Career Jumpstarter

April 17, 2024

Cheryl Freeman-Smith is committed to diversifying the manufacturing, transportation and logistics industries. When Cheryl Freeman-Smith looked around at Commencement in 1992, she was one of...

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Rolling Out reports: Olive-Harvey College honors 1-Year criminal justice graduates

April 10, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago are providing a path to an impactful career in half the time Chicago’s Olive-Harvey College reverberated with applause and pride on...

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CBS 2 Reports: Students prepare to become Chicago police officer in 1-year City Colleges Criminal Justice program

April 4, 2024

CHICAGO (CBS) – Some students at Olive-Harvey College are on the pathway to become Chicago police officers. They're graduating on Thursday and will soon take a...

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Faculty, Staff from Three City Colleges Receive NISOD Excellence Award

April 1, 2024

Employees from Kennedy-King, Malcolm X, and Olive-Harvey Colleges are 2024 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards Recipients. The NISOD Excellence Awards...

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Malcolm X and Olive-Harvey Colleges Named '2024 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges'

April 1, 2024

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues In Higher Education (Diverse) have recognized Malcolm X College and Olive-Harvey College as...

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Two City Colleges of Chicago Wellness Center Directors are Honored by the Chicago Foundation for Women

February 22, 2024

Clinical Director of the Wellness Center at Olive-Harvey College LaTia Lane and Clinical Director of Richard J. Daley College’s Wellness Center Destinee Miguest have both...

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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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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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Senior Vice President Brandon Nichols Joins WVON to Discuss Olive-Harvey College's Partnerships and its World-Class TDL Center

February 8, 2024

On Saturday, February 3, Dr. Brandon Nichols, Olive-Harvey College senior vice president,  joined The Partnership's CEO George Wright and Danny Marshall on their WVON show...

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Olive-Harvey College President Receives Award From State Treasurer During Black History Month Celebration

February 6, 2024

On Monday, February 5, 2024, in honor of Black History Month, Olive-Harvey College President Kimberly Hollingsworth, EdD, received the 2024 Outstanding Commitment in Education Award...

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Student Nominations Earn Two City Colleges Leaders Esteemed Awards

January 31, 2024

Malcolm X College President David A. Sanders and Olive-Harvey College Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Brandon Nichols are the recipients of...

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Olive-Harvey College’s Dr. Brandon Nichols Named to Rutgers University’s Aspiring Leaders Cohort

January 18, 2024

The Rutgers University Center for Minority Serving Institutions announced its fourth cohort of Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Aspiring Leaders this week. Olive-Harvey Senior Vice President...

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Fast 5: Transitioning From MRO To Teaching

January 17, 2024

American Airlines donated an MD-80 engine to [the Chicago campus of] Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) and Evie Garces, who used to be station manager for maintenance...

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Olive-Harvey College’s Aziza Darwish Named to University of Chicago’s Civic Leadership Academy

January 12, 2024

The University of Chicago Center for Effective Government (CEG) at the Harris School of Public Policy announced its 2024 class of Civic Leadership Academy (CLA)...

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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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Urban Agriculture students at Olive-Harvey College contribute to the success of local restaurant

January 10, 2024

Chicago chefs’ 2024 food and drink trend predictions: Colorful ingredients, transparent pricing and ‘girl dinner dates’ Knowing the faces behind the food or beverage will...

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