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City Colleges of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel and secretary of the Navy observe STEM program at CPS

Raises for City Colleges presidents, possible pay cuts for tutors, adjuncts

City Colleges to issue $250 million in bonds for five-year capital plan

The City Colleges of Chicago Board approved on Thursday issuing a $250 million bond that is intended to fund the system’s five-year capital plan.

The capital plan, which totals $524 million in improvements, includes $251 million for the construction of a new Malcolm X College and a 1,500-car parking lot located south of the United Center at Jackson and Damen streets. The planned 500,000 square-foot facility will be designed to train students for 84,000 job openings in healthcare over the next decade.

City Colleges’ ambitious Adult Education plan

City Colleges of Chicago announced at the end of last month that more of its students are passing the General Education Development test and that a greater number of Chicago area residents are enrolling in classes to prepare for the GED.

Civic Federation heaps praise on City Colleges

Construction contracts inked for new Malcolm X campus

The City Colleges of Chicago board approved on Thursday a set of key contracts relating to the construction of a new Malcolm X College campus. The board’s actions come one day after the Chicago City Council signed off on the development plan for the community college campus.

Among the measures board members approved on Thursday was a three-year, $7 million contract for Jacobs Construction Management to organize the construction project, which is scheduled to be completed by 2016.

City Colleges hires former Stroger comptroller

City Colleges expect to award most degrees in over two decades