News at COD
The new Construction Management certificate program offers students a stackable credential that they can use to pursue career opportunities. The 32-credit hour program also gives students who have previously completed a degree in a different discipline specific construction management skills. Click on the headline for more information.
A team of students works on a project for one of the many categories at the 2017 Engineering Olympics held recently at College of DuPage. An estimated 150 students from 13 high schools within District 502 participated in the event, designed for students interested in engineering careers. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
College of DuPage student Ellee Crawford won the inaugural Pitch Contest sponsored by COD’s Entrepreneurship Club and E2 business mentoring program. She is using the first prize of $1,000 to continue funding her business, Small Pets and Company, which she operates online through Etsy and has now expanded to Amazon Prime. Click on the headline for more information.
Developed for students who plan to major in political science, Spanish, French, German or English with secondary education licensure, the new 2+2 programs allow students to earn an associate degree at College of DuPage and a bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College in just four years. Click on the headline for more information.
The new Building Automation Systems Certificate program will prepare students for a growing field that merges traditional HVACR knowledge with computer and IT skills. The program is aimed at students who want entry-level positions as building controls technicians and current building stationary operating engineers who want to upgrade their skills. Click on the headline for more information.
Local STEM teachers recently had the opportunity to learn to design their own Classroom Intelligent Adventure (CIA) Mission through a professional development workshop led by Janet Moore, an Illinois State University math instructor. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Chappy, the COD mascot, and a young friend high-five a Chaparral women's basketball player as they sign autographs during the recent "Pack the Place" event. An estimated 200 guests helped cheer on the men’s and women’s teams during the event, which also featured free-throw competitions and pep band performances. Click on the headline for more information, photos and a video.
A month-long series of events celebrating Black History Month kicked off at College of DuPage with a foot-stomping performance by the African Dance and Music Institute. Traditional drums and instruments, wind chimes, a tambourine, saxophone and beautiful voices entertained more than 150 students, employees and community members. Click on the headline for more information.
Prairie Light Review, a juried magazine produced twice a year by student editors enrolled in English 2210 at College of DuPage, recently received the First Place Magazine award from the American Scholastic Press Association for its fall and spring journals from the 2015-2016 academic year. Click on the headline to read more.
The summer term, which begins May 30, includes a 10-week, 8-week and two 5-week sessions. Registration for returning students begins Tuesday, March 21, and open registration begins Friday, March 31.Read more
During the convention, participants can choose from a wide range of gaming attractions, events and tournaments, including anime, classic and contemporary board games, Live Action Role Playing (LARP) and role-playing games (RPG), miniatures, and video games.Read more
At North Central College's Feb. 17 Cardinal Classic, the Chaparral distance medley team comprised of Torrain Haughton, Brendan Vazquez, Peyton Chapman and Marco Martinez qualified with a time of 10:38.Read more
The Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada (GFOA) recently announced that COD has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for FY 2017.Read more
College of DuPage will host a series of four free film screenings focused on sustainable energy this spring beginning on Tuesday, March 7.Read more
College of DuPage is now offering the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams and Typing Test Pro Exam that will benefit both students and community members.Read more
Years after Miss Amelia throws her husband, Marvin Macy, out of her house on their wedding night, Marvin returns to town and finds Amelia now showering her dwarf cousin, Lymon, with affection. Tensions run high and after Lymon falls in love with Marvin, the estranged husband and wife must settle their differences with their bare hands in front of the whole town.Read more
Assistance with electronically filing taxes. Located at Park View Elementary School, 250 S. Park Blvd., Glen EllynRead More
Free Assistance with electronically filing taxes. Located at Villa Park Public Library, 305 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park.Read More
Set in an old South Boston neighborhood, this poignant, brave story focuses on what it really means to be down on your luck.Read More
Chicagoland Exteriors and Zoup are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Watch talented COD student performers compete against each other through exciting live performances.Read More
Learn about the information available in the Business Decision and Reference USA databases.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Learn the basics of the Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation and formatting style.Read More
Screening of 'Psychedelic Mysticism' film followed by discussion on the use of MDMA as a therapeutic adjunct to treat Post Traumatic Stress DisorderRead More
Learn more about the Criminal Justice 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
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