News at COD
Beginning in 2015, courses in the Teacher Preparation program at College of DuPage will be aligned directly with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and student progress will be reported using these standards. One important component of the transition includes the use of standards-based grading (SBG) in many of its classes. Click on the headline to read more.
The new PN for Military Medical Corpsman certificate program enables veterans who have completed their medical corpsman training to complete additional coursework that will prepare them to earn their Licensed Practical Nurse credential. COD will hold four upcoming information sessions. Click on the headline to learn more.
College of DuPage is the fastest-growing community college in the nation outside of California among colleges with enrollments greater than 10,000 students, according to a recent report by Community College Week magazine. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage Student Trustee Omar Escamilla (right) is congratulated by Board of Trustees Chair Erin Birt for being named a Certified Student Leader at the National Center for Student Leadership Conference. Only 5,000 student leaders world-wide have received the NCSL certification since 1994. Click on the headline to learn more about Escamilla’s experience at College of DuPage.
A native of Sialkot, Pakistan, Ahsan Javaid was diagnosed at age 11 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a fast-growing form of cancer. The diagnosis was followed by a lengthy stay at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, where he was avoided by friends and some family members who believed that cancer is contagious. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage recently received an Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award (ICCCA) for a first responder and health care team collaborative exercise held at the Glen Ellyn campus this spring. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage has begun construction of the new Homeland Security Training Center, a 39,714 square-foot facility that includes a state-of-the-art indoor firing range. This facility is Phase II in the completion of the College’s Homeland Security Training Institute. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage instructor Robert Fultz provides a tour of the manufacturing lab during the third annual Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Career Expo. Approxmiately 200 students from Fenton, Lake Park, Metea, Naperville North, Waubonsee and West Chicago high schools learned about various career paths in manufacturing and engineering. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
The College of DuPage Foundation recently honored eight alumni as the 2014 Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award recipients: (front) Dr. Kim L. Armour, Amy Beth Kirsten, Buna Dahal, Robyn Coffin and Lauren Morgan; (back) Gus Vonderheide, Dennis Barsema and Bryan T. Green. Click on the headline for information, photos and a video.
Students from the International Cuisine and Classical Cuisine classes will serve dinners on select Mondays and Tuesdays this spring in Waterleaf.Read more
Waterleaf Restaurant in Glen Ellyn will host an exclusive Hall and Walt Wine dinner on Thursday, Feb. 12.Read more
Express and Weedman Lawn Care are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
King-Bruwaert House is recruiting students for CNAs.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Fisher Nuts and the U.S. Army are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
BrightStar is recruiting students for CNAs.Read More
Visit with reps from NIU, Benedictine and National University of Health Sciences.Read More
Get an overview of the COMPASS Reading Placement Test, sample questions and study aids.Read More
Learn how to tell an employer why they should choose you over 50 other candidates in under two minutes...ready, set, go!Read More
Get an overview of the grammar section of the COMPASS Writing Placement Test. Sample questions and study aids provided.Read More
Get a refresher on essay structure and development to prep for the essay section of the COMPASS Writing Placement Test.Read More
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