College Students Get Care Packages At Trunk PartyA few hundred Chicago and Gary Indiana high school graduates received care packages aimed at helping them focus and continue with their education when they start college in the fall.
Best Winter Break Destinations In The U.S.A look at five of America's best winter break destinations for college students
Police Chief Warns Of Dangers Of Identity Theft For New College StudentsThe police chief of a local community college was advising parents of children headed off to college for the first time to have some conversations about safety first.
Veterans Camp Out In Icy Weather To Raise Awareness Of HomelessnessThe Columbia College student veterans said it was worth enduring a full day and night of single digit and below zero wind chills.
College Students Looking To Chicago For Tech Careers College students looking for high tech careers say Chicago is becoming more and more attractive as a place to work, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Commission Miscalculates Financial Aid Money, Reduces Grants For 10K StudentsA miscalculation by a state agency could cost several thousand Illinois college students are losing some of their financial aid from the state, though colleges might make up the difference.
MAP Grant Money Gone, But Federal Pell Grants Available For Illinois College StudentsHigher education is not cheap, and a state program that provides financial aid is now diverting people to a federal program.
Students Allowed To Tour State Prison, While Reporters Banned Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is defending its decision allowing community college students to take an "educational" tour of one of the state's maximum-security prison while at the same time continuing to bar reporters from such visits as a security risk.
College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm RoomThe bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.
Quinn Addresses Muslims, Signs Law To Aid Students Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for respect and tolerance of religious differences as Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
2 Chicago Area College Students Drown After Crash Near CarbondaleTwo women, ages 20 and 21, both from the Chicago area, drowned early Sunday when the car they were in went into a lake near the southern Illinois town of Carbondale.
CTA To Promote Safety For Incoming College StudentsThe Chicago Transit Authority is launching a new campaign to promote safety and vigilance for Chicago area college students.