OMD Honors Its Community College Graduates
One Million Degrees (OMD) honored 200 graduates from 10 Chicago-area community colleges on June 19 at its annual Scholar Awards Night. The Scholar Awards were held at Chase Bank Auditorium, where graduates were joined by families and supporters and Keynote Speaker Rahm Emanuel.
OMD Raises Record Amount at Degrees of Impact Gala
One Million Degrees raised a record $795,000 at its 11th annual Degrees of Impact: A Food and Wine Tasting gala. The June 1st benefit attracted 650 guests and honored OMD Scholars and alumni, with special recognition to the Honorable Melissa Bean, Chairman of the Midwest, JPMorgan Chase.
One Million Degrees empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life.