News at COD
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.
Pittsburg-based ceramic artist Yoko Sekino-Bové demonstrates some of her techniques to students and community members during a recent workshop at College of DuPage. Sekino-Bové spent time demonstrating various hand building and wheel throwing techniques before serving as keynote speaker at the College's annual Adade Wheeler Woman of Distinction Award Ceremony. Click on the headline for more images.
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.
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
College of DuPage Admissions and Outreach will host a series of information sessions for adults age 19 and older.Read more
College of DuPage is offering a free seminar designed to educate attendees about Medicare and health insurance scams.Read more
Enjoy an historic hike through the trails of Fullersburg Woods. For all ages. Part of the DuPage County 175th Anniversary co-sponsored by College of DuPage.Read More
This reality is a strange, dark world, filled with fairy tale creatures. The story follows the 'Skriker,' a shape changer, in search of love and revenge, as it pursues two young women.Read More
KinderCare and the U.S. Marine Corps are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
A juried display of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art works by College of DuPage art students.Read More
Learn more about jobs in the art field.Read More
Students in the International Cuisine class take guests on a gastronomic tour of the world with recipes celebrating the seasons and using the freshest ingredients. Tonight: Southern Italy. For reservations, visit opentable.com or call (630) 942-2284.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
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