Oakton Community College news for the week of Sept. 6, 2012
Updated: November 5, 2012 1:31AM
Enroll in gardening courses offered through the Oakton Alliance for Lifelong Learning. Featured courses are one-week sessions and meet at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe.
Innovative Inspirations from American Gardens (BOT E32-01). Explore some of the most ingenious innovations in landscape. Course meets 7-9 p.m. Sept. 14. Course fee is $29.
Ferns for the Chicago Region (ORN E22-01) — Learn more about the elegant and useful outdoor plant and expand your use of ferns in any garden design. Course meets 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15. Course fee is $59.
Fall Lawn Care for Homeowners (BOT E35-01) — Learn the basics of lawn renovation to have a healthy and lush lawn next year. Course meets 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 15. Course fee is $29.
Discover Ornamental Grasses (BOT E27-01) — Ornamental grasses have gained great favor in recent years due to their adaptability. Discover how to add these attractive yet undemanding selections to a home landscape. Course meets 1-4 p.m. Sept. 15. Course fee is $59.
All students will be charged an $8 non-refundable processing fee at the time of registration. For a complete Alliance for Lifelong Learning class schedule, visit www.oakton.edu/all, or call (847) 982-9888, press 3.
Oakton ranks high
RateMyProfessors.com, the largest online destination for college professor ratings, released its annual lists ranking the nation’s top professors and universities, based entirely on students’ input.
The annual list ranks universities, university professors, junior colleges, and junior college professors.
Oakton Community College ranked third in the nation — behind San Diego City College and Hostos Community College in New York.
The rankings for best schools were determined by analyzing both professor ratings and campus ratings. Different from typical college rankings, this list is generated entirely from the input of the students themselves — providing an authentic overview of daily life at each respective school.
RateMyProfessors.com is built for college students, by college students. It is the highest-trafficked U.S. college professor rating site.~.