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H.Res. 499: Congratulating the students, staff, faculty, and alumni of the City Colleges of Chicago on the 100th anniversary of the institution. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Dec 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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RESOLUTION

Congratulating the students, staff, faculty, and alumni of the City Colleges of Chicago on the 100th anniversary of the institution.

Whereas for 100 years, the City Colleges of Chicago has served as a gateway for Chicago, Illinois, residents striving to reach their education and career goals; Whereas the City Colleges of Chicago was founded as Crane Junior College on September 11, 1911, with just 30 students; Whereas the City Colleges of Chicago has grown to become the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the Nation, with 5,800 faculty and staff serving 120,000 students at 7 campuses and 13 satellite sites city-wide; Whereas the City Colleges of Chicago has improved the lives of more than 1,000,000 alumni since its inception 100 years ago and continues to grow each year; Whereas the City Colleges of Chicago is in the midst of a reinvention, a collaborative effort to review and revise City College programs and practices to drive greater degree attainment, job placement, and career advancement; Whereas the City Colleges of Chicago includes 7 colleges, Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Olive-Harvey College, Harry S Truman College, Harold Washington College, and Wilbur Wright College; and Whereas the City Colleges system also oversees the Washburne Culinary Institute, the French Pastry School, 2 restaurants, 5 child development centers, the Center for Distance Learning, the Workforce Institute, the public broadcast station WYCC-TV Channel 20, and radio station WKKC-FM 89.3FM: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the...

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H.Res. 499: Congratulating the students, staff, faculty, and alumni of the City Colleges of Chicago on the 100th anniversary of the institution.

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