News at COD
College of DuPage student Ugne Narbutaite has been selected as the student representative for the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) Student Advisory Committee. Narbutaite will begin her year-long term of service on July 1 and fills the seat previously held by COD student Stephanie Torres. Click on the headline for more information.
A new partnership between the College of DuPage Culinary Arts program and Alexian Brothers Hospice combines cooking instruction with support for men and women moving past the death of their spouses. Each semester, David Kramer (above) and Laura Lerdal present a free workshop that focuses on cooking techniques for one. Click on the headline for more information.
For the third consecutive year, five College of DuPage students are participating in prestigious summer chemistry research internships through the College Foundation’s Resource for Excellence Grant program. Valentina Guarino and Colin Kelliher (above left) are at Northwestern University, and Gareth Chavez, Michael Giurini and Kai Libby (above right) are at Hope College in Michigan. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Architecture student Matthew Ziemer recently earned the top prize at the second annual Coalition of Community College Architectures Programs student design competition. Ziemer’s design (above) incorporates a series of levels to coexist with a series of plateaus found at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Wheaton. Click on the headline for more information.
New College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau (right) takes a look at photos snapped by College of DuPage student Brady O'Brien during the Glen Ellyn July 4 parade. Dr. Rondeau joined members of the Board of Trustees and COD students, faculty and staff to celebrate Independence Day and begin a yearlong celebration of the College’s 50th anniversary. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
New College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau extends a warm greeting to the College community as she begins serving as COD's sixth president. Click on the headline to read her welcome message.
College of DuPage student Todd Jelinek will spend the next year studying and working in Germany as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) program. Jelinek is one of only 75 students in the U.S. from more than 700 applicants selected for participation in this yearlong, federally funded fellowship for study and work in Germany. Click on the headline for more information.
Kathy Cabai, professor and coordinator of the Surgical Technology program at College of DuPage, has been named the Overall Outstanding Faculty Member for 2015-2016. Click on the headline for more information.
For the second year in a row, College of DuPage was one of only two community colleges invited to participate in the 2016 NASA Robotic Mining Competition held at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Geared toward undergraduate and graduate student teams, the competition required teams to design and build a mining robot that could navigate a simulated Martian terrain. Click on the headline for more information.
COD is offering an Armed Guard Training course geared toward new officers and experienced employees who wish to earn Illinois state armed and unarmed security certification.Read more
Local companies are gaining the knowledge to create strong export plans through ExporTech, a national assistance program offered for the first time in Illinois.Read more
College of DuPage has announced 129 incoming students as Scholars Award recipients for fall 2016.Read more
Over the next year, the College will host free on- and off-campus events to highlight the institution's robust history and continued service to students and District 502 residents over the past half-century.Read more
Eight choreographers were chosen from a highly competitive group of submissions. Artists include Hayley Ader, Francesca Baron, Paige Deets, Taylor Mitchell, Joe Musiel, Sarah Olson, Selena Robinson and Amy Szabo.Read more
The Interior Design program at College of DuPage has received seven-year reaccreditation from the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).Read more
College of DuPage will host a free seminar for senior citizens about the dangers of scams from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25.Read more
A review of basic geometry in preparation for taking the geometry placement test.Read More
Understand how to use the government's own data to help you make offers that are closer to the government's expectations and preferences.Read More
An overview of the reading comprehension test, sample questions, and study aids.Read More
An overview of the writing sentence skills test, sample questions, and study aids.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Learn more about the Criminal Justice 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
Learn more about the Human Services 3+1 program through National Louis University.Read More
Learn the application process, documentation requirements, and which certification best suits you for qualification.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Computer Science program through Lewis University.Read More
An overview of this test which measures the student's ability to read and comprehend English.Read More
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