City Colleges Of Chicago
The 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.
“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.
The 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.
The 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.
The City College system says things are looking up, with a 71 percent increase in the graduation rate.
From 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.
The Emanuel administration highlighted new industry partnerships with city college campuses, which are becoming increasingly vocational.
A top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.
The 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.
You might think people who own thriving businesses know a thing or two about reading a balance sheet or creating jobs, but a program at one of the City Colleges of Chicago shows us you’re never too experienced to learn how to make even more money.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to give new graduates of the City Colleges of Chicago a better shot at a job.
The head of the Better Government Association is giving the Emanuel administration high marks for changing a controversial sick day policy at the City Colleges of Chicago.
He could be the king of double-dipping in Chicago. The Better Government Association says what’s happening with Chicago State University President Wayne Watson proves the public pension system is broken.
The state of Illinois and the City Colleges of Chicago are investing more than $42 million to build a center to train students for jobs in transportation logistics.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn announced plans Tuesday morning for a new City College facility to train students for transportation and logistics careers.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is joining Chicago Public Schools officials, the City Colleges of Chicago, and corporate leaders in unveiling beefed up plans for five new high schools that could also offer their students community college degrees.
The City College system’s Malcolm X College is getting a whole new mission, as well as a new building.
Some public university employees have figured out a way to keep their jobs and double their salaries. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has been investigating this lucrative, yet legal, sweetheart deal involving government pensions.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is preparing to launch a major new initiative at the city’s community colleges, focusing on providing jobs for graduates by working with employers to create curriculum that should help produce the kind of workers the city’s businesses need.
Two months from now, more than 2,000 Chicago Public high school students will have the opportunity of a lifetime.