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  • construction management

    COD Offers Construction Management Certificate

    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.

  • Engineering Olympics

    Engineering Olympics Attracts High School Students

    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.

  • Ellee Crawford

    Pitch Contest Winner Runs Successful Business

    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.

  • Elmhurst College

    COD, Elmhurst Launch 2+2 Transfer Programs

    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.

  • Building Automation systems

    COD Offers Building Automation Systems Certificate

    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.

  • STEM Day

    STEM Workshop Teaches Art of the Escape

    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.

  • Pack the Place

    'Pack the Place' Fans Cheer COD Basketball Teams

    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.

  • Black History Month

    COD Kicks Off Black History Month Celebration

    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

    Scholastic Press Honors Prairie Light Review

    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.

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