News at COD
College of DuPage student Angel Avery (above) expressed her thanks to the many scholarship donors during the annual College of DuPage Foundation Scholarship Celebration. The event recently brought together scholarship recipients and donors to meet during brunch and share their stories. Click on the headline to read more and view additional photos.
College of DuPage volunteers sorted supplies, packed boxes and raised funds during a donation drive for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Volunteers then filled one of the College’s CDL program semitrailers with donated school supplies, which was then driven by Foodliner Inc. of Franklin Park to the Houston Independent School District. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Wendy E. Parks brings a wealth of experience to her new position as the Director of Public Relations and Communications at College of DuPage. Parks comes to the College from the Chicago Housing Authority, where she most recently worked as Senior Advisor to the Office of the Chief Investment Officer. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage students Nicole Amon (above center) and Josie Suter (above right) gained crucial real-world experience during internships at Argonne National Laboratory this past summer. The internships were made possible in part through the efforts of Erna Gevondyan (above left), former COD student and current Energy Systems Risk Analyst on the SAGES team at Argonne. Click on the headline for more information.
The College of DuPage Student Life Lounge was transformed into a roller skating rink as flashback fun added to the welcoming festivities that celebrated the beginning of the fall 2017 semester. Free snacks and activities such as a scavenger hunt and live music courtesy of Student Life helped kick off the term as College faculty and staff welcomed students to campus. Click on the headline for more photos.
With substantial experience with the allied health, nursing and biology disciplines, Dr. M. Ahmad Chaudhry has the ideal background to serve as the new dean of Biology and Health Sciences at College of DuPage. Chaudhry will oversee more than 25 programs, including Anesthesia Technology, Biology, Fire Science, Paramedic, Radiation Therapy and Nursing. Click on the headline for more information.
Hundreds of College of DuPage students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the community, attended a free safe viewing of the solar eclipse on the College’s Glen Ellyn campus on Aug. 21. Guided by COD Astronomy faculty, participants viewed the eclipse safely through a telescope projected onto a monitor and through safe solar filters and binoculars. Click on the headline for more photos.
College of DuPage student Cullen Dobbs has been accepted to Georgetown University through the prestigious Georgetown Preferred Consideration Program. Dobbs, who is receiving a half-ride scholarship to Georgetown, plans to pursue a criminal justice career. Click on the headline for more information.
The new Operating Room Patient Care Technician Certificate program at College of DuPage will prepare students for entry-level positions in perioperative service careers. Click on the headline for more information
Independent filmmaker Kelley Baker, known online as "The Angry Filmmaker," will present "Making a Living as an Independent Filmmaker and Author!" on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the McAninch Arts Center.Read more
The student-run Waterleaf serves fresh regional and international cuisine throughout the fall term with lunch and dinner options. Additionally, the Culinary Market at Wheat Café, run by the Fast Casual class, will operate a quick-serve concept, where patrons can purchase breakfast and lunch items at the counter and then grab a table in Wheat Cafe.Read more
Bellock, who introduced and sponsored legislation which created the Human Trafficking Task Force, led a discussion on human trafficking late last year at the College as part of PTK's Human Trafficking Awareness Week.Read more
The Chicago Cubs' 2016 World Series Trophy will be on display during College of DuPage's annual Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K on Saturday, Sept 23.Read more
Volunteers filled one of the College's CDL program semitrailers with donated school supplies, which was then driven by Foodliner Inc. of Franklin Park to the Houston Independent School District.Read more
Breakout sessions during the evening will cover a variety of topics, including access and accommodations, financial assistance, scholarships, a Spanish information session, the health application process, and Engineering Pathway.Read more
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