Examining The Year Of Racial Reckoning Since George Floyd's Death, And Work That Still Needs To Be DoneGeorge Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police a year ago Tuesday. It has been a year of racial reckoning since, as well as a year of reflection on what must change when it comes to communities of color.
Lake County Fairgrounds To Begin Offering Drive-Thru Vaccinations; ASPIRA Business & Finance High School In Logan Square Hosting Friday Vaccination ClinicLake County's health department said it will begin taking walk-ins on Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds vaccination site.
Second Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccination Site In Chicago Opens At Chicago State UniversityChicago now has a second drive-thru location for COVID-19 shots.
With Vaccinations Lagging And COVID Cases Rising Among Black Chicagoans, Mayor Lightfoot Says 'We Need To Send Out The Alarm'“Black Chicagoans once again are getting sicker, requiring hospital care, and dying more than any other demographic in our city, but we are not taking this life-saving vaccine like we should,” Mayor Lightfoot said.
Chicago Opens Mass Vaccination Sites Near Wrigley Field, At Chicago State UniversityIn an effort to get even more vaccines into arms as new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising again in Chicago, city officials said two new mass vaccination sites will open on Monday, April 5, near Wrigley Field and at Chicago State University.
Former Chicago State Professor Carmita Coleman Accused Of Embezzling $650,000 From Student GroupA former Chicago State University professor is now facing federal fraud charges for allegedly embezzling more than $650,000 from a national student organization committed to improving minority representation in the pharmacy industry.
Players, Advocates Protest Over Elimination Of Chicago State University Baseball ProgramA budget cut last week left the baseball program at Chicago State University permanently on the bench. However, the players aren’t going quietly.
RISE Academy Program Offers Free First Year Of College At Chicago State UniversityIf you’re a parent or a recent high school graduate, these two words are sure to get your attention – free college.
Coronavirus Fears Sideline CSU Basketball Team For Home And Away GamesNot all CSU games are cancelled. In fact, the men's baseball team is traveling to Atlanta. A school spokesperson said the risk there is not as high.
Chicago State University Basketball Teams Announce Travel Restrictions As Precaution Against CoronavirusChicago State University announced travel restrictions, as a precaution against coronavirus.
Chicago State Races For A National Championship Title"We're not intimidated by any program out there. We believe that if we run the right race, do the best we can, we're capable of doing anything."
Oldest Black Sorority Gives Chicago State University $100KChicago State University has received $100,000 from Alpha Kappa Alpha, the nation's oldest black sorority.
Chicago State Agrees To Pay $650K To Settle Blog LawsuitThe university faced many financial problems in recent years, with officials declaring a financial emergency in 2016. The university has paid multiple settlements to employees who filed whistleblower lawsuits, including $4.3 million to a school official who was fired after accusing the school's former president of misconduct.
New Colleges Added To Chicago STAR Scholarship ProgramSince the program launched in 2015, more than 6,000 students have been named STAR Scholars.
National Science Foundation Awards Chicago State University $1.3M For STEM StudiesThis funding will allow researchers to obtain significant new knowledge on factors that sustain institutional collaborations that advance underrepresented minority student achievement in STEM majors at LSAMP campuses.