Wright College’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration of Music, Food, and Reflection Returns for a Fourth Year

June 17, 2024

On June 17, 2021, Juneteenth became the eleventh American federal holiday. Every year since, Wilbur Wright College has been marking the holiday with a special...

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City Colleges Celebrates Class of 2024 Illinois High School Diploma Earners at Inspiring Ceremony

June 17, 2024

Saturday, June 15 marked graduation day for City Colleges of Chicago’s Class of 2024 Illinois high school diploma earners. Students from all six colleges where...

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City Colleges of Chicago Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow

May 23, 2024

Wright College and Harold Washington College psychology and political science student Tammy Spivey already stands out as a leader on her campuses. Now, she’s being...

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Two City Colleges Students Recognized for Voter Registration, Education, and Turnout Efforts

May 23, 2024

More than 100 college students nationwide were selected for the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge’s third annual Student Voting Honor Roll, including two City Colleges...

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Wright College Students and Professor Create Innovative and Accessible Math Textbook

May 16, 2024

Thursday, May 16, 2024 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital access and inclusion for...

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Three City Colleges Students Receive Prestigious Transfer Scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

May 13, 2024

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has announced the 2024 recipients of its Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and three of the four awardees from Illinois are...

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Two City Colleges’ Programs Provide Unique Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

May 1, 2024

Today, Wednesday, May 1, 2024, is Inclusive Postsecondary Education Day (#IPSEDay2024)—a day to raise awareness about postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities. It’s...

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City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates Illinois Community College Month

April 29, 2024

Governor J.B. Pritzker declared April as Illinois Community College Month. Throughout the month, we highlighted members of the City Colleges community who make the community...

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City Colleges Celebrates 2024 Luminary Award Recipients

April 26, 2024

For the past seven years, City Colleges of Chicago has honored those in our community who make our classrooms and offices brighter. From faculty members...

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Austin Weekly News Reports: Malcolm X College pays for 13 students’ travel to Kenya

April 26, 2024

West Side students who attended share what they learned from the spring break trip Second-year Malcolm X College student Lakeith Lewis said his trip to...

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City Colleges Celebrates Class of 2024 Star Scholars at Annual Cording Ceremony

April 25, 2024

On Wednesday, April 24, 2024, City Colleges of Chicago recognized a special group of students—those who are earning their associate degrees during the 2023-24 academic...

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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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City Colleges Student Leaders Focus on Student Advocacy During National Conference

April 1, 2024

Students from Harold Washington and Wilbur Wright colleges recently returned from Washington, D.C. Students attended the American Student Association of Community Colleges (ASACC) conference where...

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12 City Colleges Students Announced as Semifinalists for Prestigious Transfer Scholarship

March 14, 2024

Today, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the semifinalists under consideration for its highly-competitive Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, including 12 City Colleges of Chicago students....

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Wright Engineering Program Leader Shares Insights Into Program’s Success

February 1, 2024

As Wright College’s Engineering and Computer Science program has grown over the years, the attention on its unique model has grown, too. In 2021, the...

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Read City Colleges' Annual Update – Forward Focused, Community Centered: 2023 in Review

January 11, 2024

2023 was a year of momentum for City Colleges of Chicago. As our seven colleges experienced enrollment gains that exceeded both state and national averages,...

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