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Friday, January 31, 2014 Small Business Center Receives Castle Bank Grant

ISBDC services and educational seminars get boost from $17,500 grant from Castle Bank.


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Friday, January 31, 2014 Professional Pharmacy Technician Training Begins Feb. 5 in McHenry

McHenry County College is offering Professional Pharmacy Technician Training from 5:30 to 9 p.m. from Feb. 5 through July 16 in Room 121 at the Shah Center in McHenry. McHenry County College has launched this program that aims to quell the recent shortage of pharmacy technicians, while giving future pharmacists a taste of the health profession.


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Friday, January 31, 2014 Continuing Education Electrical Code Class Begins Feb. 6 in Woodstock

McHenry County College will offer a General Electric Code class focused on commercial sites, and one- and two-family residences beginning Feb. 6. The class will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 through May 15 at the Woodstock Center, 912 Trakk Lane in Woodstock.


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Friday, January 31, 2014 Flagger Training Set Feb. 25 at MCC's Shah Center

The Continuing Education Department of McHenry County College is offering a four-hour National Safety Council Flagger Training Certificate course. The next session will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February 25 in Room 121 at the Shah Center in McHenry.


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Friday, January 31, 2014 Medical Coding Boot Camps for ICD-10 CM and PCS Offered at MCC

McHenry County College is offering an ICD-10 CM and PCS two-day and three-day Boot Camp training programs for students looking to update their medical coding skills beginning Saturday, Feb. 15.


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Friday, January 31, 2014 MCC Offers FAFSA Financial Aid Workshop Feb. 20; Appointments Required

Attention college students! Get ready to apply for college financial aid and attend a hands-on workshop to complete the federal financial aid form online using college computers from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, at McHenry County College in Room A361. Appointments are required.


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Friday, January 31, 2014 Surprise Your Sweetheart with a Romantic Meal for Valentine's Day

Learn how to prepare a special meal for your sweetheart on or take a class together with two Valentine-themed culinary classes offered by McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department.


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Friday, January 31, 2014 MCC Named as One of Top 150 in Country

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America's community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named McHenry County College as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds.

 


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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Environmental Speaker Series Begins Feb. 4

How do we build a more sustainable world? Find out by attending the free Great Lakes Bioneers Speaker Series beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 in the Luecht Conference Center at McHenry County College. The three-part series continues on Feb. 11 and 18 and follows the premise: "Inspiring a shift to live on earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations."


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Friday, January 24, 2014 MCC Student-Managed Restaurant Re-Opens Feb. 10 with New Menu and Executive Chef

Foodies take note: Fine dining is back at McHenry County College as Slainte, the College's student-managed restaurant, will re-open for the 2014 Spring semester on February 10. Restaurant hours will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through April 22.


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Friday, January 24, 2014 New Continuing Education Online Healthcare Certificate Programs Offered

The McHenry County College Continuing Education Department announces a new partnership with Ed4Online to offer in-demand online career training certificate programs. The following programs are available to start anytime at a student's convenience: CompTIA Health Information Technology (HIT), CompTIA Health Information Technology with Exam Prep and Electronic Health Records.


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Friday, January 24, 2014 Free Tax Preparation Help in Crystal Lake and Harvard

McHenry County College hosts free tax assistance for those who qualify. In addition to the Saturday morning and Wednesday evening hours at MCC's Crystal Lake campus, an additional location is now open in Harvard, at 401 N. Division Street on Monday evenings.

 


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Friday, January 24, 2014 Second Sunday Series to Feature Valentine Concert Feb. 9

The McHenry County College Second Sunday concert series will host jazz/pop artists Maureen Christine and Michael Bazan at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 9 for a valentine concert, "Embraceable You," featuring great American standards and popular favorites.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Get Back to Business with QuickBooks Accounting Software Training

Organize your accounting system with QuickBooks Software. Training Begins Feb. 10.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 OSHA 10-Hour for Construction Addresses Workplace Safety

Registration is underway for OSHA 10-Hour for Construction Industry. Class meets Feb. 10 & 12.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 ISBDC Announces New Seminars for February

Find out how to measure your social media campaigns or learn how to conduct market research with our February seminars. Call us for more details.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Supervisory Leadership Training Series Begins Jan. 28

Jump-start the productivity of your company's new leaders with our supervisory leadership training. Register today.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Check Out Two 2014 Extended Trips at Previews Jan. 30

McHenry County College's Trips and Tours is offering two different trip previews on January 30. Attend one or both trip previews to find out more information about upcoming trips available this summer and fall. Previews are from 2 to 3 p.m. for the Trains and Canyons of the West trip and from 4 to 5 p.m. for the Blue Danube River cruise.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Get Your Finances Back on Track with "Managing Your Money" Classes

Struggling with tough financial decisions or just looking to get your finances back on track in the new year? McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department is offering a new "Managing Your Money" series of classes to help you make smart money decisions.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Get Busy Learning about Beekeeping at McHenry County College

Get busy and learn how to start beekeeping in your own garden for the fun of it or as a sideline job with classes offered by McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Check Out MCC's New Health and Wellness Continuing Education Classes

 Engage your mind, body and spirit with new wellness classes offered by McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department. Classes include: Vision Board Creation on March 1, Numerology on March 6, Remembering the Sacred Within on March 15 and Proof of Heaven on April 11.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 People in Need Forum to Feature Resources for Human Service Issues

If you or someone you know needs answers to the Affordable Care Act or if someone is concerned about the security of their financial information or facing a possible foreclosure, the People in Need Forum features a one-stop resource to get information to help those in need in McHenry County.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Be a Literacy Volunteer; Come to an Orientation Session to Learn More

Tired of being stuck in the house this winter? Come out and train to be a literacy volunteer. McHenry County College Adult Education Department seeks volunteers to tutor students in reading, math or English as a Second Language.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 McHenry County College to Celebrate Black History Month Jan. 21-Feb. 26

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."


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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Healthcare Provider CPR Class Set Jan. 23

McHenry County College will offer a Healthcare Provider CPR class from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 23 in Room A119 at the college, located at 8900 U.S. Highway 14 in Crystal Lake.


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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 McHenry County College Fast Track Announces New CNC Machining Certificate

Train for an in-demand career or upgrade skills in your existing job with degree and certificate programs offered by McHenry County College's Fast Track program, including a new Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining certificate.


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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Learn New Trade Skills with Welding Boot Camp Classes

Do you like to work with your hands, have an eye for detail and an ability to concentrate? Learn new skills in the welding trades with an introductory Welding Boot Camp program offered by McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department. Saturday classes begin Feb. 1; weekday classes begin Feb. 3 and 4.

 


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Wednesday, January 08, 2014 McHenry County College Offers Trips to Chicago for Motown Musical, Bulls Game

Are there any music lovers or basketball fans at your house? Consider taking them on an outing to Chicago Motown the Musical or to a Chicago Bulls game, both offered by McHenry County College's Trips and Tours program.


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Wednesday, January 08, 2014 McHenry County College to Host Annual People in Need Forum Jan. 25

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. on Saturday, Jan. 25 in the Luecht Conference Center featuring social service resources available in the McHenry County area. Keynote speaker will be Monica Fawzy Bryant, a noted cancer rights attorney. The morning will conclude with Shira Greenfield, who willl present "Laugh for the Health of It!"


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Thursday, January 02, 2014 ISBDC Introduces New Marketing Seminars for Small Business Owners

Attention small business owners! Ring in the year in a new way and with three new marketing seminars offered by the Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at McHenry County College. The seminars take place from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Jan. 8, 2014 at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane in McHenry.


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Thursday, January 02, 2014 McHenry County College To Offer ECG Training

McHenry County College is offering Electrocardiogram (ECG) training for those who completed training in CNA, EMT, CPR or other medically-related coursework. The ECG course takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Mondays beginning January 6 and ending February 10 in Room A112 on campus at 8900 U.S. Highway 14 in Crystal Lake.


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Thursday, January 02, 2014 February Sky Folksingers Begin the 2014 Second Sunday Concert Series

McHenry County College's popular Second Sunday concert season continues at 3 p.m. Jan. 12, 2014 when folksingers February Sky return with their multi-instrumental professional folk act. The performance will be in the Luecht Conference Center at 8900 U.S. Hwy. 14 in Crystal Lake.


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Thursday, January 02, 2014 Celebrate the New Year with an Eagle Safari in January

With 800 eagles reported in the viewing area, residents are invited to take bird watching to the next level and join McHenry County College's Trips and Tours program on an Eagle Safari from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2014.

 


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