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Ten City Colleges Students Named 2024 PepsiCo S.M.I.L.E. Scholars

June 7, 2024

The PepsiCo Foundation announces the fourth class of PepsiCo Foundation S.M.I.L.E. (Success Matters in Life and Education) Scholarship recipients, including 10 City Colleges students. The...

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City Colleges May 2024 Newsletter

May 31, 2024

Read City Colleges of Chicago’s May 2024 newsletter below, or click here to open it in a separate browser.

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Malcolm X College Named ‘2024 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges’ Award Winner

May 30, 2024

Chicago, Illinois – May 30, 2024 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues In Higher Education (Diverse) have recognized...

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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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Students Visit Historic Civil Rights Sites in Alabama During “Eye-Opening” Trip

May 21, 2024

A group of student leaders from across City Colleges of Chicago is returning to Chicago with a new outlook on the civil rights movement. The...

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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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CPS and City Colleges Celebrate Class of 2024 and the Historic Savings of More Than $8 Million in College Tuition

May 23, 2024

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Pedro Martinez, City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Chancellor Juan Salgado, DeVry University President and CEO Elise Awwad, school administrators and...

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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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