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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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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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Lyric Johnson

A car and a Harold Washington College education changed Lyric Johnson’s life in ways she never expected.

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Jevon Covington

Jevon Covington doesn’t consider himself to be a “traditional” student—but now that he’s back in school, he wants to continue…

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Shukara Robertson

Shukara Robertson didn’t have plans to join the military. In fact, as a high school student at Dunbar Vocational Career…

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Quintae Dorsey

As she works towards earning her Associate Degree in Nursing—and later, a bachelor's degree—Quintae Dorsey knows her military background will…

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Ryan Magsayo

After spending six years as a combat medic with the U.S. Navy, Ryan Magsayo knew it would be hard to…

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Antoinette McIntosh

Antoinette McIntosh would recommend Malcolm X College to students for the flexibility of classes, affordable cost, and supportive faculty.

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John Kelly

Malcolm X College’s John Kelly is a “voice for veterans.” As the college’s Veterans Services Specialist and a former U.S.…

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Kadi Channell

Olive-Harvey College is where Kadi is realizing her ambition to help people from all walks of life understand how finances…

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Jasie Kelch

At only 24 years old, Jasie Kelch has already worn many hats—student, army specialist, model, mentor, and self-published author. And…

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Derron Strickland

After four years in the Air Force, Derron was returning to school, and, upon the recommendation of advisors at Chicago…

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