News at COD
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.
Coming off an exceptional fall enrollment, College of DuPage is the only community college district in the state of Illinois with an increase in Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) enrollment for the spring 2014 term, according to figures released by the Illinois Community College Board. Click on the headline to 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
The COD Latino Outreach Center will host "Do Math and You Can Do Anything," a free mathematics workshop for Latino students and their parents on Saturday, May 31.Read More
Understand risks, rewards, and lessons in launching a business in IllinoisRead More
Express is recruiting for part-time sales associates.Read More
The Army National Guard is recruiting on campus.Read More
Reps from Kendall College and St. Xavier and Eastern Illinois University will be on campus.Read More
A hands-on workshop where you will learn how to use social media tools to build your brand and grow your business.Read More
This workshop provides general tips, practice websites, and procedures to increase success before taking the Compass placement reading test at College of DuPage.Read More
Dr. Felix Masud-Piloto of DePaul University will discuss the prospects and obstacles in normalizing US-Cuba relations.Read More
This workshop provides grammar practice websites for the writing test and a review of a good basic essay, with group practice in brainstorming, organization, conclusions, introductions, and supporting details.Read More
Learn how to get the credentials you need to prepare for a well-paying job in the trucking industry.Read More
Presented by Ali Cinar, Ph.D., Director, Engineering Center for Diabetes Research and Education (ECDRE), Illinois Institute of Technology. Info: email@example.com.Read More
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