News at COD
Zachary Slezak of Wheaton is congratulated by Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Emmanuel Awuah for achieving the Presidential Scholar designation during the recent “Celebration of Academic Excellence” recognizing the 2014-2015 Honors and Scholars Awards recipients. Click on the headline for more information.
More than 600 graduates participated in the 48th annual Commencement ceremony at College of DuPage. Click on the headline for more information, photos and a short video.
Julia Andersen of Wheaton (right) and Leticia Lozano of Hanover Park (left) are the 2015 Outstanding Graduates at College of DuPage. Andersen has earned an Associate in Arts Degree and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in English with a focus on publishing studies. Lozano has graduated with her Associate in Science Degree and will transfer to study either biology or neuroscience. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage student Omar Escamilla is the recipient of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students. The Hanover Park resident is one of approximately 85 students nationwide to receive the scholarship and the eighth COD recipient in the College’s history. Click on the headline for more info.
Fifteen international students are finishing an education that extends far beyond the classroom through the U.S. State Department’s Community College Initiative Program at College of DuPage. Ntwanano “Wendy” Mabasa of South Africa, Anas Mohammed of Ghana and Liza Yulizar of Indonesia are three of this year’s students who are grateful for the opportunity. Click on the headline to read more.
Meteorology Assistant Professor Victor Gensini (right) prepares a weather balloon for launch in the Street Scene of College of DuPage’s Homeland Security Education Center. Kicking off the COD Meteorology program’s 27th storm chasing season, the event was attended by 125 people celebrating the first time a weather balloon has been launched from the College. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
College of DuPage Acting Interim President Joe Collins (right) greets Patrick Bobet, Mayor of Le Bouscat, France, Glen Ellyn’s “Sister City.” The Sister City partnership was formed by Glen Ellyn officials last April in order to foster mutual opportunities for cultural, educational and economic exchanges that highlight the diversity between the two international partners. Click on the headline for more info and photos.
College of DuPage Art Students recently hosted an All-School Mourn-In to memorialize the students slaughtered at Garissa University in Kenya on April 2. Exactly 147 students, faculty, staff and community members lay side by side in the McAninch Arts Center Lobby to represent the students who were brutally murdered by al-Shabab militants. Click on the headline for more info and photos.
Former College of DuPage Board of Trustees Vice Chair Kathy Hamilton was appointed the new Board of Trustees Chair at the annual Organizational Meeting. The three new Trustees Deanne Mazzochi (above, left), Charles Bernstein and Frank Napolitano were formally sworn-in during the meeting. Click on the headline to read more.
The College of DuPage campus is in full bloom as the spring term concludes and students prepare for the summer and fall 2015 terms. The summer term, which begins May 26, includes a 10-week, 8-week and two 5-week sessions. The fall term which begins Aug. 24.Read more
Recent COD graduates Paolo Mazza and Omar Escamilla were named to the 2015 All-Illinois Academic Team for their academic achievements and student involvement.Read more
Tours of College of DuPage's Russell Kirt Prairie restoration will be available this summer through Aug. 26.Read more
Stephanie Quirk, who heads the Living Leadership Program (LLP) at COD, earned her master's degree from North Central in Leadership, Ethics & Values and revised College of DuPage's LLP as part of her capstone project.Read more
The Homeland Security Training Institute at COD is offering a variety of classes dedicated to firearm safety this summer and fall.Read more
Learn more about the 3+1 Criminal Justice program with Lewis University.Read More
Visit with reps from Trinity Christian College and DeVry, National Louis and Benedictine universities.Read More
Get info and tips on taking the COMPASS Math Placement test. Register for My Math Test.Read More
Visit with reps from Illinois State University.Read More
An overview of the reading test, sample questions, and study aids.Read More
An overview of the multiple choice test, sample questions, and study aids.Read More
Get a refresher on essay structure and development.Read More
Review of circles, perimeter, area, and volume to prep for the COMPASS geometry placement test. This session includes a practice test.Read More
Enjoy a recreated lecture that Walt Whitman delivered annually on behalf of his friend Abraham Lincoln to honor his birthday. Ages 12 and up. Part of the DuPage County 175th Anniversary co-sponsored by College of DuPage.Read More
Stop by the COD Campus Maintenance Center on for free tulip bulbs. First come, first served. Please bring your own bag. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (630) 942-2574.Read More
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