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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Former convent now housing City Colleges of Chicago students

November 7, 2023

Several City Colleges of Chicago students who were experiencing housing insecurity now have a new place to stay. A building that was once a convent...

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Daley College Student David Lopez Selected to Represent All Community Colleges in Illinois as a 2023 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate

November 6, 2023

David Lopez is a student, an artist, an aspiring engineer, a campus leader—and now, a Lincoln Laureate. The Daley College civil engineering student was selected...

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Davis, Clarke, Jackson, Kelly Create Caucus for Predominantly Black Institutions

October 29, 2023

Predominantly Black Institutions represent an increasing cadre of 4-year and 2-year institutions that educate urban and rural Black students whose personal and financial situations limit their...

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Next Voices Columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times is a Richard J. Daley College alumna, Lashaunta Moore

October 16, 2023

Life hacks can offer all of us a way forward even when opportunities are scarce Chicago’s Next Voices columnist Lashaunta Moore: Hard work and life...

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Colleges, like City Colleges of Chicago, that double down on their students, are seeing benefits

October 15, 2023

Yielding results Consider the case of Hudson County Community College in New Jersey (where Reber is president). The college created the Hudson Scholars program in 2021 precisely to generate...

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City Colleges Students and Governor Pritzker Discuss New Scholarship Program and Strengthening Illinois’ Technology Workforce

October 12, 2023

  A dozen students from Wilbur Wright College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, and Morton College participated in a roundtable discussion with Governor JB Pritzker...

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Richard J. Daley College recognized with 2023 Seal of Excelencia

October 10, 2023

At a time when the Latino population in the United States is growing and students are still facing daunting obstacles, Excelencia in Education is recognizing...

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Wright College Engineering Pathway Named 2023 Example of Excelencia

September 28, 2023

September 28 – Today, Excelencia in Education announced the Wright College Engineering Pathway Program as an Example of Excelencia for its intentional, culturally relevant, evidence-based...

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Survey: Community college goers talk about missed career goals, whether degree was ‘worth it’

September 8, 2023

More than half of former community college students who enrolled with career aspirations said they did not fulfill those aspirations, survey shows Ask a person...

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PepsiCo Foundation Awards S.M.I.L.E. Scholarship to Five Recent City Colleges Grads

August 25, 2023

Five City Colleges of Chicago alumni now have some additional cash and support to pursue their bachelor’s degrees. The recent graduates are the latest recipients...

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City Colleges of Chicago and One Million Degrees Expansion Moves Into Next Stage, Expected To Serve More Than 1,000 Students This Year

August 17, 2023

Through Expansion of One Million Degrees Program, City Colleges Continues to Grow Access to Proven Student Support Model for Chicago Students CHICAGO ( Aug. 17, 2023)--City...

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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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Lessons of strength, hard work inspiring youth beyond club weight rooms

August 1, 2023

Meet Charles Wilson. The 21-year-old Harold Washington College student is a summer intern at Jet Support Services, a leading aviation consultant which provides maintenance service...

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"Yes, I do belong here": City Colleges Student Earns Scholarship, Internship, Experience this Summer

July 7, 2023

Cristian Olivares, born on the south side of Chicago, is a young entrepreneur with a plan, but he never intended to go to college nor...

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STEAMbassadors Prepare for Future Careers in Education this Summer at Truman College

June 27, 2023

This summer, in partnership with Northwestern University, 95 City Colleges students are preparing for their future teaching careers by learning to engage elementary and middle-school...

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