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  • Casino gives OCC $150,000 for scholarships Oct 20, 2013 4:42 PM
    Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is donating $150,000 to Oakton Community College to provide 1-year scholarships for Des Plaines residents. “Rivers Casino ... has been a remarkable partner and a good neighbor, providing strong support for the college,” said OCC President Margaret Lee.

     
  • Haunted happenings: 13 frightfully fun Halloween ideas Oct 18, 2013 2:24 PM
    You've picked out your pumpkin, decorated your yard and started stocking up on candy. Now, it's time to seek out some seasonal fun. Whether your idea of Halloween is a gore-filled visit to a haunted house or an afternoon at a kid-friendly farm, you're in luck. Check out our 13 ideas for scaring up Halloween fun this month.

     
  • Oakton discusses math-music connection Oct 18, 2013 9:26 AM
    Learn how math and music are connected at a free lecture at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus, 1600 E. Golf Road, Room 1604. David Kung, professor of mathematics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, speaks on “Harmonious Equations: A Mathematical Exploration of Music” as part of Oakton’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Speaker Series.

     
  • Step forward/step back activity illustrates marginalization Oct 15, 2013 5:27 AM
    In one U-46 diversity training exercise, participants were asked to line up and answer a series of questions, such as whether they had ever been denied a bank loan or had been stopped by police, or if someone clutches a purse tighter upon seeing them on the sidewalk. Based on their individual responses, each employee either moved a step back or a step forward.

     
  • Suburban schools aim to increase staff diversity to mirror students Oct 15, 2013 5:11 AM
    Elgin Area School District U-46 has a 45.7 percentage point gap between the portion of minority students and that of minority teachers. It's a similar story in Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54, Naperville Unit District 203, East Aurora Unit District 131, and others. “Moving forward, we must make a concerted effort to reach out to underrepresented group members," a Round Lake Area Unit District 116 official said.

     
  • Oakton workshop focuses on adolescents suffering from depression Oct 13, 2013 2:40 PM
    Recent surveys indicate that as many as one in five teens suffers from clinical depression, which can lead to substance abuse and suicidal thoughts or actions. Oakton Community College’s Skokie campus, 7701 North Lincoln Ave., will host a workshop about teen depression 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.

     
  • Celebrate Halloween at the Chicago Botanic Garden Oct 9, 2013 12:55 PM
    Trains, Tricks and Treats weekend celebrates Halloween with seasonal activities in the Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America, which will be specially decorated for the occasion. The event will take place at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

     
  • Rare catch a good sign for Des Plaines River Oct 2, 2013 1:57 PM
    When a student an Oakton Community College student gathered a strange, nearly translucent creature from the Des Plaines River, even his professor wasn’t sure what it was. After doing a little research, they realized it was a Mississippi grass shrimp, a rare find for the Chicago area and the first in Cook County. Its very presence could spell good news for the Des Plaines River.

     
  • Voter registration events Tuesday at Oakton, Harper Sep 23, 2013 3:41 PM
    The Cook County Clerk’s office is conducting voter registration drives at local colleges on Tuesday as part of National Voter Registration Day. Harper College and Oakton Community College are among the schools participating.

     
  • Oakton lecture tackles impact of estrogen Sep 15, 2013 4:17 PM
    Discover how gender and sex steroid hormones affect a woman’s career path during a free lecture at 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus, 1600, E. Golf Road.

     
  • Take a tour of Oakton’s Early Childhood Education Center Sep 13, 2013 11:32 AM
    Choosing the right day care setting for your child isn’t easy — but Oakton’s Early Childhood Education Center may have a solution.

     
  • OCC's Koehnline Museum focuses on local artists to teach us about ourselves Sep 13, 2013 12:25 AM
    The Koehnline Museum of Art at Oakton Community College has made a name for itself as a place where Chicago area and Illinois artists get their due. On exhibit now: The Art of Leon and Sadie Garland, a married pair of artists who produced a large and important body of work.

     
  • Best bets: Fox Valley celebrates Mexican culture Sep 11, 2013 8:06 AM
    Enjoy the music and dancing of Mexico at Fiestas Patrias Aurora in RiverEdge Park. Take your dog for a walk during Morton Arboretum's Tails on the Trails hike. Or hop in your car for a good cause with the Famous Puzzler suburban road rally, taking off Saturday from Woodfield Mall.

     
  • Guitarist Billy McLaughlin to perform at Oakton Sep 10, 2013 1:58 PM
    Artist Billy McLaughlin – who overcame incredible medical odds to perform again on stage – kicks off Oakton’s Performing Arts season with a concert of his complex and rhythmic guitar music at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, at Studio One, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.

     
  • Documentary focuses on sexual assaults in the U.S. military Sep 10, 2013 1:42 PM
    The most shocking cover up in the United States military is not what you might expect: An estimated 30 percent of servicewomen are sexually assaulted during their enlistment. Learn more about this epidemic of violence in the armed forces at a free screening of “The Invisible War,” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the college’s Des Plaines campus, Room 1604, and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Skokie campus, 7701 North Lincoln Ave., Room P103.

     
  • Waste management agency seeks public input Aug 30, 2013 6:07 PM
    Concerned about garbage, recycling and other solid waste issues? The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County will conduct a series of informational meetings in September.

     
  • Oakton presents program on climate change Aug 25, 2013 5:25 PM
    Faculty members from Oakton Community College, in coordination with Organizing for Action and The Climate Reality Project, will present a commentary on climate change Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the college’s Skokie campus, 7701 N. Lincoln Ave.

     
  • Consider debt in financial outlook Aug 19, 2013 5:00 AM
    A Glencoe letter to the editor: A focus on current reserves is similar to only focusing on the $10,000 in your savings account without considering your credit card debt of $13,000.

     
  • Best bets: Suburban Chicago's Got Talent countdown Aug 7, 2013 5:37 PM
    Find out which of the top 10 finalists of Suburban Chicago's Got Talent will be the grand prize winner on Saturday at the Taste of Arlington Heights at Vail Avenue and Campbell Street in downtown Arlington Heights. The contest's online Fan Favorite will also be announced after all the finalists perform. Also, comedian Tone Bell, formerly of the NBC sitcom “Whitney,” performs standup this weekend at Zanies Comedy Club in Rosemont.

     
  • Oakton hosts nanotechnology open house Aug 6, 2013 10:07 AM
    Learn about career opportunities in the growing nanotechnology industry at a free open house 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug.9, hosted by Oakton Community College at the conference center of the Illinois Science + Technology Park, 8045 Lamon Ave., Skokie. The event will be repeated at the same time and location on Thursday, Aug. 15.

     
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