2021 News and Events

Oakton CARES is open to all summer students

Published on June 1, 2021

Students who are currently enrolled in summer courses may apply for emergency assistance if they have been impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic at any point since March 2020. Read More

Oakton Recognizes 30 Nursing Graduates at Pinning Ceremony

Published on May 18, 2021

Thirty students completed Oakton Community College’s Nursing Program this spring and are now on their way to beginning rewarding careers in the health care field. Oakton recognized the spring 2021 nursing graduates at a drive-up pinning ceremony Monday, May 17, at the Des Plaines campus. Read More

Oakton Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellence

Published on January 14, 2021

Des Plaines, Ill. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Demonstrating Oakton Community College’s commitment to faculty and staff excellence, President Joianne L. Smith, Ph.D., recognized individuals who've made outstanding contributions to the college community throughout the past year. Awards were presented during a virtual event on Jan. 11. Read More