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From the Studio to the Street: Truman Student Artists to Showcase Paintings and Photographs...

Truman College students are getting ready to bring their art out of the studio and into the streets of Uptown. As part of Uptown Art Week, on August 8th, several students...

“A Spot for Everyone”: Wright Alumna Hopes to Promote Equity in Engineering and Computer...

Alexandra Medina is determined to prove that “engineering has a spot for everyone,” – and soon, she’ll take center stage to deliver that message. On September 10th, Alexandra, who earned her associate degree in science...
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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...

This National Student Nurses Day, Meet the Future of Nursing – Students at Malcolm...

While the origins of National Nurses Week – which is celebrated every year from May 6th to May 12th – date back to the 1950s, there may have never been a...

City Colleges Boasts Six Recipients of the Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship

City Colleges of Chicago is pleased to announce that six of the nine Illinois recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship are from City Colleges of Chicago -- the most...

Watch: Wright College Hosts CCC’s First-Ever TEDx Event, Highlighting the Impressive Journeys of Two...

On Friday, September 10th, Wright College, City Colleges’ Center of Excellence for Engineering and Computer Science, hosted our system’s first-ever TEDx Talk – a one-of-a-kind event focused on engineering for personal...

For 18-year-old Restaurant Owner Jonathan Macedo, Early College Means Early Success

He’s an 18-year-old restaurant owner that sells flowers on the side; a high school senior with nearly 13 college credits under his belt and a substantial scholarship to DePaul University. It sounds...

2021: 1s to Know

Every day, our students break down barriers to achieve their dreams—and the last 360+ days have been no different. In 2021, we witnessed our students' successes, whether they gained skills to...

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...

From Refugee to New Student Trustee, Meet Truman College’s Imran Mohammad

Imran Mohammad, a student at Truman College and the recently-elected Student Trustee for City Colleges of Chicago, looks forward to representing his peers from every City College in his new position....
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