Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Inside Higher Ed: Chicago Community Colleges to Waive Some Debt

Students who stopped out of City Colleges of Chicago can now get a "fresh start." The community college system is offering to waive outstanding debt for students who stopped out of a...

WBEZ: City Colleges Offers ‘Fresh Start’ Student Debt Forgiveness Amid Pandemic

Students at the community college system with outstanding debt who dropped out over the past decade can get that debt waived and re-enroll. City Colleges of Chicago is trying to entice students...

Chicago Tribune: Chicago’s City Colleges will wipe out debt of former students who return,...

Aiming to boost Chicago's post-COVID-19 economic recovery, Mayor Lori Lightfoot launched a new initiative that will allow thousands of former City Colleges students to return to school, complete their degrees and...

Chicago Sun-Times: Debt forgiveness plan launched for more than 21,000 former City Colleges students

“Fresh Start” is a four-year program to help former City Colleges students who left in good academic standing to return, finish their degree and leave debt-free. More than 21,000 City Colleges students...

Mayor Lightfoot and City Colleges of Chicago Launch Fresh Start: A Debt-Forgiveness Program Welcoming...

More than 21,000 Former Students with a Total of $17.7 Million in Debt Offered Path to Re-Enroll & Erase Debt Chicago, IL – To give thousands of Chicagoans the chance to return...

CME Group and Mayor Lightfoot Award Scholarships to City Colleges of Chicago Star Scholars...

CHICAGO, June 29, 2020 – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joins CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, in recognizing 25 City Colleges of Chicago graduates who will receive...

WFLD Fox Good Day Chicago: City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates First-ever Virtual Commencement Ceremony

To watch Fox's Good Day Chicago's coverage of City Colleges' graduation celebrations, click here.

WGN Weekend News: City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates Associate Degree Earners with Virtual Ceremony

Watch WGN's coverage of City Colleges of Chicago's virtual commencement ceremony here, here, here, and here.

WBBM-CBS 2 News: City Colleges Celebrates Graduation Virtually

Watch CBS 2 News cover City Colleges' virtual graduation ceremony here.
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