Kennedy-King College President Webb Walker joins WVON's Matt McGill to discuss how the college is supporting students in and outside the classroom

December 2, 2023

Together, Kennedy-King College President Katonja Webb Walker and radio host Matt McGill  discuss access to education, healthy resources, and how Kennedy-King College is an "amazing...

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Englewood’s Sikia Restaurant Prepares For Refresh With Community Input

November 16, 2023

More than three years after closing its doors, one of Englewood’s only sit-down restaurants reopened briefly Wednesday, giving neighbors, staff and students a glimpse of...

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Englewood’s only fine dining restaurant is getting a refresh

November 13, 2023

It’s been many years, but Golden Moore remembers her “beautiful” meal at Sikia clearly. Moore, a patron and former culinary student at Washburne Culinary &...

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Tech Launchpad at Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago is Named One of the Top 100 Finalists for the 22nd Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

November 8, 2023

Out of 344 nominees, Tech Launchpad at Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago is one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the...

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Donor Profile: The Redmond Foundation Is Changing the Face of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction - One Student at a Time

October 26, 2023

Jamie Redmond, Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Redmond Foundation, talks about the inspiration and impact of the Building The Next Generation Scholarship Fund. The...

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Englewood restaurant to reopen, hope to continue tradition of teaching Kennedy King students

September 28, 2023

A favorite neighborhood eatery offering fine dining, while teaching students all aspects of operating a restaurant is coming back to Englewood. After being closed in...

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Media Communications Students Gain Exclusive Backstage Access to Lollapalooza

August 14, 2023

This summer, students from Kennedy-King College joined Lolla University, a month-long educational program focused on the intricacies of festival production that culminated with a behind-the-scenes...

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City Colleges Celebrates 94 Years of Bud Billiken

August 12, 2023

Nearly 100 members of the City Colleges community from across the seven colleges spent a beautiful Saturday on King Drive marching in the Bud Billiken...

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Chicago Roadmap: Summer Start Class Gives New College Students a New Perspective on Chicago History

August 1, 2023

Harold Washington College professor John Whalen is introducing students to college – and using the city as an extension of his classroom – this summer....

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ComEd Awards Diverse Group of 15 Training Grads a Full Ride to Dawson Tech

July 22, 2023

The following information is reprinted from ComEd's blog. Fifteen recent graduates of ComEd’s two workforce training programs— the CONSTRUCT Infrastructure Academy and the Craft Academy...

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Meet With City Colleges Students and Leadership

July 21, 2023

On Friday, July 21, 2023, U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Don Graves and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin met with City Colleges of Chicago students...

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‘1619: The Journey of a People’ Plays at UChicago on Juneteenth

June 19, 2023

“August 20, 1619, 20 Africans arrived in Point Comfort, Virginia on a Dutch ship.”  This is the opening line from Ted Williams III’s acclaimed “1619:...

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Step right up: Workers in Lincoln Square’s new gelato shop perform circus acts as they serve up vegan scoops

June 14, 2023

Red and white pinstripes line the walls, as multicolored balloons hover above the group of magicians, contortionists and jugglers hard at work. Sticky fingers and...

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16th Ward Alderwoman Coleman, Kennedy-King College Honor Englewood STEM Associate Degree Earners

June 2, 2023

Kennedy-King College welcomed 16th Ward Alderwoman Stephanie Coleman on Friday, June 2, for a meet and greet with Early College Spring and Summer graduates. The...

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USA Today Highlights Donation to Kennedy-King College on the Newspaper's Front Page

May 26, 2023

The text below is an excerpt from the article, "Dishing up history: Chicago woman donates 'priceless' collection of cookbooks to culinary program," by Marc Ramirez....

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Women in Tech: Meet Kennedy-King College's Tech Launchpad Director, Lynette Correa-Velez

March 15, 2023

“Make no small plans” is part of Lynette Correa-Velez’s mantra. We sat down to ask her what’s in the plans for the Tech Launchpad at...

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