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Brian Herrera, a Chicago Math and Science Academy former student, became a Dreamer when he graduated from high school. However, he still couldn’t receive state and federal financial aid and could only afford to attend a community college. Brian was frustrated by the lack of resources and financial support in his quest to get a...
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Future Institute is dedicated to helping Concept Schools‘ graduates succeed, so we love to share our good news with the world! While 2020 and 2021 have so far been frustrating years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been able to help several alumni with employment in the past year. Congratulations to the following IMSA North...
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8 CMSA alumni have started their own self-sufficient group of mentors dedicated to giving advice to CMSA seniors. This group of leaders started mentoring in 2019.
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Daniel Lopez graduated from Chicago Math and Science Academy (CMSA) in 2010 and received his bachelor’s at Northeastern Illinois University in Communications and Media in 2017. Daniel had the same frustrations as many college graduates do after completing their degrees: finding a job that suits them and uses their hard-earned degree. Fortunately, because Daniel was working...
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As part of Future Institute’s partnernship with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), we reached out to our 2020 graduates who plan on attending UIC in the fall to see who would be interested in participating in their Latino Health Science Enrichment Program through the Hispanic Center of Excellence (LaHSEP). Currently, there are 7...
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On April 17, 2019, Bryan Sebastian, a senior from Chicago Math and Science Academy, had the opportunity to spend the afternoon with Andrei Damianov and Hans Kraus at Richard Wolf Medical Instruments. This visit was facilitated by Future Institute’s partnership with the ICATT Apprenticeship Program. Mr. Damianov oversees the ICATT Apprenticeship Program at Richard Wolf,...
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On February 21, 2019, 6 seniors and parents from CMSA visited and toured GF Machining Solutions in Lincolnshire, Illinois to learn more about the apprenticeships they offer through the ICATT Apprenticeship Program. GF Machining Solutions offers apprenticeship positions for Advanced Manufacturing Technicians.
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On December 12, 2018, 8 students and parents from CMSA visited and toured ZF Services in Vernon Hills, Illinois to learn more about the apprenticeships they offer through the ICATT Apprenticeship Program. ZF Services offers apprenticeship positions like Advanced Manufacturing Technicians or CNC Machining Professionals.
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On December 13, 2018, the Future Institute Board‘s College Success Committee arranged a panel of Concept alumni who are current college students to provide insight into college for juniors and seniors at CMSA. The panelists were: Michelle Lopez, CMSA alumna, University of Chicago graduate, English & Spanish Language & Literature Major, RTI Teacher at HSA Belmont...
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