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Moraine Valley to host alumni night at Chicago Fire game

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Moraine Valley to host alumni night at Chicago Fire game

Moraine Valley to host alumni night at Chicago Fire game Moraine Valley Community College alumni can win up to four tickets to see the Chicago Fire home game Saturday, July 27 at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview. The game versus DC United starts at 7:30 p.m. The alumni event will be held in the Heineken Terrace,…

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Moraine Valley Fire Academy graduate earns state medal of valor

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Moraine Valley Fire Academy graduate earns state medal of valor

Moraine Valley Fire Academy graduate earns state medal of valor Learning that a 2014 graduate of Moraine Valley Community College’s Fire Academy was honored by the state for an act of bravery did not come as a surprise to Andy Hufnagl, Emergency Medical Technician and Fire Science Technology coordinator at Moraine Valley. “Bryan Lowery was…

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Moraine Valley Speech Team earns national awards

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Moraine Valley Speech Team earns national awards

Moraine Valley Speech Team earns national awards The Moraine Valley Community College Speech Team earned five individual national titles and an overall team silver medal at the National Phi Rho Pi speech and debate tournament in Nevada. Awards were garnered by (back row from left) Natalie Jurcik, of Bridgeview, two gold medals; Jennifer Gutierrez, of…

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Mark Cuban shares business insights and inspiring stories at Judson University

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Mark Cuban shares business insights and inspiring stories at Judson University

Mark Cuban shares business insights and inspiring stories at Judson University Entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban drew a crowd of more than 400 people to Judson University’s campus as the inaugural guest in a new World Leaders Forum speaker series on Thursday. In an interview with Judson alumnus Mark Vargas, Cuban discussed business and politics,…

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DePaul professor condemned for racist criticism of activists

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DePaul professor condemned for racist criticism of activists

DePaul professor condemned for racist criticism of activists DePaul Professor Jason Hill calls activists who criticize Israel’s apartheid and racist practices against Christians and Muslims in Israel and in the occupied territories “anti-Semitic.” Hill’s comments attacking BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) have come under scrutiny from those who support peace and justice and have been denounced…

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Two UIC students named Goldwater Scholars

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Two UIC students named Goldwater Scholars

Two UIC students named Goldwater Scholars A Syrian immigrant developing methods to address diabetic eye disease and an aspiring public health physician-scientist from Skokie are the latest University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduate researchers to earn a prestigious Goldwater scholarship based on their academic merit in the field of science. Anis Barmada, a junior in…

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