Students with a knack for math and science are discovering it's possible to enter a well-paying career track while earning an affordable four-year degree – all while studying at their community college. ...

When you add up student expenses, professor salaries, research spending and the many other activities happening at the UIC Health Sciences Campus - Rockford, what does it really mean for our economy? Take a peak inside. ...

Rockford's new superintendent is no stranger to education. Learn how his experience with coaching and teaching have helped him to lead a series of exciting changes for our public schools. ...

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. ...

He went from a career in banking to a career investing in young people's futures. Meet the president of Rockford University, and learn how he shares his passion for education across our region. ...

Our region is filled with quality institutions for higher learning. Discover some of our area’s best in this annual supplement. ...

Meet a family whose passion for education and business led them to this longtime teacher resource store, and discover the lessons they've learned along the way. ...

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

Forty years after its founding, the University of Illinois' medical college in Rockford is still churning out eager new doctors, and getting a helping hand from volunteer physicians. ...

Get an up-close look at some of the top private schools within our region. Click to enter our third annual guide. ...