News at COD
Coming off an exceptional fall enrollment, College of DuPage is the only community college district in the state of Illinois with an increase in Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) enrollment for the spring 2014 term, according to figures released by the Illinois Community College Board. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage students (from left) Doris Strom, Ed Adamczyk, Lisa Peterson, David Gum, Sandy Remijas and Patricia White Hansen were recently recognized at the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association's Excellence in Landscape Awards Night for their efforts in the annual ILCA Landscape Design Contest for college and high school students. Click on the headline to read more.
Electric vehicle owners now have the ability to charge their batteries while working or taking classes with the installation of two charging stations at College of DuPage’s Glen Ellyn campus.Two units, each with two charging ports, are available for a nominal charge on the south side of campus. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage has added a new language immersion program to Berlin, Germany, which will take place from Friday, May 30, to Sunday, June 29. The deadline to apply for this trip is March 1. Click on the headline to read more.
Tracy Butler at ABC7 interviews College of DuPage faculty members Paul Sirvatka and Victor Gensini about storm chasing and the five classes that they offer each year. Click on the image to watch the video or click on the headline to read more.
Confetti rains down at the culmination of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, capping a morning that also included dedications for the Physical Education Center and the Library. Click on the headline for more information, photos and videos.
The College of DuPage Library is now fully open after an 18-month, two-phase renovation transformed the space to meet the needs of current and future users. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
College of DuPage has recorded its highest ever total headcount enrollment for a spring term. The College’s net 10th day credit headcount (full- and part-time students) for the spring 2014 semester reached 28,100, up 1 percent from last spring. Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) enrollment climbed 1.8 percent for spring to 15,626 students. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage has opened a second health care simulation lab that will optimize cross-disciplinary learning opportunities for students. The new Simulation Center, located in the Health and Science Center, consists of three components: a home setting consisting of a kitchen, living room and dining area; a long-term care/rehabilitation environment; and a clinic setting. Click on the headline for more information.
The Grammy nominees perform a selection of original student work as part of a four-month residency program.Read More
COD had a 1.8 percent increase in FTES for the spring 2014 term while state spring enrollment is down an average 6.7 percent.Read More
Brett Coup brings more than 20 years of experience to the newly created position.Read More
Waterleaf restaurant will host a four-course wine dinner on March 26 paired with selections from the Woodward Canyon Winery in Washington State.Read More
Maximize business productivity and learn how the iPad serves as a business tool at the workplace; students need to bring their own iPad.Read More
Learn how to target your business plan. Lunch and materials included.Read More
European Studies Committee presents a day-long symposium focussing on the politics, cultures and traditions of various European nations.Read More
Renowned ceramic artists and independent art critic Tony Merino provides a demo and the conclusion of an open throwing class.Read More
Illinois Energy is recruiting on campus for marketing positions.Read More
Best In-Home Services is recruiting on campus today for CNA assistants.Read More
Learn more about the program, and its curriculum from representatives from Lewis University.Read More
3+1 Advising Sessions - Concordia University Chicago - Healthcare Management/Sports & Rec Management
College representatives from Concordia University Chicago will be on campus to meet with students interested in the 3+1 Program for Healthcare Management and Sports/Rec Management degrees.Read More
Reps from Benedictine University, North Central College, DeVry University and Concordia University Chicago will be on campus to meet with students.Read More
This online practice program is used to prepare for the Math Placement Exam. Attendees will register and create a log-in for the test and practice navigating the program under the guidance of staff.Read More
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