News at COD
Meteorology professor Victor Gensini makes final preparations before launching a weather balloon in front of a crowd of 300 at College of DuPage. The balloon, which travels approximately 12.5 miles into the atmosphere, allows meteorology students and faculty to track a variety of atmospheric conditions, including humidity, temperature, wind speed and direction. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Former College of DuPage Board of Trustees Vice Chairman and Acting Chairman Deanne Mazzochi (above, center) was elected to serve as Board Chairman at the recent annual Board of Trustees Organizational Meeting. David Olsen (right) was named Vice Chairman and Frank Napolitano was named Secretary. Click on the headline for more information.
More than 400 people recently attended the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club’s 21st annual gaming convention “CODCON XXI: Down the Rabbit Hole” at College of DuPage. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Merissa Ferreri (second from left) is this year’s first-place recipient of the Carter D. Carroll Excellence in History Award for outstanding work in the field of history writing at College of DuPage. Also pictured (left to right) is Ferrari’s sponsoring faculty member John Paris, second place winner Jessica Lee and her sponsoring faculty member Ben Whisenhunt. Click on the headline for more information.
The Rotary Club of Naperville recognized COD students receiving scholarships: (front) Wendy Gross, Rotary Club President; Kayla Koskela, student; Elissa Pancoe, student; Diana Christopher, COD Financial Aid; Liz Zienty, Rotary Club Past President; (back) Yashica Weeks, COD Scholarship Coordinator; Shannon McCarthy, student; Felipe Arias, student; Dr. John Sims, Rotary Scholarship Committee; Danica Barnitz, student.
Tony Venezia, Professor of Motion Picture/Television at College of DuPage, has been selected to serve a new two-year term as an Adobe Education Leader. The Adobe Education Leader Program highlights the contributions of educators who use Adobe tools and applications in innovative ways to promote excellence in the classroom. Click on the headline for more information.
Committee Chairman Lee Daniels provided three finalists for consideration by the Board of Trustees at its April 7 meeting: Dr. Ann Rondeau (above, left), Dr. David Sam and Dr. Barbara Kavalier. The Board intends to conduct interviews and hold public candidate forums by the end of April before making a final decision. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage students Sharon Grimm (Downers Grove, above left), Allen Garza (Addison) and Amber Julius (Glendale Heights) have been selected to present the results of their research at the 76th Annual Society for Applied Anthropology (SFAA) Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia this spring. Click on the headline for more information.
The latest project by former College of DuPage student Margaret Byrne, the feature-length documentary “Raising Bertie,” will have its world premiere at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival on Saturday, April 9, in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Byrne also teaches part-time in the Motion Picture/TV program. Click on the headline for more information.
The Homeland Security Training Institute at COD is offering a free Citizens Public Safety Academy this summer.Read more
On Saturday, April 30, College of DuPage will host an interactive, fun and FREE event celebrating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).Read more
Twelve students were awarded gold medals in 14 categories at this year's DuPage ACT-SO Awards.Read more
Five members of the College of DuPage Forensics Team earned medals at the 2016 Phi Tho Pi National Tournament held April 5 to 9 in Costa Mesa, Calif.Read more
Enjoy three games of bowling for $20, while raising funds for student scholarships.Read More
An anniversary party with no food, a missing cook and an apparent suicide makes for great farce as a group of socialites try to conceal a scandal from the police and the media.Read More
The Music Department boasts a variety of music ensembles and offers private lessons in voice and any instrument.Read More
Enjoy multimedia presentations of student writing. Includes websites, podcasts, videos and art.Read More
The U.S. Navy is recruiting for various positions.Read More
Discuss any questions you may have about the many wonderful programs the Small Business Administration has to offer.Read More
Enjoy a showcase of student compositions paired with multimedia components.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
All are welcome.Read More
National Energy Contractors and Illinois Energy will be recruiting for various positions.Read More
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