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“Heroin: It’s Not an Epidemic, it’s a Pandemic.” A continuing education conference for medical and health care providers.
Owls advance to NJCAA Division III World Series.
Owls two wins away from advancing to NJCAA Division III World Series.
Oakton’s baseball team advanced to the NJCAA Region IV Championship. The top-seeded Owls will host the next round of the tournament Friday through Sunday, May 11-13
Faria Ameen (Des Plaines, Maine East) and KylaRose Sybico Schulman (Lincolnwood, Niles West) have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Illinois All-Academic Team.
This recent gift, along with the $45,994 received by the organization in fall 2017, allows Oakton to offer 25 scholarships to graduates of Niles North or Niles West High Schools, or Evanston Township High School graduates who reside in Skokie.
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.
The agreements between Elmhurst College and Oakton facilitate a seamless transfer process for students meeting the requirements of the program and earning associate degrees at Oakton.
Oakton Community College has partnered with North Shore Community Bank & Trust Company to help small business owners take their business to the next level.
The Oaktobotics team will participate in the competition at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center thanks, in part, to a grant from the Oakton Educational Foundation.
Each year, the Board of Trustees recognizes five student recipients who have completed the college’s Emerging Leaders program with a $300 scholarship for outstanding leadership.
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.
Rivers Casino has previously contributed to the Oakton Educational Foundation. These scholarships will cover approximately 50 percent of tuition and fees for in-district, full-time students.
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.
Finalists will attend an NSF-AACC-sponsored Innovation Boot Camp in Alexandria, Virginia, in June.
Fall registration opens at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 11. Summer registration is open. Summer session begins the week of June 4 and fall semester begins August 20.
Oxana Mihailov and Natallia Ryshtakova were honored with awards of excellence for their works , and Joshua Robins received an award of merit.
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.
Oakton (10-5) is demonstrating its offensive prowess, averaging 8.1 runs per game with a .338 batting average and .468 slugging percentage.
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.
Katherine Sawyer will lead the college’s foundation and marketing programs as its new chief advancement officer.
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.
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.
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.
Seeking people of all ages and ethnicities. Must be able to sing.
Qualifying students who satisfactorily complete requirements at Oakton are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to complete a four-year engineering degree.
Learn about industrial product design at this Visiting Artist Series event, sponsored by the Oakton Educational Foundation.
MOS 2016 certifications demonstrate increased knowledge, efficiency and productivity.
Many classes begin later in the semester and are available at both campuses and online.
Admission and financial aid representatives as well as current students will be available to answer questions about the college.
Join Oakton students and employees as they unite as part of the V-Day College Campaign to demand an end to violence against women.
Piccolini will answer questions from the audience after the free public event.
Meet with representatives from colleges and universities from Illinois and across the country.
To be recognized as a President’s Scholar, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
"Mercury in Retrograde” is about three couples from Chicago vacationing for a weekend at a lakeside cabin in Michigan.
Freshman guard Ava Gardner is averaging 17 points per game, shooting 54.5 percent through Jan. 23.
The program features discussions, presentations, performances and films that explore Muslim American identity and culture.
Oakton’s reaccreditation is the outcome of a meticulous internal evaluation and culminated in completion of an assurance argument and site visit by an HLC external peer review team.
Music faculty, friends and the Niles North High School Jazz Band take the stage together for a swinging night of jazz hits.
Young people between the ages of 8 and 12 are invited to give their science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) skills a workout
Seeking original one-act script submissions or storytelling monologues of any genre from community college students in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
“Sandra Bridges: Southern Roots – Revisited” runs through March 16.
A Chicago Writers Series event, funded by the Oakton Educational Foundation and student activity fees.
Renowned motivational speaker Bryant K. Smith will present “The Message: Dr. King Speaks to Hip-Hop.”
Oakton offers both credit and noncredit ESL programs.
Sponsored by Oakton’s chapter of American Association of Women and Community Colleges (AAWC) and Jewish Coalition Against Sex Trafficking (JCAST) Chicago.
Oakton’s Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development has partnered with the Des Plaines location to provide training in basic electronics, blueprint reading and English as a second language for its employees.
Earn college credit with music courses for students of all skill levels.