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  • Library Technology

    Library Students Complete Practicums across U.S.

    Students enrolled in the Library and Information Technology program are completing their required library practicum hours in notable libraries throughout the U.S. and into Canada. The practicum involves serving 75 hours in a library over one semester and is undertaken after all eight Library and Information Technology courses are completed. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Manufacturing program

    COD to Create Advanced Manufacturing Center

    College of DuPage is preparing to roll out DuPage County’s newest advanced manufacturing training and development resource. The Advanced Digital Manufacturing Center will provide expertise, technology and space to meet current and emerging, highly sophisticated technical training needs. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Perioperative Nursing

    COD Offers New Perioperative Nursing Certificate

    Responding to a growing need for trained nurses in the operating room, College of DuPage is offering a new Perioperative Nursing Certificate. The one-semester program will prepare students for the Certified Nurse in the Operating Room exam as well as for positions as circulating nurse, scrub nurse and perioperative nurse. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Diana Martinez

    Diana Martinez Prepares MAC for the Future

    Diana Martinez, the new director of the McAninch Arts Center, is now booking the 2014-2015 season, the first full season back in the MAC since it reopened this year after a 16-month renovation. Improvements to the Belushi Performance Hall, Playhouse Theater and Studio Theater as well as the addition of the outdoor Patio Stage are providing new opportunities. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Robyn Coffin

    COD Alum Continues to Build Acting Resume

    Robyn Coffin recently rubbed elbows with Prince, Zooey Deschanel and the Seattle Seahawks, even though she didn’t actually meet them. That’s because the new Windows commercial in which the former Belushi Scholarship winner currently stars ran during an episode of Fox TV’s “New Girl” that aired after the Super Bowl. Click on the headline to read more.

  • EMT simulation

    EMT Certification Rate Exceeds National Average

    According to a report released by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), College of DuPage ranks far above the national average for passing rates on the emergency medical technician certification exam. College of DuPage students pass the exam on first attempt at a rate of 89 percent, while the national average is 72 percent. Click on the headline to read more.

  • COD Names Belushi Performance Hall, Raises $393K

    The McAninch Arts Center capped its Grand Opening MAC Madness Celebration Benefit with an announcement that the newly renovated 800-seat Performance Hall will be renamed in honor of alumni John and Jim Belushi. In addition, the event raised an additional $393,200 for future scholarships and MAC programs. Click on the headline for more information.

  • spring enrollment

    Spring Enrollment Bucks State Trend

    Coming off an exceptional fall enrollment, College of DuPage is the only community college district in the state of Illinois with an increase in Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) enrollment for the spring 2014 term, according to figures released by the Illinois Community College Board. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Horticulture awards

    Students Earn Statewide Landscape Design Awards

    College of DuPage students (from left) Doris Strom, Ed Adamczyk, Lisa Peterson, David Gum, Sandy Remijas and Patricia White Hansen were recently recognized at the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association's Excellence in Landscape Awards Night for their efforts in the annual ILCA Landscape Design Contest for college and high school students. Click on the headline to read more. 

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