News at COD
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.
ABC Studios is picking up a drama script based upon the acclaimed “Black Stiletto” novels by College of DuPage adjunct faculty member Raymond Benson. The script is being developed by actress Mila Kunis’ Orchard Farm Productions and written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach, an Emmy winner for the popular TV series “Lost.” Click on the headline for more information.
Each year, hundreds of COD students are gaining, crucial real-world experience, enhanced learning and a greater sense of satisfaction by participating in service learning experiences across a broad range of disciplines and venues. COD Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography student Julie Lehocky (above, seated) works at Almost Home Kids. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage will present a screening and discussion of the documentary film "Paper Tigers" on Tuesday, March 8.Read more
College of DuPage will host an Executive Protection Specialist Training program Monday, March 21, to Friday, March 25.Read more
Students can now apply for the fall 2016 College of DuPage Foundation Scholarships.Read more
Traditional Mexican folkloric music with songs performed in Spanish combine with dance and film in this all-new multimedia celebration highlighting the many notable achievements and contributions of Mexican-Americans throughout U.S. History.Read more
Approximately 170 Italian-American students gathered to immerse themselves in Italian language and culture during Italian Immersion Day.Read more
The College of DuPage Fine Arts program, in collaboration with the Cleve Carney Art Gallery, is debuting its "Visiting Artist Series" this spring.Read more
The COD Forensics team recently hosted its annual Frank-ly Speaking Parliamentary Debate Tournament, which featured 148 students on 20 teams competing in 385 events.Read more
A Lewis University rep will been campus for Criminal Justice advising sessions.Read More
Visit with reps from Lewis, Benedictine and National Louis universities and North Central College.Read More
The Office of Student Financial Assistance will be hosting a Scholarship Fair. Students will be able to meet with scholarship organizations and receive information about finding and applying for scholarships!Read More
Enjoy a special Fat Tuesday menu at Eatery 425 until 3 p.m.Read More
A Lewis University rep will be on campus for Computer Science advising sessions.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
Network with employers and learn about careers and jobs in the growing field of Horticulture.Read More
Celebrate Black History month with a screening and discussion of the PBS documentary.Read More
An overview of the ESL tests for first-time test takers, preparation tips, and study aids.Read More
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