News at COD
WDCB 90.9 FM radio personality Bruce Oscar takes the station’s new Steinway S piano for a test drive after its recent delivery. The refurbished piano, valued at $30,000, was donated to WDCB by the PianoForte Foundation and will be used for live on-air performances. Click on the headline for more information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
COD will host an Express Registration event at its Addison, Carol Stream, Naperville and Westmont Centers from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1.Read more
The COD Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion will host "Better than Before" on Thursday, Sept. 3.Read more
College of DuPage has announced 87 incoming students as Scholars Award recipients for fall 2015.Read more
College of DuPage will host "Writing on the Edge: Adjuncts Transforming Composition in the 21st Century" on Sept. 19.Read more
Cleve Carney Art Gallery Presents "Past Time: American Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Jim and Beth Arient," "Quilts of Gee's Bend" This Fall
The four artists included in "Past Time" share a common focus on repetitive forms, employing systems of repetition as an artistic method to assess the world around them.Read more
Illinois Energy is hiring for marketing positions, and Vector Marketing is hiring for sales positions.Read More
Learn more about the Enhanced 2+2 Education program through Lewis University.Read More
Find your way around campus in this all-campus scavenger hunt and enter to win a free gift as part of the Chaparral Days Welcome Week events.Read More
Support the Chaparral men's soccer team at this home game!Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job prospects.Read More
Vector Marketing is recruiting for sales positions, and Illinois Energy is recruiting for marketing positionsRead More
Visit with reps from Rush and Northern Illinois universities.Read More
Enjoy some live music, request your favorite song and grab a free lunch on us at this Chaparral Days Welcome Week event.Read More
Learn helpful strategies to overcome writer's block and generate ideas.Read More
Review angles, parallel lines, triangles and quadrilaterals in preparation for taking the COMPASS geometry placement test.Read More
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