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Employee Resources for Global Professional Development

Employee Resources for Global Professional Development

Oakton belongs to the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP). Through ICISP, Oakton is able to offer the following programs:

2-Week Professional Exchange (open to full-time faculty, professional staff & administrators)

International Teaching Opportunities (open to full-time faculty) England / Spain / Ireland

Study Abroad Faculty Escorts (open to part-time and full-time faculty)

Oakton offers internal opportunities for professional development.

  • Develop an international short-term field study course.
  • Develop a global studies course or section.
  • Lead and participate in a global studies reading group.
  • Receive financial support to attend a global studies workshop or conference.

For more information, contact Katherine Schuster, Ph.D., Global Studies Coordinator, schuster@oakton.edu, 847-376-7118.

Past Projects

In Search of Gandhi's India:
Teaching and Learning Non-Violence in a Globalized World

Fulbright Hays Group Projects Abroad Program, Summer 2008
Led by Oakton Community College

Global Legacies of Non-Violence:
From Mahatma Gandhi to Martin Luther King, Jr.

In remembrance of the 60th anniversary of the death of Mahatma Gandhi and the 40th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Oakton hosted this academic conference, April 17-18, 2008

Alumni Profile

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Tony Churchill wasn’t sure what he wanted out of life. Then he enrolled at Oakton Community College—and discovered his passion.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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