News at COD
The College of DuPage Engineering Club was awarded “Best Design” for its entry in the 28th Annual Jerry Sanders Creative Design Competition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Competing as the only two-year school granted permission to participate, the Robotics Team was up against students from prestigious universities, including UIUC, NIU and IIT. Click on the headline for more information.
Khushboo Shah, who earned an associate’s degree in Pre-Architecture from College of DuPage, recently returned to her alma mater as a professional architect, working on plans for the recent renovation of the College’s Naperville Center. Click on the headline for more information.
The Rotary Club of Naperville Charities recently recognized students from College of DuPage who received scholarship assistance from the club this spring. Since 1996, the Rotary Club of Naperville has provided 119 students with more than $446,000 in scholarships to assist them with their studies at College of DuPage. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage is the first college or university in the state of Illinois to offer the Surgical Assistant Certificate that will provide students with the experience and knowledge to advance within the surgical technologist field. Click on the headline to read more.
During winter break, HVACR Instructors Bob Clark and Chris Lexow each donated more than 300 hours of their own time to construct a state-of-the-art hydronic boiler trainer in the HVACR lab in the Technical Education Center. Hydronics is the use of water as the heat-transfer medium in heating and cooling systems such as steam and hot-water radiator systems. Click on the headline for more information.
Eleven students were awarded gold medals in 14 categories at this year's DuPage ACT-SO Awards. The students will move on to compete at nationals in Philadelphia in July. Altogether, 34 students representing 24 area high schools placed in the local competition held recently at College of DuPage in the areas of Science, Business, Humanities, Performing Arts and Visual Arts. Click on the headline for more information.
COD Photography student Kylie Kropp shoots a spontaneous personality portrait of model Lizzie Larkin during the College’s 2015 “Paint It Black" session in the McAninch Arts Center Lobby. This bi-annual event is part of the Photography 1101 class taught by Terry Vitacco. It included Advanced Photo Students from Willowbrook High School as part of the dual credit program. Click on the headline for more photos.
College of DuPage is offering a new American Welding Society Certificate that will provide students with the required skills to earn AWS credentials. The 17 credit-hour certificate prepares students for entry-level positions as welders and fabricators. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 6 percent increase in overall metalworking positions during the next 10 years. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage student Stephanie Torres was recently selected to serve as student representative for the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB). Torres, who is currently President of the COD Student Leadership Council, will begin her year-long term of service for the ICCB in June. Click on the headline to read more.
Animation students in COD's Motion Picture/Television program will screen their work during the fifth annual Animation Night on May 14.Read more
The College of DuPage Foundation will host a free estate conservation seminar on Wednesday, May 20.Read more
College of DuPage recently provided a tour of the main campus for representatives from Glen Ellyn's "Sister City," Le Bouscat, France.Read more
College of DuPage Art Students recently hosted an All-School Mourn-In to memorialize the 147 university students slaughtered at Garissa University in Kenya on April 2.Read more
College of DuPage will offer a Concealed Carry Class on Saturday, May 16, and Sunday, May 17.Read more
College of DuPage will host an Express Registration Event on Saturday, May 16.Read more
The Homeland Security Training Institute at COD Offers a new Citizens Public Safety Academy this summer.Read more
Thanx Media and Jimmy John's are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Criminal Justice program with Lewis University.Read More
Visit with reps from Elmhurst College, Harrington College of Design, and Benedictine, Western Illinois and Illinois State universities.Read More
MHAT is a club designed to give support, dispel myths and fight stigma.Read More
Career Services will offer 10-minute resume review sessions on a first come, first served basis.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Human Services Baccalaureate Degree program through National Louis University.Read More
The purpose of this club is to help future generations protect and enhance the quality of human life.Read More
Join students of Indian origin to express cultural heritage and values, and to have solidarity in the broader context of COD.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 programs for B.S. in Nursing and B.A. in Management from Benedictine University.Read More
The SLC works to preserve and protect students' rights, interests and opinions.Read More
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