News at COD
Emily Bruere (second from left) and Jessica Leeper (second from right), two students in College of DuPage’s Interior Design program, recently received the new Pathway Healthcare Design Studio Scholarship Award from Pathway to Living, a Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior living communities. Click on the headline for more information.
An estimated 200 College of DuPage students, faculty and staff recently gathered to celebrate five years of COD Cares. The event, held during National Volunteer Week, highlighted the contributions of the COD Cares program to organizations throughout District 502 and honored more than 130 volunteers who have contributed more than 14,000 hours of community service. Click on the headline for more photos.
College of DuPage music student Melissa Wang’s original composition, “Downright Up and Left,” has been named winner of the 2019 Jack Stone Award for New Music, earning her a cash prize and the opportunity to travel to Texas to receive the honor in person and see her piece performed live. Click on the headline for more information.
The College of DuPage Robotics Team, an offshoot of the College’s Engineering and Technology Club, had an impressive top-ten finish and was the only team from a two-year school to compete in the 31st annual Midwestern Robotics Design Competition (MRDC). Click on the headline for more information.
Graduates from the College of DuPage Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program surpassed their peers nationally and statewide in 2018, achieving a 95 percent pass rate on the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) exams. For 2018, the national NCLEX-RN pass rate was 88 percent and the state pass rate was 88 percent. Click on the headline for more information.
The College of DuPage Languages department and La Connexion Française French Club, in collaboration with the Alliance Française of DuPage, recently embraced the diversity and richness of Francophone cultures from across the globe during “Celebration of the Francophonie.” The event featured hands-on cultural displays, food, music and dance. Click on the headline for more photos.
Featuring five state champions, the College of DuPage Forensics Team placed second at the 2019 Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament. The team also earned a first place in Quality Award, as well as third place in Division 1 and third place in the open division, at the Novice National Tournament. Click on the headline for more information.
Dozens of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors learned more about careers and studies in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields during College of DuPage’s inaugural STEM Spotlight event. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Following a lengthy and rigorous process, the College of DuPage Testing Center has been recertified by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). The center became the first NCTA-certified testing center in the state of Illinois in 2012. Click on the headline for more information.
The Horticulture program at COD will host its Spring Annual/Perennial Plant Sale on select dates in May at the College's Greenhouse, located just west of the Technical Education Center on the College's Glen Ellyn campus.Read more
The show will feature original designs created by Fashion Design students and is being produced by Fashion Merchandising students.Read more
Food truck fare will be available for sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the north entrance of the Student Resource Center. The Early Bird 5K registration fee will be $15 for the first 500 participants.Read more
The summit will explore the intersections of Hip-Hop culture, social justice and societal issues.Read more
COD will hold a free networking and advising session for COD students interested in literature and writing from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, on the Glen Ellyn Campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.Read more
COD students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the community flocked to the College's second annual Maker Market to browse and purchase students' products and services.Read more
Students from COD's Photography program and local high school students taking advanced photography classes will present their work.Read more
Jason's Deli and Chips Manufacturing LLC are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Learn more about the programs, their curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Enjoy the presentation "Marginalized Narratives: Reflection of Government Policies in Sri Lankan Emigre Oral Histories" and a student award ceremony during the Carter Carroll Excellence in History event.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Sherwin-Williams and In The Swim are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Visit reps from Dominican University.Read More
Learn more about the Education 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
Learn more about the Human Services 3+1 program through National Louis University.Read More
Learn more about the Criminal Justice 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
Learn more about the Criminal Justice 2+2 program through National Louis University.Read More
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