News at COD
Emphasizing the importance of continued support for career and technical education to help grow the middle class, U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL 8th District) visited COD's innovative learning labs at the College of DuPage Technical Education Center. Click on the headline for more information.
In her new role as Assistant General Counsel at COD, Lilianna Kalin is focusing primarily on bringing a cohesive approach to the legal aspects of employee/labor relations. Kalin earned her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law and developed an interest in labor relations as an assistant state’s attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Chicago. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Anthropology adjunct faculty member Dale Simpson, Jr. recently published a groundbreaking report in the Journal of Pacific Archaeology providing a new hypothesis of collaboration and interaction on Easter Island. Click on the headline for more information.
Nearly 200 COD students, faculty and staff participated in the COD Cares Roll Up Your Sleeves Service Day, donating their time and services to 15 DuPage County organizations. Activities included cleaning and sorting supplies for homeless shelters, building and planting a raised garden for physically-challenged clients and assembling care packages for deployed troops. Click on the headline for more information.
A passion for reading and writing has led College of DuPage Honors student Kimberly Wilson into a student editor position for UReCA, the undergraduate research and creative journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). Wilson will join a national team to review and edit journal submissions for the 2018-2019 publication. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau celebrates with scholarship winners (from left) Micaela Wesley, Myles Henderson and Kyla Wesley during a reception on campus. The students earned scholarships to COD through ACT-SO, an academic and talent-based program for African American high school students in STEM, humanities, entrepreneurship, performing and visual arts. Click on the headline for more photos.
Greg Prawdzik got an up close look at the work of NASA engineers this summer through the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) onsite experience at NASA’s Stennis Center in Mississippi. Click on the headline for more information.
Retired College of DuPage administrator Ernie Gibson, Ph.D., has many fond memories of the historic March on Washington, which he played a part in organizing 55 years ago. None are greater than the display of unity he experienced during the protest on Aug. 28, 1963. Click on the headline for more information.
Christina Strand enrolled in the Office of Technology Information program working toward an associate degree with dreams of an accounting career. Four years later, Strand’s vision became a reality. She landed her dream job as a junior accountant in Chicago after a recruiter found her LinkedIn profile, an online resume she created for one of her OFTI classes. Click on the headline for more information.
The College of DuPage Women's Study Group is accepting nominations for the 2018 Adade Wheeler Woman of Distinction Award. Nominations are due by Oct.10.Read more
Learn about the relationship between behavior and childhood brain development from Columbia University's Nim Tottenham at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19.Read more
Learn about transfer processes and opportunities available at College of DuPage during National Transfer Student Week workshops and events held Oct. 15 to 19.Read more
College of DuPage will host the eighth annual Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K, Presented by DuPage Medical Group, on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. on the College's Glen Ellyn campus, with a VIP hour from 1 to 2 p.m.Read more
College of DuPage Anthropology adjunct faculty member Dale Simpson, Jr. recently published a groundbreaking report in the Journal of Pacific Archaeology providing a new hypothesis of collaboration and interaction on Easter Island.Read more
College of DuPage's College Theater Holds Young Actor Auditions for 'A Christmas Carol' Oct. 13 at the MAC
No experience is necessary. COD's production of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, adapted by William J. Norris and directed by Theater Professor Amelia Barrett runs Friday, Nov. 23 to Sunday, Nov. 25.Read more
Beacon Insurance Agency and Michael Kors are recruiting for various positions.Read More
Learn about one of the hottest technologies today, blockchain, a digital transaction of records arranged in groups of data called blocks.Read More
Learn more about the Bachelors of Science in Nursing 2+2 program through OSF Saint Anthony College of Nursing.Read More
Learn more about the Criminal Justice 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
Visit with reps from Elmhurst and North Central colleges, Illinois Tech, Loyola University Chicago and University of Illinois Springfield.Read More
Learn more about the RN to BSN 3+1 Nursing program with Benedictine University.Read More
Find out exactly where you are spending time and how to prioritize tasks.Read More
Learn the application process, documentation requirements, and which certification best suits you for qualification.Read More
Students interested in Engineering programs can prepare for successful transfer, including exploring options, appropriate schools, etc.Read More
Learn more about the Computer Science 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
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