Rolling Out reports: Olive-Harvey College honors 1-Year criminal justice graduates

April 10, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago are providing a path to an impactful career in half the time Chicago’s Olive-Harvey College reverberated with applause and pride on...

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Northwest Side Job Training Program Helps Students With Developmental Disabilities Succeed After High School

April 9, 2024

The program provides hands-on training and connects students with jobs — and independence. “He immediately came home and felt like he was really a part...

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CBS 2 Reports: Students prepare to become Chicago police officer in 1-year City Colleges Criminal Justice program

April 4, 2024

CHICAGO (CBS) – Some students at Olive-Harvey College are on the pathway to become Chicago police officers. They're graduating on Thursday and will soon take a...

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Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Quantum Technology Leadership with The Bloch Tech Hub

April 1, 2024

The Bloch Quantum Tech Hub projected to generate $60 billion in economic impact CHICAGO — Today, Governor JB Pritzker and Innovate Illinois announced a multi-year...

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Illinois Tech, City Colleges, and CPS Launch Runway 606 to Fast Track Chicago Students from High School to STEM Master’s Degrees

March 20, 2024

New Runway 606 initiative from Illinois Institute of Technology, City Colleges of Chicago, and Chicago Public Schools will reduce the time it takes to earn...

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Chicago Tribune Reports: High schoolers can fast-track into careers in cybersecurity through new partnership by CPS, Illinois Tech, City Colleges

March 20, 2024

In May, Armando Rodriguez will graduate from Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy. By August, he will be a junior at Illinois Tech, made possible by...

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Chicago Sun-Times Reports: CPS launches fast track to STEM master’s degrees

March 20, 2024

The Runway 606 program, starting this fall, will allow any CPS student with a 2.5 GPA to apply for dual enrollment with City Colleges of...

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Why Work-Based Learning Works: Chancellor Salgado Shares Insights in Washington, D.C.

March 11, 2024

“Apprenticeship programs work” was the key sentiment shared by the four panelists who took part in the “Postsecondary Pathways Reimagined” discussion at Business Roundtable’s CEO...

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Urban Institute and City Colleges of Chicago Collaborate to Improve Data Collection on Parenting Students

March 6, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago joins a cohort of nine grantee colleges, universities, and college systems that will create new or refine existing efforts to collect...

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Mayor Johnson, Chicago Public Schools, Labor and Corporate Partners Welcome Thousands of CPS Students to the 2024 Skilled Trades Career Fair

February 28, 2024

Student participates in a hands-on learning experience with City Colleges at the third annual event. Photo credit: Chicago Public Schools Students Explore Careers in Architecture,...

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City Colleges Employees Reflect on How an HBCU Education Impacts Their Life and Career

February 27, 2024

For City Colleges of Chicago students looking to earn their bachelor’s degrees, transferring to a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) may prove to be a great...

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City Colleges Launches Guaranteed Admissions Agreement With HBCU Morehouse College

February 8, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago and Morehouse College, a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) in Atlanta, Georgia, have partnered to offer City Colleges students a seamless transfer...

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Students Invited to Apply for $25K Transfer Scholarship from the PepsiCo Foundation

February 1, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago Class of 2024 students are invited to apply for this year’s PepsiCo Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Scholars program. The program is designed specifically...

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Multi-State Partnership of 50+ Organizations, Including City Colleges, Awarded up to $160 Million From the National Science Foundation

January 30, 2024

Great Lakes ReNEW, a multi-state partnership led by Current Water, Argonne National Laboratory, the University of Chicago, as well as several other partners including City...

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City Colleges of Chicago and Arizona State University Partner to Offer College Students Transfer Pathways with MyPath2ASU® Collaboration

January 25, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago is pleased to announce a new alliance with Arizona State University to provide students a seamless transfer experience with the MyPath2ASU® program. MyPath2ASU...

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