Oakton Community College

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

Glenview’s Hands of Peace still working toward friendship

Back home it’s very unlikely these Israeli and Palestinian teenagers would be dancing, laughing and clapping in unison to the same house music.But they were — loud and spirited — Wednesday at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines.They also held a morning-long ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Flooding victims get glimmer of hope

_ Residents who have been long been plagued by flooding near Central Road in Northfield Township said they were encouraged Monday when officials pledged to begin studying the problem.Joe Kratzer, principal civil engineer with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Durbin urges students to avoid Everest College

BY LYNN SWEETWashington Bureau Chief July 9, 2014 8:28PMWASHINGTON—The six for-profit Everest College campuses in the Chicago suburbs are for sale, the Department of Education is now overseeing the parent company under an agreement effective Tuesday and ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Public Invited to Glenview Flooding Mitigation Update

_ The public is encouraged to attend a Community Meeting regarding initiatives underway by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District ("MWRD") to mitigate flood risks in Glenview's Central/Milwaukee Road Corridor. The meeting, hosted by MWRD and the ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Third Annual Family Campout Under the Stars

_ The Des Plaines Park District hosted their Third Annual Family Campout on June 28-29 in Prairie Lakes Park. Back by popular demand, this overnight, close-to-home campsite gave first time and experienced campers a night under the stars. Families enjoyed ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Summer course offers chance to build a bot

_ Oakton Community College is offering "LEGO, Robots, and Summer Fun" to try and increase interest in engineering and technology among 4th- to 8th-grade students.Participants get hands-on experience in engineering by solving problems and learning to use ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

CLC's Anderson honored:

Richard A. Anderson of Grayslake, a 40-year member of the College of Lake County board of trustees, has been named one of two 2014 recipients of the prestigious Ray Hartstein Trustee Achievement Award, presented by the Illinois Community College Trustees ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

CLC Board Member Richard A. Anderson wins statewide college trustees’ award

_ Richard A. Anderson of Grayslake, a 40-year member of the College of Lake County Board of Trustees, has been named one of two 2014 recipients of the prestigious Ray Hartstein Trustee Achievement Award, presented by the Illinois Community College Trustees ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Freeport Housing Authority awards six college scholarships

FREEPORT — The Freeport Housing Authority awarded six Stephenson County students with college scholarships Thursday at a luncheon at Highland Community College. More than 200 people attended the event, which featured a silent auction and 50-50 raffle. ... [Published Freeport Journal - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Oakton administrator becoming president of Connecticut college

A top administrator at Oakton Community College is stepping down after being selected as president of a community college in Connecticut.Carlee Drummer, executive director of Oakton's college advancement and foundation, will spend her last day at the ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Academic Minute: Microaggression

In today's Academic Minute, Keith Johnson, a sociologist at Oakton Community College, discusses his research on microaggression. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Three New Scholarships Available to Community College Alumni

_ Associate's degree holders from Triton and Oakton community colleges, and students in Elmhurst College's Elmhurst Management Program, can apply for the scholarship awardsIn conjunction with a statewide initiative to help community college students continue ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 19 2014]

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"I would say I wasn't as prepared as I hoped I would be," he said. "I'm 18 and playing against guys who are 22, 23 years old. It's definitely a jump in experience, but now I'm ready for it."
...said Julie McKenzie, a property manager for five building complexes in the area who has been attending flooding meetings for about five years. "Prior to this, every meeting we attended, all the different organizations, whether it be (Illinois Department of Transportation), (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District), the state senator, the state representative, all of them just said 'not me, not me.'"
"Exposing children to a STEM program like this gives them an opportunity to try things and see how the skills they already have could be applied in real life" Slawacki said. "The hands-on activities are fun and engaging."
"This award recognizes the leadership Rich Anderson has provided among trustees in Illinois, and it also is a great honor for the College of Lake County" said CLC President Jerry Weber

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Glenview’s Hands of Peace still working toward ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 17 2014]
Ryan Van Volkenburg makes most of playing time ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Jul 17 2014]
Flooding victims get glimmer of hope [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 15 2014]
Durbin urges students to avoid Everest College [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 10 2014]
Public Invited to Glenview Flooding Mitigation ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 08 2014]
60 seconds with Colleen Molko, Norco College [Published Supply Chain Management Review - Jul 03 2014]
Third Annual Family Campout Under the Stars [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 01 2014]
Summer course offers chance to build a bot [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 29 2014]
CLC's Anderson honored: [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jun 27 2014]
CLC Board Member Richard A. Anderson wins state... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 27 2014]
College notes: Gracie Sullivan a freshman sensa... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Jun 27 2014]
Freeport Housing Authority awards six college s... [Published Freeport Journal - Jun 26 2014]
Oakton administrator becoming president of Conn... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jun 26 2014]
Fourth of July events in Chicago’s suburbs [Published Evanston Review - Jun 25 2014]
Academic Minute: Microaggression [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jun 25 2014]
The Balance Challenge: A Fall-Prevention Worksh... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 24 2014]
Fourth of July Celebration 2014 [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
Three New Scholarships Available to Community C... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
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