Out of an impressive field of nominees including the DePaul Innovation Lab, Loyola University, and the Illinois Math and Science Academy; Morrison Institute of Technology has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists. The college remains in the running for the 21st annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The awards celebrate the most innovative new products and services in the Chicago region across all organization sizes, sectors, and industries. Over 400 business and civic leaders will come together to honor the winners when they are announced on November 16th at Morgan Manufacturing.
Morrison Tech was nominated for the applied learning approach and business services support through the operations of its Innovation Center facility. The IC represents the college’s vision of a unique learning experience. The students utilize the Innovation Center to engage in their studies through the latest technology and equipment and assist with the college’s business services support of local industry, providing them with a hands-on learning approach.
President Scott had this comment on the announcement, “This is excellent recognition and exposure for our college and further evidence that people are starting to recognize the special things that are happening at Morrison Tech.”
The finalist status means Morrison Tech is eligible for one of the 20 winners to be selected on the 16th of November 2022. Morrison Tech will also be running for the People’s Choice Award. Unlike the other Chicago Innovation Awards, determined by the judges, the public will vote to determine the winner of this award. Help Morrison Institute of Technology prove that innovation doesn’t just happen in the Chicago city limits by supporting their bid for a People's Choice award. Online balloting for this award can be accessed at https://chicagoinnovation.com/peoples-choice-award-voting/ You may vote for the college on page 6 of the online voting.