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A four-year degree is not the only option for students when they finish high school. But many choose community college in an effort to join the workforce sooner and save on tuition costs.

When Francisco Gamino arrived at Parkland College four years ago, he didn’t know how to balance work and find the time he needed to study.

Carl Sandburg College

Dr. Seamus Reilly became president of  Carl Sandburg College on July 1, 2018. He's spent time the past five months giving brief presentations at local government meetings to introduce himself and talk about possible collaborations. 

T.J. Carson

Carl Sandburg College is cautiously optimistic about where they may stand after Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address.

Bustos Backs Community College Proposal

Jan 25, 2015
T.J. Carson

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) believes the proposed "America's College Promise" program could help keep down the cost of higher education.

Rich Egger

A couple community college presidents in western Illinois are generally supportive of a proposal from the White House.