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City Colleges of Chicago Offers Eligible Students Free Training for Careers in High-demand Fields

City Colleges of Chicago is offering tuition-free training in high-demand fields for eligible students through Workforce Equity Initiative grants from the Illinois Community College Board and Illinois Legislative Black Caucus. The grant...

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...

City Colleges of Chicago Launches Future Ready

Chicago’s community college system offers 60+ high-demand, short-term programs at no cost to qualifying Chicagoans on a first-come, first-served basis this fall Chicagoans also invited to return to college through the Fresh...

Forbes reports Kennedy-King College ranks as one of the top community colleges in the...

CHICAGO — As reported by Forbes Magazine this week, Kennedy-King College is considered one of the top 10 community colleges in the country, and serves the largest predominantly Black student body...

Chicago Defender names City Colleges of Chicago Professor a 2021 Woman of Excellence

On May 2, the Chicago Defender presented their 2021 Women of Excellence Awards to 50 African American women. Among the honorees was Shanina M. Thomas, Adjunct Professor of African American Studies,...

State of Illinois announces that Olive-Harvey College and Wright College are inaugural recipients of...

In July, the State of Illinois announced seven inaugural recipients of a Cannabis Community College Vocational Pilot program license that includes a license for Olive-Harvey College and Wilbur Wright College, two...
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Olive-Harvey College Offers Training in Aviation Tech, Starts March 15!

CHICAGO — Olive-Harvey College’s Aviation Sheet Metal Tech Training begins March 15. Through its partnership with AAR, a global provider of aviation services, this course at City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)...

New Scholarship Designed to Help Chicago Students ACE Their Futures

2020 was an unparalleled year that undoubtedly forced some Chicago high school graduates to push pause on their studies or rethink their next steps. However, a new scholarship program supported by...

Two City Colleges Alums Featured in Latest Episode of PBS’ ‘Future of Work’ Series

Tiffany Spraggins was tired of working lower-wage jobs with no opportunity for growth – but that all changed when she went back to college at Wilbur Wright and learned about an...

City Colleges of Chicago’s Adult Education Is a Resource for DACA Education Eligibility Requirements

City Colleges of Chicago’s Adult Education program offers free classes that can help eligible participants meet the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program education eligibility requirement. “With the reinstatement of DACA,”...