Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Debt Forgiveness Plan For City Colleges Of Chicago StudentsThere are more than 21,000 people eligible for the Fresh Start program. It starts this fall and runs through 2023.
City Colleges Clerical Workers Reach Tentative Contract Deal, Call Off Strike After One DayA day after going on strike, hundreds of staff members at the City Colleges of Chicago have reached a tentative contract agreement and will head back to work.
City Colleges To Discontinue Little-Used Shuttle For Rides Of Less Than A MileYour tax dollars pay for it. A white van with a City Colleges of Chicago sign waits outside the Sox-35th station on the Red Line every day, but few people use it, and it doesn't go very far when it does move.
New Colleges Added To Chicago STAR Scholarship ProgramSince the program launched in 2015, more than 6,000 students have been named STAR Scholars.
Five More Colleges To Provide Scholarships To Chicago Star ScholarsFive more schools have been added to the City Colleges of Chicago’s Star Scholars transfer program for students seeking a bachelor’s degree.
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.