News at COD
Fatima Alsharifi of Naperville shares her experience with prejudice at the 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held this year by co-host Benedictine University in Lisle. Alsharifi and fellow MLK scholarship winner Zakaria Ibnatik (Aurora) were recognized for their winning essays, which detailed how King’s ideals have made a direct impact on their lives. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage President Robert L. Breuder has announced plans to retire March 31, 2016. Entering his 35th year as a college president, President Breuder informed the COD Board of Trustees of his intention in a letter at the Board’s Jan. 22 meeting. Click on the headline to read more.
Beginning in 2015, courses in the Teacher Preparation program at College of DuPage will be aligned directly with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and student progress will be reported using these standards. One important component of the transition includes the use of standards-based grading (SBG) in many of its classes. Click on the headline to read more.
The new PN for Military Medical Corpsman certificate program enables veterans who have completed their medical corpsman training to complete additional coursework that will prepare them to earn their Licensed Practical Nurse credential. COD will hold four upcoming information sessions. Click on the headline to learn more.
College of DuPage is the fastest-growing community college in the nation outside of California among colleges with enrollments greater than 10,000 students, according to a recent report by Community College Week magazine. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage Student Trustee Omar Escamilla (right) is congratulated by Board of Trustees Chair Erin Birt for being named a Certified Student Leader at the National Center for Student Leadership Conference. Only 5,000 student leaders world-wide have received the NCSL certification since 1994. Click on the headline to learn more about Escamilla’s experience at College of DuPage.
A native of Sialkot, Pakistan, Ahsan Javaid was diagnosed at age 11 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a fast-growing form of cancer. The diagnosis was followed by a lengthy stay at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, where he was avoided by friends and some family members who believed that cancer is contagious. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage recently received an Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award (ICCCA) for a first responder and health care team collaborative exercise held at the Glen Ellyn campus this spring. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage has begun construction of the new Homeland Security Training Center, a 39,714 square-foot facility that includes a state-of-the-art indoor firing range. This facility is Phase II in the completion of the College’s Homeland Security Training Institute. Click on the headline for more information.
Learn how to write your own blog or create a personal digital brand through the new class "Writing for the Web."Read more
Weathering some recent high and low temperatures, students are back for spring semester, which began Jan. 14. Registration is still open for spring, with a 12-week session and second 8-week session starting Feb. 5 and March 10, respectively.Read more
The College of DuPage Photography Club will take free Valentine portraits of military families on Saturday, Feb. 7.Read more
Members of the COD Student Leadership Council volunteer their time at the Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva.Read more
The student-run Wheat Café and Culinary Market at College of DuPage will both open for spring term the week of Feb. 2.Read more
U.S. Bank has awarded a $10,000 grant to the College of DuPage foundation to fund 10 $1,000 scholarships for fall 2015.Read more
Goodwill and Illinois Energy are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Visit with reps from Eastern Illinois and Aurora universities.Read More
This workshop offers a quick, 10-minute individual session with a Career Specialist to review your resume on a first come, first serve basis. Location: SSC 3528.Read More
Positive Psychology and ADHD: Focusing on What is Right with People presented by Dr. Alan Graham. Co-sponsored by College of DuPage and the Glenbard Parent Series.Read More
Program features Svetlana Krasnova, piano; Tchaikovsky Seasons.Read More
This class will provide information and hands-on handling of a firearm for first-time gun owners.Read More
College of DuPage will host its third annual Career Fair for students and community members, preceded by a week of strategic workshops to prepare participants.Read More
The U.S. Army and Illinois Energy are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
COD celebrates Black History Month during the 26th annual National African American Read-In.Read More
Learn about the PN for Military Medical Corpsman certificate program at COD.Read More
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