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Freshman Nzelu Maitha is only the fourth player in the past 11 years to complete the “trifecta” of being named to the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference All-Conference Team, NJCAA Region IV Tournament All-Region Team and qualifying for nationals in the same season.
As a team, Oakton established a school record with 44 wins in a single season, surpassing the previous record of 43 from in 2012.
Participants assisted nonprofit groups including the Salvation Army in Norridge, Emily Oaks Nature Center in Skokie, Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook, Family Focus in Evanston and WINGS in Elk Grove Village.
Leslie Dubin, instructor of marketing, management and entrepreneurship, was recognized for her outstanding work in the classroom.
This free hiring event will feature more than 40 employers with career openings in positions at health care providers,
Jordana Lambropoulos began working at Oakton in 2000. She has a master’s degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.
Abdulwahab-Omotose is an explosive forward for the Owls men’s soccer team who leads the squad in scoring. He also sports a 3.2 GPA and is actively involved at the college as a student ambassador.
Alwan is the captain of the Owls volleyball team and boasts a 3.92 GPA, serving as the co-president of the Math Club. She also is in Oakton’s Honors Program and is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
Oakton students withstood nuisances like ants, termites, and cockroaches to help a school ravaged by Hurricane Maria prepare for the school year
Guests are invited to attend an open house in the Margaret Burke Lee Science and Health Careers Center, as part of the 2018 Illinois Solar Tour, which showcases the contributions of local renewable energy installations.
Sponsored by Oakton’s Career and Transfer Center, the job fair is free and open to the public. More than 40 businesses are scheduled to participate.
Sponsored by Peace and Social Justice Studies at Oakton.
Scifio, who was selected from a pool of 37 applicants, most recently served as the director of facilities for Augustana College.
Hawkinson began working at Oakton in 1994. He received his bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications from Columbia College Chicago.
Paul Gulezian, associate professor of biology, and Marian Staats, professor of English, co-taught this honors seminar that combines biology with the humanities.
Oakton’s paralegal studies program offers a 60-credit-hour associate in applied science degree in paralegal studies in addition to a 24-credit-hour paralegal certificate.
Men’s golfers have qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men’s Golf Championship three of the last four years, and the bar continues to rise for the Owls men’s golf team.
Women’s soccer team has something to prove this year – that last season’s record (3-11) was an anomaly.
This is the 26th straight year the college has been recognized by the Chicago-based Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Fnancial Report (CAFR) and the17th straight year for its Popular Annual Fnancial Report (PAFR).
Men’s soccer coach Steve Brody, who enters his 19th year at the helm, is confident he has the pieces in place to improve upon last year’s 10-5-2 record.
Youngock Lee, psychology lecturer, was honored at the college’s Aug. 13 fall semester kickoff, “Voices: Ignite Understanding, Drive Progress.”
Coach Kelly Johnson’s young roster will be led by No. 1 singles player Jillian Sagat (Maine South) and No. 2 singles player Ruth Abigail Gomez (Niles West).
A global campaign that works toward preventing overdose, reducing the stigma associated with it and providing support to families and loved ones of overdose victims.
Figueroa’s keynote tied directly to Oakton’s engagement and enrichment program for first-year students, which explores equity through the lens of “poverty and privilege” and calls attention to economic, social and political inequality.
Owls national champion baseball team to be recognized prior to Aug. 19 Chicago White Sox game.
Named for the founding chair of the board of trustees, the accolade epitomizes excellence in teaching and respect for students and peers.
Oakton is one of just 11 colleges in the U. S. to partner with Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (ICATT), an innovative leading apprenticeship program in the Midwest for high-tech manufacturers.
The Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) Athletic Hall of Fame dates back to the early 2000s and recognizes student athletes, coaches, colleges and friends of sports from other institutions.
The new first-year experience program provides new students experiences specifically tailored to enhance their academic and social integration into college.
The Enrollment Center will be open extended hours from Monday, Aug. 6, through Saturday, Aug. 25. Many fall credit classes begin as early as Aug. 20.
Students of all skill levels can take credit courses in music. Fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 20.
Courses include private lessons, group piano classes and piano ensemble for students of all proficiencies.
Put on your thinking caps and enjoy a night of fun and friendly competition at Club Casa Café.
Fratto, a resident of Wheeling, guided the Owls to a historic 2018 season that culminated with the team’s first national championship and a school record 44 wins in his 13th season at the helm.
The Vamonde app is equipped with GPS maps, images and text, allowing Oakton visitors to tour more than 20 outdoor sculptures produced mainly by Chicago-area artists.
Oakton’s project, “Smart Recovery of Water Vapor Loss for Sustainable Operations,” examined a heat mass exchange process to convert wasted heat to renewable energy.
Oakton finished second in the fourth annual Community College Innovation Challenge
Alexander Crinigan and Tommy Gertner were named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III All-America Team.
Oakton finished 10th overall in the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.
Oakton finished 10th overall in the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.
Owls finish NJCAA Division III World Series in dramatic fashion with 14-11 win over Tyler.
Watch live via NJCAA TV apps for Amazon, Apple TV, Android and Roku.
Owls two wins away from advancing to NJCAA Division III World Series.
Students can navigate a streamlined schedule from EKG Technician Certification Prep to Basic Nursing Assistant Training programs to prepare to earn two certifications in just six months.
Oakton Community College has partnered with North Shore Community Bank & Trust Company to help small business owners take their business to the next level.
Timothy Panfil, Elmhurst College director of enrollment management for graduate studies and Maine East High School grad, earned two associate degrees from Oakton and now serves on Oakton's Alumni Council.
Oakton (20-9) is averaging 7.7 runs per game with a .325 batting average and .460 slugging percentage.
Trustees elected new board chair Joan W. DiLeonardi, vice chair Benjamin Salzberg, and secretary Martha Burns, and welcomed its newly elected student trustee John Timperley.
A Visiting Artist Series event, made possible by a generous grant from the Oakton Educational Foundation.
“Challenges for the Criminal Justice Community: Police Reporting” will be moderated by Jim Humenik, Oakton assistant professor of law enforcement.
Now in its seventh year, Creating Justice is one of the most popular free public events at Oakton.
Oakton Community College is hosting a spring internship fair at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the college’s Des Plaines campus.
Celebrate Earth Week at Oakton Community College, April 16-21, with a variety of ecology, sustainability and environmental topics presented through lectures, restoration projects and recreational activities.
The internationally-acclaimed Oakton Six Piano Ensemble, conducted by Glenna Sprague, will celebrate Leonard Bernstein at 100, a two-year global celebration of the life and career of the American composer and conductor, with performances April 28-29.
Young people between the ages of 8 and 12 are invited to take part in Oakton's summer STEAM program, which provides diverse learning opportunities that connect youth to a college campus.
Sponsored by Oakton’s Wellness Committee and generously funded by the Oakton Educational Foundation.
The center represents the needs and concerns of historically under-served students.
Oakton’s Educational Foundation has had a representative from John Crane on the board since 1977.
Alicia Mikulski plans to breathe new life into a program that has won four games since 2015.
“Transforum: Providing Competent and Ethical Health Care to Trans People”
Oakton has previously provided LSG with on-site English as a Second Language (ESL) training, basic electronics, and blueprint reading.
Les Durov, a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Navy from 1969 to 1974, was a student documentarian for the Wall that Heals.
Students must have successfully completed one year of a nursing program.
This event features performances written for strings and winds. Light refreshments follow the program.
Eight-week courses begin Monday, June 4, and seven-week classes start Monday, June 11.
Oakton opens the season on the road against Concordia University Chicago at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.
The distinguished alumni will be recognized at a fall 2018 event in conjunction with the college’s 50th anniversary.
Bolton's work has been displayed at galleries across the country.
Kimbro will offer advice and understanding about how to climb the economic ladder.
The Owls open the season with two games against Century College at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis Monday, March 5.
The ESL course, taught on-site at LSG Sky Chefs’ Des Plaines location, trained employees to become more proficient in the English language as it relates to their organizational role in the company.
The Owls finished the regular season with a 10-20 record and with Jordan Irving, Darius Jones and Jaelin Ferrell all slated to return next season.
Nichols will discuss how to turn creative skills into a successful career in the gaming industry.
Activities include a lecture, art exhibit and a musical performance. Events are free and open to the public.
Professional engineers will present an overview of general requirements of engineering as well discuss the benefits of obtaining a professional engineer (PE) license
Ava Gardner was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region IV Division II District D All-Region Team as well as the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) All-Conference First Team.
Licensed clinical social worker Chauntay Brenord presents “Trauma-Informed Care: Promoting Resiliency and Healing for Survivors of Domestic Violence.”
More than 40 companies and vocational organizations will be participating in the fair.
Learn industry trends and how Oakton programs can prepare students for successful careers.
The Chicago Wolves host the Rockford IceHogs at the Allstate Arena.
Labor union leader Dolores Huerta to serve as Oakton’s keynote speaker for Women’s History Month March 1
Huerta and Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers Union in 1962 and she served as its vice president for over 40 years.
An unflinching look at urban education, ‘Powerless Gods’ tackles politics, class and identity.
Join Chicago area influential authors Bob Boone and Richard Reeder.
Oakton’s partnership with LSG is an example of its full range of cost-effective, high-quality training solutions that can be delivered at a wide variety of locations.
A Business Book Author Series presentation.
Attendees will have the opportunity to provide input about their own experiences.
Oakton offers more than 150 different degrees and certificates designed for students who are interested in short-term, specialized training.
The national average was 87 percent and the average was 86 percent in the state of Illinois.