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Hundreds of Minority Students Apply to Colleges On-site at Forum

Hundreds of Minority Students Apply to Colleges On-site at Forum

WHO/WHAT: One of the nation’s largest on-site college admission programs, with 70 colleges and universities represented and 500 prospective students attending. The University of Illinois at Chicago CHANCE Program, in partnership with Chicago Scholars, offers high school seniors the opportunity to visit and pre-select the college of their choice.

Governor Quinn Announces Statewide Veterans Job Fairs

Governor Quinn Announces Statewide Veterans Job Fairs

SPRINGFIELD – October 13, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn’s Office and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) will host job fairs across the state to help put Veterans back to work.

Lt. Governor Simon completes statewide college tour – Rock Valley visit marks end of 48-school swing

Lt. Governor Simon completes statewide college tour – Rock Valley visit marks end of 48-school swing

ROCKFORD – Lt. Governor Sheila Simon made the final stop on her tour of the state’s 48 community colleges today, and pledged to push for reforms that will help more students earn a college degree or certificate.

Knockout of Protein Prevents Colon Tumor Formation in Mice

Knockout of Protein Prevents Colon Tumor Formation in Mice

A protein that regulates cell differentiation in normal tissue may play a different role in colon and breast cancer, activating proliferation of damaged cells, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. The protein, called PTK6, is found in normal skin and gut cells — and in cancerous, but not normal, breast tissue.

Elks Scholarships Make College Possible

Elks Scholarships Make College Possible

CHICAGO , Sept. 1, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — The Elks Lodge in your community is doing big things to help local youth.

Governor Quinn Signs Bill Creating Commission to Research Disparity in the African-American Community – Commission Will Explore Inequalities Across a Wide Variety of Areas

Governor Quinn Signs Bill Creating Commission to Research Disparity in the African-American Community – Commission Will Explore Inequalities Across a Wide Variety of Areas

CHICAGO – August 13, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today signed House Bill 1547, creating the Commission to End the Disparities Facing the African-American Community.

Lt. Governor Simon tours John Wood Community College – Students achieve milestones, earn certificates while completing degree

Lt. Governor Simon tours John Wood Community College – Students achieve milestones, earn certificates while completing degree

QUINCY – In her effort to better educate the state’s workforce, Lt. Governor Sheila Simon visited John Wood Community College today to learn how two new “career ladder” programs may help Quincy-area students earn more associate’s degrees.

Governor Quinn Taps Alexi Giannoulias to Lead Illinois’ Community Colleges – Former Treasurer to Advance Higher Education in Illinois

Governor Quinn Taps Alexi Giannoulias to Lead Illinois’ Community Colleges – Former Treasurer to Advance Higher Education in Illinois

CHICAGO – August 10, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today appointed Alexi Giannoulias to serve as chairman of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) as it works to increase graduation rates at the state’s community colleges and advance Illinois’ competitive edge in the global economy.

Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Support Green Jobs – Law Will Boost State Partnerships with Colleges, Universities to Promote Green Industry

Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Support Green Jobs – Law Will Boost State Partnerships with Colleges, Universities to Promote Green Industry

CHICAGO – August 4, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today signed legislation that will further Illinois’ leadership in the green industry.

Majority of Americans Say Student Loan Debt is Too Much

Majority of Americans Say Student Loan Debt is Too Much

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. , July 19, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Americans are growing more wary of mounting student loan debt and the value of higher education.

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