Malcolm X College Hosts Grand Opening of New Facility

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges Chancellor Cheryl Hyman on January 7th marked the grand opening of the new Malcolm X College and School of Health Sciences, the home of City Colleges’ College to Careers center for excellence in health care education. Designed with the input of employers, most notably, lead partner Rush University Medical Center, and located next door to the Illinois Medical District –the $251 million, one million square feet facility will prepare Chicagoans to seize the 84,000 health care jobs coming to the region over the next decade. Designed with input from health care employers, the new campus reflects the latest tools in health care education, including a virtual hospital complete with operating and emergency rooms with observation areas; nursing, radiography, respiratory care, and science labs; and an ambulance cab for EMT simulations. For more information on the new campus or to register, call 773-COLLEGE.

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