News at COD
An estimated 3,500 guests flocked to the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus to sample fare from local food truck vendors and raise funds for the COD Fuel Pantry at the 2016 Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K. Click on the headline for more information, photos and a video.
Sixteen students from the College of DuPage Motion Picture/Television (MPTV) program gained crucial real-world experience while interning for WCIU’s satirical news show WTF News America this summer, including Matt Miltonberger (above left) and Langan Jenkins. Click on the headline for more information.
Sixteen international students from the 2016-2017 U.S. State Department’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program recently gathered to celebrate the program and meet their “social hosts,” members of the community, as well as COD staff and faculty who volunteered to share their time with the students. Click on the headline for more information.
The Veterans Rockies Encounter class, which was funded through the College Foundation’s Resource for Excellence grant program, gave nine COD students who are military veterans a unique setting in which to earn credit. For one week this summer, the group traversed mountain trails while building trust and developing skills. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage graduate Stephanie Torres of Naperville has been elected as the new student member of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). A graduate of COD’s Nursing program, Torres currently is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public health at Northern Illinois University. Click on the headline for more information.
In a continued celebration of College of DuPage’s 50-year anniversary, eclectic Chicago-based marching band Mucca Pazza recently performed in a parade and concert at the College’s Glen Ellyn campus. Click on the headline for more information, photos and a video.
Warm and sunny weather added to the fun of several back-to-school events as College of DuPage welcomed students to the fall 2016 semester. Free burgers from Student Life and music from Chicago area DJs Stylz and Roman helped kick off the term as College faculty and staff welcomed more than 24,000 students to campus. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Currently working on her Ph.D. in Geology, Julianne Fernandez was selected for a two-week National Science Foundation expedition for early career marine scientists to learn about research using submarines. As part of this project, she was trained using Alvin, a deep submergence vehicle (DSV) owned by the U.S. Navy. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage will hold two information sessions for the Cosmetology program on Tuesday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 22.Read more
College of DuPage will host a Junior/Senior Night for high school students and their parents from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25.Read more
College of DuPage will host "Astronomy Frontiers: 25 Years Ago and 25 Years from Now" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15.Read more
College of DuPage will host a "Be the Boss: Conquering the Business Battlefield" conference on Tuesday, Nov.1.Read more
An innovative internship program is giving College of DuPage students who are veterans a chance to gain valuable work experience at Fermilab.Read more
Held Sept. 17, the Food Truck Rally & Sunset 5K featured tasty treats from 15 vendors, including COD's Culinary program, kids games, "touch-a-truck" and ice sculpting before runners took to COD's grounds for a scenic sunset 5K. Local favorite Tributosaurus closed out the evening in a performance at the Lakeside Pavilion.Read more
Marco Hartnett gained valuable experience working in his own lab space during a summer chemistry internship at the University of Split in Croatia.Read more
Target and DigitalDoc are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
For adults with developmental disabilities, this class teaches skills and techniques for dealing with issues related to living in harmony with roommates.Read More
Learn strategies to become more effective in preparing for and completing exams.Read More
Join this discussion as part of the Diversity and Inclusion Celebration and Awareness Series.Read More
Liz Cooper will discuss Legal Research.Read More
Join us to learn about estate plans, trusts and the five key documents everyone should have in place.Read More
Learn about academics and careers in Respiratory Care an Polysomnography.Read More
National Energy Contractors and Illinois Chess Teachers are seeking applicants.Read More
Learn more about the 2+2 Education programs through Lewis University.Read More
Learn mindfulness that can give us space to to respond rather than to react to a remark or event that has caused us to feel emotional.Read More
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