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At City Colleges of Chicago, we’re committed to supporting our city’s residents in advancing both their education and their job prospects. This August, alongside our partners at the City of Chicago, World Business Chicago, and The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, City Colleges looks forward to taking part in Hire Chicago, a free, five-week hiring event […]
Chicago’s community college system offers 60+ high-demand, short-term programs at no cost to qualifying Chicagoans on a first-come, first-served basis this fall Chicagoans also invited to return to college through the Fresh Start debt forgiveness program CHICAGO — To prepare Chicagoans to seize career opportunities in the post-COVID recovery, City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) announces […]
City of Chicago residents who get fully vaccinated by August 14 will be eligible to attend concert The City of Chicago recently announced a Protect Chicago Music Series concert featuring house-music collective the Chosen Few DJs. The show will be held at the Kennedy King College campus on August 28 from 12pm-7pm and will be […]
On July 15, NC3 celebrated Daley College’s achievements during their 2021 VLS Awards Ceremony. Despite the impact due to the pandemic on education worldwide in 2020, Richard J. Daley succeeded in growing its number of issued certifications by over 900%! Because of the passion and dedication of the instructors and administration, our college was able […]
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) has received $100,000 as part of the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership program, which aims to equip our students with in-demand knowledge and skills that will support employment and a pathway for life-long careers upon graduation. In addition to the funding, Johnson Controls employees will support CCC through volunteering and […]
Free Community Health Worker Program Made Possible through $2.1M Federal Grant City Colleges of Chicago’s Malcolm X College (MXC) is inviting Chicagoans to become community health workers to help fight the opioid crisis. Using a $2.1 M grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, the college launched the Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program (OIFSP), which […]
Student Success Stories
Steven Bahena
Truman College
While scrolling through his Twitter feed last summer, 26-year-old Steven Bahena came across an article about a press conference where Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the new Fresh Start program at City Colleges of Chicago. The lifelong Rogers Park resident visited the Mayor’s account to learn more and saw that the initiative allows City Colleges students...
Melania Aldama
Daley College
Sharlise Harris
Kennedy-King College
Alid Alvarado
Malcolm X College
Selina Hayes
Olive-Harvey College
Parish Peaks
Harold Washington College
Parish Peaks knew his past debt with City Colleges would be wiped clean when he signed up for the Fresh Start program. What he didn’t realize was how the financial empowerment workshops would help him get his finances organized and even helped him raise his credit score. Parish, who is from the City’s south side,...
Supporting Student Success
Dr. Brandon Nichols
Olive-Harvey College
Dr. Asif Wilson
Harold Washington College
“Asif Wilson is an education role model,” reads a paper written by one of Dr. Asif Wilson’s students from an Introduction to African American Studies course he taught in 2016. But the now-Dean of Instruction at Harold Washington College admits he didn’t expect to find a career in education. In fact, he originally went to...
Dr. Lautauscha Davis
Daley College, Olive-Harvey College
When Dean Lautauscha Davis, EdD, speaks to students who have enrolled in courses at Olive-Harvey College in order to finish high school, her advice comes from many years in the field… and from personal experience. The Dean of Adult Education at OHC has been in their shoes, leaving Englewood’s Lindblom High School after her sophomore...
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