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Wilbur Wright College is the City Colleges of Chicago center of excellence in Information Technology, and offers general education courses, associate degrees, shorter-term certificate programs, and special interest courses. Wright College is located at 4300 N. Narragansett and its satellite campus is Wright College Humboldt Park located at 1645 N. California Avenue in Chicago.

Community colleges, a ‘game-changer’ for low-income families, see free tuition cut from social safety...

CHICAGO TRIBUNE | By KAREN ANN CULLOTTA An excerpt After Tamika Powell lost her job during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, her uncertainty was replaced with hope when she decided to...

Op-Ed Featured in the Chicago Tribune | by Aaron Cohen

Excerpt only. Most mornings at 9:30, my laptop is on and I am speaking via Zoom to the arrangement of boxes that comprise my online class at Wilbur Wright College, City Colleges...

Wright College Earns Prestigious Seal of Excelencia Certification

One of Only 10 Institutions in Nation to Join Trendsetting Group Verified as Intentionally Serving Latino Students WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 29, 2021) – Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on efforts accelerating...

Rep. Newman Announces $1 Million in Federal Funding to Support Computer Science Pathways for...

Recently, U.S. Representative Marie Newman announced $999,400 in federal funding has been awarded to support computer science pathways for high school students at Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Awarded by the National...

“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...

Wright named one of the 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM By INSIGHT Into Diversity...

Wilbur Wright College Center of Excellence for Engineering and Computer Science Engineering has been named one of the 2021 Inspiring STEM programs in the country by INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine. “Our engineering programs...

Wilbur Wright College and DPI Announce Partnership To Build More Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline

The Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) and Wilbur Wright College recently announced a new partnership to support and develop promising and diverse tech talent in Illinois, with a focus on pathways into...

CCC’s Cybersecurity Team Rank in Top 11 % in Their First Cybersecurity Competition Outing

Cybersecurity Course in City College's of Chicago (CCC) Continuing Education Program Provides Platform for Students to Compete in National Cyber League’s Capture the Flag Event As the pandemic was unfolding, planning for...

Apprenticeships are the catalyst for opportunity

From apprenticeships to pathways for specialized career certificates, "earn and learn" partnerships are proliferating. Obtaining a four-year college degree is not essential for all students. In Illinois, 52 percent of jobs require...

Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering course offers STEM pathway for City Colleges students

Next class starts in August of 2021. Destini Coleman has wanted to study biology since she was a kid in Englewood glued to the Animal Planet channel. “Even then, I was always...
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