Oakton Community College

Type: Organization
Name: Oakton Community College
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Go Green! Earth Week activities at Oakton

Check out the activities hosted by Oakton Community College for Earth Week below:Go Green at Oakton during Earth Week, April 19 – 25, at the College’s campuses in Skokie (7701 North Lincoln Avenue), and Des Plaines (1600 East Golf Road). All activities ... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Havdalah Ceremony: Distinctions That Matter

Read the press release below for more information on this ceremony:The Jewish ceremony Havdalah (Yiddish for “separation”) marks the transition between the Sabbath and the new week. What does this observance teach us about the Jewish worldview and the ... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Oakton Faculty, NSOFA Present Update of Film, “An Inconvenient Truth” in Honor of Earth Day

_ In honor of Earth Day 2014, faculty members from Oakton Community College, in coordination with North Shore Organizing for Action (NSOFA), will present "An Inconvenient Truth 2.0 Our Earth at its Tipping Point: It's Still Not Too Late". This is an updated ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Things to do around the North Shore today, April 17

Spend some quality time with reptiles at the library or head outside for a night bike ride with our picks of the top ten things to do around the North Shore today. For a complete list of events, visit Pioneer Local's events calendar .1. Library Night ... [Published Glenview Announcements - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Des Plaines investors hear business pitches from students

Middle school students from Des Plaines Elementary School District 62 recently pitched their business ideas to a panel of investors at the Young Entrepreneur Academy's Investment Panel."You could take it to a bank and apply for a loan," Barbara Ryan, ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Morton Grove honors local soldier who thwarted Taliban attack

During the first few months Morton Grove native Ryan Smith was stationed at the U.S. Army’s Forward Operating Base Robinson in Afghanistan, almost nothing happened.“I would tell him all the time, ‘I’m praying you’re safe,’” said his mother, Lisa Smith. ... [Published Morton Grove Champion - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Oakton mounts powerful display on violence against women

ExtrasFacts• The Clothesline Project is scheduled for April 23 and 24 in room 1443 at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines Campus, 1600 E. Golf Road.• Other events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month at Oakton in Des Plaines include “Standing Silent ... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

At NSSC, Northfield Location:  Hy Speck, Adjunct Professor, Oakton Community CollegeChicago…

At NSSC, Northfield Location:Hy Speck, Adjunct Professor, Oakton Community CollegeChicago's Millennium Park is one of the greatest public spaces created in the past century. Learn about the artists and philanthropists who made the Lurie Garden, the Pritzker ... [Published Skokie Patch - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Auditions for 'Rabbit Hole' coming up at Oakton

Read the press release below to learn more about auditions for  Rabbit Hole:Take center stage in Oakton Community College’s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning script and Tony Award-nominated play Rabbit Hole. Auditions will take place from 6 – 9 ... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Oakton screens award-winning documentary 'Prodigal Son'

Learn more about this film screening below:Discover how one family struggles to come to terms with its past and present, while dealing with questions of sexual orientation, identity, and severe trauma during the free presentation of the award-winning ... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

'OakArt 2014' to debut April 3

Read the press release below to learn more about "OakArt 2014 at Oakton:Oakton Community College art students will showcase their talent in painting, drawing, ceramics, digital art, and photography at the free exhibition OakArt 2014, which opens Thursday, ... [Published Niles Herald - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

It's time: Register for Oakton summer classes

Read below to learn more information about registering for summer classes at Oakton Community College:Groundhog Phil may have recently seen his shadow signifying six more weeks of winter, but warm, sunny days are on the horizon. Make the most of your ... [Published Skokie Review - Mar 27 2014]

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"The business community really blew me away with how they responded" Ryan said of their willingness to devote time and money to the program
...Since opening in 2011, Rivers Casino has donated $3,294,399 . "Rivers Casino's gifts to local education-based programs are one of many recent charitable initiatives launched to support the communities we do business in" said Greg Carlin , CEO of Midwest Gaming
"A whole new ballgame, a big transition, is how he used to put it," said his daughter, Katherine McHugh. "But he loved the energy of the college campus and he loved the kids. He liked to joke they made him feel hip."
"We also have specific scholarships for people in specific majors, just like a four-year university does" Burdick said

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The Havdalah Ceremony: Distinctions That Matter [Published Skokie Review - Apr 17 2014]
Go Green! Earth Week activities at Oakton [Published Skokie Review - Apr 17 2014]
Oakton Faculty, NSOFA Present Update of Film, “... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Things to do around the North Shore today, Apri... [Published Glenview Announcements - Apr 17 2014]
Des Plaines investors hear business pitches fro... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Morton Grove honors local soldier who thwarted ... [Published Morton Grove Champion - Apr 16 2014]
Oakton mounts powerful display on violence agai... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 15 2014]
At NSSC, Northfield Location:  Hy Speck, Adjunc... [Published Skokie Patch - Apr 08 2014]
Auditions for 'Rabbit Hole' coming up at Oakton [Published Skokie Review - Apr 05 2014]
Oakton screens award-winning documentary 'Prodi... [Published Skokie Review - Apr 03 2014]
'OakArt 2014' to debut April 3 [Published Niles Herald - Mar 29 2014]
'Life of Pi' highlights Oakton's 27th Modern La... [Published Niles Herald - Mar 27 2014]
It's time: Register for Oakton summer classes [Published Skokie Review - Mar 27 2014]
Academy Award-winner ‘Life of Pi’ highlights Oa... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Mar 27 2014]
Photojournalist Norbert Wiggins dies at age 60 ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 24 2014]
Robert William 'Bob' Muench, Jr., 67, Brown County [Published Greetings From Brown County - Mar 24 2014]
Rivers Casino Donates Over $1,500,000 To Local ... [Published CWEB News - Mar 23 2014]
Dennis E. Nolan Sr. public safety chief at Oakt... [Published Big News Network - Mar 21 2014]
Dennis E. Nolan Sr., public safety chief at Oak... [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 21 2014]
Students challenge community college stereotypes [Published Rock Hill Herald - Mar 20 2014]
Evanston Community Foundation Launches Pilot Tw... [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 19 2014]
Wilmette Obituary: Sherry Gamoran, 54 [Published Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch - Mar 17 2014]
Youth Job Center Collaborates with Community Pa... [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
Chicago community colleges teach green [Published Examiner.com - Mar 13 2014]
Oakton spotlights Gloria Steinem for Women’s Hi... [Published Skokie Review - Mar 12 2014]
Fireworks Possibility Once Again [Published Journal & Topics Newspapers - Mar 12 2014]
Niles North WYSE team makes history [Published Niles Herald - Mar 11 2014]
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