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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 McHenry County College's Student Newspaper Wins Five Statewide Awards

McHenry County College's student newspaper earned five awards at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association's spring conference at Moraine Valley Community College on April 4-5.


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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 MCC Offers CNC Machining Certificate Program Classes in Summer, Fall

Get started on a new in-demand career path this summer with a one-year certificate program in Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machining. This certificate program is ideal for those who are unemployed, underemployed, recent high school graduates or graduating seniors, ages 18 and older.


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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Healthcare Provider CPR Class Set May 15

McHenry County College offers a Healthcare Provider CPR class each month and the next available session is from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15 in Room A103. For those entering or currently working in all healthcare settings, this course meets the requirements for recognition as a Basic Life Support Rescuer for healthcare providers by the American Heart Association.


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Friday, April 18, 2014 Join MCC's Trips and Tours for a Trip to Heidel House Resort in Wisconsin

Relax and enjoy one of the most scenic shorelines in Wisconsin with a one-day trip on June 11 to the historic Heidel House Resort sponsored by McHenry County College's Trips and Tours program.  


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Friday, April 18, 2014 Coding Certification Exam Prep Three-Day Boot Camp Set May 2-4

McHenry County College will be offering a three-day Coding Certification Exam Prep Boot Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 2, 3 and 4 in Room A119 at MCC. This course is intended for coders and other health professionals who have working knowledge of billing and coding or for students who have successfully completed a medical billing and coding course and want to prepare for national certification.


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Friday, April 18, 2014 MCC to Host Large Animal Rescue Awareness Training April 26

McHenry County College's Fire Science department, in cooperation with the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI), is offering a unique Large Animal Rescue Awareness training from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 26. Open to the public, especially appropriate for first responders, veterinarians, horse owners, and stable and barn owners.


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Friday, April 18, 2014 Come Aboard for a GPS for Mariners Class

New this spring to McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department is a GPS for Mariners class, a U.S. Coast Guard approved class, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 in Room A113.


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Friday, April 18, 2014 MCC to Celebrate Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day April 27

Join the McHenry County College Photography Club on Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day for a one-day workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 in Room A139 at the college. Ages 13 and older are welcome to participate and learn some photography basics and work in the darkroom. Images taken during the workshop will be uploaded to a website and shared with the rest of the world.


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Friday, April 18, 2014 McHenry County College to Host Area's First CNA Convention

Area Certified Nurse Assistants are invited to attend a CNA Convention at McHenry County College from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 at the MCC Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane in McHenry. The event will feature a day packed with informative topics presented by area physicians and nurses on patient care, especially elderly care.


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Thursday, April 17, 2014 MCC to Host "Eisenhower: A Life" History Lecture April 29

Listen to unique insights about the 34th president and American icon, Dwight D. Eisenhower, during a multimedia presentation by Barry Bradford, presidential award-winning storyteller, historian and teacher, who will present "Eisenhower: A Life," from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m. on April 29 in the Luecht Conference Center at McHenry County College.


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Thursday, April 17, 2014 New Online Writing Tutoring Available for MCC Students

The Sage Learning Center at McHenry County College offers a new online writing tutoring service for MCC students as a convenient way to receive extra writing help. The online writing tutoring offers students of all academic levels an alternative to coming in person to the Sage Learning Center by accessing writing help from home or anywhere.


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Thursday, April 17, 2014 MCC to Host Spring Concerts Featuring Jazz Groups, Concert Band, Chorus

McHenry County College will host two more concerts this month including a Jazz Concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23 and an MCC Band and Chorus spring concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. All concerts will take place in the Luecht Conference Center at the college.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Offers Educational Summer Programming for Kids

Avoid the inevitable "I'm Bored!" complaints this summer with sports camps and Kids and College classes at McHenry County College.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Seeks Literacy Volunteers, Offers Free Training

Free information sessions on becoming a literacy tutor are being offered at McHenry County College (MCC) for reading, math and English as a Second Language on Saturday, April 26 and Wednesday, April 30.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Student Groups Take Back the Night

Join McHenry County College students at "Take Back the Night," a domestic violence and sexual assault awareness event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16. The event will begin with an informational resource fair in the commons area of the college.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Retired Adult Program to Offer New Spring Classes

Join a book discussion group, learn about the early astronaut's wives, or explore how Russian and French classical music can be found in today’s culture. These are among the topics featured in April with the Retired Adult Program at McHenry County College.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC To Host Centegra's Mobile Health Unit For Vascular Screenings

Community members are invited to check their risk for stroke or heart disease from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 at McHenry County College.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Graphic Arts Students Win Local Design Contests

Four McHenry County College students won top honors in two separate graphic design contests this past school year sponsored by the McHenry County Bar Association and the McHenry County Health Department.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Fall Registration Begins April 28

McHenry County College announces general registration for Fall 2014 Semester begins at 8 a.m. Monday, April 28 for new or returning students. Students new to MCC must first complete the Admissions process.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Produces Own Greens for Cafeteria, Culinary Program

The McHenry County College cafeteria now offers salad greens, herbs and lettuces for sandwiches from a new local source, right down the hallway, in the College's new hydroponics class, located in the MCC greenhouse.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 MCC Students to Host "Claynation" Ceramics Workshop

The McHenry County College Clay Club and College Democrats have teamed up to host "Claynation," a ceramics workshop from 12-2 p.m. April 12 in the college’s ceramics studio.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 Four MCC Employees Honored for Professional Excellence

2014 NISOD Excellence Award recipients are pictured, from left, Kathy Hayhurst, professional development assistant; Missy Spengel, Division secretary, Humanities and Social Sciences; Shiela Venkataswamy, sociology instructor; and Robin Deak, adjunct psychology instructor and adjunct faculty development coordinator.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 Color Your World with Non-Credit Art Classes

Color your world this spring with a variety of art classes for beginners or advanced skill levels. Join McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department to explore your creative side. Classes include acrylic/oil painting, watercolors, Zentangle and One-Stroke painting.


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Friday, April 11, 2014 Unique Spring Non-Credit Culinary Classes Offered

Expand your culinary skills with two unique spring culinary classes offered by McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department. Classes include Table for Two and Mushroom Mission. Create delicious items that can be duplicated at home.


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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Microsoft Project Series Begins April 18

Learn how to manage a wide range of projects with Microsoft Project 2010 Series


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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Workplace Bullying Prevention Training Set

Practical Training to Prevent Workplace Bullying Set April 24


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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Basics of Supply Chain Management Begins Soon

Basics of Supply Chain Management begins April 16 as part of Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification preparation.


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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Lean Office Course Available April 11

Equip your employees with precise and waste-free processes. Register today for Introduction to a Lean Office.


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Tuesday, April 08, 2014 McHenry County College and MCC Faculty Association Reach Tentative Agreement

On April 4, 2014, McHenry County College (MCC) and the MCC Faculty Association (MCCFA) reached a tentative agreement for a new, multi-year full-time faculty contract.


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Monday, April 07, 2014 McHenry County College's Slainte Restaurant Announces New Spring Menu

For fine dining and innovative culinary delights, residents need only drive a short distance to McHenry County College's student-managed restaurant, Slainte, pronounced "slawn-cha," features a new, spring menu on Mondays and Tuesdays through April 23. The three-course prix fix menu features an appetizer, entree and a dessert for $25 per person.


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