News at COD
The inaugural Engineering Olympics competition at College of DuPage recently attracted more than 170 District 502 high school students. Hosted by the COD Engineering Club, high school students competed for points in three heats involving timed creative design projects focusing on civil, electrical, mechanical and industrial engineering. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Meteorology professors Victor Gensini and Paul Sirvatka show off the new weather equipment at College of DuPage. The system is the result of a partnership with WeatherBug, an international network of real-time weather and lightening detection systems that provide millions of people worldwide with weather-related information.Click on the headline to read more.
Students enrolled in the Library and Information Technology program are completing their required library practicum hours in notable libraries throughout the U.S. and into Canada. The practicum involves serving 75 hours in a library over one semester and is undertaken after all eight Library and Information Technology courses are completed. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage is preparing to roll out DuPage County’s newest advanced manufacturing training and development resource. The Advanced Digital Manufacturing Center will provide expertise, technology and space to meet current and emerging, highly sophisticated technical training needs. Click on the headline to read more.
Responding to a growing need for trained nurses in the operating room, College of DuPage is offering a new Perioperative Nursing Certificate. The one-semester program will prepare students for the Certified Nurse in the Operating Room exam as well as for positions as circulating nurse, scrub nurse and perioperative nurse. Click on the headline for more information.
Diana Martinez, the new director of the McAninch Arts Center, is now booking the 2014-2015 season, the first full season back in the MAC since it reopened this year after a 16-month renovation. Improvements to the Belushi Performance Hall, Playhouse Theater and Studio Theater as well as the addition of the outdoor Patio Stage are providing new opportunities. Click on the headline to read more.
Robyn Coffin recently rubbed elbows with Prince, Zooey Deschanel and the Seattle Seahawks, even though she didn’t actually meet them. That’s because the new Windows commercial in which the former Belushi Scholarship winner currently stars ran during an episode of Fox TV’s “New Girl” that aired after the Super Bowl. Click on the headline to read more.
According to a report released by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), College of DuPage ranks far above the national average for passing rates on the emergency medical technician certification exam. College of DuPage students pass the exam on first attempt at a rate of 89 percent, while the national average is 72 percent. Click on the headline to read more.
The McAninch Arts Center capped its Grand Opening MAC Madness Celebration Benefit with an announcement that the newly renovated 800-seat Performance Hall will be renamed in honor of alumni John and Jim Belushi. In addition, the event raised an additional $393,200 for future scholarships and MAC programs. Click on the headline for more information.
The community can explore the renovated MAC, P.E. Center and Library from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10.Read More
The group takes on pop culture and everyone from Chris Christie to Lance Armstrong with hits like "Down the Road Again," "Embattled Hymn of the Republicans" and "Twinkie Twinkie."Read More
The COD student newspaper "The Courier" earned 12 top awards, including six 1st Place honors, at this year's Illinois Community College Journalism Association conference.Read More
The exhibit features the works of eleven Fine & Applied Arts candidates.Read More
Jessica Steslow is the winner of the 2014 Carter D. Carroll Excellence in History Award for outstanding work in the field of history writing at College of DuPage. Steslow and three Honorable Mention winners were recently recognized at a reception at the College.Read More
College of DuPage is seeking homestay arrangements for two German exchange students who will arrive in August.Read More
Interested students, alumni or community members should check-in for the resume review drop-in in the Career Services Center, Room 3258Read More
Attendees will learn about free resources available to adult learners, can enroll in COD classes, explore educational and career pathways, speak with students and enjoy a student talent show.Read More
U.S.Army is recruiting on campus.Read More
Global Sales and Marketing Solutions is recruiting for a account analyst.Read More
Learn more about the program, and its curriculum from representatives from Lewis University.Read More
For students interested in COD's 3+1 programs. Reps from each of COD's parnter institutions will be on hand to discuss their programs in more detail.Read More
Reps from North Central College, University of Phoenix, Illinois State University and Robert Morris University visit.Read More
Reps from Concordia University Chicago will be on campus to meet with interested students.Read More
Speed dating with a philosophical/theological bent! Spend five minutes with a variety of students, answering questions on values.Read More
This award winning documentary analyzes and discusses the impact of tort reform on the U.S. judicial system. A discussion follows.Read More
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