News at COD
Police officers, law enforcement officials and members of the community gathered at the Homeland Security Education Center to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA). Representatives from local and regional law enforcement agencies commended the academy for 20 years of a job well done. Click on the headline for more information.
Celebrating a 15-year collaboration between College of DuPage and Easter Seals DuPage/Fox Valley Region, the College recently hosted a reception highlighting student photographic works featuring Easter Seals clients. For more than a decade, students from the College’s Photography program have captured the daily lives of Easter Seals clients as a semester final project. Click on the headline for photos and a video.
Twelve participants in College of DuPage’s Field Studies program recently returned from nearly two weeks in Europe where they hiked more than 100 miles, including the celebrated Tour du Mont Blanc. Click on the headline to read more and to see more photos.
The McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Upgrades during the recent 14-month renovation include a new roof, radiant heating and the replacement of all exterior glass with energy-efficient glass. Click on the headline for more information.
Station Manager Gary Woulds of the London Fire Brigade recently conducted a workshop at the Homeland Security Education Center. Manager Woulds described the response to the suicide bombing attacks on the transportation system in London on July 7, 2005, which killed 52 civilians, and the 2011 civil riots that overtook London and cities and towns throughout England. Click on the headline for more photos.
Two College of DuPage Engineering students recently gained crucial real-world experience through summer internships. John Batke (left) served an internship at Fermilab in Batavia, through the national laboratory’s Community College Intern program. Aaron Carstens served his internship at DuPage County’s Division of Transportation. Click on the headline to read more.
Crowds fill the stadium during the Homecoming football game, the culmination of a week-long series of events at College of DuPage. It was the first homecoming celebration at the College in almost 40 years. Click on the headline to see more photos from game day.
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.
The Latin American Studies Committee will present a screening of 'Where the Stone Tones' and a panel discussion on Nov. 17.Read more
Funding is available to WIA-eligible dislocated workers who are either a veteran or have experienced long-term unemployment and can be used for training in careers in health, information technology, CDL and massage therapy.Read more
The COD Addison Regional Center will host an Open House on Saturday, Nov. 8.Read more
For the last nine years, group members have created a collection of paintings, donating the final pieces to rebuilding efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
The Government Finance Officers Association's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Program has been promoting the preparation of high quality, transparent budget documents since 1984.Read more
Amidst claims of underhanded accounting practices, College financial officials demonstrate to the Board that documents supplied to these outside political groups did not have varying names used for vendors.Read more
Returning students can register for spring classes in person or at MyAccess.cod.edu.Read More
Doktor Kaboom! uses humor and comedy in demonstrating applications of the physical sciences.Read More
Learn how Zotero can store all your research and automatically create citations in MLA, APA and Chicago.Read More
Laugh and learn with Doktor Kaboom! in an interactive one-man science comedy show.Read More
Learn about the tools and materials, online and print, that the library has to support your study.Read More
Award-winning journalist Jerome M. O'Connor presents on America's first mass murderer.Read More
Their own demons lead childhood best friends Joey and Denny to make a grievous error in returning a boy to a man they think is the boy's uncle.Read More
A psychological thriller takes you on a journey with Sara, a poet and part-time librarian.Read More
Visit the Nat'l Museum of Mexican Art, take a walking tour and much more. Register by Oct. 20 w/your name and a $5 deposit at SRC 2225. Trip info: URL below.Read More
Admissions presentation and campus tour for prospective students.Read More
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