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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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After dropping out of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Nick Frankel embarked on a soul-searching journey.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

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