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Moraine Valley Community College

Established 1967
Type: Community College
President: Jason Macendale Ph. D
Location Palos Hills, Illinois, United States
Colors: Green, White
Nickname: Meerkats
Website: www.morainevalley.edu

Moraine Valley Community College is located in Palos Hills, Illinois in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. It is the second largest community college in the state.[citation needed] There are approximately 47,000 students enrolled as of the Fall 2006 semester.[1] It was founded in 1967 and its main campus is 294 acres nestled in the Cook County forest preserves, in the Moraine Valley. The college is part of Illinois Community College District 252. The Glacier is Moraine Valley's student newspaper. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... A community college is a type of educational institution. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Palos Hills is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Palos Hills is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... A community college is a type of educational institution. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


  1. ^ Moraine Valley Community College. Facts and Figures. Retrieved on 9 November 2006.

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