Yesterday, Mayor Emanuel announced the 10,000 Small Businesses initiative. Harold Washington College will host this City Colleges-wide effort to help small businesses grow and hire more workers. Faculty from most CCC colleges are currently participating in their own training to learn about the program and the specific modules they will teach beginning in January. I wasContinue reading “Recognition for 10,000 Small Businesses”
Author Archives: Don Laackman
As you can see from my somewhat inartful HTML coding, I have migrated from Blogger to WordPress. Mostly I did so because I was jealous of Kojo’s WordPress blog; I was also aware that some users were having issues posting comments. I hope former Blogger followers will follow us to WordPress. I also hope youContinue reading “We’ve Moved”
What Do You Know Now That You Wish You Knew in College?
Lifehacker has a quick, fun read here on the top ten things people wished they had known while in college. I summarize them here; the comments on the original post are worth a read. 1. Go to class. 2. Go to office hours. 3. Do internships. 4. Learn job-relevant skills. 5. Go for the free money.Continue reading “What Do You Know Now That You Wish You Knew in College?”
Orange You Glad
The Student Government Association is hosting club days on the first floor today and tomorrow. Thursday is Spirit of Success Day from 10 am – 5 pm. Students are encouraged to stop by and load up on free swag.