More degrees earned at City Colleges of Chicago

April 24, 2012 3:29:34 PM PDT
There are more students are earning their degrees and graduating from the City Colleges of Chicago.

Chancellor Cheryl Hyman said this year that the schools will grant nearly 3,300 associate degrees, up from 800 last year and double the number of 10 years ago.

City College officials say part of the reason is a new emphasis on getting students to complete their degrees in a timely manner.