News at COD
More than 1,200 runners, walkers and guests enjoyed ideal weather, delicious food and games at the fifth annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk and second annual COD Food Truck Rally at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
More than 400 students, staff and community members enjoyed a unique opportunity to view a rare “Supermoon” Total Lunar Eclipse last Sunday through eight high-powered telescopes and binoculars provided by the COD Astronomy program. Click on the headline to read more and see more photos.
The new Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) program at College of DuPage helps students, such as Alessandra Suarez (above left) and Melvyn Jones, earn their high school equivalency and COD certificate while preparing for industry certification – all at the same time and at no cost. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage students Stephany Ruiz-Gonzalez and Paolo Mazza are challenging themselves to implement what they learned during the recent Student Social Justice Training Institute at DePaul University. The experience provided opportunities for participants to focus on personal learning and development in order to become social justice change agents. Click on the headline for more information.
The Homeland Security Education Center will be renamed in honor of the late U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller, Medal of Honor recipient, former Wheaton resident and graduate of Wheaton North High School. Miller, a member of the U.S. army’s 3rd Special Forces Group serving in Afghanistan, was killed in action while saving his team. Click on the headline for more information.
Adjunct faculty Cori Eiznhamer (second from left) congratulates Devin Wright (left), Jesus Arteaga and Brian Ruiz, who are among the first graduates from the new Practical Nursing for Military Medical Corpsman certificate program at College of DuPage. The program provides high-quality training to veterans throughout the Chicago area. Click on the headline for more information.
Jim Belushi celebrates the unveiling of Belushi Performance Hall at the McAninch Arts Center. As part of the kick-off of the MAC’s season, more than 100 VIP guests and nearly 500 audience members enjoyed a performance by The Motown Experience in concert with the New Philharmonic Orchestra and a special appearance by Belushi, a 1974 COD graduate. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Joanne Ivory is the new Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Director of Business Solutions. With 10 years of experience in education, Ivory worked as Associate Dean of Careers for Olive-Harvey College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. She earned a B.S. in Management from National Louis University and an M.B.A. in Business Administration from Benedictine University. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage Architecture graduate Michael Pecirno is working in London at Foster + Partners, one of the largest and most prestigious architectural firms in the world. He also was recently selected to participate in the inaugural Chicago Architecture biennial, North America’s largest international survey of contemporary architecture that will launch in October 2015. Click on the headline for more information.
Comcast.Corporation announced a pilot program that will extend Internet Essentials to more than 90,000 low-income community college students.Read more
College of DuPage will host "Conscious Mind Fest," a workshop series featuring Urban Monk Gadadhara Pandit Dasa, on Nov. 9 and 10.Read more
More than 1,200 runners, walkers and guests enjoyed ideal weather, delicious food and games at the fifth annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk and second annual COD Food Truck Rally at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus.
The Oct. 12 program features works by John Williams, John Philip Sousa, Alfred Reed, John Mackey and Philip Sparke. Band members perform under the direction of Terry Redford.Read more
Faculty and student performers will be highlighted at two concerts Oct. 8 and 15 at the McAninch Arts Center.
COD student Aram Rayzian is performing in "Critically Ashamed," with One Giant Leap at Second City on Saturdays through Oct. 17.Read more
Learn more about the symbolism behind Day of the Dead observances at an altar-making workshop led by College of DuPage Art Professor Jennifer Hereth at the Wings Gallery.
CoWorx Staffing and Vector are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Learn more about DePaul University's admission partnership program.Read More
Meet with reps from DePaul and Dominican universities.Read More
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Learn more about 3+1 Criminal Justice Program with Lewis University.Read More
All are welcome.Read More
Learn more about opportunities available through The American Pavilion, including programs in film and hospitality.Read More
Get info and tips on taking the COMPASS Math Placement test. Register for My Math Test.Read More
Learn more about the 3+1 Bachelors of Science in Nursing program through Benedictine University.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
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