Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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...

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...

An Inclusive Approach: City Colleges Strengthens Resources for Undocumented Students

“To my fellow DREAMers, don’t be afraid to view your undocumented status as a positive,” said Florencia Laino, a recent graduate of Wright College, at a press conference at Harold Washington...

New Report Highlights Wright College’s Efforts to Support Hispanic Student Success Beyond Completion

Today, Excelencia in Education, a leader in accelerating Latino student success in higher education, released a new report highlighting the efforts of Wright College and six other Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) to...

Adult Learning Creates Access and Opportunity

I was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, and I came to the United States at fifteen years old. My mother raised us on her own in Chicagoland, and I...
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CCC Observes Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. It is observed throughout the month to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in United States...
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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...