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Wilbur Wright College

Tammy Spivey

Growing up, Tammy Spivey didn’t have the best educational experiences, but her time at City Colleges has been different.

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Aljtrin Ademovski

Originally from Macedonia, Aljtrin Ademovski came to Wright College with the goal of learning English.

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Alejandra Ramirez Lopez

The people I met and the connections I made at Wilbur Wright College helped contribute to my success as a…

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Leila Ebdair

City Colleges of Chicago’s Early College program helped Leila Ebdair get on track to earn her doctorate by 25-years-old.

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Thomas Lezimis

As a senior at Taft High School, I began taking dual enrollment classes through Wright College with plans to attend…

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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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Sulaimon Balogun

In academia, pursuing knowledge is an ongoing and lifelong journey that can take unexpected turns and lead to exciting new avenues.

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Raymond Burt

Raymond Burt had served as a live-in caregiver for his father for 15 years before he decided to return to…

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Kendall Ricks

In 2020, Kendall Ricks decided to take advantage of some extra time in his schedule. The Wright College student says…

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Ayaka Kawakami

Moving to Chicago would mean living abroad for the first time in my life, but I did it—I moved to…

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Fazel Ahad Ahadi

As a visiting professor at the University of Chicago and an ESL student at City Colleges, Fazel Ahad Ahadi is…

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Geo Lawrence

After graduating high school, I didn’t have a very solid plan for my next steps. I was attending college at Iowa…

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