One in a Million

CS Magazine
More than $600,000 in proceeds benefited One Million Degrees’ mission to support low-income community college students.

Scholarship Program Offers More Than Money

Chicago Tribune, Melissa Harris
The first time an interviewer asked bubbly 23-year-old Noor Shaba why she wanted to be a pharmacist, her answer lasted nearly a minute.


Chicago Journal, J. Geil
Fifty Illinois Education Foundation Scholars were fitted with suits and also received dress shoes, dress shirts, ties and even briefcases at the annual Suited for Success event.

Foundation suits students for success

Glencoe News/Chicago Sun-Times, Meg Moore
The Illinois Education Foundation understands that a suit sometimes speaks volumes, and that’s why one of their programs involves dressing scholars for success.

Foundation Takes Care of Business

Lawndale News
Suited for Success is a ground-breaking event designed to provide high-quality, interview-worthy clothes and footwear to low-income, highly motivated community college students.