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.
Huron Consulting To Add Up To 600 Jobs In ChicagoThe 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.
Buffett, Goldman Boss Tout Small Business Program At Malcolm X CollegeYou 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.
Emanuel: City To Pay Stipend For Companies That Hire City College GradsMayor Rahm Emanuel wants to give new graduates of the City Colleges of Chicago a better shot at a job.
BGA Praises End Of Controversial Sick Day Policy At City CollegesThe 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.
BGA Probe: Ex-City Colleges Boss Got Sweetheart Retirement Deal 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.
Ill. Backing $42 Million Center At Chicago CollegeThe 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.
City Colleges To Open High-Tech Facility For Transportation Career TrainingMayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn announced plans Tuesday morning for a new City College facility to train students for transportation and logistics careers.
5 Chicago High Schools To Begin Offering Associate's DegreesMayor 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.
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.
Some University Employees Double Dipping For State PaychecksSome 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.
City Colleges To Add Specialized Classes In High Demand IndustriesMayor 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.
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.
Truman College Evacuated For Bomb ThreatTruman College, located on the city's North Side, was evacuated for nearly two hours Monday afternoon after receiving a bomb threat.
City Colleges Chancellor: Graduation Rate Is Creeping UpThe head of the City Colleges of Chicago says she is seeing small signs of progress, as she and the system’s leadership try to reverse some disturbing trends at the community colleges.