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Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:43 AM
  • WARRENVILLE — Meemic Insurance Company, a Michigan-based insurance provider offering personal auto, homeowners, and umbrella coverages tailored exclusively to teachers and other educational employees, said it will begin offering insurance services to educational employees in Illinois. 
  •  ELMHURST -- Elmhurst College President Dr. S. Alan Ray said he will end his tenure next year after served for seven years as the college's 13th president. 
  • ELMHURST — Elmhurst College’s work in sustainability, both on campus and in the classroom, will be recognized in October by the state of Illinois and also by the country’s leading association promoting sustainability among colleges and universities. 
  • GLEN ELLYN -- The Center for Entrepreneurship at College of DuPage will present the Ideas to Profits Business Conference on  Nov. 7, that will include the Business Pitch Contest with a $5,000 grand prize.
     
  • DES PLAINES -- Some students at the Technology & Manufacturing Association of Illinois will be able to get credit toward a degree at Oakton Community College, under a new partnership announced. 
  • NORTHFIELD - Two companies in the college transcript delivery industry announced they will merge to create the largest national transcript service provider to colleges, universities, students and alumni. 
  • SUGAR GROVE – Harriet Parker, Manager of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Waubonsee Community College, has been recognized by her peers for her achievements at fostering success and growth among small businesses in the region and for her work to promote the cause of the SBDCs across the state.
     
  • GLEN ELLYN -- The union representing College of DuPage's 306 full-time faculty members announced Thursday a first-time "no confidence" vote in the leadership of President Robert Breuder, blaming him for helping create "an environment of turmoil, distrust, fear and intimidation."

     
  • ELGIN -- Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón will be the keynote speaker at Judson University's World Leaders Forum March 12, marking the first time a Latin American former head of state will headline  the annual forum.

     
  • After 3 years, still no buyer for Waubonsee's Aurora buildings
    AURORA -- Three years after opening a new downtown Aurora campus, Waubonsee Community College is still trying to get rid of the old one. 
  • NAPERVILLE -- North Central College is getting a new science center. Despite neighbors' concerns about the size of the 125,000-square-foot building, the college received Naperville City Council approval to go forward with the plan. 
  • Roosevelt University leaving most of Schaumburg campus
    SCHAUMBURG -- Roosevelt University will eliminate many of the programs at its Schaumburg campus, relocate numerous faculty members and try to rent out its facilities there as part of a wider effort to focus resources on the school’s main Chicago campus, according to university President Chuck Middleton. 
  • RIVER GROVE -- Triton College Licensed Practical Nurse program has been was ranked the fourth best LPN program in the state by PracticalNursing.org. 
  • An interview with Frank Brisbois, director of the Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Center at the College of Lake County. 
  • Santa Ana, Calif.-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., which has seen its federal funds dry up while it remains under investigation nationwide, said  it will sell its six Everest College campuses in the suburbs over the next six months. 
 
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