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CAU President Shares the Importance of Attending HBCU’s

Johnson explained that HBCU’s were defined in the Higher Education Act of 1965 as institutions that provide higher education for Black people.

Javaka Steptoe Conducts Youth EDUCATION Workshop for Students

Author and illustrator Javaka Steptoe recently conducted an art workshop at the Harold Washington Library Center (HWLC). The event was hosted by the Chicago Public Library (CPL) and included 300 second and third grade students

National Voter Registration Day Encourages Minorities to Vote

Jeanette Senecal, senior director of elections for the League of Women Voters (LWV) said nearly a quarter of Americans are not registered to vote, including a high number of young adults, people of color and low-income individuals.

Chamberlain University President Releases Book About Creating Chamberlain Care

“In nursing education, a strong and positive culture that permeates throughout the institution not only helps nursing students stay in school and graduate, but ultimately provides the support needed for them to truly learn and develop the knowledge, skills and ...

DR. BRIAN MORAN RECOGNIZED AS AARP ILLINOIS 50@50+ AWARD RECIPIENT

Illinois and Crain have launched 50@50+ - to honor those great Illinois disruptors who think outside the box, and go the extra mile to help make life better for all.”

The Shedd Aquarium Combats Wildlife Threat with New Sea Exhibit

Some scientists predicted that the amount of plastic in the ocean will outweigh the amount of fish pound-for-pound by 2050, according to a Shedd Aquarium press release.

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH

Increasingly, it’s becoming clear there are few places patients and their families can turn for help in avoiding bad care and equally important there’s almost no guidance from state or the federal regulators. When news outlets try to write about ...

Spencer Leak, Sr. honored at St. Andrew Temple

Spencer Leak, Sr., president/CEO, A.R. Leak & Sons Funeral Home, was honored on September 24, 2017, during the “Faith and Friendly” Day at the St. Andrew Temple, 1743 W. Marquette.

COMED PARTNERS WITH LATINO FASHION WEEK

“Fashion is clearly a very visual art and it makes it fun for the students so engineering doesn’t have to be boring,” Marquez said. “This lets students know how you can apply STEAM in a very fun way.”

Clark Atlanta University hosted Grammy-award winning rapper at the 20th Chicago Football Classic

Chance watched the game with CAU President Dr. Ronald A. Johnson, and several school executives in the presidential box office. “I enjoyed spending quality time with Chance,” says Dr. Johnson. “He was extremely welcoming to his city as he shared ...

WENDELL PHILLIPS’ FOOTBALL TEAM ATTENDS CHICAGO FOOTBALL CLASSIC

Wendell Phillips Wildcats Football team recently received enough equipment for their entire team from former star quarterback Peyton Manning and was able to attend the 20th Annual Chicago Football Classic at Soldier Field thanks to the Citizen Newspaper Group.

Power Profiler on Suzanne Shank

Prior to her financial services career, Shank was a Structural Engineer for General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, working on noise mitigation projects. While there, she served as an interface with the United States Navy, assisting with negotiating contracts with General ...

TIF Analysis Finds almost $2 Billion in City Accounts

TIF Illumination Project is a volunteer program that was created in 2013 to explain to Chicago citizens how TIFs hurt their respective communities.

Respond Now Answers The Call By Assisting The Homeless And Hungry

On one of the coldest nights this past January, Respond Now worked to identify people who needed shelter and refuge from the cold.

PRECKWINKLE, HEALTH EXPERTS ADDRESS THE HEALTH AND ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF THE PENNY-PER-OUNCE TAX

The Sweetened Beverage Tax goes beyond sugar and sweetened drinks like soda pop. But the new tax applies to bottled and canned beverages, diet soda, ready-to drink sweetened coffees and teas and sports and energy drinks.

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