News at COD
College of DuPage Physics Professor David Fazzini lies on a bed of nails as Physics Professor Tom Carter (right) smashes a cinder block on top of him. The demonstration in Fazzini’s Physics 1100 class was part of a lecture on the principles of energy. Click on the headline for more info, photos and a video.
College of DuPage culinary students took first place at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Student Team Hot Food Illinois State Competition. Five COD students competed against past national winners Joliet Junior College and Kendall College. Click on the headline to read more, see more photos and watch a video.
College of DuPage is offering a new Mechatronics Technology certificate that will help students develop multidisciplinary skills in mechanics, electronics, industrial electronics and computer control. Click on the headline to read more.
Dozens of forensic professionals attended the recent Midwest Forensic Conference at the Homeland Security Education Center. Hosted by the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy, the inaugural event included hands-on and scenario-based training requiring participants to document, collect and process physical evidence in a lab environment as well as mock crime scenes. Click on the headline to view more photos.
Continuing to buck regional and national trends, College of DuPage has recorded its highest-ever spring Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) and total credit headcount enrollment in the College’s 48-year history. Click on the headline to read more.
Fatima Alsharifi of Naperville shares her experience with prejudice at the 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held this year by co-host Benedictine University in Lisle. Alsharifi and fellow MLK scholarship winner Zakaria Ibnatik (Aurora) were recognized for their winning essays, which detailed how King’s ideals have made a direct impact on their lives. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage President Robert L. Breuder has announced plans to retire March 31, 2016. Entering his 35th year as a college president, President Breuder informed the COD Board of Trustees of his intention in a letter at the Board’s Jan. 22 meeting. Click on the headline to read more.
Beginning in 2015, courses in the Teacher Preparation program at College of DuPage will be aligned directly with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and student progress will be reported using these standards. One important component of the transition includes the use of standards-based grading (SBG) in many of its classes. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage is the fastest-growing community college in the nation outside of California among colleges with enrollments greater than 10,000 students, according to a recent report by Community College Week magazine. Click on the headline to read more.
COD graduates with associate's degrees and students working on their degrees can meet with representatives from all 12 Illinois state universities to learn about transfer opportunities, while prospective students can find out how earning a degree at COD can help them transfer easily to a state university.Read more
In the wake of the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Jane Anderson's story weaves together the individual stories of participants and bystanders of the national tragedy. Incorporating fantasy, art and spirituality, "Defying Gravity" uses both monologues and shared scenes to explore the idea of pushing personal boundaries and tabulating the costs of our successes, drawing parallels between the pursuits of individual characters and the artistic quest of Claude Monet.Read more
Video game designer Ernest Adams will discuss the game design industry at COD, March 11.Read more
COD is offering a series of free seminars designed to educate attendees about crimes directed at seniors.Read more
Waterleaf Restaurant in Glen Ellyn will host an exclusive Wines of Australia dinner on Wednesday, March 18.Read more
Approximately 100 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the eighth annual Salsa/Merengue/Bachata Dance.Read more
Enjoy the many works of art created by African American students on display throughout the Library and the MAC.Read More
Guest speaker Emily Ellsworth, Music Director of Anima: Gospel and Grooves.Read More
This extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent and preserves the traditions of step dancing in a thrilling live show as seen on PBS.Read More
Rethinking Challenging Kids: Collaborative Problem Solving presented by Dr. J. Stuart Ablon. Co-sponsored by College of DuPage and the Glenbard Parent Series.Read More
Get free help with electronic filing of federal and state taxes.Read More
Learn about College of DuPage's CDL course at the Addison Regional Center. More info: (630) 942-2208.Read More
Two iconic choral groups will wow you in this never before seen collaboration.Read More
Grammy winning storyteller Gregory Porter combines his inspiring words with rich baritone vocals.Read More
A+ Roofing is recruiting students for various positions.Read More
McDonald's is recruiting students for crew and manager positions.Read More
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