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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 President Announces Resignation Effective November 2023

The Morton College Board of Trustees unanimously accepted the resignation of Dr. Stan Fields after seven years of serving in the role. His resignation is effective November 18, 2023. In announcing his resignation, Dr. Fields thanks the board for the opportunity to serve as President of Morton College. He calls it a “highlight of his …

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Rick Najera’s Latino Thought Makers Series at Morton College Kicks-Off with a Discussion about Higher Education in the Black & Brown Communities

Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management at San Francisco State University and author Dr. Jamillah Moore along with the Executive Director of the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program and adjunct professor, Dr Ted Martinez, Jr. will be the first guests of Rick Najera’s nationally acclaimed interview series, Latino Thought …

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Morton College Health & Wellness Update

Morton College Community: Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Morton College has been committed to providing COVID-19 resources for our college community. On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2022-16, COVID-19 EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 109, which lifts vaccination and testing mandates for higher education employees and students. The updated executive order states that vaccination …

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Rick Najera and his Nationally Acclaimed Series Latino Thought Makers Returns to Morton College

Award-winning Hollywood writer, actor, and producer, Rick Najera, brings his nationally acclaimed series Latino Thought Makers back to Morton College to kick off its Fall 2022 season, beginning in August at the college’s Jedlicka Performing Arts Center. Latino Thought Maker series will feature four, separate live, sit-down interviews and personal conversations on Morton College’s Jedlicka …

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Morton College Health & Wellness Update

Para español deslice hacia abajo/ For Spanish slide down Morton College Community: Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Morton College has been committed to providing COVID-19 resources for our college community. As a reminder, all educators and staff working pre-K through college, college students, and health care workers require COVID -19 vaccination or undergo COVID testing at …

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Morton College recognized among 18 Illinois Colleges and Universities for ‘doubling down’ on Efforts to Strengthen Supports for Equitable Outcomes

CHICAGO (July 6, 2022)— Morton College received recognition for its ongoing work to eliminate racial and socioeconomic disparities in college completion on their campuses. The recognition, awarded by the Illinois-based advocacy nonprofit Partnership for College Completion (PCC), was presented to the inaugural graduates of its Equity Academy for Presidents and Cabinets (EAPC) during the EAPC …

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