News at COD
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.
Han Luu (left) of Glendale Heights and Eugene Boguslavsky of Glen Ellyn are two of 2014's Presidential Scholars. A recent Scholars Reception honored the 130 incoming students who are Scholars Award recipients for fall 2014. The awards fall into three categories: Presidential, Board of Trustees and Dean’s. Click on the headline for more information and photos from the recent reception.
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.
The inaugural Summer 2014 Starlight Concert Series and Starlight Outdoor Movie Series will take place at the new Lakeside Pavilion, a tiered patio area located immediately south of the McAninch Arts Center. Click on the headline to read more and see the lineup of events.
Guests enjoy the first viewings of photographs by Vivian Maier during the opening reception of "Vivian Maier: Exposed" at the Cleve Carney Art Gallery at the McAninch Arts Center. The exhibit runs through Saturday, Aug. 16. Maier produced more than 100,000 negatives during her life but showed them to very few people. Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage student Alexa Lee Torres recently unveiled her new single "Never Forgotten," during an event hosted by the From the Barrio Foundation. Torres became involved with the Foundation after being asked to perform at its Parents for Peace and Justice Fundraiser, an event held to assist mothers of the victims of gang and gun violence in Chicago. Click on the headline for more information.
Three College of DuPage students are participating in prestigious summer chemistry research internships thanks to a grant through the College Foundation’s Resource for Excellence program. Ruth Groza (left) is working at Illinois State University, Taylor Holland is at Fermilab, and Jeffrey Hosmer is at Hope College. Click on the headline to read more.
College of DuPage is the first educational institution in Illinois to offer a new Proton Therapy Advanced Certificate program that will provide training in an emerging technology. Click on the headline to read more.
The College of DuPage Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution in support of legislation that would allow Illinois community colleges to award Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) and/or Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees. Click on the headline to read more.
The Cleve Carney Art Gallery hosts 'An Afternoon with Vivian Maier' July 27 at the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage.Read more
The Human Services Program at College of DuPage will host a free "Military and Veteran 101 for Behavioral Practitioners" workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 25,Read more
COD will host "Chap Chats" sessions for adult students from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 23 and Aug. 6.Read more
The College of DuPage Foundation will host a free Business Succession Planning Seminar on Wednesday, July 23, at 6:30 p.m. in SRC 2000.Read more
Learn the basics of QuickBooks with a certified QuickBooks instructor in our computer lab.Read More
Learn about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Join Career Services for an introduction to LinkedInRead More
This workshop provides an overview of the COMPASS Reading Placement Test, sample questions and study aids.Read More
Fall New Student Orientation is scheduled for Aug. 13, 14 and 15.Read More
Get a refresher on essay structure and development to prepare for the COMPASS Writing Placement Test.Read More
This workshop provides an overview of the multiple choice (grammar) section of the COMPASS Writing Placement Test.Read More
Reps from Benedictine University, Johnson & Wales University and Kendall College will be on campus.Read More
Registering as a government vendor, certifications, & marketing to the government entities.Read More
Overview session for newly admitted degree or certificate seeking students outlining next steps in enrollment process.Read More
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