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Consortium is dedicated to advancing success of men of color in community colleges.
President Smith initiated the process to review Oakton’s mission, vision, and values statement in October 2016.
Join Maria Anna Mariani, an assistant professor of modern Italian literature at the University of Chicago, as she leads a fascinating discussion.
Learn industry trends and how Oakton programs can prepare students for successful careers.
Vice President for Student Affairs Karl Brooks, Ed.D., was recognized with the national NASPA Community College Professional Award.
More than 70 local business people and vendors attended Oakton's Workforce Solutions 1st Annual Small Business Expo.
More than 70 local business people and vendors attended Oakton's Workforce Solutions 1st Annual Small Business Expo.
Directed by Tara Mallen, an actor and producing artistic director at Rivendell Theater Ensemble.
Join Chicago area influential poets and educators Jamila Woods and Kevin Coval for a special reading.
The script calls for four black men, two black women, one white man, one white woman and an Asian-American woman.
As many as 500 institutional and foundation scholarships are up for grabs as the March 31 application deadline approaches.
Gonzalez averaged 17.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per game, shooting 42.1 percent from the field (96-228).
Eleven fascinating and highly-rated movies have been selected to showcase the wide range of languages offered by the college.
Guard Mallory Gonzalez earned first team recognition, while guard Atorena “T” Michael and forward Doris Garcia were named to the ISCC second team.
Eight-week courses begin Monday, June 5, and seven-week classes start Monday, June 12.
Conference presentations will focus on student opportunities both during and upon completion of nanotechnology programs.
The recommendation to the Oakton Board of Trustees followed a careful review of center operations in terms of the scope of the college mission, academic needs, and financial investment.
The exhibit features many different art forms, including paintings, ceramics, sculptures, photography, graphic designs and drawings.
Oakton is accepting applications for enrollment in its medical assistant program, which provides training for a high-growth career.
The postseason honors keep rolling in for the Oakton Community College men’s basketball team.
The public is invited to attend an Oakton Community College Board of Trustees Candidates’ Forum from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 6, in Room 1604, at the college’s Des Plaines campus.
In conference play, Tafari Beckford could be counted on for a double-double, averaging 21.5 points and 11.4 rebounds per game.
Participants will learn more about the Engineering Pathways Program and how to launch a career in engineering at Oakton while saving thousands of dollars.
The public is invited to an opening night reception on Thursday, March 2, from 5 to 8 p.m.
More than 200 guests attended the fundraiser, which supports student scholarships and other student-success initiatives.
The program features book discussions, films, lectures, special events and much more.
This farce focuses on the difference between what people say when they think no one is listening and what they say in public.
A native of Greece, founded Hellenic Life Midwest, a nonprofit scientific, cultural and charitable organization in Chicago.
This free event for local start-ups and established businesses includes guest speakers and workshops from industry experts.
Alyson Yee presents “How Antibacterial Affect Our Health.”
Ryan Matthew is averaging 17.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists a game this season.
Gonzalez is averaging 17.2 points per game, and her 19.5 points per 40 minutes ranks 32nd in the nation. She also ranks No. 32 in blocked shots with 14.
Open to all community college students in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Join Oakton Alumni and friends for a night of hockey and camaraderie as the Chicago Wolves host the Iowa Wild at Allstate Arena.
The popular and thought-provoking lectures take place Thursdays and Fridays at the Skokie campus.
Open calls for an assortment of roles. Performances dates: April 6-9 and 13-15.
The Gold Circle of Quality is given to a center after a rigorous process by an independent assessor who evaluates its environment, curriculum, teacher qualifications, and family involvement.
Tour the campus and talk with admission and financial aid representatives as well as current students.
Join Oakton students and employees as they unite with approximately 6,000 V-Day events held annually across the globe on Valentine’s Day.
Many classes begin later in the semester and are available at both campuses and online.
The list of 988 President’s Scholars includes 178 students from Des Plaines, 139 Skokie students, 114 from Chicago, 95 students from Glenview and 72 Evanston students.
Proceeds support local organizations that provide services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Tafari Beckford, who also received player of the week honors earlier this month, leads the Owls averaging 19.9 points, 9.6 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game.
Oakton adult education programs serve approximately 4,500 students annually and are supported by 16 staff members, eight of whom are fully granted funded.
The third of four business book author series events at Oakton features Tim Calkins, an internationally recognized expert on brand building.
Oakton’s internship program is seeking to fill approximately 75 internship positions with local companies in a variety of fields.
Freshman guard Pat Hamilton, averaging 11.7 points per game, was named men’s basketball District 4 player of the week according to the latest Region IV National Junior College Athletic Association report.
The list of graduates includes four from Park Ridge, three from both Des Plaines and Northbrook and two each from Chicago, Evanston, Glenview, Hanover Park, Morton Grove and Niles.
A 16-piece display that uses contemporary art as a vehicle to encourage widespread understanding of the compelling science of climate change.
Seeking actors of all skill levels. Scripts will be provided. No memorization required.
“This Case Is a Shamilton”, the Chicago Bar Association’s 93rd Annual Holiday Spirits Revue, lampoons celebrities in politics, sports and show business.
The donation provides $50,000 toward scholarships for Des Plaines residents for the 2017-2018 academic year and $25,000 to defray construction costs of the new student center on the Des Plaines campus.
Music faculty, friends and the Niles West High School Jazz Band take the stage together for a swinging night.
Gregor will discuss his exhibition “Changing Perspectives: The Landscapes of Harold Gregor,” currently on display at the college’s art museum until Friday, Feb. 17.
Seniors are invited to meet new friends and expand their knowledge by joining local experts for the popular and thought-provoking Passages Seminar.
Roles are available for two women in their 40s to 50s and five males ages 20 to 50s.
Oakton and Roosevelt have partnered to provide several ways to earn higher education credentials in an affordable manner.
Freshman Tafari Beckford leads the Owls averaging 18.0 points, 9.7 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game.
More than 70 colleges and universities have committed to participating in this free event.
Approximately 2,300 Oakton students hail from the communities that make up Niles Township.
This week, 170 higher education leaders including Oakton President Joianne Smith sent an open letter on climate action to the incoming administration in Washington.
Explore opportunities in the nanotechnology arena and discuss Oakton-related internships, jobs and business resources in this field.
Oakton Community College sophomore point guard and captain Ryan Matthew was selected men’s basketball District 4 player of the week for the second time this season.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. The 13-member team was one of just two community colleges participating in the competition against 43 other four-year colleges and universities across the country.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. The new $2 million facility is on track to open for the spring semester, 2017, when classes begin Jan. 17.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Oakton has long demonstrated a commitment to environmental conservation.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Oakton announced several new areas of study in 2016.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Oakton is actively engaged in the community it serves.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Thanks to generous donors, the Educational Foundation was able to raise over $1 million this year.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Oakton garnered numerous awards and received national recognition for excellence in 2016.
As 2016 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Oakton is committed to a culture of excellence in service to students, and recognition in 2016 illustrates that commitment.
Now in its 13th year, Empty Bowls at Oakton has raised more than $225,000 to fight hunger.
Lott, selected from among 63 applicants and three finalists, begins his new role at the college Jan. 23, 2017.
Klein, assistant professor of anthropology and sociology, is working on her doctorate in sociology at Loyola.
Courses run Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 through Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, and are available online or at the Des Plaines campus.
Sophomore point guard Atorena “T” Michael scored a team-high 15 points.