McHenry County College http://northernpublicradio.org en Economic Quality Over Quantity: What's Our GPI? http://northernpublicradio.org/post/economic-quality-over-quantity-whats-our-gpi <p></p><p>McHenry County College kicks off its environmental speakers series tonight at 7:00. The first of the “<a href="http://www.mcecoconference.org/speaker_series.cfm">Bioneers</a>” is <a href="http://www.uvm.edu/rsenr/dean-welcome">ecological economics professor Jon Erickson</a> of the University of Vermont.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:46:00 +0000 Susan Stephens 24337 at http://northernpublicradio.org Economic Quality Over Quantity: What's Our GPI? College Receives Grant to Expand Training Programs http://northernpublicradio.org/post/college-receives-grant-expand-training-programs <p>McHenry County College will receive nearly $600,000 over three years from a U.S. Labor Department&nbsp; grant to expand its manufacturing and robotics training programs. According to the McHenry County <a href="http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/departments/workforceinvestmentboard/pdfDocs/CountyReportFinalFall2011.pdf" target="_blank">Labor Report of 2011</a>, manufacturing is the largest employment sector of industry in McHenry County. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:00:35 +0000 WNIJ 19556 at http://northernpublicradio.org College Receives Grant to Expand Training Programs