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Early College & Career Academy (ECCA) Video

Together with Education for Employment System #330, we’re excited to release a new video highlighting the Early College & Career Academy (ECCA), a joint effort of EFE #330 (a K-12 Career and Technical Education cooperative) and Parkland College. The Early College and Career Academy (ECCA) is a program for high school juniors and seniors to Read more »

Litania Sports Group – 100/150 Anniversary Celebration

We celebrated two big milestones with Litania Sports Group yesterday – 100 years for Gill Athletics & 150 years for Porter Athletic. Champaign Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen read a proclamation declaring April 18, 2018 as Litania Sports Group Day. Gill Athletics, founded in 1918, is the official Track Equipment Corporate Partner of the NFHS and the Official Read more »

2018 Innovation Celebration Winners Announced

CHAMPAIGN, IL, March 30, 2018 – Over 300 people gathered at Parkland College for the 13th Annual Innovation Celebration on the evening of Thursday, March 29th to recognize those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of Read more »

2018 Innovation Celebration Finalists Announced

CHAMPAIGN, IL, February 23, 2018 – The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce finalists for the 13th Annual Innovation Celebration in recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s Read more »

Willard Airport Sees 12% Passenger Growth in 2017

From the press release: For the first time in ten years, the University of Illinois hosted over 100,000 departing passengers through Willard Airport leading to more than 200,000 total passengers traveling to and from the Champaign-Urbana region through the airport. The increase in passenger traffic is accredited to American Airlines increasing the number of flights Read more »

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