News at COD
Three College of DuPage Baking and Pastry Arts students swept the top three spots in the Student Chocolate Challenge during the national Pastry Live 2014 competition. Nayeli Gallegos of Bensenville (above) took first place, Rachel Dau of Glen Ellyn second and Markie Bain of Glen Ellyn third. Click on the headline for more information.
The third annual Waterleaf Food and Wine Festival attracted 600 people, the largest crowd yet. During the recent event, attendees enjoyed more than 90 domestic and imported wines specifically selected by the family-owned Heritage Wine Company. Click on the headline to view more photos.
Bison Gear and Engineering will provide $275,000 toward student scholarships, a gift that also will be used to facilitate an additional $275,000 scholarship match from local manufacturers. Above is Bison Gear Chairman Ron Bullock (center) with College of DuPage President Dr. Robert L. Breuder and COD Foundation President Susan Lang Berry. Click on the headline for more information.
For the 32nd consecutive year, College of DuPage is welcoming two German students through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) program. Lucas Adler (left) and Simon Schaarschmidt will live with two host families and attend classes full time through the reciprocal scholarship program funded by the German Parliament and the U.S. Congress.
Student Life welcomed students back to campus with its annual Chaparral Days celebration, which combines games, food and fun during the first two weeks of the fall term. Click on the headline for more photos. Chaparral Days continue the week of Sept. 2 with the Scavenger Hunt on Sept. 2 and the Student Life Fair on Sept. 3.
College of DuPage Architecture students have added their touch to the renovated campus by providing an outdoor gathering pavilion. As part of the summer Architecture 2840 Design Build class, 16 students enrolled in the course designed, built and installed the temporary pavilion just south of the Technical Education Center. Click on the headline to read more.
Students enjoyed the warm weather and had a chance to explore services and resources at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus during the recent New Student Orientation sessions. Click on the headline for more photos.
The new Music Business degree and Audio Production certificate at College of DuPage will prepare students for careers in the commercial music industry. Click on the headline for more information.
Central DuPage Hospital recently organized an active shooter simulation at the Homeland Security Education Center. Eight paramedic students from CDH participated in the exercise, which included assistance from COD’s Police Department, DuPage Public Safety Communications, COD Emergency Medical Services students and the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System. Click on the headline for more photos and a video.
The Human Services program at College of DuPage will host a free Domestic Violence Awareness Symposium on Friday, Oct. 10.Read more
College of DuPage received a clean, unmodified FY 2014 audit from independent licensed public accounting firm Crowe Horwath LLP.Read more
Get set for family fun, with free food, games and activities planned for COD's Homecoming on Saturday.Read more
The Oktoberfest theme includes works by Bach, Brahms, Mozart and Strauss.Read more
Waterleaf restaurant and 90.9fm WDCB have teamed up to present WDCB's Sunday Jazz Brunch LIVE at Waterleaf on Sunday, Oct. 19.Read more
Anthropologie and Chipotle are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Reps from Benedictine and DePaul universities will be on campus.Read More
Learn about the tools and materials, online and print, that the library has to support your study.Read More
Learn more about the Computer Science 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
A teacher's lesson to demonstrate dictatorship spins out of control.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration Required.Read More
A Benedictine University rep will be on campus for general advising sessions.Read More
Learn the basics of the negotiating process. Databases with salary information will be demonstrated.Read More
Overview session for newly admitted students outlining next steps in enrollment process.Read More
COD European Studies Committee presents the epic film about life on a German U-96 submarine during WWII.Read More
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