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Rivers Casino donates $100,000 to provide scholarships for Oakton Community College students

A scholarship fund to help students achieve their Big Goals at Oakton Community College got a $100,000 boost from the Rivers Casino Charitable Foundation.

Oakton and Southern Illinois University Carbondale partner to create guaranteed transfer pathways for students

The Saluki Step Ahead Program lets students transfer from Oakton to earn a bachelor’s degree online from SIU Carbondale and receive scholarships.

Scholarships available to help Early Childhood Education professionals advance their careers

Professionals seeking additional credentials or a degree through Oakton Community College’s Early Childhood Education program may be eligible for the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) Scholarship Program.

Oakton students earn top honors at ISCC Writers Competition and Festival

Two Oakton Community College students recently placed first in the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) 2021 Writers Competition and Festival.

Oakton to offer free cannabis training this spring for business license applicants

A grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity will cover tuition for 45 Social Equity Applicants.

Oakton graduates 25 nursing students at pinning ceremony

The sacrifices of missed family time and countless hours spent studying paid dividends for Miriam Barnett of Evanston, 49, as she graduated top of her class at Oakton Community College’s fall nursing pinning ceremony.