News at COD
Nearly 1,000 people gathered on the COD campus for the fourth annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk and inaugural COD Food Truck Rally. Attendees enjoyed the fall weather and free activities in Race Village and Kid Zone such as a bounce house, bag toss games and face painting. Click on the headline for more information, photos and a video.
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 College of DuPage Astronomy club captured the recent partial solar and lunar eclipses that occurred in October.Read more
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 U.S. Army and Snap Diagnostics are recruiting for various positions.Read More
Reps from George Williams College and National University of Health Sciences will be on campus.Read More
Pre-Game with Alter Ego this Halloween with food, games, music and a photo booth to capture the revelry.Read More
Learn more about the Computer Science 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
Free pre-screening of PBS series about contemporary art and artists. Episode 4: "Fiction."Read More
National Louis University and College of DuPage will sign an agreement for a new 3+1 program that enables students to earn a BA degree, Human Services Practicum from NLU at COD's campus at a reduced tuition rate.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Criminal Justice program with Lewis University.Read More
In recognition of Veterans Day, participants will hear and share readings from war and military literature. To volunteer, contact Bob Hazard, firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 1.Read More
The 20-piece big band is dedicated to having fun and playing four decades' worth of classics.Read More
New and returning students can register for spring classes in person or at MyAccess.cod.edu.Read More
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