News at COD
College of DuPage student Stephanie Torres was recently selected to serve as student representative for the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB). Torres, who is currently President of the COD Student Leadership Council, will begin her year-long term of service for the ICCB in June. Click on the headline to read more.
Amanda Morris is using her hospitality training to build a creative public relations agency and event planning-lifestyle company. In 2008, Morris reconnected with Ximena Beltran, a friend working in public relations. Beltran enjoys social media and digital strategy, while Morris enjoys event planning. The two joined forces and founded their own company, C1 Revolution. Click on the headline to read more.
David Swope, Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion, leads a break-out session during the recent Black Leadership Conference at College of DuPage. College of DuPage welcomed more than 320 students from 16 high schools to the second annual event. Click on the headline for more information and more photos.
Former College of DuPage student Mirjana Ursulesku is attending Chicago’s prestigious Columbia College as the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. In 2012, after years as a successful visual artist, Ursulesku enrolled in the Graphic Design program at COD. A mother of two young children, it was essential for her to find a place to continue her education that was close to home. Click on the headline to read more
Samantha Dando (right), president of the Society for Women Engineers chapter at College of DuPage, works with a member from Girl Scouts Troops 50303 and 51085 during a recent event to promote engineering. The scouts constructed model bridges, made balloon-powered cars and learned about the effect of drag on projectiles to gain insight on what it means to be an engineer. Click on the headline for more photos.
More than 100 companies were at the third annual Career Fair to speak with students and community members who were seeking jobs. As an important link between job seekers and the business community, Career Services -- which sponsored the event -- helps individuals with their short and long-term career goals and businesses with staffing needs. Click on the headline for more information.
Victor Gensini, Assistant Professor of Meteorology, is the lead author on new research that links climate change to an increase in severe weather activity. Researchers found that if humans continue to emit carbon into the atmosphere, more severe weather can be expected, specifically by the end of the 21st century, and severe weather seasons are likely to be more variable. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage Physics Professor David Fazzini lies on a bed of nails as Physics Professor Tom Carter (right) smashes a cinder block on top of him. The demonstration in Fazzini’s Physics 1100 class was part of a lecture on the principles of energy. Click on the headline for more info, photos and a video.
College of DuPage culinary students took first place at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Student Team Hot Food Illinois State Competition. Five COD students competed against past national winners Joliet Junior College and Kendall College. Click on the headline to read more, see more photos and watch a video.
Waterleaf Restaurant in Glen Ellyn will host an exclusive Finca Decero Wine dinner on Thursday, April 16.Read more
Directed by Theater Professor Amelia Barrett, Caryl Churchill takes a surreal ageless shape shifter drawn from obscure British folklore and transports it to the present, deliving a disturbing message about a world out of balance.Read more
Pittsburg-based ceramic artist Yoko Sekino-Bové recently spent time demonstrating various hand building and wheel throwing techniques before serving as keynote speaker at the College's annual Adade Wheeler Woman of Distinction Award Ceremony.Read more
After placing second at Harper Community College Litrenta Triangle Invitational in February and coming home with six individual Gold medals, the COD Forensics team continued its success, earning third place at the at the 2015 IIFA State Tournament.Read more
COD Continuing Education will host its third annual Senior Expo "Wisdom, Wonder and Wellness" from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, in the Homeland Security Education Center.Read more
Get free help with electronic filing of federal and state taxesRead More
Spring Break is March 29 to April 4. There are no classes; however, the College campus remains open.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Criminal Justice program with Lewis University.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Human Services Baccalaureate Degree program through National Louis University.Read More
Overview session for newly admitted degree or certificate seeking students outlining next steps in enrollment process.Read More
Learn how to register as a vendor and discover tools for marketing to government entities.Read More
Stand-alone tour of our campus and facilities for prospective students of all ages.Read More
Learn about resources and programs aimed at adults available at the Westmont Regional Center.Read More
Get the answers to basic questions about starting and growing a business.Read More
Join Waterleaf for an exclusive three-course prix fixe Easter brunch.Read More
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