News at COD
College of DuPage Interior Design Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator Jane Kielb was recently named President of the Illinois chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). As President, Kielb will be responsible for providing leadership in support of the organization’s commitment to promoting the highest level of standards in the interior design industry. Click on the headline to read more.
Gloria Roark takes pride in providing a voice for the school on the College of DuPage Board of Trustees. She was elected this past spring and took her seat on the Board in April. Click on the headline to read more about her.
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.
Blues Hall of Fame guitarist Robert Cray comes to the McAninch Arts Center aas part of an international tour to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his performing career.Read more
Hailed by Variety to be "the closest thing to Frank Sinatra we have ever heard," Michel's tribute salutes Ol' Blue Eyes' upcoming 100th birthday and is a must-see event for Sinatra fans.Read more
Warm and sunny weather added to the fun of several back-to-school events as College of DuPage welcomed students to the fall 2015 semester. Ice cream socials, an inflatable bungee bull and live band karaoke helped kick off the term as College faculty and staff welcomed more than 24,000 students to campus.Read more
Fall classes begin Monday, Sept. 28, and include: Foundations of the Craft Beer Industry (prerequisite course); The Real Business of Craft Beer; Marketing Craft Beer; and Front-of-House Beer Management.Read more
Colleges and universities across the nation, in conjunction with the Clery Center for Security on Campus, will be hosting National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) in September.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
Get a focus for your business and your ideas. Network with other entrepreneurs to brainstorm.Read More
Alter Ego presents a Student Showcase at the MAC Lakeside Pavilion.Read More
Learn how to develop your leadership skills at COD. Join us to learn more about the Living Leadership Program.Read More
Support the Chaparral women's tennis team at this home game!Read More
There are no classes and College of DuPage is closed in honor of Labor Day.Read More
Support the Chaparral men's football team at this home game!Read More
Reps from MTKG and Express are recruiting student for various positions.Read More
MINORITY OWNED BUSINESSES ONLY. Come learn which minority owned small business certification is the best one for you.Read More
An overview of the reading placement test, sample questions, and study aids.Read More
Visit with reps from UIC, Rush and Benedictine universities, the University of St. Francis and Illinois Institute of Technology.Read More
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