Kennedy-King College invites community to free Black History Month festivities

February 17, 2024

Kennedy-King College is set to host a series of public events in honor of Black History Month, inviting the community to participate in these enriching...

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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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CBS 2 Chicago Shares that City Colleges of Chicago is the Place to Learn to be an Auto Mechanic or EV technician

February 13, 2024

The auto industry needs more than 100,000 collision experts and 400,000+ mechanics by 2027. Chicago is home to multiple programs trying to reverse this labor shortage. Kenneth McMillan...

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Johnson Controls Supports HVAC Students with Nearly $300k in Funding

February 7, 2024

Johnson Controls, through its Community College Partnership Program, is making an impact on Kennedy-King College’s HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) students - with nearly...

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City colleges, OEMC team up for job-training effort

January 26, 2024

City Colleges is teaming up with OEMC offering an eight-week course to Chicagoans interested in working in public safety.

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Emergency management class ends in jobs for City Colleges students ‘who want to help other people’

January 26, 2024

The partnership between the Office of Emergency Management and Communications and the City Colleges of Chicago aims to provide training and a class where students...

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OEMC course on emergency management helps land 5 students jobs in public safety

January 26, 2024

It has been over a year since City Colleges partnered with the Chicago Office-Emergency Management (OEMC) to offer an introductory course in emergency management. 55...

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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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Kennedy-King College President Webb Walker joins WVON's Matt McGill to discuss how the college is supporting students in and outside the classroom

December 2, 2023

Together, Kennedy-King College President Katonja Webb Walker and radio host Matt McGill  discuss access to education, healthy resources, and how Kennedy-King College is an "amazing...

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ComEd Celebrates First Graduates of Technical Focused Career Training Program

December 1, 2023

As part of ComEd’s continued commitment to expanding career opportunities to women and people of color in both the energy sector and the world of...

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Englewood’s Sikia Restaurant Prepares For Refresh With Community Input

November 16, 2023

More than three years after closing its doors, one of Englewood’s only sit-down restaurants reopened briefly Wednesday, giving neighbors, staff and students a glimpse of...

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Englewood’s only fine dining restaurant is getting a refresh

November 13, 2023

It’s been many years, but Golden Moore remembers her “beautiful” meal at Sikia clearly. Moore, a patron and former culinary student at Washburne Culinary &...

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Tech Launchpad at Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago is Named One of the Top 100 Finalists for the 22nd Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

November 8, 2023

Out of 344 nominees, Tech Launchpad at Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago is one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the...

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Donor Profile: The Redmond Foundation Is Changing the Face of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction - One Student at a Time

October 26, 2023

Jamie Redmond, Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Redmond Foundation, talks about the inspiration and impact of the Building The Next Generation Scholarship Fund. The...

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Englewood restaurant to reopen, hope to continue tradition of teaching Kennedy King students

September 28, 2023

A favorite neighborhood eatery offering fine dining, while teaching students all aspects of operating a restaurant is coming back to Englewood. After being closed in...

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Media Communications Students Gain Exclusive Backstage Access to Lollapalooza

August 14, 2023

This summer, students from Kennedy-King College joined Lolla University, a month-long educational program focused on the intricacies of festival production that culminated with a behind-the-scenes...

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