News at COD
College of DuPage Art Students recently hosted an All-School Mourn-In to memorialize the students slaughtered at Garissa University in Kenya on April 2. Exactly 147 students, faculty, staff and community members lay side by side in the McAninch Arts Center Lobby to represent the students who were brutally murdered by al-Shabab militants. Click on the headline for more info and photos.
Former College of DuPage Board of Trustees Vice Chair Kathy Hamilton was appointed the new Board of Trustees Chair at the annual Organizational Meeting. The three new Trustees Deanne Mazzochi (above, left), Charles Bernstein and Frank Napolitano were formally sworn-in during the meeting. Click on the headline to read more.
The recent 23rd annual Asia Symposium, “Emerging Southeast Asia: Culture, History and the Arts,” featured musical performances by the Northern Illinois University Gamelan Ensemble, an ensemble from the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago, and presentations about the region’s history, evolving cultural and political conditions of Southeastern Asia. Click on the headline for more photos.
The College of DuPage Engineering Club was awarded “Best Design” for its entry in the 28th Annual Jerry Sanders Creative Design Competition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Competing as the only two-year school granted permission to participate, the Robotics Team was up against students from prestigious universities, including UIUC, NIU and IIT. Click on the headline for more information.
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.
An estimated 200 students from high schools within District 502 participated in the event, designed for students interested in engineering careers. The competition featured hands-on design projects incorporating science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.Read more
Each month, "Images" highlights the personalities, news and curriculum of a vibrant College of DuPage campus. The show airs on 13 area cable television stations.Read more
Hundreds of students, staff and community members participated in this year's COD Cares Spring 2015 Day of Action and Popcorn Bar.Read more
More than 200 COD students recently completed "Life Happens! - an interactive program that teaches students about the ups and downs of life in terms of fiscal responsibility.Read more
COD will host a free discussion by Dan Linn, Executive Director of NORML, on the "legal gray area" of medicinal cannabis on Tuesday, June 9.Read more
With the end of the term nearing, COD physics student Esther Miron joins her peers in using a conference room at the College set up for students to work out complex physics equations.Read more
The program features original arrangements of jazz classics by Horace Silver, Duke Ellington, Grant Green, J.J. Johnson and Bill Evans, plus original compositions by students.Read more
Programming runs July 16-Aug. 21 and includes a Pop Music Series, a Jazz Concert Series and Sing-Along Family Movie Series.Read more
This session delivers measurements of practices, ideas for unified and engaged teams, optimizing your environment, navigating weaknesses and increasing strengths in your business.Read More
Vector Marketing and the U.S. Navy are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Visit reps from Columbia College - Chicago, North Central and Elmhurst colleges and Benedictine and National Louis universities.Read More
The Sociology Club introduces students to the ways that society can influence people's experience.Read More
Career Services will offer 10-minute resume review sessions on a first come, first served basis.Read More
This club encourages Muslim fellowship, hosts guest speakers and panel discussions, and provides daily prayer on campus.Read More
National honor society in Psychology for community and junior college studentsRead More
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Learn how to register as a vendor and discover tools for marketing to government entities.Read More
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