Category Archives: Oakton Community College

Back to the routine

We had a wonderful weekend. Monday morning we had breakfast with our nephew, his wife, and daughter, before they headed for home and I went off to Oakton. The day was cold and sunny and we all had a good … Continue reading

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Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta was the Keynote Speaker for Women’s History Month at Oakton Community College. She was born on April 10, 1930 and is an American labor leader and civil rights activist who was the co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association. … Continue reading

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On playing Santa

I was reminded the other day that there are other people wanting to play Santa for Oakton. Evelia told me of the guy who keeps asking her if he can do it. He tells her that he has a really … Continue reading

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Voting

I have been in the IEA (Illinois Education Association) for a long time, pretty much non-stop since 1976. Yesterday, I went in to Oakton at 3:00 PM to vote on the recent new contract that was negotiated for Adjunct Faculty … Continue reading

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End of Semester and fire alarms

The fall semester is rapidly coming to a close. Speaking Exams are this week and the second exam of the semester is next week. Oakton started out with a bang today as I set up in the balcony area over … Continue reading

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