News at COD
College of DuPage is preparing to roll out DuPage County’s newest advanced manufacturing training and development resource. The Advanced Digital Manufacturing Center will provide expertise, technology and space to meet current and emerging, highly sophisticated technical training needs. Click on the headline to read more.
Responding to a growing need for trained nurses in the operating room, College of DuPage is offering a new Perioperative Nursing Certificate. The one-semester program will prepare students for the Certified Nurse in the Operating Room exam as well as for positions as circulating nurse, scrub nurse and perioperative nurse. Click on the headline for more information.
Diana Martinez, the new director of the McAninch Arts Center, is now booking the 2014-2015 season, the first full season back in the MAC since it reopened this year after a 16-month renovation. Improvements to the Belushi Performance Hall, Playhouse Theater and Studio Theater as well as the addition of the outdoor Patio Stage are providing new opportunities. Click on the headline to read more.
Robyn Coffin recently rubbed elbows with Prince, Zooey Deschanel and the Seattle Seahawks, even though she didn’t actually meet them. That’s because the new Windows commercial in which the former Belushi Scholarship winner currently stars ran during an episode of Fox TV’s “New Girl” that aired after the Super Bowl. Click on the headline to read more.
According to a report released by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), College of DuPage ranks far above the national average for passing rates on the emergency medical technician certification exam. College of DuPage students pass the exam on first attempt at a rate of 89 percent, while the national average is 72 percent. Click on the headline to read more.
The McAninch Arts Center capped its Grand Opening MAC Madness Celebration Benefit with an announcement that the newly renovated 800-seat Performance Hall will be renamed in honor of alumni John and Jim Belushi. In addition, the event raised an additional $393,200 for future scholarships and MAC programs. Click on the headline for more information.
Coming off an exceptional fall enrollment, College of DuPage is the only community college district in the state of Illinois with an increase in Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) enrollment for the spring 2014 term, according to figures released by the Illinois Community College Board. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage students (from left) Doris Strom, Ed Adamczyk, Lisa Peterson, David Gum, Sandy Remijas and Patricia White Hansen were recently recognized at the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association's Excellence in Landscape Awards Night for their efforts in the annual ILCA Landscape Design Contest for college and high school students. Click on the headline to read more.
Electric vehicle owners now have the ability to charge their batteries while working or taking classes with the installation of two charging stations at College of DuPage’s Glen Ellyn campus.Two units, each with two charging ports, are available for a nominal charge on the south side of campus. Click on the headline for more information.
The COD Native American Studies Committee will present a free performance of American Indian Dance Troupe "Keshena and Medicine Bear" on Tuesday, April 29.Read More
Students enrolled in the Library and Information Technology program at COD are completing their required library practicum hours in notable libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada.Read More
The Ghana native has spent much of his career at community colleges and most recently served as Vice President of Academic and Global Initiatives at SUNY Onondaga Community College.Read More
In recognition of April as Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month, the 11th annual fair will be held April 30.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum, and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
COD welcomes area high school students to the annual Bottom Line Accounting Competition. Registration closed.Read More
Speedway is recruiting for customer service reps, managers and shift leaders.Read More
Noodles and Company is recruiting team members and culinary experts.Read More
Learn more about the program, and its curriculum from representatives from Lewis University.Read More
Reps from Trinity Christian College, Western Illinois University, Columbia College and National University of Health Sciences will be on campus.Read More
This workshop will introduce Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and provide insight to the application process. For more information, visit www.cod.edu/careerservices.Read More
Students from District 502 high schools will share their artwork (ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media). Prizes awarded and refreshments served.Read More
Join the AIGA Student Group in presenting the first printed issue of Brain Flower, an illustration magazine featuring works created by the graphic design students.Read More
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting. All are welcome to attend.Read More
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