News at COD
A team of nineteen College of DuPage horticulture students recently placed fifth overall among community colleges in the 2017 National Collegiate Landscaping Competition held at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The students placed 22nd overall out of 672 students representing 61 four-year universities and community colleges. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Culinary Arts Professor Tim Meyers shares some sweets after demonstrating the cooking techniques behind them during “Candy Science,” a kid’s culinary workshop, at COD’s Naperville Center. Meyers and COD Assistant Professor Michael Maddox led participants in creating several treats while introducing the chemistry of creating marshmallows. Click on the headline for more photos.
More than 70 people attended the “Writers Read Emerging Voices” creative writing winners’ showcase, celebrating short stories, novels, excerpts, creative nonfiction and poetry submitted by COD students, faculty, staff and the community. Chicago-based essayist, novelist and poet Erica Sanchez (above) also read and discussed her work. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage was recently accepted to house a student chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Acceptance for a student chapter by ASHRAE is almost exclusive to four-year engineering schools. Click on the headline for more information.
Approximately 450 people recently attended the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club’s 22nd annual gaming convention “CODCON XXII: It’s About Time.” This year’s convention featured a broad range of gaming attractions, video games supplied by Sony and Nintendo, and gaming tournaments, as well as game demos, vendors, role-playing games, card games and board games. Click on the headline for photos.
The DuPage County Board, the College of DuPage and the Village of Glen Ellyn signed a new intergovernmental agreement transferring the authority to perform building, zoning and liquor inspections at COD back to the Village. This action follows a period of five years in which the County has overseen those responsibilities. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Art and Photography student Zlatka Burtis and her daughter Vanessa pose next to Burtis’ newspaper dress creation with COD President Dr. Ann Rondeau. Burtis' design is included in a Spring Student, Faculty and Staff Art Reception hosted by the Office of the President. Click on the headline for more information.
The COD Forensics team placed fourth at the Novice Nationals tournament held at the University of West Florida. Liz Fritz and Gabi Gruver also earned national championships. Above (front row) are Cem Addemir, Rocio Olvera, Roha Nehas, Gruver and Fritz; (back row) Mojeri Coker, Katrina Caluzza, Jake Cowart and Hamdan Suhail. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage graduate Omar Escamilla has earned the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship. This will provide up to $50,000 a year for up to four years as he pursues a master’s degree. Click on the headline for more information.
Named for former COD History Professor Adade Wheeler, the award has been given annually since 1983 to individuals who have made significant contributions to the personal and professional advancement of women through education, advocacy and motivation.Read more
The College of DuPage Board of Trustees at its April 20 meeting unanimously approved the early redemption of a portion of 2007 General Obligation Bonds, which will yield the College savings of approximately $669,000. This action will result in savings for property taxpayers.Read more
College of DuPage Fashion Studies students will showcase their original designs during "Dimensions," the annual fashion show that will take place on Friday, May 12.Read more
Open to choreographers age 18 and older, applicants are invited to submit works not exceeding 10 minutes that includes any numbers of dancers. Lighting must use a generic plot and technical needs must be minimal.Read more
Programming runs July 6 to Aug.11 and includes a Thursday evening Family Movie Series, a Friday evening Pop Music Series and a Thursday evening Jazz Concert Series.Read more
College of DuPage Cosmetology students celebrated Beauty Week by offering free services on the Glen Ellyn campus.Read more
Recruits, COD faculty and members of the Bloomingdale Police Department gathered to honor COD graduate and Bloomingdale Police Officer Raymond MurrellRead more
Brian Wedoff, Regional Loss Prevention Manager at Ulta Beauty, Inc., will provide a comprehensive overview of physical security and asset protection.Read More
TJ Maxx/Home Goods and Lineage Logistics are recruiting for various positions.Read More
Learn more about the Criminal Justice 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
Visit with reps from National Louis, Western Illinois and Dominican universities, North Central College, and Devry.Read More
"Life Happens!" is a fun, interactive event that teaches students to negotiate the ups, downs and realities of finances throughout their lives.Read More
Vietnam era veterans will be honored for their service and sacrifice during the Vietnam War at this event. Registration required.Read More
Learn the application process, documentation requirements and which certification best suits you for qualification.Read More
Vector and Art Van are recruiting for various positions.Read More
Learn more about the career path, job outlook and curriculum for the Massage Therapy program.Read More
Visit with reps from Aurora and Rush universities.Read More
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