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The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced a Vaccine Ambassador Course that provides free online training to educate people to become trusted vaccine education ambassadors in their communities. Community members can complete the two-hour online Vaccine Ambassador Course (VAC) at no cost. It is offered through the Malcolm […]
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 like there’s little that Jonathan Macedo can’t do. But despite his success, the Lindblom Math and Science Academy student has maintained his humility. […]
Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has placed a bright spotlight on the demand for healthcare professionals – a demand that research shows won’t disappear anytime soon. In fact, according to a recent study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for nurses will actually increase by 7% from 2019 to 2029. Male […]
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 City Colleges recipients to date. • Dalin Eap – Wilbur Wright College • Renee King – Harry S Truman College • Kaming Leung – […]
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 more critical time to recognize the selfless sacrifices of our nation’s nurses and praise their tireless efforts to keep us safe. That is especially […]
For the Chicago Public Schools Class of 2021, high school graduation may be just the start of good things to come this summer. Our new Summer Start program can help them continue the celebration by earning college English credits for free and up to $1,000 in stipends. Summer Start at City Colleges, which runs from […]
Student Success Stories
Kaming Leung
Harold Washington College
For Kaming Leung, Harold Washington College’s 2021 Valedictorian, getting into the University of Michigan to study civil engineering was a dream come true – he was quite literally having dreams about it. The only piece left to figure out was the funding aspect – but good news followed shortly after his U-M acceptance. Kaming found...
Shaquan Dupart
Malcolm X College
Huan Phan
Wright College
When he was 14 years old and living in Vietnam, Huan Phan, now a soon-to-be graduate of Wright College, started experimenting with the breaker box at his family’s home. While his family temporarily lost their electricity, Huan recalls feeling like “a kid in an electrical candy store” during the experience. The power came back on...
Jessica Joseph
Malcolm X College
Jonathan Macedo
Early College, Harold Washington College, Malcolm X College
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 like there’s little that Jonathan Macedo can’t do. But despite his success, the Lindblom Math and Science Academy student has maintained his humility....
Joshua Garner
Malcolm X College
Even prior to high school, Joshua Garner was drawn to a career in the medical field. Now, the aspiring trauma surgeon is gaining meaningful industry experience by working two jobs as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)—positions he was able to score after completing Malcolm X College’s 16-week EMT certificate program. After graduating from the University...
Supporting Student Success
Dr. Lautauscha Davis
Daley College, Olive-Harvey College
When Dean Lautauscha Davis, EdD, speaks to students who have enrolled in courses at Olive-Harvey College in order to finish high school, her advice comes from many years in the field… and from personal experience. The Dean of Adult Education at OHC has been in their shoes, leaving Englewood’s Lindblom High School after her sophomore...
Paul Wandless
Harold Washington College
As a professional sculptor, Paul Wandless knows a thing or two about breaking the mold. In fact, he has his own art studio in Chicago, has displayed his work at numerous museums and galleries, and has authored four books, written 24 articles, and led nearly 100 workshops regarding his art, techniques, and research around the...
Jennifer Jackson
Malcolm X College
When it comes to getting ahead, Malcolm X College Advisor Jennifer Jackson often shares three keys for success with her students: networking, communication, and responsibility. The three keys are all related, as Jennifer says that students who are connected to college tend to stay in school, and the personal connections they build help students hold...
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