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Black History Month: School Daze Class of 2013

Black History Month: School Daze Class of 2013
In 1987, Director Spike Lee produced the movie “School Daze” . This authentic piece of work examined the Mission College  student’s negative biases, and how their unconstructive view of one another produced conflict on Mission’s campus. Ultimately, the CAMPUS woke up- by accepting responsibilities for their own actions, in hopes to produce a conscious change from... Read more »

Famed TV Writer Christine Houston Receives Top Honors At Chicago State Alumni Awards

Christine Houston (Lifetime Achievement Honoree) and Michael Owens (Alumni Board President)
Chicago State University, CSU, hosted its 11th Annual Alumni Awards Celebration, honoring outstanding alumni whose personal accomplishments and contributions to the local and global community mirror CSU’s mission to educate, empower and serve. The stellar event  honored 10 notable alumni, including famed TV writer Christine Houston. This formal affair was held on Friday, October 26th at the Hilton Oak... Read more »

Chicago State University and IHeart Radio Team Up

This past Friday, October 5, 2012. Chicago State University WCSU Radio became an official member of the iHeartRadio family. Also, the date marked the birthday of Chicago legend and station manager Herb Kent The Cool Gent birthday. The station offers a wide variety of music genres as well as community radio. The station will be able to be heard around the world with... Read more »
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Sisters Peak Molds Little Girls Into Future Leaders

Sisters Peak Molds Little Girls Into Future Leaders
FOX Chicago News’ Robin Robinson’s dream of molding little girls into future leaders came to fruition June 4 when 65 members of the Sisters Peak youth development program attended the program’s first graduation ceremony held at Chicago State University’s library sunroom. Founders Robinson and Tisha Lewis, a FOX reporter, adopted Daniel S. Wentworth Elementary School... Read more »

What to do This Weekend

What to do This Weekend
The 2011 100 Black Men of Chicago College Sponsorship Fair THIS SATURDAY October 15th 9am-3pm UIC Forum 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. Chicago, IL 60612 Register on the link below! STUDENTS BRING YOUR ACT RESULTS, & TRANSCRIPTS. On site interviews! Dress for success! MEN SUITS AND TIES, WOMEN BUSINESS ATTIRE!! http://www.100bmc.org/StudentParentPage.htm Greater Chatham Alliance Community Organization... Read more »

Recap of Silas Purnell College Expo

This past Saturday over several hundred individuals and over 50 colleges, universities and trade schools came out and participated in the Silas Purnell College Expo hosted by the Chesterfield Community Council.
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7th Annual Silas Purnell College Expo

Chesterfield Community Council will host the 7th Annual “Silas Purnell College Expo” Saturday Sept. 17 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuley Park Fieldhouse 90th and King Dr. This event is designed to expose high school students to admissions and financial aide representatives from a variety of Illinois Colleges and Universities and HBCU’s. The late Silas Purnell is... Read more »