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  • Coval returns to Oakton for hip-hop reading Mar 25, 2013 1:01 PM
    6.78- with one photo Northbrook native Kevin Coval will read selections from his latest book of poems at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, as part of the Chicago Writers Series at Oakton Community College, 1600 E.Golf Road, Des Plaines. Readings are free and open to the public.

     
  • Northbrook native returns to Oakton for hip-hop reading Mar 24, 2013 4:18 PM
    Northbrook native Kevin Coval, co-founder of Louder Than a Bomb, will read selections from his latest book of poems at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, as part of the Chicago Writers Series at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. Readings are free and open to the public.

     
  • Coval returns to Oakton for hip-hop reading Mar 22, 2013 4:56 PM
    6.78- with one photo-page 3 Northbrook native Kevin Coval will read selections from his latest book of poems at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, as part of the Chicago Writers Series at Oakton Community College, 1600 E.Golf Road, Des Plaines. Readings are free and open to the public.

     
  • Endorsements: DiLeonardi, Tennes, Meccia for OCC board Mar 13, 2013 5:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endoses Joan DiLeonardi, Ann Tennes and Neil Meccia for Oakton Community College Board of Education.

     
  • Adjunct faculty protest community college cutbacks Mar 12, 2013 3:30 PM
    Concerned that community colleges are cutting the teaching hours of part-time faculty to avoid providing them health care under the Affordable Care Act, educators are imploring presidents to reconsider. "If you don't have contingent labor, you don't have community colleges," Roosevelt University faculty member Beverly Stewart said afterward.

     
  • Explore the Future of Feminism at Oakton Conference Mar 8, 2013 3:12 PM
    Examine feminism through diverse lenses from women involved in academics, science, literature, activism, and art at the one-day conference Futuristic Feminism: Visionary Perspectives Across the Disciplines, 8:30 a.m.5 p.m., Friday, March 22, at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.

     
  • Oakton conference explores the future of feminism Mar 15, 2013 12:36 PM
    Examine feminism through diverse lenses from women involved in academics, science, literature, activism, and art at the one-day conference Futuristic Feminism: Visionary Perspectives Across the Disciplines, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, March 22, at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.

     
  • Some fear new, high-tech GED a problem for low-income test takers Mar 4, 2013 5:15 AM
    Suburban education officials are worried looming federal changes to GED testing will leave those less fortunate with one less path to joining the workforce. The test will become computerized in 2014, and the price to take the exam will more than double. Plus, you need a credit card and an email address. "It’s going to be people with the least resources who are going to be left out," Josh Boies of Kane County says.

     
  • Oakton’s Nature Project shines at Brickton Art Center Feb 28, 2013 12:20 PM
    Art students and faculty from Oakton Community College will showcase their ecologically themed works at The Nature Project, which opens Friday, March 8, at the Brickton Art Center, 306 Busse Highway, Park Ridge. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

     
  • Harper approves $2 per credit hour tuition increase Feb 28, 2013 1:00 AM
    Consistent with a regional trend among community colleges, Harper College will ask its students to dig a little deeper into their pockets for the cost of a high education. The board of trustees last week unanimously approved increasing tuition by $2 per credit hour beginning in the summer 2013 term. For a full-time student taking 30 credit hours annually, that’s an additional $60 for a total of $3,735.

     
  • Oakton lecture spotlights African Jews during Black History Month Feb 26, 2013 4:32 PM
    What it means to be an African Jew is the topic of a free event 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, at Oakton Community College’s Skokie campus, 7701 N. Lincoln Ave. (Room P103). Though fewer than 2 percent of the world’s nearly 14 million Jews live in Africa, some Jewish communities there are among the oldest in the world, originating more than 2,700 years ago.

     
  • Oakton, Maine West hold One Billion Rising events Feb 14, 2013 5:38 PM
    Maine West High School and Oakton Community College, both in Des Plaines, held events Thursday as part of the Valentine’s Day One Billion Rising global event to raise awareness about violence against women and girls.

     
  • Oakton students raise awareness about violence against women Feb 11, 2013 5:27 PM
    Oakton Community College students will join in the "One Billion Rising" global campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and girls this Valentine's Day. The college's Women's and Gender Studies Program is joining organizations from more than 160 countries worldwide to participate in the campaign calling for one billion men and women to raise awareness about violence against women.

     
  • Exhibition showcases works by Oakton art faculty Feb 5, 2013 4:20 PM
    The Koehnline Museum is holding a free gala reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, for a new exhibition by two of Oakton Community College's senior faculty members who will be retiring after long careers with the art department.

     
  • Suburbs rise, join billion dancing women to change world Feb 5, 2013 5:33 AM
    On the most romantic day of the year, groups around the suburbs will rise up, speak out and dance as part of a worldwide effort to end violence against women. Says 71-year-old Mary Shesgreen, one of the organizers and a longtime member of Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice: "Dancing feels wonderful. It feels liberating. It feels empowering. It's aesthetically expressive. Dance is a very strong and liberating force."

     
  • Celebrate Greek Culture at Oakton Community College Jan 30, 2013 1:57 PM
    It will all be "Greek to you" when Oakton Community College hosts a month of events as a part of "Coming Together in Skokie." This year, it will be a celebration of ancient and Greek contemporary culture.

     
  • Oakton soccer player named to Junior College Scholar All-America Team Jan 29, 2013 1:06 PM
    The National Soccer Coaches Association of America recently named Oakton Community College men's soccer player Bobak Khalili of Schaumburg to its 2012 Junior College Men Scholar All-America Team. This is the first year that NSCAA has had such a team.

     
  • Oakton College appoints new diversity leader Jan 23, 2013 1:18 PM
    Oakton Community College in Des Plaines recently appointed Michael Anthony as its new assistant vice president for access, equity, and diversity.

     
  • Elgin CC to host ISCC Tip-Off Classic Jan 11, 2013 5:55 PM
    The Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference men’s and women’s basketball season will kick off this weekend when the conference’s eight schools converge on the Elgin Community College Events Center for the league’s second annual Tip-Off Classic.

     
  • Enroll in Oakton’s Basic Nurse Assistant Training program Jan 8, 2013 1:04 PM
    As baby boomers age and health care needs increase, health career professionals will be in high demand. Begin your health career journey by enrolling in Oakton Community College's Basic Nurse Assistant Training program.

     
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