News at COD
In an outstanding overtime win, the College of DuPage Chaparrals defeated the top-ranked Central Lakes College Raiders 25-22 at the inaugural Red Grange Bowl. A 21-yard field goal by Chaparral kicker Casey Bednarski clinched COD’s win over the Raiders, who were an impressive 11-0 coming into the game. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
The new Sustainable Urban Agriculture degree and certificate program uses a hands-on approach to help students become professionals in urban farming. Horticulture Instructor Brian Clement (left) and Greenhouse Superintendent Amy Hull work in one of the raised platforms in the new agriculture lab on COD’s west campus. Click on the headline for more information.
A team of College of DuPage accounting students tied Northern Illinois University for first place at a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Challenge case competition. The competition models real-world business scenarios focusing on the strategic issues currently faced by companies worldwide. Click on the headline for more information.
Dr. Harold D. McAninch, retired College of DuPage president and namesake of the McAninch Arts Center, leads a toast to celebrate 30 years and more than 2 million guests at the MAC’s 30-year reception. The event honored more than 6,000 shows staged at the venue since its opening in 1986. Click on the headline for more photos and a video.
The College of DuPage Foundation recently honored 10 alumni for their outstanding achievements during the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception: (front, from left) Roy Karl Werner, Laz Perez, Matthew Bonnan, Andrew Ouderkirk, Hashem Helmi; (back) Mark Pfefferman, Janice Miller, Jimmy Ray Elliott, Linda Feltman and Margaret Yancey. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage was recently awarded a $650,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support STEM education at the College. The funding of the new S-STEM Student Success program will further the emphasis COD is putting on STEM education. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage recently welcomed approximately 280 high school students for the fifth annual Manufacturing Technology Expo. The students met with local manufacturing employers and attended breakout sessions, including a presentation about automation from FANUC America Robotics. Click on the headline for more information.
A new Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago enables COD students to complete two years of courses before transferring to earn bachelor’s degrees in areas of Architecture, Design and the Arts; Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Public Health; and Urban Planning and Public Affairs. Click on the headline.
College of DuPage employee and veteran Erick Flores sings "The Star Spangled Banner” as part of a series of events to commemorate Veterans Day. College President and retired Navy Vice Admiral Dr. Ann Rondeau, Board Chairman Deanne Mazzochi and Board Vice Chairman David Olsen joined faculty, staff and students at the annual observance. Click on the headline for more information.
COD student Kristina Clancy marked the official opening of the College's Fuel Pantry during a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by COD students, faculty and staff.Read more
While the team roster has yet to be finalized, newly appointed Head Coach Bob Cervenka said he's eager to raise the program's profile, reestablishing the College as a national contender.Read more
The College sponsored one of the dozens of trees on display to commemorate COD's 50th anniversary year. Chartered in 1965 and opening its doors in 1967, College of DuPage was originally formed from 10 high school districts.Read more
A team of College of DuPage students is currently in first place for the Midwest Region after the first round of the Student Math League (SML) competition.Read more
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.Read more
College of DuPage is hosting an immersive writing and composition trip to Ghana in West Africa from Wednesday, July 12 to Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.Read more
The panel discussion included information on resources available to assist survivors of human trafficking and statistics on its pervasiveness in the U.S.Read more
Each month, Images highlights the personalities, news and curriculum of a vibrant College of DuPage campus. The show airs on 13 area cable television stations.Read more
A man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent in search of his true identity. Starring Will Ferrell, James Caan and Zooey Deschanel. (PG)Read More
Eight couples deal with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. (R)Read More
Learn the basics of writing a proposal to ensure a thorough response to a solicitation.Read More
Learn about academics required and careers in Respiratory Care and Polysomnography.Read More
Cash and check sales only. Parking for customers is available in front of the Greenhouse by permits issued in the Greenhouse. Call (630) 942-3807.Read More
Learn how to register as a vendor and discover tools for marketing to government entities.Read More
Learn about Twitter, one of the most powerful yet under-utilized social platforms for businesses.Read More
Stop by to congratulate the team on the Fall 2016 issue. Enjoy an open mic, musicians, artists, comedians, puppeteers. All are welcome.Read More
Target your business plan to identify markets and develop business structures. Focuses are on pricing and marketing strategies.Read More
Learn how to sign up for and navigate the ALEKS Placement, Preparation, and Learning module.Read More
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