News at COD
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.
College of DuPage Multimedia Services Producer and Director Kevin Willman (above, left) has donated his time and skills for the past three years volunteering for Honor Flight Chicago, an organization dedicated to celebrating and honoring WWII veterans. Click on the headline to read more.
Approximately 1,400 people turned out for a performance by ABBA MANIA as part of the Starlight Concert Series at the McAninch Arts Center. The free five-week season includes the Starlight Outdoor Movie Series on Thursday nights through Aug. 7, as well as the concert series on Friday evenings through Aug. 15. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
College of DuPage graduate Tim Kietzman is sharing his passion for telling stories with pictures in “The Crack in the Sidewalk,” a new children’s book written by his mother, Laurel, and brought to life through his illustrations. Click on the headline to read more.
The former Travel, Tourism and Event Planning program has merged with Hospitality Management to create the Hospitality and Tourism program. While the Hospitality curriculum will remain intact, the travel and tourism component has been streamlined and will make its debut this fall. Click on the headline to read more.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-platinum selling recording artist Colbie Caillat opens the 2014-2015 Performance Series at the McAninch Arts Center on Friday, Aug. 29. Caillat's concert is one of only three Midwest stops during her recently announced U.S. tour and the only stop in Illinois. Tickets are now on sale. Click on the headline for more information.
Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn is one of just 11 restaurants in DuPage County to receive a prestigious "2014 Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator magazine.Read more
For the 32nd consecutive year, College of DuPage is welcoming two German students through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) program.Read more
COD Continuing Education in partnership with Career Step has developed new online training programs designed to provide skills for a quick transition into the workforce. An info session is scheduled for Sept. 3.Read more
COD's Homeland Security Training Institute has added a new Concealed Carry Class designed to meet and surpass Illinois state requirements for obtaining a Concealed Carry License (CCL).Read more
The Chaparrals are looking forward to an exciting season and the resurgence of homecoming, a football staple that hasn't been observed at the College in more than 40 years.Read more
Learn about the Enhanced 2+2 for Education program with Lewis University.Read More
Join Alter Ego Production's "Welcome to Fun" Party and enjoy a live broadcast from 103.5 Kiss FM, a bungee bull and free pizza.Read More
The Lady Chaparrals host South Suburban.Read More
Overview session for newly admitted degree or certificate seeking students outlining next steps in enrollment process.Read More
Standalone tour of our leading-edge campus for prospective students. Tour begins at Office of Admissions & Outreach.Read More
Learn about that program, its curriculum, and job outlook. Registration is required.Read More
Designed for first time testers, this overview provides a summary of sections, preparation tips and study aids.Read More
Target your business plan to identify markets and develop business structures, focused pricing and marketing strategies. Lunch and materials are included.Read More
Enjoy some live music and free hotdogs as part of the Chaparral Days events.Read More
Career Services will offer 10-minute resume review sessions on a first come, first served basis.Read More
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