News at COD
The summer semester begins on Tuesday, May 28, with 10-week and 5-week sessions. The 8-week session starts June 10, followed by the second 5-week session July 1. Summer office hours also begin May 31, with the main campus closed Fridays to Sundays through Aug. 4. Waterleaf will remain open, while the Library and regional centers will post their own hours. Click on the headline for more information.
Brooke Cheser of Roselle is recognized as a Presidential Scholar during the recent “Celebration of Academic Excellence” recognizing the 2012-2013 Honors and Presidential Scholars. Click on the headline to read more and view more photos from the event.
Alexis Reisch of Bolingbrook and Meghan Thome of Naperville are the 2013 Outstanding Graduates at College of DuPage. A graduate of Lyons Township High School, Reisch (right) earned an Associate in Science degree and is transferring to the University of Illinois-Chicago. Thome (left) is a former educator who returned to school and earned her degree in Graphic Design. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage celebrated its 46th annual Commencement on May 10. Outstanding graduates and faculty were recognized and more than 500 graduates received their degrees or certificates. Click on the headline to read more about the event and see more photos.
Eighteen faculty members at College of DuPage have been recognized as the 2012-2013 Outstanding Divisional Faculty Members at College of DuPage. The faculty were selected for their excellence in teaching, service to the College, scholarly activities, community service and advising skills. Each will receive a monetary award from the College of DuPage Foundation. Click on the headline to read more.
Brian Clement, adjunct Horticulture faculty, has been named College of DuPage’s Overall Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Member for 2012-13. Representing the Business and Technology Division, Clement will receive a $500 award from the College of DuPage Foundation, which annually recognizes outstanding teaching achievement at the College. Click on the headline to read more.
Ken Gray, Ph.D., professor of Psychology at College of DuPage, has been named the Overall Outstanding Faculty Member for 2012-2013. Representing the Health and Sciences Division, Gray will receive a $1,000 award from the College of DuPage Foundation, which annually recognizes outstanding teaching achievement at the College. Click on the headline to read more.
Albert "A.J." Knopf of West Chicago will represent the student perspective as the new Student Trustee at College of DuPage. Sworn in at the April 24 Board of Trustees meeting, Knopf is finishing up his general education requirements and has applied to COD's Nursing program. Click on the headline to read more.
The College of DuPage Forensics Team won the national championship at the 2013 Phi Rho Pi National Forensics Tournament. In addition to winning a gold medal in the Overall Sweepstakes category, Abby Escatel (center) won a gold medal in Communication Analysis. Click on the headline to read more.
Adjunct faculty will receive a two-year contract extension under an agreement approved by the Board of Trustees and COD Adjuncts Association.Read More
Adult admissions representative Angela Nackovic will be visiting libraries throughout DuPage County from June 12 to Sept. 19 to provide information about adult learning opportunities at COD.Read More
The College of DuPage main campus and Regional Centers are closed for in honor of our veterans for Memorial Day.Read More
Summer 10-week and first 5-week sessions begin! Register: myaccess.cod.edu.Read More
Meet with admissions and transfer representative from DeVry University.Read More
This workshop helps students prepare for taking the COMPASS reading placement test.Read More
This workshop helps students prepare for taking the COMPASS writing placement test.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum, and job outlook.Read More
Waterleaf will host a four-course prix fixe dinner paired with Oregon's famous Bethel Heights wines on May 30. Reservations: (630) 942-6881.Read More
Main campus closed Fridays through Sundays, May 31 to Aug. 2; Regional Centers open Fridays and Saturdays, info: www.cod.edu/regional; Library summer hours: www.cod.edu/library. Waterleaf and MAC will maintain regular service and performance schedules.Read More
This seminar, hosted by the COD Center for Entrepreneurship, will include two tracks - one for established business owners and the other for starting new businesses.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum, and job outlook. Free.Read More
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