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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


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

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.

Full Academic Calendar