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Morton College Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker: Appellate Jesse G. Reyes will address graduates during commencement ceremonies

(Cicero, IL) The Honorable Justice Jesse G. Reyes, the first Latino Judge to be elected to the Appellate Court will serve as the Morton College’s 98th annual Commencement ceremonies speaker. Morton College will be hosting two traditional in-person and in-door commencement ceremonies in the Vais Gymnasium. The ceremonies will be on Friday, May 20th at …

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Alumni Profile – Tamara Boston

This alumni profile of Tamara Boston was triggered while wandering through Morton College’s archives. Came across a 2010 photo of Boston and Tara Chavez, now a high school biology/chemistry teacher, when they represented Morton College on the Phi Theta Kappa All Illinois Academic Team. Boston is among the many who started at Morton College and …

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Morton College Hosts STEM Resource Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

(Cicero, IL) On Thursday, April 21, 2022, Morton College will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its grant-funded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Resource Center. The event, which is open to all Morton College students, administrators, faculty, and staff, will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the STEM Resource Center, Room …

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Alumni Profile – Betty Galvan

Story behind Betty Galvan’s success in social media.This year’s annual Women’s “EmpowHERment” conference at Morton College turned out to be a way for Betty Galvan to reconnect with her community college alma mater for the first time in over 20 years. While Galvan’s forte is heading up her own social media business out of New …

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The Higher Learning Commission Lifts Morton College’s “On Notice” Status

CICERO, ILLINOIS –The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) today announced it has lifted its “On Notice” status of Morton College, granting Morton College full accreditation. While the institution maintained its On Notice status during the review, this next chapter provides a strong footing as the college continues to invest in student success, enhance college services and …

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Morton College’s Financial Statements Have Again Received Top Marks in the Institution’s External Audit

(Cicero, IL) The Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) of Morton College, presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors (BKD), provided the institution with a “clean” opinion of its FY 2021 financial statements, the best type to receive from independent review. The audit highlights the institution’s exemplary fiscal management and includes reports on Morton College’s schedule of …

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Morton College Updated Guidance on COVID-19

Morton College Community, Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our response has been focused on our campus community’s health and safety.  Effective February 28, face masks are optional. Additionally, proof of vaccination is no longer required to visit the Morton College Fitness Center. This new update complies with the State of Illinois and Cook County Department of Public Health …

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Rick Najera’s Latino Thought Makers Series Celebrates the Season at Morton College with Special Screening of Lifetime’s Holiday Movie Feliz NaviDAD Featuring Actress Paulina Chavez Live

Actress Paulina Chavez is the next guest of Rick Najera’s live nationally acclaimed interview series, Latino Thought Makers, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, December 10, in Morton College’s Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Avenue, Cicero. The event is free and open to the public. Complimentary tickets are available on Eventbrite.  Paulina, born in El …

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Morton College Introduces Transportation Assistance Program (TAP)

Morton College’s new Transportation Assistance Program (TAP) offers a short-term solution for students facing transportation issues with free one-day PACE bus passes or Uber gift cards. Students facing transportation issues are asked to complete a Transportation Assistance Program form to request a pass. This program is limited to currently enrolled students who also must be …

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