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Lisa Slater

Truman College Veterans Services Specialist Lisa Slater found a sense of community as a military police officer. She now is…

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Farzin Yazdanfar

Almost 50 years ago, Farzin Yazdanfar arrived in the United States alone. Today, he has found a family and…

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Destinee Miguest

Public service work is in Clinical Director of Daley College’s Wellness Center Destinee Miguest’s blood.

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Marcus Williams El

Veterans Services Specialist Marcus Williams El is a proud Harold Washington College alumnus and a U.S. Army veteran with years…

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Jeff Min

As an academic advisor at Kennedy-King College, Jeff Min helps students realize their college and career goals.

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Dr. Ryan Manow

Dr. Ryan Manow, a microbiology instructor at Malcolm X College, discovered his passion for the subject while he was a…

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Nathaniel Bowers

From Daley College student to Daley College instructor, Nathaniel Bowers is enjoying his full circle moment.

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Dr. Jeffery Dillard

Olive-Harvey College Criminal Justice Instructor Dr. Jeffery Dillard's favorite part about his job is interacting with his students.

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Pamela Lessner

I've been part of City Colleges of Chicago for nearly a decade now, but I’m a career librarian and have…

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Saber Garibi

Wilbur Wright College alumnus Saber Garibi is pursuing a lucrative career in engineering as a student at Illinois Tech and…

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Dr. Cornelius Johnson

HBCUs are a part of my family’s legacy. My grandfather attended Morehouse College. My father graduated from Morehouse College and…

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Ayana Haaruun

I was so captivated by the energy at Howard. I met all these interesting Black people from all over the…

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