Ten City Colleges Students Named 2024 PepsiCo S.M.I.L.E. Scholars

June 7, 2024

The PepsiCo Foundation announces the fourth class of PepsiCo Foundation S.M.I.L.E. (Success Matters in Life and Education) Scholarship recipients, including 10 City Colleges students. The...

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Students Invited to Apply for $25K Transfer Scholarship from the PepsiCo Foundation

February 1, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago Class of 2024 students are invited to apply for this year’s PepsiCo Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Scholars program. The program is designed specifically...

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Twenty City Colleges Students are Awarded the 2024 Star Plus Transfer Scholarship

January 19, 2024

Twenty students from all seven City Colleges of Chicago are receiving financial support to continue their education at one of our Star transfer partners through...

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Opinion: Chicago has a proven blueprint for fixing college affordability

January 8, 2024

There's a big debate and divide in Washington right now about student loan relief. Ten years ago, Chicago cracked the code on college access. This...

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City Colleges of Chicago’s 2023 Star Scholars Celebrate Accomplishments and Prepare for Their College Journey

September 21, 2023

On Wednesday, September 20, City Colleges of Chicago officially welcomed our latest class of Star Scholarship recipients from all seven colleges to Malcolm X College...

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Wright Engineering Students and Alumni Join Peers From Harvard, MIT, and More to Showcase Summer Quantum Research

August 15, 2023

This summer, three students and alumni from Wright College’s Engineering program gained real-world skills and valuable experience in one of the country’s most cutting-edge industries:...

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Felix Nava Rivera Named 2023 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

August 3, 2023

Felix Nava Rivera from Richard J. Daley College in Illinois, is one of 213 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2023 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise...

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ComEd Awards Diverse Group of 15 Training Grads a Full Ride to Dawson Tech

July 22, 2023

The following information is reprinted from ComEd's blog. Fifteen recent graduates of ComEd’s two workforce training programs— the CONSTRUCT Infrastructure Academy and the Craft Academy...

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12 City Colleges Students Named Timuel D. Black, Jr. Fellows

June 15, 2023

City Colleges of Chicago and the City Colleges of Chicago Foundation announced the first cohort of the Timuel D. Black, Jr. Fellows at the inaugural...

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Investing in the Next Generation of Community Leaders through the Inaugural Timuel D. Black Jr. Scholarship & Fellowship Program

June 13, 2023

First-ever Cohort of Scholarship Winners to be Revealed During the Timuel D. Black Jr. Scholarship and Fellowship Luncheon on June 15, Laura S. Washington to...

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22 City Colleges DREAMers Awarded Dream.US Transfer Scholarship

May 23, 2023

TheDream.US recently announced that 22 City Colleges graduates have received its National Scholarship Award, which is designed to support undocumented students as they transition to...

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Three City Colleges Students Receive Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship

May 9, 2023

City Colleges of Chicago is proud to announce that all three of the Illinois recipients of this year’s Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship...

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City Colleges of Chicago Honor Star Scholars with a Cording Ceremony as they Prepare to Earn Associate Degree

April 21, 2023

Majority of Star Scholars are first-generation college students. City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Star Scholars earning their associate degree in the 2022-23 school year took part...

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City Colleges name scholarship after legend

March 7, 2023

“Now I can say with confidence that they’re at City Colleges of Chicago–being encouraged, educated and standing ready to make a difference. This makes my...

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City Colleges of Chicago Announces Timuel D. Black Jr. Scholarship and Fellowship

March 4, 2023

City Colleges of Chicago has announced applications are open for the Timuel D. Black Jr. Scholarship and Fellowship program, which honors the life and work of the...

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Scaling Comprehensive Supports to Equitably Get Students to the Finish Line, City Colleges of Chicago and OMD Strengthen Relationship

March 2, 2023

City Colleges of Chicago strengthened its partnership with One Million Degrees (OMD) to overcome barriers to student enrollment and retention.

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