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Whether you’re already a City Colleges student, currently enrolled at another college, or thinking about starting your college journey, from December 20th to January 14th, you can save time and money on your education. This winter, City Colleges is offering a variety of online credit classes that can be completed in just four weeks. Earn […]
Today, City Colleges of Chicago was honored to host First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Governor J. B. Pritzker, Congressman Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, and Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot at Arturo Velasquez Institute to mark Hispanic Heritage Month. Dr. Biden, who is a professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College, and […]
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) and Harry S. Truman College recently (10/13) launched Innovation One: Technology, Training and Resource Center at Truman College. The lab is open to CPS students and teachers as well as CCC students, faculty, and staff. The Innovation One Lab is driven by two imperatives: social equity and workforce equity and […]
Richard J. Daley College President Janine Janosky, Ph.D., has been named to serve on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)’s Medical Devices Dispute Resolution Panel, an advisory committee that makes recommendations to the FDA about highly complex disputes and challenges related to medical devices. As one of only six members on the panel, President […]
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is partnering with City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) to bring the expertise of a doctoral research university to students who prefer or need to remain in Chicago. Recently, SIU Carbondale entered an agreement with CCC. “SIU Carbondale is committed to providing access and affordability and removing barriers for all students,” said […]
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Stephanie Hawkins-Guevara Deciding to return to school in 2013, after graduating high school in 1986, was a dream deferred. As a child, I envisioned myself working in a hospital as a nurse. I would be the first-generation female college graduate in my family. However, the lack of understanding of mathematical equations increased my fear of...
Antoinnette Smith
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After graduating from Chicago Vocational Academy in 2009, Burnham neighborhood resident Antoinnette Smith spent some time figuring out her next step. She took classes at Daley College and had jobs in warehouses and a distribution center. While she originally thought about studying medicine, it turns out that the best fit for her is what many...
Laura Ocon
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Originally from Torreón, Coahuila, Mèxico, Laura Ocon came to Chicago more than 30 years ago. A wife and mother of three children, she found it challenging to get important healthcare information in her native Spanish. After starting school, her daughter increasingly served as the family translator. Ocon promised herself that as soon she had time, she...
Jacori Garrett
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Jacori Garrett started his college career early as a student at Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy. As part of the Early College program, Jacori was taking college level classes and earning college credit as a high school student. Once he graduated from high school in 2017, he headed to a four-year university in Wisconsin. But...
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