News at COD
Celebrating a 15-year collaboration between College of DuPage and Easter Seals DuPage/Fox Valley Region, the College recently hosted a reception highlighting student photographic works featuring Easter Seals clients. For more than a decade, students from the College’s Photography program have captured the daily lives of Easter Seals clients as a semester final project. Click on the headline for photos and a video.
Twelve participants in College of DuPage’s Field Studies program recently returned from nearly two weeks in Europe where they hiked more than 100 miles, including the celebrated Tour du Mont Blanc. Click on the headline to read more and to see more photos.
The McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Upgrades during the recent 14-month renovation include a new roof, radiant heating and the replacement of all exterior glass with energy-efficient glass. Click on the headline for more information.
Station Manager Gary Woulds of the London Fire Brigade recently conducted a workshop at the Homeland Security Education Center. Manager Woulds described the response to the suicide bombing attacks on the transportation system in London on July 7, 2005, which killed 52 civilians, and the 2011 civil riots that overtook London and cities and towns throughout England. Click on the headline for more photos.
Two College of DuPage Engineering students recently gained crucial real-world experience through summer internships. John Batke (left) served an internship at Fermilab in Batavia, through the national laboratory’s Community College Intern program. Aaron Carstens served his internship at DuPage County’s Division of Transportation. Click on the headline to read more.
Crowds fill the stadium during the Homecoming football game, the culmination of a week-long series of events at College of DuPage. It was the first homecoming celebration at the College in almost 40 years. Click on the headline to see more photos from game day.
Three College of DuPage Baking and Pastry Arts students swept the top three spots in the Student Chocolate Challenge during the national Pastry Live 2014 competition. Nayeli Gallegos of Bensenville (above) took first place, Rachel Dau of Glen Ellyn second and Markie Bain of Glen Ellyn third. Click on the headline for more information.
The third annual Waterleaf Food and Wine Festival attracted 600 people, the largest crowd yet. During the recent event, attendees enjoyed more than 90 domestic and imported wines specifically selected by the family-owned Heritage Wine Company. Click on the headline to view more photos.
Bison Gear and Engineering will provide $275,000 toward student scholarships, a gift that also will be used to facilitate an additional $275,000 scholarship match from local manufacturers. Above is Bison Gear Chairman Ron Bullock (center) with College of DuPage President Dr. Robert L. Breuder and COD Foundation President Susan Lang Berry. Click on the headline for more information.
The COD Addison Regional Center will host an Open House on Saturday, Nov. 8.Read more
For the last nine years, group members have created a collection of paintings, donating the final pieces to rebuilding efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
The Government Finance Officers Association's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Program has been promoting the preparation of high quality, transparent budget documents since 1984.Read more
Amidst claims of underhanded accounting practices, College financial officials demonstrate to the Board that documents supplied to these outside political groups did not have varying names used for vendors.Read more
Waterleaf restaurant and 90.9fm WDCB have teamed up to present WDCB's Sunday Jazz Brunch LIVE at Waterleaf on Sunday, Nov. 16.Read more
Classes are canceled but the College remains open for an In-Service Day.Read More
Move past the basics and get better acquainted with QuickBooks. This is the follow up workshop to QuickBooks Essentials.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Criminal Justice program with Lewis University.Read More
Learn how to find and evaluate articles in Science Direct.Read More
Learn techniques to organize ideas and begin drafting essays.Read More
Discover some tools for finding legal video clips, free-to-use images and more.Read More
Overview session for newly admitted degree or certificate seeking students outlining next steps in enrollment process.Read More
Learn about the benefits of exporting your products or services and how to get started.Read More
Visit with representatives from in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities.Read More
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