fall, including crafting, decluttering, ghost hunting and a mystical knowledge class.


More details ⇒

Monday, October 06, 2014 Student Veterans Receive Books and Laptops Grants from MCCF

McHenry County College received a $10,000 grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation that allowed student veterans to purchase books and supplies for the fall semester. In late September, the Foundation also gave $12,000 for laptops.


More details ⇒

Monday, October 06, 2014 Free College Information Sessions Set for Adult Learners Ages 24+

Adults who are 24 years or older and are thinking of returning to college can get their questions answered and their worries eased at "It’s Your Life," free college information sessions at McHenry County College from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 or Tuesday, Oct. 28. The MCC application fee is waived for all who attend either session.


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 02, 2014 MCC Trustees Select New Board Member

At a special Board meeting on October 1, 2014, the McHenry County College Board of Trustees voted to appoint Mike Smith to fill the position vacated by Tom Wilbeck, who resigned on August 28, 2014.


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 02, 2014 Quickbooks Accounting Software Training Available

Learn how to organize your company's accounting system with a six-session Quickbooks software training on Monday evenings beginning Oct. 13.


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 02, 2014 MCC to Host Trip Preview for "Great Gatsby" Getaway

Come to a trip preview from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7 to find out about a spectacular trip to Mackinac Island, where participants can experience those famous 1922 summer evenings of which so much has been written.


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 02, 2014 McHenry County College Wins Top Awards in Statewide Film Competition

McHenry County College won two top awards in the Illinois Community College Trustees Association's inaugural Reel Illinois community college student film competition.


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 02, 2014 New Online Administrative Assistant Series Begins Soon

Calling all beginning and seasoned administrative assistants! Get practical tips and techniques at our new instructor-led online training series. Register now.


More details ⇒

Thursday, October 02, 2014 ISBDC Announces October Seminars

Learn how to protect your idea or invention, explore the Core Four business planning strategies or get tips on starting a new business at our small business seminars. Sign up and bring a friend.


More details ⇒

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Get Fall and Winter Decorating Tips at Floral Design Showcase Nov. 6

Get tips on decorating for fall and winter holidays at the "Home for the Holidays" 2014 McHenry County College (MCC) Floral Design Showcase from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 in the MCC Luecht Conference Center.


More details ⇒

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 MCC Wins National Green Genome Award for Outstanding College Sustainability and Workforce Efforts

As part of an expanding national effort to support environmentally sustainable practices, programs, and job training at the nation's almost 1,200 community colleges, McHenry County College is one of five exemplary community colleges to be presented with an American Association of Community College Green Genome Award today.


More details ⇒