Northwest Side Job Training Program Helps Students With Developmental Disabilities Succeed After High School

April 9, 2024

The program provides hands-on training and connects students with jobs — and independence. “He immediately came home and felt like he was really a part...

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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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Wright Engineering Program Leader Shares Insights Into Program’s Success

February 1, 2024

As Wright College’s Engineering and Computer Science program has grown over the years, the attention on its unique model has grown, too. In 2021, the...

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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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Wright College Recognized for Comprehensive Community Engagement Efforts

January 8, 2024

The American Council on Education announced today that Wright College has received its 2024 Carnegie Elective Classification for Community Engagement. The classification recognizes colleges and universities...

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Wright College Places in the Top 10% at National Cyber Competition

December 22, 2023

Wright College Continuing Education students are building real-world cyber skills—and having fun while doing it. The 27 students enrolled in Wright’s National Cyber League –...

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Wilbur Wright College Announces Winners of its Renown Program: Engineering Idea Competition 2023

December 12, 2023

On December 5, 2023, Wilbur Wright College held its renown Engineering Idea competition for first-year students. Approximately 30 student teams competed  to win the competition...

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Wright College Engineering Pathway Named 2023 Example of Excelencia

September 28, 2023

September 28 – Today, Excelencia in Education announced the Wright College Engineering Pathway Program as an Example of Excelencia for its intentional, culturally relevant, evidence-based...

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Fostering Latino Student Success

September 15, 2023

An early childhood education program at Reading Area Community College (RACC) in Pennsylvania looks to improve the skills and successes of Latino workers in those jobs. A community health worker...

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Dean of Wright College’s Engineering Program Named a ‘Notable Woman in STEM’ by Crain’s

September 5, 2023

Dr. Doris Espiritu, dean of the Center of Excellence for Engineering and Computer Science at Wilbur Wright College, has been named one of Crain’s Chicago...

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Wright Engineering Students and Alumni Join Peers From Harvard, MIT, and More to Showcase Summer Quantum Research

August 15, 2023

This summer, three students and alumni from Wright College’s Engineering program gained real-world skills and valuable experience in one of the country’s most cutting-edge industries:...

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Two City Colleges Programs Recognized by Excelencia in Education for Proven, Positive Impact on Latino Students in Higher Education

August 15, 2023

The Community Health Worker program at Richard J. Daley College's Arturo Velasquez Institute and the Engineering program at Wilbur Wright College Are Among 19 Finalists...

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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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City Colleges of Chicago Students Gain Solar Panel Installation Training and Certification to Prepare for a Growing Industry

August 9, 2023

Another group of City Colleges students is now prepared to enter a rapidly growing job industry after 5-days of no-cost training. Students at Humboldt Park...

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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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