News at COD
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.
American English, the Beatles tribute band, draws a crowd of nearly 2,000 people as it opens the new Starlight Concert Series at the McAninch Arts Center's Lakeside Pavilion. The event was the first in a series of free concerts and movies to be held this summer at the new outdoor facility. Click on the headline for more information.
Former College of DuPage student Ellen Briggs (above, right, in the Antarctic), a recent recipient of an esteemed National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship worth more than $30,000 per year over three years, has taken her studies from the confines of the classroom into the vast expanse of the world’s oceans. Click on the headline to read more.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-platinum selling recording artist Colbie Caillat opens the 2014-2015 Performance Series at the McAninch Arts Center. Caillat's concert at the MAC is one of only three Midwest stops during her recently announced 2014-2015 U.S. tour and the only stop in Illinois. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, July 11, at noon. Click on the headline for more information.
COD's Homeland Security Training Institute has added a new Concealed Carry Class designed to meet and surpass Illinois state requirements for obtaining a Concealed Carry License (CCL).Read more
The Chaparrals are looking forward to an exciting season and the resurgence of homecoming, a football staple that hasn't been observed at the College in more than 40 years.Read more
The COD Nevermore Film Society student club will host a free screening of the film, "The Girls on Liberty Street," on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. in the MAC's Playhouse Theatre.Read more
Waterleaf restaurant will host its third annual Food and Wine Festival, presented by Suburban Life, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6.Read more
Cleve Carney Art Gallery presents "Amy Vogel: A Paraperspective" Sept. 4 through Oct. 25, a collaboration between Joseph Grigely and Amy Vogel, with a catalogue essay by Joseph Grigely.Read more
Chicago's jazz radio station, WDCB 90.9FM, will present free live radio broadcasts of five solo piano performances from the PianoForte Studios in Chicago during the week of the Chicago Jazz Festival.Read more
Move past the basics and get better acquainted with QuickBooks. This is the follow up workshop to QuickBooks Essentials.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Overview session for newly admitted degree or certificate seeking students outlining next steps in enrollment process.Read More
This session provides info and tips on taking the COMPASS Math Placement test.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum and job outlook.Read More
Learn the benefits of exporting your products or services and how to get started.Read More
Pricing is the fastest way to grow revenue. We will explain small business pricing considerations, techniques for thinking through your price decisions, and selected pricing techniques.Read More
Learn about registering as a government vendor, certifications and marketing to governmental entities.Read More
This workshop provides an overview of the COMPASS Reading Placement Test, sample questions and study aids.Read More
Get a refresher on essay structure and development to prepare for the COMPASS Writing Placement Test.Read More
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