Gov. Pritzker receives ICCTA's Meritorious Service Award

Gov. Pritzker accepts ICCTA's Meritorious Service Award

ICCTA welcomed a very special guest at its November 10 luncheon in Schaumburg -- the Hon. JB Pritzker (here with ICCTA past president Dr. Maureen Dunne and current president Maureen Broderick. Gov. Pritzker was on hand to accept ICCTA's 2023 Michael S. Monaghan Meritorious Service Award, becoming the first Illinois Governor to earn this honor for his staunch support of community colleges. In another ICCTA first, trustees welcomed a second state constitutional officer during the luncheon: Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulis, who noted his past service as chair of the Illinois Community College Board and described community colleges as the 'hidden treasures' of Illinois higher education.

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ICCTA is a proud partner in the Illinois Community College Marketing Collaborative. ICCMC has launched a new marketing campaign called “For Every Student, For Every Community” that highlights the benefits of community colleges and unites the state's 39 college districts under a single brand.

Watch for this logo and the new hashtags in advertising and social media posts:

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