News at COD
College of DuPage is increasing educational and career opportunities for traditionally underserved students through its STEM Student Success program. Magdalena Tarchala (left) and Jesus “Jay” Avitia are benefiting from the $650,000 National Science Foundation grant aimed toward academically successful students with demonstrated financial need. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage student Matthew Krebs is spending 2018 at two national laboratories, gaining critical experience for a career in computers. After working during the spring semester at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, where he was the only intern from a community college, Krebs is now enjoying an internship at Argonne National Laboratory. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage art students are painting a new two-sided mural outside of the College’s Greenhouse that will embody the environmentally friendly initiatives of the College’s Horticulture program. The mural will also highlight other aspects of the College’s identity, including COD’s mascot, the chaparral. Click on the headline for more information.
Patrons of the College of DuPage Fuel Pantry will soon have fresh produce available to them, thanks to the efforts of interns and faculty from COD’s Food Security Initiative. The group recently installed five garden beds and planted crops at the Community Education Fuel Garden on the Glen Ellyn campus, in preparation for summer and fall harvests. Click on the headline for more information.
COD’s new Wedding Planning Management Certificate program is preparing students with knowledge and skills beyond the traditional functions of wedding planning. What sets the certificate apart is that it has a distinct concentration on creating wedding planning managers who are globally aware and capable of navigating family dynamics. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage has earned the Award for Excellence in Government Finance from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its FY2018 Budget-in-Brief publication. The award recognizes innovative programs and contributions that exemplify outstanding financial management. Click on the headline for more information.
Since first arriving on COD’s campus in 1978, now-octogenarian Young Hak Ahn (second from right) has completed more than 400 credit hours in a variety of topics, such as art history, physical education, music, horticulture and foreign language. He is also well-traveled, participating in 21 of the College’s Field and Experiential Learning/Study Abroad programs. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Fashion Studies student Whitney Stahl of Lisle is one of only two designers from the U.S. selected for Remix 2018/2019, a global fur competition sponsored by the International Fur Federation. Stahl submitted her designs for a three-piece collection with a focus on nature, and she pushed herself to incorporate current trends. Click on the headline for more information.
More than 60 fourth graders from Forest Glen Elementary School in Glen Ellyn shared their ideas for campus and programmatic improvement as part of a recent problem-based learning project at College of DuPage. Working in teams of four or five, the students created solutions for a range of issues at the College. Click on the headline for more information.
Debra Gurney's wealth of experience will allow her to lead program approvals and accreditation processes, evaluate program goals and outcomes, and oversee curriculum.Read more
The International Student Services office will host a mandatory immigration workshop for new students with F-1 non-immigrant status Thursday, Aug. 16.Read more
College of DuPage Veterans Wilderness Encounter Sets Speech Class in Needles National ParkRead more
Experience new dance works by six up-and-coming choreographers as they compete for cash prizes on Saturday, July 28 in the Playhouse Theatre of the McAninch Arts Center.Read more
Get an overview of digital marketing and its effects.Read More
Discover what sets the COD's program apart from the rest. Learn about the program, industry and career opportunities.Read More
Visit with reps from Calumet College of St. Joseph.Read More
Learn about the 2+2 Partnership Program with DePaul University.Read More
Have a professional review your resume. Sessions are approximately 10 minutes and on a first come, first served basis.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Take a tour of our beautiful campus!Read More
Learn how to sign up for and navigate the ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning module.Read More
Get started on your business plan. It is up to you to complete your vision.Read More
Learn more about the Management 3+1 program through Benedictine University.Read More
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