McHenry County College Celebrates 50 Years

Community college has changed immensely over the past 50 years, but this school’s dedication to a quality education remains steadfast. Look back at MCC’s past and how it has maintained its promise.

NWQ Guide to Colleges 2015

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.






NWQ Guide to Colleges 2014

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions right here in our region.






Preparing for Tomorrow’s Jobs, Today

Times change, and those who can’t adapt get left behind. Discover five higher education programs that openly embrace today’s trends and workforce needs, while preparing students for the jobs of tomorrow.






Judson University: Higher Education and a Higher Calling

Fifty years after its founding along the Fox River in Elgin, this dynamic, Christian college is reflecting on its successes and sowing the seeds for another half-century. Discover how this small school is accomplishing big things.






NWQ’s Third Annual College Guide

The Old Northwest Territory is filled with great institutions for higher learning. NWQ Highlights some of the best around in this annual supplement.






Classic Cinemas, Local Libraries Team Up

Learn more about the Civil War and how it’s been depicted in classic films and literature, in this special Elmhurst event.






Aurora University (Private/Four-Year)

Aurora University, in Aurora, Ill.






George Williams College of Aurora University (Private/Four-Year)

George Williams College of Aurora University, Lake Geneva, Wis.






Loras College (Private/Four-Year)

Loras College, in Dubuque, Iowa.