OMD/x With Professor Dan McAdams
More than 100 OMD community members and supporters attended a special presentation by Northwestern University Professor Dan McAdams. In his presentation, he discussed the role of assessment of intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies in a person's journey to becoming an adult.
Mayor Emanuel Praises OMD at 3rd Annual Corporate Leaders Breakfast
More than 100 Chicagoland executives gathered to discuss the diverse and motivated talent pipeline community college graduates comprise for the region's workforce. In his keynote address, Mayor Emanuel said, "Today, because of One Million Degrees and the community colleges and their reputation, the World Bank calls the City Colleges of Chicago the best college to career program in the USA."
OMD Alumna Jackie Sanchez Profiled in Sunday's Chicago Tribune
After [OMD Alumna Jackie Sanchez] was accepted at DePaul, [she] volunteered to become a One Million Degrees coach. “You can’t do it on your own,” Sanchez said. “I know I’m the one staying up nights and doing the homework, but you need someone in your corner. After I had that experience I just wanted to do more and give back.”
One Million Degrees empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life.