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Faculty

Faculty

Jay Cohen, CPA
Chair

Professor of Accounting
B.S. University of Illinois Urbana
M.S. University of Illinois Urbana
M.S.W. Loyola University Chicago
jcohen@oakton.edu
847.376.7107
Office: 2550, Des Plaines
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Leslie Van Wolvelear, CPA, CGMA
Student Advisor

Professor of Accounting
A.A. William Rainey Harper College
B.S. University of Illinois at Chicago
B.G.S. Roosevelt University
M.S. Roosevelt University
M.O.T. University of Illinois Springfield
lvanwolv@oakton.edu
847.376.7135
Office: 3618, Des Plaines
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Anita Cotton, CPA, CMA
Professor of Accounting
B.S. Illinois State University
M.A.Ed. Concordia University
M.B.A. University of Chicago
acotton@oakton.edu
847.635.1462
Office: B224, Skokie

Prashant Rawal, CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting
A.A. William Rainey Harper College
B.S. Roosevelt University
M.B.A. University of Phoenix
prawal@oakton.edu

847.635.1814
Office: 3616, Des Plaines

Meet our part time faculty:


Robert Bruebach, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.B.A. University of Chicago
bruebach@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Larry Cohen, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. Roosevelt University
M.S. Roosevelt University
J.D. John Marshall Law School
L.L.M. John Marshall Law School
lcohen@oakton.edu
312.339.5555
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Michael Comm, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. University of Illinois Urbana
mcomm@oakton.edu
847.456.3950
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Mark Gershman, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. Indiana University
M.B.A. DePaul University
mgershma@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

Paul Grosso
Professor Emeritus of Accounting
B.S. Roosevelt University
M.S. Roosevelt University
pgrosso@oakton.edu

Arthur Gunn, CPA
Lecturer
B.A. University of Manitoba
M.B.A. Loyola University, Chicago
M.S.T. Northern Illinois University
arthur@gunncpa.com
847.498.1597
Office: 2817, Des Plaines 

Ruizhen Hardin, CPA
Lecturer
B.A. East China Normal University
M.P.A. Georgia State University
rhardin@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Bob Hedrick, EA
Lecturer
B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana
M.S.T. Northern Illinois
bobhedrick@aol.com
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Cristiana Ivan, CPA
Lecturer
M.S. University of Bucharest
M.B.A. Northeastern Illinois University
civan@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Eralda Kanacevic
Lecturer
B.A. Robert Morris University
M.B.A. (concentration in Accounting) University of Phoenix
ekanacev@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

Justyna Koc, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. DeVry Institute of Technology
M.B.A. Keller Graduate School of Management
jkoc@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: B206, Skokie

Peter Kolos, CPA
Lecturer

B.S. University of Illinois, Chicago
M.S.A. DePaul University
pkolos@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Medhanie Mekonnen
Lecturer
B.A. University of Asmara
M.S. Keller Graduate School of Management
mekonnen@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

David Molley, CPA
Lecturer
B.A. DePaul University
M.B.A. DePaul University
dmolley@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

David Polster, CPA
Lecturer
B.A. University of Colorado
M.B.A. Kellogg Graduate School of Management
dpolster@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

Paul Simkus, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. Ball State University
M.B.A. Ball State University
psimkus@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Peter Sigiols
Lecturer
B.B.A. Loyola University of Chicago
M.B.A. Loyola University of Chicago
J.D. John Marshall Law School
D.B.A. Argosy University
psigiols@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Phil Warren, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. University of Illinois, Chicago
pwarren@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: B206, SKokie

Craig Weissman, CPA
Lecturer
B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana
M.S.T. DePaul University
cweissma@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Chris Wojcicki, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. DePaul University
J.D. The John Marshall Law School
chris@wojco.com
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Michelle Wray, CPA
Lecturer
B.S. Truman State University
M.A.S. Northern Illinois University
mwray@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines


Alumni Profile

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Paul Johnson developed a passion for psychology at Oakton. Now he wears two hats - Professor of student development and Professor of psychology.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.


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