News at COD
Students enjoyed the warm weather and had a chance to explore services and resources at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus during the recent New Student Orientation sessions. Click on the headline for more photos.
The new Music Business degree and Audio Production certificate at College of DuPage will prepare students for careers in the commercial music industry. Click on the headline for more information.
Central DuPage Hospital recently organized an active shooter simulation at the Homeland Security Education Center. Eight paramedic students from CDH participated in the exercise, which included assistance from COD’s Police Department, DuPage Public Safety Communications, COD Emergency Medical Services students and the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System. Click on the headline for more photos and a video.
College of DuPage Multimedia Services Producer and Director Kevin Willman (above, left) has donated his time and skills for the past three years volunteering for Honor Flight Chicago, an organization dedicated to celebrating and honoring WWII veterans. Click on the headline to read more.
Approximately 1,400 people turned out for a performance by ABBA MANIA as part of the Starlight Concert Series at the McAninch Arts Center. The free five-week season includes the Starlight Outdoor Movie Series on Thursday nights through Aug. 7, as well as the concert series on Friday evenings through Aug. 15. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
College of DuPage graduate Tim Kietzman is sharing his passion for telling stories with pictures in “The Crack in the Sidewalk,” a new children’s book written by his mother, Laurel, and brought to life through his illustrations. Click on the headline to read more.
The former Travel, Tourism and Event Planning program has merged with Hospitality Management to create the Hospitality and Tourism program. While the Hospitality curriculum will remain intact, the travel and tourism component has been streamlined and will make its debut this fall. Click on the headline to read more.
Former College of DuPage student Ellen Briggs (above, right, in the Antarctic), a recent recipient of an esteemed National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship worth more than $30,000 per year over three years, has taken her studies from the confines of the classroom into the vast expanse of the world’s oceans. Click on the headline to read more.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-platinum selling recording artist Colbie Caillat opens the 2014-2015 Performance Series at the McAninch Arts Center on Friday, Aug. 29. Caillat's concert is one of only three Midwest stops during her recently announced U.S. tour and the only stop in Illinois. Tickets are now on sale. Click on the headline for more information.
COD Continuing Education in partnership with Career Step has developed new online training programs designed to provide skills for a quick transition into the workforce. An info session is scheduled for Sept. 3.Read more
COD's Homeland Security Training Institute has added a new Concealed Carry Class designed to meet and surpass Illinois state requirements for obtaining a Concealed Carry License (CCL).Read more
The Chaparrals are looking forward to an exciting season and the resurgence of homecoming, a football staple that hasn't been observed at the College in more than 40 years.Read more
The COD Nevermore Film Society student club will host a free screening of the film, "The Girls on Liberty Street," on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. in the MAC's Playhouse Theatre.Read more
COD hosts the 19th Annual DuPage Classic Volleyball Tournament.Read More
Admissions representatives will be on hand to assist with the enrollment process and to answer questions. The $20 admissions application fee will be waived for individuals who enroll.Read More
Join us for a fun and free open house that offers a sneak preview of our upcoming enrichment and professional development programs.Read More
Fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions begin. Additional sessions start Sept. 16 and Oct. 16. Register at MyAccess.cod.edu.Read More
A hands-on workshop where you will learn how to use social media tools to build your brand and grow your business.Read More
Enjoy live music from local band Harlan Flo and a free burger at the Student Life Lounge Patio.Read More
The COD men host Elgin.Read More
Learn about the Enhanced 2+2 for Education program with Lewis University.Read More
Join Alter Ego Production's "Welcome to Fun" Party and enjoy a live broadcast from 103.5 Kiss FM, a bungee bull and free pizza.Read More
The Lady Chaparrals host South Suburban.Read More
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