News at COD
College of DuPage student Lance Williams has been accepted into the Posse Foundation’s Veterans Program and will receive a full-ride scholarship to Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Williams will transfer in the fall as part of a cohort consisting of nine other veterans receiving ongoing support through graduation. Click on the headline for more information.
According to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report, College of DuPage is ranked number one nationally among community colleges offering credit for studying abroad. During the 2013-2014 school year, COD awarded credit to 206 students who studied in such locations as China, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain. Click on the headline for more information.
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs recently awarded continuing accreditation for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at College of DuPage. The College’s Sonography and Vascular Sonography certificates have received continued accreditation since their inception in 1999 and 2005, respectively. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage English Instructor Tony Bowers recently released “On the Nine,” a collection of short fiction published by Vital Narrative Press. “On the Nine” features 12 stories set on the south side of Chicago that deal with the stress and pressures African American men of all ages have to face. Click on the headline to read more.
The new Computer Numeric Controlled Operations certificate program at College of DuPage will prepare students to work in the manufacturing industry as a CNC operator. The certificate will help graduates gain entry-level work in production, structural, aerospace, renewable energy and advanced manufacturing. Click on the headline for more information.
Sandra Martins is translating her love of inspiring students in the classroom to supporting them via their faculty members as College of DuPage’s new Associate Dean of Humanities/Speech Communication. At COD, she taught Spanish, directed study abroad programs and promoted global education before taking the associate dean position. Click on the headline for more information.
More than 600 attendees listened to comments from keynote speaker Arnette R. Hubbard (above), Ph.D., Judge of the Cook County Circuit Court, at the 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast hosted by COD and Benedictine University. The breakfast honors the legacy of the renowned civil rights leader and celebrates the diversity of community colleges. Click on the headline for more information.
After completing medical school, former College of DuPage student Tsige Gebreslasse is planning to return to Ethiopia, her birth country, to serve people and bring about change. Last month, she served a one-month medical rotation in General/Trauma Surgery at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Abeba. The trip is in support of her long-term goal of returning permanently to Ethiopia. Click on the headline for more information.
ABC Studios is picking up a drama script based upon the acclaimed “Black Stiletto” novels by College of DuPage adjunct faculty member Raymond Benson. The script is being developed by actress Mila Kunis’ Orchard Farm Productions and written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach, an Emmy winner for the popular TV series “Lost.” Click on the headline for more information.
Named for former COD History Professor Adade Wheeler, the award has been given annually since 1983 to individuals who have made significant contributions to the personal and professional advancement of women through education, advocacy and motivation.Read more
For more than 30 years, The Capitol Steps have been tastefully lampooning news headlines through satirical skits and lyrics set to favorite songs guaranteed to leave everyone laughing.Read more
College of DuPage will present a screening and discussion of the documentary film "Paper Tigers" on Tuesday, March 8.Read more
College of DuPage will host an Executive Protection Specialist Training program Monday, March 21, to Friday, March 25.Read more
Students can now apply for the fall 2016 College of DuPage Foundation Scholarships.Read more
Traditional Mexican folkloric music with songs performed in Spanish combine with dance and film in this all-new multimedia celebration highlighting the many notable achievements and contributions of Mexican-Americans throughout U.S. History.Read more
Approximately 170 Italian-American students gathered to immerse themselves in Italian language and culture during Italian Immersion Day.Read more
Rep from Concordia University will be on campus for advising sessions with students.Read More
Visit with reps from Benedictine, Bradley, Ferris State and Southern Illinois universities and Northwest Suburban College.Read More
Celebrate Valentine's Day with chocolate dipped treats in the E.E. Gibson Cafeteria.Read More
COD EMPLOYEES: Hear success stories from your peers! Enroll during the session and receive a "Fresh & Easy" cookbook, tote bag and two portion plates.Read More
A brief overview of learning styles, time management principles, and best methods for success.Read More
Acclaimed international films are presented in their original language with English subtitles.Read More
Stop by the Latino Ethnic Awareness Association weekly meeting. All are welcome!Read More
Learn more about the programs, their curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Julie Kulovits discusses "Being a Jag Paralegal". All are welcome to attend.Read More
Cheer on the Lady Chaparrals as they host a conference game against Harper College.Read More
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