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.
City Colleges Breaks Ground On New Health Sciences CampusCity Colleges of Chicago broke ground Wednesday on a new $251 million campus for Malcolm X College, which also serve as a hub for the system’s healthcare programs.
Construction Of New Malcolm X Campus To Boost Local JobsThe Emanuel Administration says the $251-million-dollar plan for a new Malcolm X College campus on the West Side will boast an African-African architect and local hiring, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City Looks To Help Veterans Transition To Civilian LifeThe city of Chicago is looking to ease the transition back to civilian life for military veterans.
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.
Emanuel: New Building, Mission Coming For Malcolm X CollegeThe City College system’s Malcolm X College is getting a whole new mission, as well as a new building.
City Colleges Expands Free College Credit ProgramMayor Rahm Emanuel is praising the City Colleges of Chicago for increasing the size of a program that allows high school students to earn college credit for free.
CPS Students To Win Spots In City College ClassesTwo months from now, more than 2,000 Chicago Public high school students will have the opportunity of a lifetime.
Emanuel To Keep Current City College AdministrationMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he’s keeping the team that Mayor Richard M. Daley appointed to run the City Colleges of Chicago.
Emanuel Hints He'll Leave Ald. Burke In Key Finance PostMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is hinting he won't try to force Ald. Ed Burke out as City Council Finance Committee chairman.
Controversy Brewing At City CollegesA controversy is brewing at Chicago's City Colleges after a multi-million dollar spending spree, by their new Chancellor, on new administrative hires and consultants and not on students, supplies or scholarships.
Are Remedial Classes At City Colleges Too Elementary?Many students who attend City Colleges of Chicago take remedial classes, suggesting they were not adequately prepared in high school.