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  • CPA

    College of DuPage Offers Path to CPA Certification

    The Advanced Accounting certificate program at College of DuPage prepares students to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination administered by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The certificate is aimed at CPA exam candidates who have already earned a baccalaureate or higher degree in a business-related major other than accounting. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Small Business Development Center

    Small Business Development Center Wins Award

    The Small Business Development Center at College of DuPage recently received the Roger Luman Project Excellence Award. Created by SBDC Program Manager Martha Carney (above) through a partnership with the Itasca Bank Women’s Initiative, “Project CEO – Helping Women to Create Great Companies” was one of only three programs in Illinois to receive the award. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Stephanie Quirk

    Stephanie Quirk Named NCC Outstanding Alum

    College of DuPage Student Activities Coordinator Stephanie Quirk recently received the Outstanding Alumni Award from North Central College. Quirk, who heads the Living Leadership Program (LLP) at COD, earned her master’s degree from North Central in Leadership, Ethics & Values and revised College of DuPage’s LLP as part of her capstone project. Click on the headline to read more.

  • American Sign Language

    COD Offers American Sign Language Program

    The new American Sign Language Interpreter degree and certificate program will prepare students to become licensed sign language interpreters. Recently approved by the Illinois Community College Board, the program consists of an Associate in Applied Science degree, the American Sign Language certificate and the American Sign Language Interpreting certificate. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Physical Education Center

    PE Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

    The Physical Education Center at College of DuPage has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Designed by Legat Architects, the Gold LEED-certified center reduces energy consumption by nearly 25 percent. Replacing the roof’s glass and metal framing also increased energy efficiency. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Robert Zill

    Student Works on IceCube Neutrino Project

    College of DuPage student Robert Zill is spending his summer at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls working on IceCube, the Antarctic-based neutrino cosmology experiment. Zill’s internship is going so well that he has already been selected as a backup candidate to travel to the McMurdo Research Station in Antarctica and the South Pole during winter break. Click on the headline to read more.

  • hearing instrument

    COD Offers New Hearing Instrument Certificate

    College of DuPage will be the first institution in Illinois to offer the Hearing Instrument Dispensary certificate as a post-secondary program, providing the necessary training for entry-level positions in the hearing health care field. Students earning the certificate can find work as hearing aid specialists, hearing instrument specialists and hearing aid dispensers. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Rob Enescu

    First Transfer Student Accepted into Hoeft Program

    College of DuPage Engineering student Robert Enescu is the first student not currently attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to be accepted into the university’s prestigious Hoeft Technology and Management program. Enescu plans to earn his bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Technology and Management. Click on the headline to read more.

  • anesthesia technology program

    COD Offers new Anesthesia Technology Program

    The new Anesthesia Technology degree program will be the first of its kind in the state of Illinois. The program will train students to assist licensed anesthesiologists in delivering anesthesia care. Upon completion of the program, students can sit for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs National Certification Examination to become certified as an anesthesia technologist. Click on the headline to read more.

Events Feature

  • College Theater icon

    Fall College Theater Auditions

    General auditions for College of DuPage College Theater’s fall productions of “Carmilla” and “The Man Who Came to Dinner” will be held Aug. 27 and 28.

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  • westmont center

    Express Registration Event at Centers

    College of DuPage will host an Express Registration event at its Addison, Carol Stream, Naperville and Westmont Centers on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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  • better than before

    'Better Than Before' on Sept. 3

    Presented by the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, this event will promote student success and feature performances by up-and-coming singer/producer Julian Keyz and internationally-known comedian T-Murph.  

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  • Motown Experience

    'Motown Experience' Sept. 12

    The College of DuPage Foundation will kick off the McAninch Arts Center season by presenting “MAC Motown: Signed, Sealed, Delivered.”

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  • writing icon

    Writing on the Edge Conference

    This conference on Sept. 19 brings together English and ESL adjunct faculty engaged in the teaching of writing across platforms and provides opportunities for information sharing and networking.

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  • retirement

    Free Retirement Planning Seminars

    The College of DuPage Foundation’s Planned Giving Advisory Council presents the free Fall Retirement Planning Seminar Series. Next: "Pre-Retirement" on Sept. 23.

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  • Laps With the Chaps

    Laps With the Chaps Sept. 26

    College of DuPage will host its fifth annual Laps With the Chaps 5K Run/Walk and 100-Yard Dash. For the second year, the College will host the Food Truck Rally.

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  • cleve carney exhibit

    'Self-Taught Art' at Carney Gallery

    The Cleve Carney Art Gallery will present an exhibition of works from the contemporary American Folk Art collection of Naperville residents Jim and Beth Arient Sept. 3 to Oct. 10.

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  • autism speaks

    'Autism Speaks' Fall Series

    College of DuPage will offer a series of free presentations on topics relating to autism this fall. Next session: Sept. 23.

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