About Morton

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    Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near-western suburbs.  

    Mission

    As a comprehensive community college that is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is:

    To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.

    Goals

    • Maximize the College's resources to support student learning
    • Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed
    • Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs
    • Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides
    • Ensure the enrichment of its educational programs and student-support services by making a commitment to ongoing self-study and assessment
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