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 Anthology + Blackboard Learn Ultra Welcomes Morton College as Ambassador 

 Dr. Nicholas Hryhorczuk, Academic Director of Online Learning Highlighted at Annual Conference  (Cicero, IL) Dr. Nick Hryhorczuk has been a believer in online learning well before the pandemic. As Morton College’s Academic Director of Online Learning, he brings a global perspective to the position and knows the “secret sauce” to make online learning work.  Amazingly, …

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The welding program at Morton College supports students from start to finish

The welding program at Morton College supports students from start to finish, ranging from scholarships to job placement in a setting that features a state-of-the-art facility with industrial equipment and personalized learning from nationally-certified instructors. The most recent success story features Alonzo Romero, who has been accepted into a union journeyman apprentice program. Amanda Young, …

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$66 Million Dollar Budget Approved by Morton College Board of Trustees

Morton College Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $66 million-dollar balanced budget with no increase in tuition for Fiscal Year 2023 at its August meeting, providing the almost 100-year-old institution to carry on with its mission of educating and serving the communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook and Stickney.  Morton College offers high-quality …

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Morton College joins Grow with Google’s HSI Career Readiness Program to train 200,000 Latino Students In Digital Skills by 2025

Google.org to invest $5M in Latino-led workforce development organizations February 1, 2022  (Chicago, IL) — Today Morton College announced its participation in the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program. The initiative will help Latino students at over 20 Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) prepare for the workforce through digital skills training and career workshops. Through …

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Morton College to Begin Construction of New One Stop Center – The Renovation will Transform how Students Access Vital Campus Services

 When Morton College’s new One-Stop Center opens in late May of 2022, it will transform how student services are provided with all core student services under one area.  The three-phase project requires Morton College to relocate various student services into temporary locations. Starting December 10th, the changes include:  Student ServiceLibraryAdmissions and RecordsAdvisingTutoring Temporary Location Bookstore (1st …

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Rick Najera’s Latino Thought Makers Series at Morton College hosts American award-winning film, stage, television and voice actress-comedienne Natasha Perez

 Natasha Perez, an award-winning film, stage, television and voice actress-comedienne, is the next guest of Rick Najera’s live nationally acclaimed interview series, Latino Thought Makers, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 12th, 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 …

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Morton College’s Jedlicka Performing Arts Center to Continue Tradition of Diverse Array of Stage And Musical Productions

 (Cicero, IL) With the announcement of securing the rights to “The 25th Annual Putnam County Bee,” a musical comedy situated around a fictional spelling bee, the 2021-22 season at Morton College’s Jedlicka Performing Arts Center continues on its tradition of a diverse array of stage and musical productions while seeking to grow and develop new …

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Rich Jacksic Automotive Technology Memorial Scholarship Announces 2021-2022 Recipient

(Cicero, IL) Amy Jacksic was 100 percent certain of her choice of Morton College student Jose Ochoa-Villalta for the first Rich Jacksic Automotive Technology Memorial Scholarship, but she needed to text her sister. Emily Meyerowitz, Amy’s sister, quickly responded, Jose, followed by many exclamation marks. Judging by Jose’s joyous response to the news today (July …

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Morton College Awarded Renewal of the Perkins Grant to
Continue the Growth of Career Technical Education Programs

(Cicero, IL) Morton College received good news on the renewal of its Perkins Grant for $358,720 in Fiscal Year 2022. However, the real story is about how Morton College accomplished its renewal. Morton College, which uses Perkins Grant funding for a variety of technical education and health science educational needs ranging from equipment, professional development …

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Morton College Announces 2021 Commencement Speaker

 May 3, 2021 (Cicero, IL) Award-winning writer, actor, producer, Rick Najera, will be the guest speaker at Morton College’s 96th annual Commencement ceremonies.  Morton College will be hosting three separate, socially distant, in-person commencement ceremonies for graduates only in the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center. The ceremonies will be on Friday, May 21st at 6 p.m., …

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