Two Lansing students receive Rev. George T. Ruffalo, CMF Scholarships

Gabriella Herrera and Christina Javorka each awarded $2,200 by Melanie Jongsma MCCOOK, Ill. (August 11, 2019) – Lansing’s Gabriella Herrera and Christina Javorka—2018 and 2019 graduates of Marian Catholic High School—were among nine students awarded Rev. George T. Ruffalo CMF Scholarships at a ceremony at Crystal Sky Banquets in McCook, Illinois, on August 3. A … Read more

Parents encouraged to include emergency preparedness in back-to-school plans

August is School and Campus Preparedness Month in Illinois information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 10, 2019) – As families of students from kindergarten through college prepare for the new academic year, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies are encouraging parents to include emergency preparedness … Read more

Dr. Vanesa Scott welcomed as Elim Christian Services VP of Program

Promises students, “all of the care and opportunities they deserve” information provided by Elim Christian Services CRESTWOOD, Ill. (August 9, 2019) – This week, Elim Christian Services welcomed Dr. Vanesa Scott-Thompson as Elim’s new Vice President of Program. The Vice President of Program is responsible for the support and encouragement of Elim’s program leaders for … Read more

South Suburban College’s Coding Specialist Program opens enrollment

Coding specialist

Both fall and spring information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 9, 2019) – South Suburban College’s Coding Specialist Program is now offering a dual enrollment cycle for the fall and spring semesters. New students will be able to take prerequisites or the first semester of Coding classes this fall starting on … Read more

Congresswoman Kelly Announces second federal grant to Museum of Science and Industry for STEM learning

information provided by the Office of Congresswoman Kelly MATTESON, Ill. (July 29) — Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL02) announced last week that the Museum of Science and Industry has been awarded a second federal grant for STEM learning. The $98,157 grant will research and identify best practices used by STEM-centered schools to promote STEM equity and … Read more

Walgreens launches WE Teachers Program to support teachers

$500 WE Teachers Awards can provide tools and resources to address critical issues information provided by Walgreens DEERFIELD, Ill. (July 22, 2019) – Teachers today spend an average of $500 of their own money each year to purchase classroom supplies for their students. To support educators, Walgreens has launched WE Teachers—a nationwide initiative to support … Read more