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Faculty Biography - Judd Renken

Faculty Biography - Judd Renken

Judd Renken

Judd Renken


B.A. University of Texas, Austin
M.A. Wake Forrest University
M.A. DePaul University
Certificate: Women's Studies 

Room 2430 Des Plaines


Judd Renken has taught many of the courses Oakton Philosophy and Humanities offers.  Over the last few years he has especially enjoyed teaching World Mythologies and Philosophy of Religion.  He also teaches Public Speaking and Philosophy at Harold Washington College.  As a graduate student, he completed two Master’s programs.  Judd Renken also has a Certificate in Women’s Studies.  He has taught at DePaul University, Loyola University, Malcolm X College, and several other City of Chicago Community Colleges.  His focus is on teaching; however, he continues to attempt to make a contribution to Heidegger Studies.

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November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

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