Community colleges offer clean-energy training as climate-related jobs expand across America

June 10, 2024

DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — On the South Side of Chicago, students learn to work on Rivian electric pickup trucks and SUVs through a new technician...

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Opinion: Building a 'beyond silicon' workforce

May 28, 2024

America’s next frontier has always been built by hardworking women and men inspired to move our nation forward. The railroads that link Chicago to every...

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Are High School Graduates Ready For College?

May 27, 2024

Another model is the Chicago Apprenticeship Network, which helps businesses establish apprenticeship programs. This public-private partnership began in 2017 with three founding companies. It now...

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Associated Press Reports: Community colleges offer clean energy training as climate-related jobs expand across America

May 20, 2024

DANVILLE, Illinois (AP) — On the south side of Chicago, students learn to work on Rivian electric pickup trucks and SUVs through a new technician...

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During Youth Apprenticeship Week, City Colleges’ Career Launch Chicago Program Highlights Benefits of Youth Apprenticeships for Students and Employers Alike

May 9, 2024

As a senior at North-Grand High School, Lanya Scott leaves campus after fifth period three days per week and heads to work. She signs in...

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BOMA Chicago Partners With City Colleges for First-Ever Registered Apprenticeship in Property Management

April 23, 2024

A new apprenticeship program will allow City Colleges of Chicago students to gain real-world experience in the lucrative real estate industry. At the Building Owners...

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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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The largest community solar energy provider in the country will partner with City Colleges of Chicago to build a workforce pipeline

January 23, 2024

Boston-based Nexamp, the largest community solar energy provider in the country, has selected Chicago as the site of its second national headquarters. It’ll bring more...

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January 10, 2024

The Illinois Community College Board along with the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center will partner with City Colleges of Chicago, John Wood Community College, Lincoln Land...

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Chicago City Council takes a closer look at how City Colleges of Chicago is helping students find good paying jobs

January 9, 2024

The Chicago City Council Education Committee held a lengthy hearing on Tuesday — but no vote — on the status of various programs at the...

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ICCB, Select Illinois Community Colleges Chosen As New Industrial Assessment Centers By U.S. Dept. Of Energy Effingham, IL / Effingham Radio

January 6, 2024

Federal Grant of $3 Million Will Help Small & Medium Sized Manufacturers Increase Productivity Through Waste and Pollution Reduction and Expand Pathways to Green Jobs for...

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ICCB, community colleges chosen as new industrial assessment centers

January 6, 2024

The consortium is one of 17 new Industrial Assessment Centers selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive funding to expand training opportunities for...

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ICCB and Select Illinois Community Colleges Chosen As New Industrial Assessment Centers By U.S. Dept. Of Energy

January 5, 2024

Federal Grant of $3 Million Will Help Small & Medium Sized Manufacturers Increase Productivity Through Waste and Pollution Reduction and Expand Pathways to Green Jobs...

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Apprenticeship Aims to Help Workers in Emerging Green Economy

January 4, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago has graduated the first students of an apprenticeship program that trains people how to service electric cars. Block Club Chicago's Pascal Sabino explains...

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Daley College Student David Lopez Selected to Represent All Community Colleges in Illinois as a 2023 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate

November 6, 2023

David Lopez is a student, an artist, an aspiring engineer, a campus leader—and now, a Lincoln Laureate. The Daley College civil engineering student was selected...

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Davis, Clarke, Jackson, Kelly Establish Congressional Caucus to Support Predominantly Black Institutions

October 25, 2023

Representative Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Representative Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), Representative Jonathan Jackson (D-IL), and Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL) announced the establishment of a new...

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