Oakton Community College

Type: Organization
Name: Oakton Community College
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

College notes: Glass gets it done in goal for Lawrence

Dani Glass, a senior from Deerfield who is a goalkeeper for the Lawrence women’s soccer team, recently was named Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week.Glass recorded five saves and a shutout in Lawrence’s 2–0 home victory Oct. 5 against Knox ... [Published Lake Forester - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Write of way: New studio guides creative writers of all ages

ELMHURST – Markers of all colors roll across the large table covered in long sheets of crisp white paper while miniature hands scoop them up.“She is excited. She loves to brainstorm,” Elmhurst resident Julie Prather said of her 8-year-old daughter, A ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Prosecutors find haunted house's Gacy room ‘in terrible taste'

Prosecutors from serial killer John Wayne Gacy's case say the "Gacy room" in Rob Zombie's new haunted house in Villa Park is distasteful and insensitive to victims' families, many of whom still live in the area."I find it to be in terrible taste," said ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

DePaul student James Le runs marathon for Mercy Home

James Le sits with Mercy Home Director of Corporate Sponsorship Jim Marrese. Le is running the Chicago Marathon this Sunday on behalf of Mercy, the place he called home for a good portion of his childhood. (Photo courtesy of Bank of America)Resilience, ... [Published DePaul University DePaulia - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Gandhi’s birthday celebration brings reminders of peace, helping others

SKOKIE — On what would have been Mahatma Gandhi’s 145th birthday, Skokie’s Indian American community on Oct. 2 gathered under the Gandhi statue in Sculpture Park to honor the iconic leader’s legacy of peace and inspired action.Gandhi’s message of non-violence ... [Published Skokie Review - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Oakton, TMA ink new credit partnership

Some students at the Technology & Manufacturing Association of Illinois will be able to get credit toward a degree at Oakton Community College, under a new partnership announced Wednesday.The "Make It In Manufacturing" joint credential program allows ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Colleges, businesses face challenge of helping workers with limited English skills

BY SANDRA GUYHigher Education Reporter September 24, 2014 12:04AMOakton Community College will offer an online dictionary to students in certain manufacturing classes this spring after seeing the numbers of students needing English-language help soar ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dawn Patrol: Bears slog out a win; motorcyclist killed outside college

Bears win 27-19 with turnover gifts, 2nd-half offense, defense not breakingThe Jets were in a giving mood early on in last night's game, and the Bears were happy to accept. Later, after the freebies ended, the Bears' offense got on track and made some ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Man killed in north suburban motorcycle crash

(DES PLAINES) A 23-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash Monday afternoon in northwest suburban Des Plaines.Arkadiusz Krzemien was headed north on a drive at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, about 1:30 p.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle, ... [Published Voices - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Raymond Hartstein, 1918-2014

Raymond Hartstein, the founding chairman of Oakton Community College, spearheaded the development of the Skokie campus and was on hand with his family in 1995 when it was named the Raymond Hartstein Campus in his honor."I remember standing next to my ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Future Founders Announces Program Expansion to Accelerate Success of College Entrepreneurs

CHICAGO , Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Future Founders Foundation, a non-profit organization that inspires youth in Chicagoland to explore and practice entrepreneurship, today announced the launch of a program for college-age entrepreneurs, ... [Published RCL Advisors - Sep 17 2014]

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"Would you go to a spoofy entertainment thing about a rape or a child molestation? There's nothing funny about it," she said. "(Rob Zombie) is the lowest form of human slime I can think of for deliberately trying to make it in the news media with this. The best thing people can do is not give this guy any money."
"Creating an Oakton pathway that leads to a transferable credential for TMA-trained students allows us to effectively prepare the next generation of manufacturing professionals while ensuring they receive a well-rounded education" Oakton President Margaret Lee said in a news release
...next to my dad at the ribbon-cutting and feeling so proud because I knew how hard he'd worked to get that campus built," said his son Elliott. "It wasn't that he donated a lot of money. What he gave was his blood sweat and tears."
...with resources that can help propel their ideas is a win for us all," said Leslie Tieszen , Senior Manager of Community Relations, Capital One. "Capital One's support of College Founders could not be more aligned with our national and local strategies as we seek to set our young adults on a path to economic empowerment and opportunity."

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College notes: Glass gets it done in goal for L... [Published Lake Forester - 2 hours ago]
Write of way: New studio guides creative writer... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 13 2014]
Prosecutors find haunted house's Gacy room ‘in ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Oct 09 2014]
DePaul student James Le runs marathon for Mercy... [Published DePaul University DePaulia - Oct 06 2014]
Gandhi’s birthday celebration brings reminders ... [Published Skokie Review - Oct 03 2014]
Oakton, TMA ink new credit partnership [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 24 2014]
Colleges, businesses face challenge of helping ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 24 2014]
Dawn Patrol: Bears slog out a win; motorcyclist... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 23 2014]
Man killed in north suburban motorcycle crash [Published Voices - Sep 23 2014]
Motorcycle, vehicle crash outside Oakton Commun... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 22 2014]
Raymond Hartstein, 1918-2014 [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
Future Founders Announces Program Expansion to ... [Published RCL Advisors - Sep 17 2014]
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