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G2 Crowd Announces Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship Program

Leader in B2B Reviews to Award $60,000 in Scholarship Funds to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Chicago State University Board of Trustees Name Zaldwaynaka Scott as the 25th President of the University

The Chicago State University Board of Trustees today announced Zaldwaynaka Scott as the 25th President of the University.

APPLICATION NOW OPEN TO COACH ONE MILLION DEGREES SCHOLARS

One Million Degrees (OMD)— a Chicago nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is now accepting applications for its volunteer coaches. OMD Coaches work with scholars in a one-on-one and small group setting to provide professional and personal support throughout the academic year, while helping to broaden scholars’ horizons of career aspirations and possibilities. Coaches are supported with ongoing training by OMD to ensure a positive and productive volunteer experience, and also have opportunities to connect with fellow coaches to expand their own professional networks.

How I was changed by my Spring Break Trip

Gary Comer College Prep Middle School students toured 4 Historically Black College and Universities over Spring Break. Here is what they learned.

Application Now Open To Coach One Million Degrees Scholars

Application Now Open To Coach One Million Degrees Scholars 
Local, homegrown nonprofit recruiting 500 professionals to mentor community college scholars

One Million Degrees (OMD)— a Chicago nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is now accepting applications for its volunteer coaches. OMD Coaches work with scholars in a one-on-one or small group setting to provide professional and personal support throughout the academic year, while helping to broaden scholars’ horizons of career aspirations and possibilities. Coaches are supported with ongoing training by OMD to ensure a positive and productive volunteer experience, and also have opportunities to connect with fellow coaches to expand their own professional networks.

MAYOR EMANUEL AND CHANCELLOR HYMAN ANNOUNCE MODERNIZATION OF RICHARD J. DALEY COLLEGE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CENTER

City Colleges’ Advanced Manufacturing Center for Excellence to open in fall of 2018

Prospective Students Invited to Open House at City Colleges of Chicago

City Colleges of Chicago will hold an Open House for prospective students.

MacCormac College to Host Fourth Annual Comedy Fundraiser

Learn 2 Laugh will star acclaimed comedian James Stephens III and Marc “Skippy” Price.

College Scholarships with a September Deadline

Money for College: College Scholarships with a September Deadline courtesy of JLV College Counseling.

Registration Open for City Colleges of Chicago Summer and Fall 2015 Terms

Chicagoans who want a quality, affordable education to prepare for further college or career can register now for the Summer and Fall 2015 semesters at City Colleges of Chicago. Student can register for courses today. Summer classes begin June 3, 2015.

Still On Track : Middle School to College

For Perspectives graduate Armani Buie, the path to college began in middle school, at the Perspectives Auburn Gresham Campus. Six years later, he is attending the University of Illinois with grants and scholarships covering his full tuition.

World Sport Chicago Scholarship

World Sport Chicago is offering 50 Chicago high school student-athletes ACT tutoring, pre-college mentoring and the opportunity to receive one of 10 renewable college scholarships worth up to $5,000 annually ($20,000 total), supported by WSC and Chicago donors.  Applications and more information is available at www.wscscholars.org.  In order to be considered for the scholarship, all applications must be submitted online by November 16, 2011.