News at COD
Carol Vigsnes from Sister Cities West Chicago/Taufkirchen, Kim Savage, College of DuPage Board of Trustees, and Erik Spande, Winfield Village President, share a toast during the recent West Chicago/Winfield Community Night. More than 95 governmental, educational and corporate leaders, including West Chicago Mayor Ruben Pineda, joined College representatives during the event. Click on the headline for more info and photos.
College of DuPage was recently chosen to join the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in health care, education and social services. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage is offering a new Radio Frequency Technician certificate program that trains students in the installation, maintenance and testing of radio frequency communication systems. Beginning in the spring semester, the program will provide students with a basic understanding of wireless communication theory and signal processing techniques. Click on the headline to learn more.
College of DuPage recently welcomed 243 high school students to campus for the second annual Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Career Expo. Students from Downers Grove South, Glenbard West, Glenbard East, Willowbrook, Fenton and York high schools visited with employers, watched a robotics demonstration and learned about various career paths. Click on the headline for more photos from the event.
The College of DuPage Chaparrals traveled to Syracuse, N.Y., on Friday, Nov. 22, to face the ASA Avengers in the 2013 Carrier Dome Bowl. ASA won the game 23-3, with the Chaparrals finishing the season with a stellar 7-4 record. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Photography student Lorae Mundt (Downers Grove) holds Ady, her subject for the 14th annual Easter Seals photography exhibit. The event is a partnership between COD’s Photography program and Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
More than 5,000 students and their parents attended this year’s College Fair. Hosted with District 502 high schools, the 31st annual event included representatives from nearly 200 colleges and universities from across the country. The event provided presentations on financial aid and offered attendees additional admissions and college preparedness information. Click on the headline for more photos.
The third annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk was a great success, with nearly 350 registrations and corporate sponsors. The road-running event traversed the campus, starting and ending on the track surrounding the football field. Nearly 1000 people, including spectators and volunteers, enjoyed the fall weather and free activities in Race Village and Kid Zone. Click on the headline for information, photos and a video.
Students enjoy a quiet moment amidst the sights of fall at the pond behind the McAninch Arts Center. With the arrival of cool weather, the changing colors form a vibrant tapestry on campus. Click on the headline to view more photos.
Each month, Images highlights the news and curriculum of the College of DuPage campus. The show airs on 13 area cable television stations.Read More
Editors of the Prairie Light Review literary magazine at College of DuPage will host a free magazine launch party for its fall 2013 edition from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11.Read More
College of DuPage, in partnership with Benedictine University and Nicor Gas Company, will present the 19th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20.Read More
Waterleaf restaurant will host a special Besserat de Bellefon Champagne Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 12.Read More
Visit the beautiful COD campus! Learn more about programs of study, transferring and financial aid. A campus tour will be held following the info session at 10 a.m.Read More
Enjoy a free musical presentation featuring COD music students.Read More
Learn the ins and outs of QuickBooks with a certified QuickBooks instructor.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum, and job outlook. Registration required at the URL above.Read More
At this free seminar, attendees receive a general overview on starting a business. Hosted by COD's Center for Entrepreneurship. Register at the URL listed above.Read More
A general overview for anyone thinking about entrepreneurship or business ownership.Read More
A rep from Lewis University answer questions for students interested in the Enhanced 2+2 B.A. program in Education.Read More
Answer basic questions about starting and growing a business; RSVP required.Read More
Up-to-date information, resources and assistance for veterans and returning service members in becoming a successful business owner. Registration required.Read More
Learn the value of a degree audit in a chosen academic program or for any of the degrees/certificates offered by COD. Location: SCC 118.Read More
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