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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


July 24
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.*

July 31
Classes end.

August 4
Faculty grading due.

August 4
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 18
Faculty return for fall 2014 semester.

August 22
Second summer interim classes end.

August 25
Fall 2014 semester classes begin.

August 28
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 21
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

Full Academic Calendar