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April 16, 2013

Community College Month celebration

CLINTON — April is Community College Month and the celebration continues all month long with a variety of activities including the new CCC Connects Showcase, highlighting the programs, faculty, and facilities that make Clinton Community College a smart choice when preparing for your future.

The community is invited to CCC to enjoy the following activities:

• High School Fine Arts Day - Friday, April 19, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

• SNAP Club Texas Hold’em Tourney – Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. – Call Glenn Williams at CCC.

• Adopt R Campus – Monday, April 22, Maquoketa and CCC – noon at CCC Main campus, Technology Center & Maquoketa Center.

• Adopt R Highway Project – Monday, April 22 – CCC Auditorium – 3:15 p.m.

• CCC Connects! Showcase - Maquoketa Center - Tuesday, April 23, 4– 6 p.m.

• CCC Connects! Showcase - CCC Main Campus & CCC Technology Center – Friday, April 26, 3 – 6 p.m.,

• PTK Fundraiser - Pizza Ranch - Monday, April 29, 5 – 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit the CCC Honor Society chapter as it raises funds for educating people around the world.

• Paul B. Sharar Foundation Scholarship Donor and Recipients Reception – 4 p.m. – CCC Auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton.

New for 2013 is “CCC Connects!”, a showcase of programs and offerings at Clinton Community College. Program demonstrations in Mechatronics, Graphic Arts, Truck Driving, Mechanical Design, Welding, Chemistry, Nursing, GED and more will be on the campuses.

In addition, come to meet the faculty, attend information sessions such as “College 101” and “Paying for College,” plus there will be music, food and games for the kids.

“CCC Connects!” will be held at the Maquoketa Center, 501 West Washington St., Maquoketa, on Tuesday, April 23, from 4 – 6 p.m. “CCC Connects!” will be at the CCC main campus, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., and the CCC Technology Center, 1951 Manufacturing Drive from 3 – 6 p.m.

Clinton Community College has invested $6 million in improvements to facilities that support teaching and learning since 2007. These improvements include:

• High Definition Lecture Classroom – CCC’s first fully functional high definition lecture classroom. Seating will be group tables for collaboration, the technology is current and user friendly, with a “Crestron” color touchscreen to control various components and lighting, a Panasonic projector with a 16:10 high definition picture illuminates a large area of the classroom wall, and eight ceiling- mounted speakers with an 80-watt amplifier completes the classroom.

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