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Supported Instructors, Stronger Students: Study Provides Key Recommendations to Strengthen CCC’s Early College Program

To strengthen supports for our Dual Credit instructors, City Colleges and CPS are already working to implement recommendations outlined in a new report by EdSystems. Chicago high schoolers are used to thinking and talking...
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The Chicago Roadmap: Meet Raquel, Jaime, and Yidedya

CPS and CCC have partnered on many initiatives and programs in the past, but the Chicago Roadmap is different. The unprecedented partnership is supporting students like Raquel, Jaime, and Yidedya along a...

City Colleges to Offer Apprenticeship 101 to Students, Employers Can Learn How to Offer...

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) will take place November 15 - 21, 2021 City Colleges of Chicago to offer Apprenticeship 101 to CCC students Through strategic partnerships, companies such as Allstate, ABN AMRO, and...

Connecting Veterans With High-Demand Careers: Program at Kennedy-King College’s Dawson Tech Gives Former Service...

“It’s relieving to understand I will have a job at the end of this," said Steven Richardson, a student veteran. Over the last 10 years, hundreds of veterans have walked through the...

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...

From Higher Ed to Hired, City Colleges Students Invited to Register for Free, Five-Week...

At City Colleges of Chicago, we’re committed to supporting our city’s residents in advancing both their education and their job prospects. This August, alongside our partners at the City of Chicago,...

City Colleges of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health launch free Vaccine...

The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced a Vaccine Ambassador Course that provides free online training to educate people to become trusted vaccine education...

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...

PEPSICO LAUNCHES $40 MILLION COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM TO SUPPORT 4,000 BLACK AND HISPANIC STUDENTS

Will Provide Students in 20 Cities with Funding for Tuition and Living Expenses as well as Professional Mentoring, Training and Opportunities for Work Experience Program Is a Cornerstone Initiative of PepsiCo’s More...
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Popularity for Illinois’ Dual Credit Program Continues to Rise with Illinois High School Students

More than 500,000 students have earned early college credit before High School graduation since 2010 SPRINGFIELD – Over the last decade, Illinois’ Dual Credit Program has seen a steady enrollment increase of...
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