News at COD
College of DuPage student Rosanne Garrido knows she’s fortunate to have spent time studying in South Korea while in high school, but she never imagined she’d get a second opportunity to revisit this country thanks to a Critical Language Scholarship through the U.S. Department of State. Click on the headline to read more.
Kathy Cabai, Coordinator and Professor of the Surgical Assisting and Anesthesia Technology programs, has received the 2016 Region 4 Educational Award from the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians. ASATT presents the award to recognize outstanding continued dedication in sponsoring, promoting and/or furthering education. Click on the headline for more information.
Tyler Swanson and Anthony Amant of Elmhurst (pictured) have received a Crystal Pillar Student Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the producers of the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. Swanson and Amant earned the award for “Athletes of the Week: Matt Fletcher and Evan Kirk,” which they produced while students in COD’s MPTV program. Click on the headline for more information.
The new Landscape Contracting and Management degree will prepare graduates to design, implement and maintain landscape projects in horticulture-related careers. The program incorporates hands-on training using the most advanced equipment and components available in the industry. Click on the headline for more information.
COD student and Phi Theta Kappa President Kristina Clancy (third from left) marked the official opening of the Fuel Pantry during a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by students, faculty and staff. PTK’s research found that 100 out of 750 students reported having access to only one to two full meals a day or less than a full meal a day. Click on the headline for more information.
Laura Pekarik’s recipe for success combines entrepreneurship and philanthropy in a personal way. Her Courageous Bakery and Café in Elmhurst is home to Cupcakes for Courage, where a portion of the proceeds go to local nonprofits. The initiative began when Pekarik’s older sister Kathy was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins T-cell lymphoma. Click on the headline for information.
Funded through a Perkins Grant, eight state-of-the-art electronic controls trainers were recently designed by HVACR Program Coordinator Bob Clark and constructed by COD instructors and students. According to Clark, the trainers surpass commercially available trainers and were built for only a fraction of the cost. Click on the headline for more information.
A new partnership between College of DuPage and Northern Illinois University provides guaranteed admission for COD students to a broad range of study areas at NIU, including a B.S. in Applied Technology, a B.S. in Applied Management, or a B.A. or B.S. degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at NIU. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage HVACR students Matt Clemons (second from left) and Mike Pagliuco (second from right) earned third and first place, respectively, in the third annual Vocational/Junior College HVACR competition hosted by the Chicago Pipe Fitters Local Union 597. The contest was open to vocational, private and community college students. Click on the headline for more information.
The College of DuPage Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards.Read more
Explore the need for the local technology workforce to keep up with current industry trends and prepare for the future at Tech Talk Live, a workshop featuring CompTIA president and CEO Todd Thibodeaux.Read more
In February, COD will celebrate Black History Month by hosting a series of events at the College's Glen Ellyn campus.Read more
College of DuPage will host a series of seminars, workshops and webinars aimed at entrepreneurs, start-ups, small business owners and existing growth companies.Read more
COD's Early Admissions Student program provides college-credit courses to students who are enrolled in high school or are in a home education program.Read more
College of DuPage will host a Transfer Summit for education professionals from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17.Read more
Learn now to sign up for and navigate the ALEKS Placements, Preparation and Learning module.Read More
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