2022 News and Events

Jessica Swider poses for the camera while wearing a physician assistant scrubs.

Jessica Swider

Published on April 29, 2022

Jessica Swider is pursuing a career as a physician’s assistant and knew Oakton would be a smart first step to gain training in medicine. Read More
Nathan Norman wearing a tan jacket

Nathan Norman

Published on April 29, 2022

"If you’re looking for something that’s going to prepare you and push you forward, Oakton is the place to start," says community leader and Oakton alum Nathan Norman. Read More
A’mon Holmes standing outside in front of a lake in a grey shirt.

A’mon Holmes

Published on April 29, 2022

"At Oakton, you get to see so many perspectives, so many different backgrounds," says Oakton student A'mon Holmes. "I’ve opened up to new ideas." Read More
Yong Yoo wearing a blue shirt and glasses working in a classroom with manufacturing equipment

Yong Yoo

Published on April 29, 2022

"Oakton made my career happen," says manufacturing alum Yong Yoo. "The professors were really willing to help me. They connected me directly to companies in the manufacturing industry." Read More
Josselyn Cruz a young woman sitting in front of Oakton Community College wearing a black blazer

Josselyn Cruz

Published on April 29, 2022

When I started making connections at Oakton and got to know the staff and faculty and met friends, it showed me that everyone really wants me to be successful. Read More
Jose Ramirez wearing in a blue polo standing in front of the Evanston Fire Department

Jose Ramirez

Published on April 29, 2022

"I want to help people and help my community," says firefighter apprentice Jose Ramirez. "The whole idea just inspired me and pushed me more to go for a career in public service." Read More
Parthvi Rana standing in a pink sleeveless blouse in the foyer of the college campus

Parthvi Rana

Published on April 29, 2022

"I’m getting a strong foundation in computer science at Oakton," says Parthvi Rana. "I have a huge opportunity to represent women in the field of technology." Read More