Triton student Jose Torres wrestled with his education to come out a winner

Jose “Shorty” Torres had low grades throughout his high school career and didn’t consider his self to be a great wrestler but loved the sport. With no scholarship prospects and financial issues, attending a four-year university wasn’t an option for the Cicero native, but he did envision his self in college. Upon discovering Triton College, … Continue reading

Green Business Certification Pilot Program making progress

The Illinois Green Business Association (IGBA), together with Triton College and the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, are off to an amazing start with its Green Business Certification Pilot Program. With 12 Oak Park and River Forest businesses currently active in the new program, community members can anticipate more sustainable-operating businesses in their neighborhood that … Continue reading

Nuevos Horizontes Executive Director speaks on free workshops on Univision Chicago TV

Executive Director of Nuevos Horizontes Dr. Luisa Hernandez was recently interviewed on Univision Chicago TV about free bilingual workshops Nuevos currently offers to students and non-students to help them learn skills they can utilize in their everyday lives. Workshops include how to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, preparation for the naturalization test, how … Continue reading

Three ESL students to present paper at Springfield conference

On March 7, three former English as a Second Language (ESL) students, Ermelinda Lusha, Julio Zambrano and Agata Borodziuk, will be co-presenting a paper with their former ESL instructors, Ms. Wioleta Duch and Kathryn Montalbano. The paper is entitled “Bridging the Academic Divide: Life After ESL,” and will be presented at the 34th Annual IACEA (Illinois Adult and Continuing … Continue reading

Sonography Day at Triton College recognized in Pioneer Press newspaper

In its third year, Sonography Day at Triton College continues to grow in numbers and popularity among students and professionals in the field of sonography. The daylong event combines informative presentations on the latest advances in sonography with an opportunity for attendees to network with one another as well as with businesses. Sonography Day was recently recognized … Continue reading


Triton College and Oak Park-River Forest to green area businesses with new certification program

Triton College is teaming up with the Illinois Green Business Association (IGBA) and Oak Park Development Corporation (OPDC) to offer Oak Park and River Forest businesses the opportunity to receive certification as a green business through a new pilot program that is now available. Triton College Sustainability Coordinator and Project Manager Adrian Fisher said the … Continue reading

Triton College encourages sustainable living by installing electric car charging stations on campus

For the New Year, Triton College has further fueled its quest in becoming an eco-friendly campus by installing electric car charging stations that are open to the community for use. The charging stations, made possible through a grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, is Triton’s latest initiative in supporting sustainability and … Continue reading


Capt. Eugene Cernan, the last man to step on the moon, visits Triton College

When it comes to traveling into space, there’s one thing every non-space traveler is curious about: “What’s it like to have no gravity?” “You can jump twice as high with no gravity,” answered Capt. Eugene Cernan to an auditorium filled with inquisitive children and adults eager to hear about his stories of adventuring into space. … Continue reading

AAWCC hosts the library’s next Lunch with TED

The next Triton College Library’s newest discussion forum will be hosted by the  American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) who will turn the Dec. 5 topic onto issues important to women. The AAWCC will co-sponsor Lunch with TED from 1 to 2 p.m. in B-130A (Parachute Lounge). Lunch with TED, open to students, staff and faculty, … Continue reading

Illinois DREAM Fund Scholarship now accepting applications

Students who are undocumented immigrants or don’t qualify for federal student aid may be able to receive financial assistance through the Illinois DREAM Act. The signing of the DREAM Act by Gov. Pat Quinn on Aug. 1, 2011 creates the Illinois DREAM Fund to make scholarships, college savings and prepaid tuition programs available to undocumented … Continue reading


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