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CCC In the News - Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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eNews Park Forest – Governor Quinn Announces Illinois Students to be Honored by Lincoln Academy November 2
Arts Management student Allison C. Shuman (’14) has been selected for the Lincoln Academy’s Student Laureate Award for excellence. The Lincoln Academy honors Illinois’ most distinguished citizens with the state’s highest award, the Order of Lincoln.

Barrington Courier Review – Barrington native writes, stars in, produces acclaimed web series ‘Dogs & Me’
Cinema Art + Science alumnus Matt Rocklin (BA, ’07) is featured for his award-winning web series “Dogs & Me” and his Kickstarter campaign for a second season. Additional coverage in the Lake County News-Sun.



Chicago Tribune – Rating President Obama's College Ratings
Forbes columnist Glenn Altschuler outlines Obama’s college ratings proposal and focuses on the College Scorecard as a starting point for measuring effectiveness in higher education. 

Arts, Media and Entertainment

WBEZ-FM (NPR Chicago) – Remembering Lou Reed, dead at 71
Jim DeRogatis, Columbia College English Department lecturer and host of WBEZ’s “Sound Opinions,” reflects on Lou Reed’s life and influence in music. A dozen multimedia pieces of his greatest songs are also included in this story.