¡ANDALE!@Oakton supports the College's Latino students and the campus-wide community. Through events, workshops, networking, and peer mentoring, ¡ANDALE! — the Association to Nurture and Develop the Advancement of Latinos in Education — fosters early collegiate connections, promotes academic preparedness, and creates clear academic pathways that encourage student success.
Part of Oakton's access, equity, and diversity initiative, ¡ANDALE!@Oakton offers:
- Workshops that provide the tools for academic success — from reading textbooks to effective study habits;
- Seminars in Spanish for parents and other caregivers each semester;
- Student advocates trained to serve as peer mentors;
- A chance to make new friends and get involved in other campus activities;
- Networking opportunities;
- A spring Latino Summit.
There's no cost to participate and all are welcome! For more information, contact Carol Bustamante at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847.367.7096.
Des Plaines, Skokie
Be an ¡ANDALE! Advocate
¡ANDALE!@Oakton seeks student advocates. Mentor freshmen of Latino descent, help organize activities, and attend the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute in February 2014. Advocates must have 12 earned credit hours and should be enrolled in at least six credit hours this semester. Minimum GPA is 2.5. E-mail email@example.com.
Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month (Des Plaines)
Mon., Sept. 23, 12:30 p.m. Student Street. Enjoy music, traditional treats, and a video featuring high-profile Latinos from various walks of life!
Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month (Skokie)
Tue., Sept. 24, 12:30 p.m. Main lobby (Skokie). Enjoy music, traditional treats, and a video featuring high-profile Latinos from various walks of life!
Des Plaines, Skokie
Tools for Academic Success: Meet the Learning Center Staff
How can the Learning Center help you? Join ¡ANDALE! for this free workshop 2-4 p.m. Wed., Sept. 25, Room 2442, Des Plaines; and Thu., Sept. 26, Room C212, Skokie.