Friday, August 12, 2022

Faculty Perspective: Bringing Our Community Back to the Land

Akilah Siti Easter is the Department Chair of Urban Agriculture at Olive-Harvey College and a tenured Assistant Professor with City Colleges of Chicago. She is an alumna and former division-one athlete...
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Commencement 2022: Relive the Excitement of Graduation

Two ceremonies, seven colleges, around 1,700 graduates, and countless stories of resilience and success. On Sunday, May 1st, City Colleges of Chicago returned to the Wintrust Arena for the first time since...

CDC Highlights Malcolm X College’s Vaccine Ambassador Course as Best Practice in Raising COVID-19...

Malcolm X College’s Vaccine Ambassador Course was recently featured by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as one of best “Ways Health Departments Can Help Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations.” Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,...

From the Classroom: Physical Therapist Assistant Students Share Tips for Working at Your Computer

Pain or discomfort from spending too much time in one position is pretty common. That is especially true for those of us who are in front of a computer all day,...

City Colleges of Chicago Host CPS Enrollment Days on May 17, 18 and 19th!

New this year, City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) is holding CPS enrollment days on May 17, 18, 19 for seniors at Chicago Public High Schools to learn about offerings at all...
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Truman College Professor Receives AATSP Outstanding Community College Teacher of the Year Award

Surprisingly, this year’s American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) Outstanding Community College Teacher of the Year Elia López didn’t set out to become a teacher. As the oldest of...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Reflect: A Decade of Sustainability at CCC

John Brophy is the Director of Sustainability & Energy Management at City Colleges of Chicago and heads up the Environmental Technology Program at Wright College. He holds a Masters in Environmental...

Discussing Essential Inclusion: Solutions for a Vibrant Chicago Economy

Tickets are now available for the City Colleges of Chicago Foundation's annual Seven Strong Speaker Series. Thanks to a number of generous sponsors, tickets are free and available to the City...

Instructor Perspective: Spotlight on Cycling

April is Earth Month, and we have sustainability on our minds! We asked Olive-Harvey College’s Bicycle Maintenance and Repair Instructor Stephen Kamykowski to share some of his expertise about green transportation,...

City Colleges of Chicago Receives Renewal of Funds to Support Enrollment of African American...

Recently the Board of Trustees of Community College District 508 Cook and State of Illinois passed five resolutions authorizing a renewal of an intergovernmental agreement with Illinois Community College Board to...