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Morton College draws high praise for student satisfaction in community college survey 

Morton College’s reputation is centered around being the state’s smallest community college with the biggest heart.  Now data from the 2022 Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) reflects that belief. The CCSSE is a project of the University of Texas at Austin, which administers in-class surveys at community colleges across the nation.  The survey …

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Rick Najera’s Latino Thought Makers Series returns to Morton College for a Conversation with Latinas in Hollywood

(Cicero, IL) Award-winning actress, writer, producer, and social media activist Yareli Arizmendi along with award-nominated actress and philanthropist, Alex Meneses will be the next guests of Rick Najera’s nationally acclaimed interview series, Latino Thought Makers on Thursday, October 20 at 6:30pm live at Morton College’s Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, IL …

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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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