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UC Governing Board Changed Leadership in December of 2014

(L-R, Retiring Governing Board Chair Tony Thompson & Incoming Chair Bryan Watkins)

(L-R, Retiring Treasurer Chuck Lamphere & Continuing Board member Kathy Johnson)

(L-R, Continuing Board member Phil Carrigan thanks departing Board member Tom Schwartz)

North Park University President & Provost Visit UC

(L-R)  North Park University Provost Joseph Jones and President David Parkyn visited UC on August 12, 2013.

Accompanying the visitors were Bryan Watkins, Dean of NPU’s School of Adult Learning and Vice-Chair of UC Governing Board (far L) and Wesley Lindahl, Dean of NPU’s School of Business & Nonprofit Management and former UC Governing Board Chair (far R).

UC student presenter at IL State Library Conference

NPU student Teresa Williams presented “Etiquette of Diversity: Empowering Library Staff with Confident Advantages” at UIS as part of an Illinois State Library conference in August of 2013.  Support from UC, NPU, and ISL helped make it possible.

(from L) Yvonne Singlely, Diversity Works; Vandella Brown, Illinois State Library; and Teresa Williams, North Park University School of Adult Learning, at ISL conference at University of Illinois at Springfield.

Northern Illinois University’s New President Visits UC

NIU President Douglas Baker and his wife, Dana Stover, visited UC on August 7, 2013.

Joining NIU President Douglas Baker and his wife, Dana Stover (4th & 5th from L) were Governing Board members Bryan Watkins (far L), Tony Thompson (3rd from L), Anne Kaplan(far R) & Executive Director Gary Grace.

SCM Roundtable

Supply Chain Management Roundtable Breakfast hosted by Lake County Partners, Elmhurst College, University Center of Lake County—May 21, 2013

University Center at Grayslake

Front Entrance

University Center

Courtyard in daytime

Courtyard in nighttime

Spiral staircase

Building interior

Conference Center


Meeting Room

Small Classroom

University Center 10th Anniversary Celebration

(L-R) Aaron Agrawal, University Center; Wesley Lindahl, North Park University; Executive Director and Dean G. Gary Grace, University Center; Keynote speaker Christopher George, Textura, LLC; and Bryan Watkins, Dominican University.

University Center Governing Board Chair Jim LaBelle and State Senator Terry Link (D-30) Celebrate University Center’s First Decade.

(L-R) Norman Carroll, Dominican University; Steven Brown, NEIU; Charles Evans, University of Illinois; Jim LaBelle, Metropolis 2020; Russell Peterson, College of Lake County (retired); Kathy Johnson, University of Illinois.

Governing Board and Council of Member Institution Representatives. Back row (L-R): Faye Lesht, Kathy Johnson, Mary Niemiec, Andrea Moore. Front row (L-R): Lois Bishop, Susan Deason, Bryan Watkins, Jim LaBelle, Vince Donohue, Jr., Stephanie DeCicco.