Oakton Community College

Type: Organization
Name: Oakton Community College
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]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Hartstein remembered for dedication to family, education

Family members and more than 100 mourners remembered Ray Hartstein as a loving father and never-ending proponent of education during funeral services Tuesday for the 96-year-old founder of Oakton Community College.While Hartstein had many professional ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Skokie Shopper: Remembering Joan Rivers

You either loved her or you didn’t and I was one who did. Before she died unexpectedly last week, my next article for the Skokie Review was going to be about her, my adventures as a lifelong fan, and, now, sadly, I write about her, with heartbreak.Joan ... [Published Skokie Review - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Ray Hartstein, first chairman of Oakton Community College, dies

The northwest suburbs has lost one of its champions.Ray Hartstein died Sunday at 96 in his Vernon Hills home, after influencing education, business and public service in this area. He raised children who made their own marks on local politics, religion ... [Published Buffalo Grove Countryside - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Severe thunderstorms move through northern suburbs

(Chicago)  A severe thunderstorm warning for the Chicago area has lapsed, but a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 9 p.m. as power outages, damage reports and flight delays mount.A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9 p.m. for ... [Published WLS-AM - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Storms Cause Damage In Chicago Area

Get Breaking News FirstReceive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.Sign UpNick Ulivieri took this picture of storm clouds hovering over downtown Chicago on Sept. 5, 2014. (Nick Ulivieri)(STMW) —  Heavy storms swept through the Chicago ... [Published CBS Chicago.com - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Oakton faculty and staff recognized for excellence

Read the press release below for more information:Des Plaines, IL (August 21, 2014) –  George Lungu , professor of political science, and  Leslie Dubin , business lecturer, are the recipients of the 2014 Ray Hartstein Awards for Outstanding Professional ... [Published Niles Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Solar panels producing electricity at Hinsdale Central, South

The solar panels are up and operating at Hinsdale Central and South high schools.The 32 panels, or modules, are on the south wall of Central, at the southwestern corner of the school.At Hinsdale South, the walls were built with a different construction ... [Published Doings OakBrook - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Julia Ann Hassett, 1959-2014, professor at Oakton Community College

Julia Ann Hassett was a professor and department chair in the mathematics and computer science department at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines for 15 years."She was really intellectually brilliant and yet in a personal way very deep and soulful," ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 25 2014]

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...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."
...programs to empower students from elementary school through college and beyond," said Scott Issen , President & CEO, Future Founders Foundation. "Through this program, we will leverage the tremendous resources that exist in Chicagoland and package them in a way to best engage and support the area's talented up-and-coming entrepreneurs. By investing in college entrepreneurs, we hope to retain regional talent and ensure the Chicagoland ecosystem remains vibrant and competitive."
"He has done so much to inspire others, but to me, he was the man I was proud to call 'Dad,'" said son Elliott Hartstein, former mayor of Buffalo Grove
"He put his blood sweat and tears into making that a college that everybody can be proud of and that will serve the needs of the community" Elliott Hartstein said

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Raymond Hartstein, 1918-2014 [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
Future Founders Announces Program Expansion to ... [Published RCL Advisors - Sep 17 2014]
Hartstein remembered for dedication to family, ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 09 2014]
Skokie Shopper: Remembering Joan Rivers [Published Skokie Review - Sep 09 2014]
Ray Hartstein, first chairman of Oakton Communi... [Published Buffalo Grove Countryside - Sep 08 2014]
OCC pioneer Hartstein dies [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 08 2014]
Storms Cause Damage In Chicago Area [Published CBS Chicago.com - Sep 06 2014]
More than 100,000 lose electricity during storm [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 06 2014]
Severe thunderstorms move through northern suburbs [Published WLS-AM - Sep 05 2014]
Oakton faculty and staff recognized for excellence [Published Niles Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Solar panels producing electricity at Hinsdale ... [Published Doings OakBrook - Aug 25 2014]
Julia Ann Hassett, 1959-2014, professor at Oakt... [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
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