News at COD
“Images,” College of DuPage’s monthly one-half hour television show, features in its February edition segments on the College’s Service Learning and 3+1 programs. Each month, “Images” highlights the personalities, news and curriculum of a vibrant campus. Click on the headline to learn more about the February show.
College of DuPage student Lance Williams has been accepted into the Posse Foundation’s Veterans Program and will receive a full-ride scholarship to Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Williams will transfer in the fall as part of a cohort consisting of nine other veterans receiving ongoing support through graduation. Click on the headline for more information.
According to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report, College of DuPage is ranked number one nationally among community colleges offering credit for studying abroad. During the 2013-2014 school year, COD awarded credit to 206 students who studied in such locations as China, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain. Click on the headline for more information.
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs recently awarded continuing accreditation for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at College of DuPage. The College’s Sonography and Vascular Sonography certificates have received continued accreditation since their inception in 1999 and 2005, respectively. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage English Instructor Tony Bowers recently released “On the Nine,” a collection of short fiction published by Vital Narrative Press. “On the Nine” features 12 stories set on the south side of Chicago that deal with the stress and pressures African American men of all ages have to face. Click on the headline to read more.
The new Computer Numeric Controlled Operations certificate program at College of DuPage will prepare students to work in the manufacturing industry as a CNC operator. The certificate will help graduates gain entry-level work in production, structural, aerospace, renewable energy and advanced manufacturing. Click on the headline for more information.
Sandra Martins is translating her love of inspiring students in the classroom to supporting them via their faculty members as College of DuPage’s new Associate Dean of Humanities/Speech Communication. At COD, she taught Spanish, directed study abroad programs and promoted global education before taking the associate dean position. Click on the headline for more information.
More than 600 attendees listened to comments from keynote speaker Arnette R. Hubbard (above), Ph.D., Judge of the Cook County Circuit Court, at the 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast hosted by COD and Benedictine University. The breakfast honors the legacy of the renowned civil rights leader and celebrates the diversity of community colleges. Click on the headline for more information.
After completing medical school, former College of DuPage student Tsige Gebreslasse is planning to return to Ethiopia, her birth country, to serve people and bring about change. Last month, she served a one-month medical rotation in General/Trauma Surgery at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Abeba. The trip is in support of her long-term goal of returning permanently to Ethiopia. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage's award-winning literary magazine, The Prairie Light Review, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2016 Issue.Read more
The Homeland Security Training Institute at COD is offering several classes aimed at personal protection during the spring term.Read more
The COD Cosmetology Program Salon, offering a full range of salon services, is now open for the spring term.Read more
COD will host the 39th Annual Midwest Conference on Mesoamerican Archaeology and Ethnohistory on March 11 and March 12.Read more
Nearly 300 job seekers attended the recent Career Fair at College of DuPage. The fourth annual event featured more than 100 employers.Read more
Under the musical direction of Gerald Clayton, the program will embody the festival's joyful, fun, and rich performances. A who's-who of critically-acclaimed and Grammy-recognized top artists have signed on for this tour.Read more
Named for former COD History Professor Adade Wheeler, the award has been given annually since 1983 to individuals who have made significant contributions to the personal and professional advancement of women through education, advocacy and motivation.Read more
Linda Jenkins and Todd Holes will be discussing "Citations". All are welcome to attend.Read More
Learn how to get the training and credentials you need to prepare for a well-paying job in the trucking industry.Read More
The Chaparrals host Wright College.Read More
Chicago's favorite comedy group brings this special relationship revue, making mirth out of missed connections and the crazy things we do for love.Read More
Chicago's favorite comedy group brings this special relationship revue, making makes mirth out of missed connections and the crazy things we do for love.Read More
Happy Presidents' Day. The College is open and classes are in session.Read More
The 12-week spring session starts today! Register for the final spring (second 8-week) session, which starts March 16, at MyAccess.cod.edu.Read More
Visit campus on Presidents Day and learn why College of DuPage is the best place to start!Read More
Skyzone is recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Learn more about 3+1 Human Services program with National Louis University.Read More
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