Harold Washington College President Joins the Chicago Architecture Center Board, will Serve as Trustee

April 22, 2024

Dr. Daniel Lopez Brings a Depth of Knowledge to Drive Architectural Education and Community Engagement CHICAGO—(April 22, 2024) -The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), a national...

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City Colleges Student Leaders Focus on Student Advocacy During National Conference

April 1, 2024

Students from Harold Washington and Wilbur Wright colleges recently returned from Washington, D.C. Students attended the American Student Association of Community Colleges (ASACC) conference where...

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12 City Colleges Students Announced as Semifinalists for Prestigious Transfer Scholarship

March 14, 2024

Today, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the semifinalists under consideration for its highly-competitive Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, including 12 City Colleges of Chicago students....

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ABC 7 Chicago Reports: City Colleges of Chicago students embark on trip to South Africa: 'Reconnect and find your roots'

February 15, 2024

Students from City Colleges of Chicago are about to embark on a trip they'll likely never forget. A group of more than a dozen students,...

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WBBM AM Reports: City College of Chicago students take immersive trip to South Africa

February 15, 2024

Some local college students are off on a first-of-its-kind trip. “It’s a cultural immersion experience for our students,” explains Akiza Boddie-Willis, a grants administrator at...

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Read City Colleges' Annual Update – Forward Focused, Community Centered: 2023 in Review

January 11, 2024

2023 was a year of momentum for City Colleges of Chicago. As our seven colleges experienced enrollment gains that exceeded both state and national averages,...

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Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendivil presents Ohtli award to Chancellor Salgado

December 8, 2023

Recently, City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado was presented with the 2023 Ohtli Award  by Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendivil, the Consul General of the...

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Chicago Architecture Center and City Colleges building a path for youths to find careers in architecture

December 1, 2023

Gabrielle Speller, 16, likes to look at skyscrapers. She appreciates the diversity and beauty of structures in Chicagoland designed by architects like Frank Lloyd Wright...

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Daniel López, Jr., president of Harold Washington College has been elected to serve on the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ governing board

November 15, 2023

Daniel López, Jr., president of Harold Washington College, which is part of City Colleges of Chicago, has been elected to serve on the Hispanic Association of Colleges...

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Harold Washington College President Elected to HACU Governing Board

November 9, 2023

Harold Washington College President Daniel López, Jr., PhD, has been elected to serve on the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' (HACU) Governing Board, HACU...

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Program supports college students facing housing insecurity

November 7, 2023

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) --Extrat Miankuouta is originally from the Republic of Congo. He moved to the United States just under a year ago as an asylum...

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Kimberly Hollingsworth, Ed.D., is pioneering educational excellence

October 18, 2023

President setting a high standard at City Colleges of Chicago Kimberly Hollingsworth, Ed.D., a seasoned leader with 25 years in higher education, currently presides as...

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Students get a head start in their careers through full-time apprenticeship program

September 5, 2023

The fall term at Harold Washington College started two weeks ago and among the students are some apprentices, who are also working full-time. Daniel Cowhey...

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City Colleges Celebrates 94 Years of Bud Billiken

August 12, 2023

Nearly 100 members of the City Colleges community from across the seven colleges spent a beautiful Saturday on King Drive marching in the Bud Billiken...

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Chicago Roadmap: Summer Start Class Gives New College Students a New Perspective on Chicago History

August 1, 2023

Harold Washington College professor John Whalen is introducing students to college – and using the city as an extension of his classroom – this summer....

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Lessons of strength, hard work inspiring youth beyond club weight rooms

August 1, 2023

Meet Charles Wilson. The 21-year-old Harold Washington College student is a summer intern at Jet Support Services, a leading aviation consultant which provides maintenance service...

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