Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Chicago Connected Expands to Offer No-cost Internet to City Colleges Students

The City of Chicago's "Chicago Connected" program will now offer no-cost internet to City Colleges students, expanding upon the 100,000+ pre-K-12 students currently in the program. The following press release was originally published...

Daley College Selected to Join World Education Services Skilled Immigrant Integration Program

On August 23, 2022, World Education Services announced 16 U.S. communities selected to join its Skilled Immigrant Integration program, including Chicago's Richard J. Daley College. Daley College was selected, in part,...

Wright College Receives National Recognition for Positive Impact on Latino College Students

Earlier this week, the Engineering program at Wright College was named a 2022 “Example of Excelencia” for its work to develop culturally-responsive practices that create academic and career success for Latino...

Dr. Kimberly Hollingsworth, President of Olive-Harvey College, Sits Down with Citizen Newspaper

Dr. Kimberly Hollingsworth, President of Olive Harvey College of Chicago, joins Tia Jones of Citizen Newspaper to discuss available programs at the college. Check out what she had to say by...

Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI), credentialing thousands of Illinoisans of poverty and color with a...

The following edited news release was distributed by Illinois Central College In December 2021, ICCB announced third year WEI funding and awarding $18.7 million to 18 participating community colleges throughout Illinois. The...

A Second Chance at College: City Colleges Expands Fresh Start Debt Forgiveness Program

For two years, City Colleges of Chicago’s Fresh Start debt forgiveness program has given former students a second chance at their education. The program has invited those who left one of...

Photo Gallery: City Colleges Launches Chicago Welcome Back Center at Arturo Velazquez Institute

On August 16, 2022, City Colleges of Chicago launched the Chicago Welcome Back Center at Richard J. Daley College’s Arturo Velasquez Institute in partnership with the Welcome Back Initiative and the...

Chicago Welcome Back Center Launches Today at Arturo Velasquez Institute, Supporting Immigrants with Professional...

The Chicago Welcome Back Center will guide students who are internationally educated and licensed nurses through the credential and licensing process to be able to work as a nurse (RN) or...

Fueling Future Teachers: City Colleges Addresses Teacher Shortage Through Multiple Programs for Educators

Across the nation and right here in Chicagoland, schools are focused on staffing their classrooms before children go back to school in the coming days and weeks. But as school districts all...

During ‘Raise the B.A.R.’ Summit, Education Department Announces College Completion Fund Competition to Support...

Leaders from City Colleges of Chicago and University of Illinois Chicago participated in the event. Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced the availability of $5 million in funds to support...