News at COD
College of DuPage is offering a new Radio Frequency Technician certificate program that trains students in the installation, maintenance and testing of radio frequency communication systems. Beginning in the spring semester, the program will provide students with a basic understanding of wireless communication theory and signal processing techniques. Click on the headline to learn more.
College of DuPage recently welcomed 243 high school students to campus for the second annual Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Career Expo. Students from Downers Grove South, Glenbard West, Glenbard East, Willowbrook, Fenton and York high schools visited with employers, watched a robotics demonstration and learned about various career paths. Click on the headline for more photos from the event.
The College of DuPage Chaparrals traveled to Syracuse, N.Y., on Friday, Nov. 22, to face the ASA Avengers in the 2013 Carrier Dome Bowl. ASA won the game 23-3, with the Chaparrals finishing the season with a stellar 7-4 record. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Photography student Lorae Mundt (Downers Grove) holds Ady, her subject for the 14th annual Easter Seals photography exhibit. The event is a partnership between COD’s Photography program and Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
More than 5,000 students and their parents attended this year’s College Fair. Hosted with District 502 high schools, the 31st annual event included representatives from nearly 200 colleges and universities from across the country. The event provided presentations on financial aid and offered attendees additional admissions and college preparedness information. Click on the headline for more photos.
The third annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk was a great success, with nearly 350 registrations and corporate sponsors. The road-running event traversed the campus, starting and ending on the track surrounding the football field. Nearly 1000 people, including spectators and volunteers, enjoyed the fall weather and free activities in Race Village and Kid Zone. Click on the headline for information, photos and a video.
Students enjoy a quiet moment amidst the sights of fall at the pond behind the McAninch Arts Center. With the arrival of cool weather, the changing colors form a vibrant tapestry on campus. Click on the headline to view more photos.
Crews demolish Building M on the west side of College of DuPage's Glen Ellyn campus. Built in 1971, Building M was one of the first structures on campus and a "temporary" facility. Also demolished was Building L, which housed the original gymnasium. The Open Campus Center and Building K, the remaining temporary structures from 1969, will be torn down in 2014. Click on the headline for more information.
Scholarship recipient Cherise Cerocke expresses her thanks for the Foundation Textbook Scholarship she received during the Foundation Scholarship Reception. The recent event honored both scholarship donors and recipients, giving them a chance to interact and learn about one another. Click on the headline for a video and more photos.
Editors of the Prairie Light Review literary magazine at College of DuPage will host a free magazine launch party for its fall 2013 edition from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11.Read More
College of DuPage, in partnership with Benedictine University and Nicor Gas Company, will present the 19th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20.Read More
Waterleaf restaurant will host a special Besserat de Bellefon Champagne Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 12.Read More
College of DuPage has added a new study abroad language immersion program to Xi'an, China, this summer.Read More
Illinois Sen. Michael Frerichs speaks with administrators, students and staff about college affordability and accessibility.Read More
Get questions answered by college representatives from Aurora University, Kendall College, and Dominican University.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum, and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
No appointment necessary. Location: HSC 2nd floor near vending machines.Read More
Instrumental ensembles perform top-shelf material from the first century of jazz history. Directed by Tom Tallman.Read More
Free workshop to learn more about LinkedIn for your job search. Registration required.Read More
A rep from Benedictine University will answer questions for students interested in the 3+1 programs for B.S. in Nursing and B.A. in Management. Location: BIC 3410.Read More
The Guitar Ensemble, directed by Steve Ramsdell, performs 20th Century American music.Read More
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A combined report using both the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers-Briggs test results into one report in one meeting.Read More
Get answers to basic questions about starting and growing a business.Read More
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