College of DuPage September ‘Images’ Highlights Starts of Fall Term, New Student Orientation
By Jennifer Duda
“Images,” College of DuPage’s monthly one-half hour television show, features in its September edition segments on the start of the Fall 2017 semester and the excitement leading up to the first day of classes
Each month, Images highlights the personalities, news and curriculum of a vibrant College of DuPage campus. The show airs on 13 area cable television stations.
The September Images highlights the first days of term as thousands of students return to campus. Students discuss their decision to attend College of DuPage and their goals for the upcoming academic year.
This month’s edition also features a look back on new student orientation. Held in August, COD’s NSO is designed to acclimate students to campus and get them off on the right start as they navigate campus and resources available to help them succeed.
The September “Images” highlights the College’s Surgical Technology program, which uses classroom, lab and clinical settings to give students valuable hands-on experience. Students offer their thoughts on the program’s strengths and faculty and instructors offer a general overview of the curriculum and its relevance to today’s job market.
This month’s show also features a recent mass casualty incident drill held in COD’s Robert J. Miller Homeland Security Education Center. The drill, a collaboration between the College, Central DuPage Hospital and other agencies, provided students a cross-disciplinary exercise utilizing several COD facilities, including simulation labs. Students practiced treating multiple victims, putting classroom learning to work in a real-world setting.
The September edition includes a segment on the College’s Electronics Technology program, which emphasizes hands-on learning through experiments and projects that are selected and paced to reinforce the theoretical material. The program offers a low-cost, high-quality education; a comprehensive placement service; laboratories with the latest equipment; and small class sizes.
Images airs at various times on cable television stations in Downers Grove, Wheaton, Addison, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Naperville, Glendale Heights, Bartlett, Lemont, Elk Grove, Darien, Aurora and West Chicago. Check local cable listings for times and channels.
For more information, call Kevin Willman at (630) 942-3352 or view this month’s episode on YouTube.
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