Chicago Connections

  • DePaul, City Colleges of Chicago unveil new path to bachelor’s degree

    DePaul, City Colleges of Chicago unveil new path to bachelor’s degree

    ​DePaul and City Colleges of Chicago established the DePaul Harold Washington Academy, a first-of-its-kind partnership to provide Chicago Public School students with an affordable pathway to a bachelor’s degree. The academy will be held on DePaul’s Loop Campus with classes taught by Harold Washington College faculty. It will serve approximately 100 Chicago Star Scholars in its first year. ​
  • DePaul announces $20K scholarships for high-achieving graduates of Chicago Public Schools and Catholic high schools in Illinois

    DePaul announces $20K scholarships for high-achieving graduates of Chicago Public Schools and Catholic high schools in Illinois

    ​DePaul University is strengthening its commitment to young people in Illinois with two new scholarship programs that will ease financial burdens in affording a high-quality college education for any Chicago Public Schools graduate or graduate of one of Illinois’ Catholic high schools who has a high school grade point average of 3.7 or higher and is admitted to DePaul as a full-time freshman.​​
  • Giant image of Chicago flag spans Wintrust Arena roof

    Giant image of Chicago flag spans Wintrust Arena roof

    ​Wintrust Arena at Chicago's McCormick Square is sporting what likely is the largest rooftop image of the Chicago flag anywhere in the world. Measuring 196 feet by 236 feet, installation of the flag image on the event center's roof was completed in late November.
  • New murals under Fullerton

    New murals under Fullerton 'L' station depict DePaul history

    ​A multi-year public art project to memorialize key figures in DePaul's history now includes four new murals on the pillars under the Chicago Transit Authority's Fullerton 'L' station. ​
  • University joins 2112 music, tech incubator

    University joins 2112 music, tech incubator

    ​DePaul University is the first higher education member at two-year-old 2112, an incubator which aims to help startups related to the creative arts and technology.​
  • DePaul collaborates with Chicago Fraternal Order of Police

    DePaul collaborates with Chicago Fraternal Order of Police

    ​In a continued effort to connect with the Chicago community, DePaul has collaborated with the Fraternal Order of Police to offer programs for law enforcement professionals to earn their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Read on to learn how the program benefits Chicago police officers. ​
  • CEO Program continues to grow

    CEO Program continues to grow

    ​DePaul's Corporate Employer Outreach program has continued to grow both in size and scope of degree programs, reaching Fortune 500 and 1000 businesses from across the city. While most student cohorts in the program pursue business degrees, some of the new companies to join are completing other degree tracks in science and health.​