News at COD
College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau signs a diploma for one of the College’s winter graduates. She hand-signed all 473 degrees and 315 certificates earned by COD students at the end of 2016. Spring classes begin on Monday, Jan. 23, with additional sessions beginning Feb. 15 and March 15. Click on the headline for more information about admissions.
Students will gain skills for management positions within the automotive industry through the new Automotive Service Management Certificate program at College of DuPage, which was recently approved by the Illinois Community College Board. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage student Rosanne Garrido knows she’s fortunate to have spent time studying in South Korea while in high school, but she never imagined she’d get a second opportunity to revisit this country thanks to a Critical Language Scholarship through the U.S. Department of State. Click on the headline to read more.
Kathy Cabai, Coordinator and Professor of the Surgical Assisting and Anesthesia Technology programs, has received the 2016 Region 4 Educational Award from the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians. ASATT presents the award to recognize outstanding continued dedication in sponsoring, promoting and/or furthering education. Click on the headline for more information.
Tyler Swanson and Anthony Amant of Elmhurst (pictured) have received a Crystal Pillar Student Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the producers of the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. Swanson and Amant earned the award for “Athletes of the Week: Matt Fletcher and Evan Kirk,” which they produced while students in COD’s MPTV program. Click on the headline for more information.
The new Landscape Contracting and Management degree will prepare graduates to design, implement and maintain landscape projects in horticulture-related careers. The program incorporates hands-on training using the most advanced equipment and components available in the industry. Click on the headline for more information.
COD student and Phi Theta Kappa President Kristina Clancy (third from left) marked the official opening of the Fuel Pantry during a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by students, faculty and staff. PTK’s research found that 100 out of 750 students reported having access to only one to two full meals a day or less than a full meal a day. Click on the headline for more information.
Laura Pekarik’s recipe for success combines entrepreneurship and philanthropy in a personal way. Her Courageous Bakery and Café in Elmhurst is home to Cupcakes for Courage, where a portion of the proceeds go to local nonprofits. The initiative began when Pekarik’s older sister Kathy was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins T-cell lymphoma. Click on the headline for information.
Funded through a Perkins Grant, eight state-of-the-art electronic controls trainers were recently designed by HVACR Program Coordinator Bob Clark and constructed by COD instructors and students. According to Clark, the trainers surpass commercially available trainers and were built for only a fraction of the cost. Click on the headline for more information.
The new Early Childhood Administration degree at College of DuPage will provide students with a direct route to the Gateways Illinois Director Credential Level 1.Read more
Held as part of the College's ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration, the event features the Chaparral women's and men's basketball teams taking on the Harper College Hawks. The women's game begins at 1 p.m., followed by the men's game at 3 p.m.Read more
College of DuPage is offering free assistance with electronic filing of state and federal tax returns on Saturday mornings, Feb. 25 through April 15.Read more
Global Flicks, a free festival featuring seven award-winning international films, will be presented each Wednesday, Feb. 1, to Wednesday, March 15, in the Playhouse Theatre in the McAninch Arts Center.Read more
The College of DuPage Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards.Read more
Explore the need for the local technology workforce to keep up with current industry trends and prepare for the future at Tech Talk Live, a workshop featuring CompTIA president and CEO Todd Thibodeaux.Read more
Explore this ambitious video installation, transforming the gallery into a multimedia environment.Read More
The Lady Chaparrals host Madison.Read More
The Chaparrals host Madison Community College.Read More
Spring semester starts today. Additional sessions begin Feb. 13 and March 15.Read More
This workshop is for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and existing growth companies, who seek legal information that may impact owning and operating a business.Read More
Understand how to use the government's own data to help make offers to the government that are closer to their expectations and preferences.Read More
Learn more about the Admission Partnership Program through DePaul University.Read More
Visit with reps from Aurora, Benedictine and Southern Illinois universities.Read More
Learn the application process, documentation requirements and which certification best suits you for qualification.Read More
Stay current with the latest best Facebook practices that will benefit your business.Read More
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