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City Colleges of Chicago

City Colleges Board OKs new president, furniture buy

On Thursday, the City Colleges of Chicago Board approved the appointment of a new president to Olive-Harvey College. Angelia Millender will be coming to CCC from Broward College, a community college in the Miami-area that the Aspen Institute in 2012 named one of the top 10 community colleges in the country.

City Colleges' graduation rate rises, but questions remain for 'Reinvention' initiative

At Wednesday’s City Council Committee on Education and Childhood Development meeting, City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman updated aldermen on the progress of the seven-college system’s “College to Careers” program – part of the “Reinvention” initiative pushed by Hyman and Mayor Rahm Emanuel to cater CCC classes to available jobs and credits transferrable to four-year universities.

City Colleges to launch nursing program at new Malcolm X facility

City Colleges of Chicago officials on Wednesday announced the planned opening of the streamlined City Colleges of Chicago School of Nursing in 2016.

The nursing school, which is set to open in the new $251 million Malcolm X College facility on the city’s Near West Side, will replace nursing programs currently operating at the Daley, Truman, Malcolm X and Wright colleges, according to a City Colleges press release. The new facility will provide students with an opportunity to receive instruction in “a virtual hospital environment,” according to the release.

New College to Careers programs on their way at Kennedy-King and Malcolm X colleges

City Colleges of Chicago Board members on Thursday approved another round of new courses for Kennedy-King and Malcolm X colleges. As early as next fall, students will be able to enter a hospitality management program at Kennedy-King or a physical therapy assistant program at Malcolm X.

City Colleges Chancellor Cheryl Hyman at White House jobs skills event Friday

City Colleges of Chicago approves amendment to contract for new labor management system

The City Colleges of Chicago Board on Thursday approved a $360,000 addition to its contract with Workforce Software Inc., which is providing equipment and services for CCC’s new time and labor management system.

Emanuel boasts City Colleges program at World Bank event

City Colleges of Chicago breaks ground on Olive-Harvey transportation and logistics facility

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman Monday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Olive-Harvey College’s new transportation and logistics facility.

City Colleges of Chicago bonds receive positive ratings from S&P, Fitch

City Colleges of Chicago has received favorable ratings from two major credit rating agencies on $250 million in bonds it plans to sell this week.

Standard & Poor’s gave an “AA stable” rating to the 35-year bonds that the seven-college system will issue to support its $555 million capital plan, according to a recent City Colleges press release. The bonds received an “AA- stable” rating from Fitch.

City Colleges rolling out finger-swipe timekeeping system

A new biometric attendance system being implemented throughout the City Colleges of Chicago is expected to trump the old timesheet system in efficiency. But some adjunct and part-time teachers feel that the system won’t work in their favor.