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News and Events

NEWS

April 2014: On Wednesday, April 30, the Department of Philosophy and Humanities hosted a talk by David Schweickart, author of After Capitalism. This talk was well-attended and provided important insight into questions of capitalism and its relaion to the current economic and environmental crisis. After the talk, Schweickart joined the Honors Student-Faculty seminar for a discussion about Karl Marx and the alternative to capitalism. The class had been studying Marx all semester and enjoyed using their knowledge to engage in dialogue with Schweickart.

April 2014: Creating Justice: A Symposium Celebrating Art in People's Movements was held on Saturday, April 12th 1 pm - 8 pm at Oakton Community College. This event is free and attended by 200 people. The keynote speaker was Nicolas Lampert, presenting on activism in art. Workshops and presentations throughout the day included themes of political theater, hip hop and immigratino, art, and organizing. The day ended with phenomenal performances by Ugochi and Rebel Diaz.


Academic Program

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Science students at Oakton analyze invasive species, crystallize proteins — and get paid for it, too.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
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 October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

Full Academic Calendar