At Issue: City Colleges Of Chicago Still Suffering From State's Budget ImpasseThe end of the state budget crisis has not ended some serious financial challenges at the City Colleges of Chicago.
City Colleges Announces Plan To Cut 120 Jobs, Due To Budget ImpasseCity Colleges of Chicago announced Wednesday that it would lay off 120 employees as the school system attempts to make up for a state funding shortfall exacerbated by Illinois’ lingering budget stalemate.
Unidentified Cadavers Found At Malcolm X College Buried ‘With Dignity’A lawsuit filed in April revealed that unidentified “decomposing” human corpses were stored at several City Colleges of Chicago campuses.
Rapper Common Delivers Commencement Speech For City CollegesThe Chicago-born actor and rapper Common told graduates in a commencement speech for the City Colleges of Chicago that success takes hard work and plenty of confidence. the commencement speaker at Saturday's City College of Chicago ceremonies.
Attorney: Malcolm X Health Sciences Dean Fired For Blowing Whistle Improperly Stored Cadavers"It was a very macabre discovery," said Dennis Stefanowicz, the attorney for Dr. Micah Young, who was fired as dean of Malcolm X College health sciences in February.
Divvy Bikes Offering Discounted Memberships For Chicago Area College StudentsThe Divvy bike rental program is offering discounted membership for students at several Chicago area colleges. The student membership will cost $55 for an annual membership, discounted from the standard $75 fee.
City Colleges Offer Free Ride To CPS Graduates With High GPAThe Chicago STAR Scholarship, which stands for Students Taking Academic Responsibility, would be offered to CPS graduates with a grade point average of at least 3.0, and who place into college-level math and English programs, and enroll in one of the various so-called “pathways” at any of the seven City Colleges of Chicago.
Graduation Rate On The Rise At City CollegesThe City College system says things are looking up, with a 71 percent increase in the graduation rate.
Best Places For Computer Classes In ChicagoFrom learning how to turn on a computer to setting up a business network, computer classes can help those who need the basics or just want to improve their skills. The Chicagoland area offers a variety of locations for computer classes ranging in price from free to more than $100.
More City College-Industry Parternships Unveiled By Emanuel AdministrationThe Emanuel administration highlighted new industry partnerships with city college campuses, which are becoming increasingly vocational.
Top City Colleges Official Fired For Lying On ApplicationA top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.
Huron Consulting To Add Up To 600 Jobs In ChicagoThe city’s economy got another shot in the arm on Wednesday, when a Chicago-based consulting firm pledged a major expansion that will bring 400 to 600 jobs.