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  • 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.

     
  • Oakton’s Koehnline Museum features Chicago artists Jul 30, 2013 9:04 AM
    Oakton’s Koehnline Museum of Art will open a new exhibit Thursday, Aug. 1, The Art of Leon and Sadie Garland. It is the first major exhibit celebrating this married artist couple, whose work captured Chicago and Europe during the early 20th century. An opening reception will be held the evening of Aug. 8.

     
  • Entries for Women’s Art Exhibition at Oakton due Aug. 8 Aug 1, 2013 11:39 AM
    Female professional artists time is running out to submit entries in all media to Oakton Community College for “Bodies by Design: Modification, Coercion, and Resistance.” This juried art exhibition, co-sponsored by the Koehnline Museum of Art and Women’s and Gender Studies at Oakton, will run Oct. 3-25. Entries are due by Thursday, Aug. 8. There is no fee.

     
  • Oakton welcomes new coordinator for access, equity Jul 22, 2013 12:03 PM
    Karishma Brownlee, a resident of Waukegan, joined Oakton Community College recently as coordinator for access, equity and student rights, a newly created position. Brownlee will serve as an advocate for students’ rights, handle formal complaints of violations of the college’s code of conduct, engage with students to create a more inclusive college climate, and coordinate training for faculty, staff and students.

     
  • Oakton Community College to hold fundraiser at Rivers Casino Jul 19, 2013 10:58 AM
    Know when to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em at Scholar Chips, a glittering evening of entertainment at Rivers Casino hosted by Oakton Community College’s Educational Foundation to benefit student scholarships. Join the fun at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the casino, 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines. A limited number of tickets are available for $60.

     
  • Libertyville entrepreneur puts fashion on wheels Jul 15, 2013 6:49 AM
    When a friend gave Gina Crater-Lilja a sweater as a gift, she asked where the friend bought it. Off a truck, the woman said. That’s hardly the answer Crater-Lilja expected. But she loved the sweater and looked into a growing trend on the West Coast that offers fashion stores on wheels. That’s where Crater-Lilja got the idea to create Fashion in Motion in Lake County a couple of months ago.

     
  • Audit: Suburban governments far from transparent Jul 10, 2013 12:20 PM
    When it comes to posting certain information on government websites that's readily available to the public, most suburban agencies have a long way to go before they'll be completely transparent, an audit from the Illinois Policy Institute has found. Of the 102 governmental agencies the institute audited, 70 posted scores of 60 points or below, a failing grade. “It's a missed opportunity to really engage the public to participate,” said Brian Costin, the institute's director of government reform.

     
  • Best bets: Revel in Ren Faire fun once again Jul 2, 2013 6:00 AM
    Revel in the re-created world of Elizabethan England when the Bristol Renaissance Faire returns for its summer season this weekend near Kenosha, Wis. Fans of Japanese comics and cartoons won't want to miss the weekend-long Third Annual Anime Midwest Convention complete with meet-and-greet star sessions, video game competitions and more at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont.

     
  • Oakton gets nanotechnology grant Jun 28, 2013 9:52 PM
    Oakton Community College has received a $250,000 grant from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trus to educate industrial employees about the college’s nanotechnology program.

     
  • Oakton baseball player named to All-American First Team Jun 25, 2013 3:25 PM
    The National Junior College Athletic Association recently named Oakton Community College sophomore outfielder Joe Walsh, of Palatine, to its 2013 Division II Baseball All-American First Team. Walsh was one of only 12 players in the nation to be designated to this prestigious squad.

     
  • Oakton tutor honored for literacy efforts Jun 23, 2013 3:54 PM
    Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, along with Dennis DeRossett, executive director of the Illinois Press Association, recently honored Oakton Community College tutor Robert Boone as a 2013 Spotlight on Service Award winner. The award recognizes outstanding volunteer tutors in Illinois literacy programs.

     
  • Two school buses collide in Des Plaines, minor injuries reported Jun 21, 2013 2:05 PM
    Two school buses carrying children from a Des Plaines Park District day camp bumped into each other Friday morning, causing minor injuries and damages, according to park district officials. Seven children were transported to multiple hospitals with injuries that paramedics characterized as minor.

     
  • Oakton Community College president receives Advocacy Award Jul 12, 2013 10:04 PM
    The Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) honored Oakton Community College President Margaret B. Lee, Ph.D., with its 2013 Advocacy Award at a special banquet held June 7 in Chicago. The tribute, first bestowed in 2006, is presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in supporting the needs of students and the Illinois community college system.

     
  • Oakton holds summer lectures on popular topics Jun 9, 2013 4:11 PM
    Join local experts for the popular Passages Seminar, a series of potpourri lectures offered by the Emeritus Program at Oakton Community College. The 10-week session meets 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting June 11 at the Skokie campus, 7701 N. Lincoln Ave.

     
  • Oakton student trustee is recognized for excellence Jun 4, 2013 11:49 AM
    The Illinois Community College Trustees Association has named Theresa Bashiri-Remetio, of Park Ridge, as the recipient of its 2013 Gigi Campbell Student Trustee Excellence Award, which recognizes one outstanding student leader from Illinois community colleges.

     
  • Oakton receives grant to fund nanotechnology education May 30, 2013 1:12 PM
    The National Science Foundation has awarded Oakton Community College a $374,279 grant to introduce community college and high school students throughout the state to nanotechnology and potential careers in this emerging field.

     
  • Walsh bouncing back after scary mound moment May 30, 2013 8:37 PM
    Joe Walsh produced an unforgettable baseball season for Oakton College. But the former Palatine High School star has no recollection of how it ended May 12. The NJCAA Region IV Player of the Year had put together impressive numbers at the plate and on the mound. And Walsh needed just six more outs to preserve a 1-run lead in Region IV Division II Sectional Tournament title game at Black Hawk College in Moline. Walsh would not find himself mobbed by teammates and coaches celebrating a big victory, however. Instead, Walsh would be surrounded by a group of people genuinely concerned for his health and welfare.

     
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