Triton College administrator recognized in Oak Leaves; dicusses DREAM Act

Triton College’s Luisa Hernandez was recently recognized in the Oak Leaves for her new role as Executive Director at Triton’s community center, Nuevos Horizontes, in Melrose Park. Luisa is a native of Chicago, but moved around, including time in Puerto Rico and Arizona, before returning home to lead the charge of Nuevos Horizontes that predominatly serves the … Continue reading

Triton Installs Demonstration Rain Garden in Quad

Rain Garden

One of the best ways to help educate students and the public about how sustainability works is to put displays, examples and demonstrations in highly visible locations. Recently the Triton College Sustainability Center, assisted by the Horticulture Department, followed this rule by installing a small rain garden in the median strip of a much used … Continue reading

The new tradition of non-traditional students

There’s no longer a cookie-cutter image of a college student. They’re not always young, fresh out of high school or without the responsibilities of taking care of children/a family or working a 9-to-5 job. The Huffington Post printed a story about an 85-year-old retired man who graduated with his associate’s degree in New York. “It was an experience,” … Continue reading

Triton College and PMSA expand dual credit curriculum

This was released by Proviso Township High Schools District 209 on April 27, 2012 and states the dual credit partnership Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy shares with Triton College: Forest Park, Ill. — Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy (PMSA) is helping its students and parents build bridges to success by offering more college-level coursework that could … Continue reading

Popular summer camp empowers girls with tools and career dreams

GADgET

Back by popular demand, GADgET Camp – Girls Adventuring in Design Engineering and Technology – returns to Triton College this summer to empower and create an interest in engineering technology among girls ages 12-16. The camp, which will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 23-26, 2012, will teach girls about product design and how … Continue reading

Triton College congratulates PMSA on its 2nd place finish in Chicago robotics competition

3Bots

Triton College commends the hard work and creative thinking of Proviso Math and Science Academy’s Monty Pythons Robotics Team for being named a regional finalist in the 2012 For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, or FIRST, Robotics Midwest Regional Competition in March at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. More than 50 participating teams … Continue reading

Two new Triton programs featured in ‘Chicago Sun-Times’

Chicago Sun-Times featured two of Triton College’s newest programs in an education guide article that looks at new college programs that are preparing students for careers in a changing job market. Triton’s Independent Building Contractor associate’s degree and Beverage Management certificate were both created to address this issue and provide students with innovative fields of study … Continue reading

Triton College Veteran & Military Family Services Webpage

Continuing our efforts to provide a service to our student veterans, veterans in the community, and their families, Triton College launched its Veteran & Military Family Services webpage! The purpose of the webpage is to provide information on new programs, events, resources, and services available to veterans and their families, as our goal is to … Continue reading

Voices of Triton College

Marion Street Cheese Market

On Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, Triton College President Patricia Granados (and other Triton College employees) met with members of the surrounding communities, at the Marion Street Cheese Market in Oak Park, IL, to discuss the value Triton College, the importance of a high quality, affordable education, and Triton’s array of resources.  Part of the evenings presentation … Continue reading

Higher Education said to add 10 years to the brain

There’s some truth to the adage “With age comes wisdom.” But according to a recent New York Times article, could the saying be turned around and also hold some truth – “With wisdom comes age”? Studies have shown that a person can slow the aging process of their brain by 10 years with a higher … Continue reading

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