City Colleges Joins the Chicago Apprenticeship Network to Celebrate Surpassing 2,000 Apprenticeships

July 11, 2024

City Colleges of Chicago joined the Chicago Apprenticeship Network on Thursday, July 11 to celebrate its milestone of connecting more than 2,000 students in the...

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A Smooth Summer Start for Recent CPS Grads

June 26, 2024

With summer term in full swing, recent Chicago Public Schools graduates are getting a head start on their college journeys. The Summer Start program at...

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Wright College’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration of Music, Food, and Reflection Returns for a Fourth Year

June 17, 2024

On June 17, 2021, Juneteenth became the eleventh American federal holiday. Every year since, Wilbur Wright College has been marking the holiday with a special...

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City Colleges Celebrates Class of 2024 Illinois High School Diploma Earners at Inspiring Ceremony

June 17, 2024

Saturday, June 15 marked graduation day for City Colleges of Chicago’s Class of 2024 Illinois high school diploma earners. Students from all six colleges where...

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Synchronized Swimming Makes a Comeback at Wright College

June 14, 2024

The return of synchronized swimmers to the pool at Wright College on Saturday, June 1 was four years in the making. For decades, synchronized swimmers...

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City Colleges of Chicago Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow

May 23, 2024

Wright College and Harold Washington College psychology and political science student Tammy Spivey already stands out as a leader on her campuses. Now, she’s being...

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Two City Colleges Students Recognized for Voter Registration, Education, and Turnout Efforts

May 23, 2024

More than 100 college students nationwide were selected for the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge’s third annual Student Voting Honor Roll, including two City Colleges...

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Wright College Students and Professor Create Innovative and Accessible Math Textbook

May 16, 2024

Thursday, May 16, 2024 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital access and inclusion for...

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Three City Colleges Students Receive Prestigious Transfer Scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

May 13, 2024

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has announced the 2024 recipients of its Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and three of the four awardees from Illinois are...

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Two City Colleges’ Programs Provide Unique Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

May 1, 2024

Today, Wednesday, May 1, 2024, is Inclusive Postsecondary Education Day (#IPSEDay2024)—a day to raise awareness about postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities. It’s...

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City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates Illinois Community College Month

April 29, 2024

Governor J.B. Pritzker declared April as Illinois Community College Month. Throughout the month, we highlighted members of the City Colleges community who make the community...

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City Colleges Celebrates 2024 Luminary Award Recipients

April 26, 2024

For the past seven years, City Colleges of Chicago has honored those in our community who make our classrooms and offices brighter. From faculty members...

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Austin Weekly News Reports: Malcolm X College pays for 13 students’ travel to Kenya

April 26, 2024

West Side students who attended share what they learned from the spring break trip Second-year Malcolm X College student Lakeith Lewis said his trip to...

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City Colleges Celebrates Class of 2024 Star Scholars at Annual Cording Ceremony

April 25, 2024

On Wednesday, April 24, 2024, City Colleges of Chicago recognized a special group of students—those who are earning their associate degrees during the 2023-24 academic...

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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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