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12th of May 2021

Determination + Adaptability = Survival + Success

The warehouse was electrified by the anticipation of a bright future, the pride in hard work accomplished, and the delight of being in the spotlight as Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving students gathered for graduation.  Staff member Agustin Jaramillo made the extra effort to arrange technology to allow family members to participate virtually from […]


10th of May 2021

Illinois Utilities’ Supplier Diversity Spend Adds Billions to Illinois GDP

CHICAGO – (April 20, 2021) – A new economic impact study conducted by the Illinois Utilities Business Diversity Council (IUBDC) – including Ameren Illinois, Aqua, ComEd, Illinois American Water, Nicor Gas, People’s Gas, and North Shore Gas – shows Illinois utilities’ diverse supplier spend contributed $11.8 billion to the Illinois GDP from 2017-2020, with $4 […]


17th of March 2021

Give your Career a Lift at Greater West Town!

Next Shipping & Receiving Training Program class starts March 29th! Join Greater West Town staff for our Virtual Recruitment Fair to inform you about how to take the first step.  Our vocational programs are staying on schedule, with students currently attending classes in-person three days a week (with proper PPE) and online two days a […]


2nd of July 2020

Association House’s Work$Ready Program Teaches Skills for Participants to Jumpstart Their Career

With much of the world transitioning to online learning and meeting spaces, Association House has announced its new Work$Ready program. Work$Ready is a free online job readiness training program for those who are seeking employment during stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines. Work$Ready was created in response to job losses and the economic impact of the […]


7th of June 2020

Free Cisco Classes to Chicago Residents

Wright College is offering Free Technology Classes to Chicago Residents.  Gain Technical Skills with Cisco at Home-City Colleges of Chicago: Technology Boot Camps, Registration ends Friday, June 19, 2020. For more information, please visit www.ccc.edu/cisco. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 773-481-8800 or Email at: wwc-continuing-ed@ccc.edu We hope […]


6th of May 2020

Interested in Manufacturing, Web Development, Cyber Security, Criminal Justice?

In these times of great uncertainty, Wright College City Colleges of Chicago, would like to offer you an opportunity to grow in one of the following areas of: Manufacturing Networking Web Development Cyber Security Criminal Justice. Download flyer here. The programs are open on a first come, first served basis. Share the information with family […]


5th of September 2019

Are You Interested in College Credit, English as a Second Language (ESL)?

Wright College Humboldt Park Vocational Education Center has High School Completion Classes (GED / HiSET), Manufacturing or any of the following: Computer Science Computer Security & Forensic Investigation Networking Systems & Technology Web Development Paralegal Engineering Criminal Justice Dual Enrollment for HS Students Dual Credit for HS Students Star Scholarship For more information on any […]


2nd of July 2019

Association House to launch Technology Career Training Program

Association House of Chicago is grateful to be a recipient of the UnidosUS Digital Innovation grant made possible through the support of Comcast NBC Universal. This generous funding enables us to expand our Workforce Development offerings into the emerging technology field. Since 1988, The Association House of Chicago is a member of the UnidosUS Affiliate Network, building a stronger America by […]


22nd of March 2019

ComEd Leaders Help Further Students’ STEM Skills at Immersive Workshop

This past weekend ComEd hosted fifty Chicagoland freshman students at the Art Institute of Chicago to further develop their STEM skills and enhance their understanding of the fundamentals of energy, smart-city technologies and sustainability. This session is a part of the ComEd HFS Chicago Scholars STEM Program that launched in December, offered exclusively to students […]


22nd of August 2018

Transformation: Making The Electric Grid Smart

When a violent windstorm struck the Chicago area in July 2011, it left a lot of destruction in its wake – and 904,000 ComEd customers without power. The energy company struggled to respond effectively. “It was a wakeup call for both us and decisionmakers that something very significant had to change,” said Sheila Owens, vice […]