McLean Compact Launches New Website, Virtual Becoming BN Program

The McLean Compact brought on two AmeriCorps VISTA members in June, launched a new website at mcleancocompact.org and conducted the Becoming BN program virtually in July.

The Compact team plans to conduct a series of Education to Employer Roundtables this fall, and work with the Regional Office of Education and Bloomington Area Career Center to support a virtual College and Career Connections event centered around the Arts, Graphic Design, and Marketing Careers.

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ICC Awarded Good Jobs Challenge Grant

Illinois Central College, Bradley University, and Eureka College, along with 40 community partners, will receive once-in-a-generation funding of nearly $15 million to develop 1,000 skilled IT employees over the next three years.

East St. Louis Celebrates Class of 2022

East St. Louis HS’s Class of 2022 has has earned a combined total of over $29 million in scholarships and two graduates also earned their associate degrees while in high school.