News at COD
Dr. Harold D. McAninch, retired College of DuPage president and namesake of the McAninch Arts Center, leads a toast to celebrate 30 years and more than 2 million guests at the MAC’s 30-year reception. The event honored more than 6,000 shows staged at the venue since its opening in 1986. Click on the headline for more photos and a video.
The College of DuPage Foundation recently honored 10 alumni for their outstanding achievements during the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception: (front, from left) Roy Karl Werner, Laz Perez, Matthew Bonnan, Andrew Ouderkirk, Hashem Helmi; (back) Mark Pfefferman, Janice Miller, Jimmy Ray Elliott, Linda Feltman and Margaret Yancey. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage was recently awarded a $650,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support STEM education at the College. The funding of the new S-STEM Student Success program will further the emphasis COD is putting on STEM education. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage recently welcomed approximately 280 high school students for the fifth annual Manufacturing Technology Expo. The students met with local manufacturing employers and attended breakout sessions, including a presentation about automation from FANUC America Robotics. Click on the headline for more information.
A new Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago enables COD students to complete two years of courses before transferring to earn bachelor’s degrees in areas of Architecture, Design and the Arts; Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Public Health; and Urban Planning and Public Affairs. Click on the headline.
College of DuPage employee and veteran Erick Flores sings "The Star Spangled Banner” as part of a series of events to commemorate Veterans Day. College President and retired Navy Vice Admiral Dr. Ann Rondeau, Board Chairman Deanne Mazzochi and Board Vice Chairman David Olsen joined faculty, staff and students at the annual observance. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Nursing student Elsa Salguero has been named Midwest Region Caregiver of the Year by BrightStar Care. Salguero, who completed the Basic Nursing Assistant training program and is currently pursuing her Associate Degree in Nursing at COD, was recognized by the national home health agency as one of only four regional recipients. Click on the headline for more information.
After a 20-year hiatus, the College of DuPage Chaparrals are hosting a National Junior College Athletic Association bowl game. The Dec. 3 inaugural Red Grange Bowl is the culminating event of a weekend-long celebration of the legacy of Harold Edward “Red” Grange. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and kickoff is at 1 p.m. at Bjarne Ullsvik Stadium. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage student Michelle Irving and Easter Seals client Claire Zeitz pose with Irving’s work at a recent reception celebrating the collaboration between the COD Photography program and Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region. For 17 years, students have captured the daily lives of Easter Seals clients in photo essays and videos. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
In all, the College won five awards at the annual Telly Awards, which recognizes excellence in television, film, video and multimedia production.Read more
COD HVACR students Mike Pagliuco and Matt Clemons earned first and third place in the Chicago Pipe Fitters Local Union 597 HVACR competition.Read more
COD Board Chairman Deanne Mazzochi (above) and President Dr. Ann Rondeau visited the Carol Stream Center in the first of five Town Hall meetings scheduled through Dec. 7.Read more
College officials, MAC staff as well as ensemble directors, student performers and auxiliary groups gathered to recognize the continued contributions and legacy of the McAninch Arts Center.Read more
Get a focus for your business and your ideas. Network with other entrepreneurs to brainstorm.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Explore the traditions of Russian culinary favorites and bring home recipes.Read More
Learn about academics required and careers in Surgical Technology. Registration required.Read More
Enjoy performances and presentations by COD faculty, students, alumni and guests.Read More
Wynonna's sultry and crooning voice, paired with the undeniable skill and artistry of The Big Noise, makes for a perfect pairing not to be missed.Read More
Meet with admissions reps and learn how to jump start your education at College of DuPage.Read More
Early graduating high school seniors and parents will learn how to get a leg up on their education.Read More
Learn how to get the credentials you need to prepare for a well-paying job in the trucking industry.Read More
The Chaparrals host the inaugural Red Grange Bowl, benefiting Ronald McDonald House. Gates open at 10:30 a.m.Read More
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