News and Events

View All News

Featured News

Oakton earns 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School designation

Published on: March 10, 2023

Des Plaines, Ill. (March 10, 2023) – Oakton College has earned the Military Friendly® School designation for the eighth consecutive year.

News Room

View All News

News from Oakton College.

Oakton administrator, faculty and staff recognized for excellence in professional development

Published on: May 31, 2023

Ten members of Oakton College’s administration, faculty and staff were recognized by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) with Excellence Awards at the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin, Texas, May 27-30.

Oakton awards Basic Nurse Assistant Training (BNAT) Certificates to nearly 80 high school students

Published on: May 30, 2023

A record number of local high school students have taken their first step toward a rewarding healthcare career by completing Oakton College’s Basic Nurse Assistant Training (BNAT) early college certificate program.

Consuelo Moreno

Published on: May 9, 2023

After a 30-year break from school in which she moved to the U.S. and raised two daughters, Consuelo Moreno decided it was time to earn her high school diploma. She heard from a friend that Oakton offers high school equivalency preparation courses in Spanish. And now, a year later, she’s preparing to take the stage as the high school equivalency speaker at Oakton’s 2023 commencement ceremony.