Century College is celebrating 50 years of transforming lives through innovative, rigorous, and compassionate education! Read the stories of some of the people who helped create this culture at Century College.
Share your story to honor the past and invigorate our collective commitment to the next 50 years of excellence in higher learning.
February 8, 2018
With the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea kicking off February 9, we are excited to highlight an Olympian of our own – Jason Hedstrand, Century College ‘02 graduate and Alumni Association board member.
January 30, 2018
Ken Galloway braved Winter Storm Jaxon to revisit his old alma mater, Century College, and share the series of events that eventually led him to his current station as General Manager of the prestigious White Bear Yacht Club.
January 22, 2018
Joe McKenzie came back to campus to talk about his experience as a Century College student on one of the coldest days of winter, after feeding his daughter’s backyard chickens. “I’m the last one to leave the house in the morning, so I’m the one left feeding the chickens,” he said.
December 12, 2017
In honor of Century College’s 50th Anniversary, we invited 2015 Outstanding Alumnus Colonel Matt Langer to reflect on his time at Century, both as a student and an instructor.
October 19, 2017
Keith MacKenzie traces his own interest in gardening to his grandfather, a stonecutter-turned-gardener from Scotland who came to Chicago more than 100 years ago. MacKenzie gardens as an avocation, focusing now on flowers.
October 4, 2017
Helen Moriarty dreamed of becoming a nurse. With a busy life as a spouse, mother, and volunteer, she did not pursue further education. She later told her children that one of the things she regretted was never finishing her nursing degree.