News at COD
Student Life welcomed students back to campus with its annual Chaparral Days celebration, which combines games, food and fun during the first two weeks of the fall term. Click on the headline for more photos. Chaparral Days continue the week of Sept. 2 with the Scavenger Hunt on Sept. 2 and the Student Life Fair on Sept. 3.
College of DuPage Architecture students have added their touch to the renovated campus by providing an outdoor gathering pavilion. As part of the summer Architecture 2840 Design Build class, 16 students enrolled in the course designed, built and installed the temporary pavilion just south of the Technical Education Center. Click on the headline to read more.
Students enjoyed the warm weather and had a chance to explore services and resources at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus during the recent New Student Orientation sessions. Click on the headline for more photos.
The new Music Business degree and Audio Production certificate at College of DuPage will prepare students for careers in the commercial music industry. Click on the headline for more information.
Central DuPage Hospital recently organized an active shooter simulation at the Homeland Security Education Center. Eight paramedic students from CDH participated in the exercise, which included assistance from COD’s Police Department, DuPage Public Safety Communications, COD Emergency Medical Services students and the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System. Click on the headline for more photos and a video.
College of DuPage Multimedia Services Producer and Director Kevin Willman (above, left) has donated his time and skills for the past three years volunteering for Honor Flight Chicago, an organization dedicated to celebrating and honoring WWII veterans. Click on the headline to read more.
Approximately 1,400 people turned out for a performance by ABBA MANIA as part of the Starlight Concert Series at the McAninch Arts Center. The free five-week season includes the Starlight Outdoor Movie Series on Thursday nights through Aug. 7, as well as the concert series on Friday evenings through Aug. 15. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
College of DuPage graduate Tim Kietzman is sharing his passion for telling stories with pictures in “The Crack in the Sidewalk,” a new children’s book written by his mother, Laurel, and brought to life through his illustrations. Click on the headline to read more.
The former Travel, Tourism and Event Planning program has merged with Hospitality Management to create the Hospitality and Tourism program. While the Hospitality curriculum will remain intact, the travel and tourism component has been streamlined and will make its debut this fall. Click on the headline to read more.
Students from the International Cuisine and Classical Cuisine classes will serve dinners on select Mondays and Tuesdays this fall in Waterleaf.Read more
Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn is one of just 11 restaurants in DuPage County to receive a prestigious "2014 Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator magazine.Read more
For the 32nd consecutive year, College of DuPage is welcoming two German students through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) program.Read more
COD Continuing Education in partnership with Career Step has developed new online training programs designed to provide skills for a quick transition into the workforce. An info session is scheduled for Sept. 3.Read more
Vector Marketing is recruiting for sales positions.Read More
Illinois Energy and Bright Star Care are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Learn more about the different departments in this scavenger hunt and participate for a chance to win prizes. Check in at Student Life (SSC 1217).Read More
Reps from Robert Morris and Western Illinois universities will be on campus to meet with students.Read More
Overview session for newly admitted students outlining next steps in enrollment process.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
The Lady Chaparrals host Madison.Read More
Enjoy a free screening of Assistant Professor John Rangel's film, "The Girls on Liberty Street" as well as sneak peak of his latest project, followed by a Q&A.Read More
Open auditions for student choreographers for the Fall Dance Concert. Information: Donna Douglas, firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Vector Marketing and Illinois Energy are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
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