News at COD
College of DuPage has welcomed 16 students from around the world through the 2017-2018 Community College Initiative (CCI) program. Made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of State, the CCI program recruits participants from underserved and unrepresented communities and provides them with quality educational study at U.S. community colleges. Click on the headline for more information.
Angel Price (center), Attractions Engineering Services Manager for Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World, takes a group selfie at COD's Women in STEM event. More than 80 local female freshman and sophomore high school students recently spent a day investigating careers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Click on the headline for more information.
Courier TV at College of DuPage has received eight Illinois Broadcast Association Student Silver Dome Awards, including three first place awards and a sweep of the Best TV Spot category. Click on the headline for more information.
COD students Amr Elseweifi (red shirt) and Kevin Nguyen (right), as well as Nicholas Lindquist (not pictured), joined students from Benet Academy High School and high school and college students from across the U.S. to take part in the Cosmic Ray e-Lab. COD Physics professors Jennifer Gimmell (left) and Tom Carter are guiding students through the project. Click on the headline for more information.
Representatives from COD's Spanish, German, Korean, French, Japanese and Italian clubs and the Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honor Society celebrate their diverse cultures during the recent Multicultural Mashup event. The groups presented music, food and other cultural treats to highlight their corners of the world and educate guests on the various groups represented on campus. Click on the headline for more photos.
College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau rings the ceremonial bell during a Founders' Day ceremony that marked the end of COD’s 50th Anniversary celebration. Fifty guests participated in the ceremony, each ringing the bell once for every year in the College’s history. Dr. Rondeau rang the bell a 51st time, signifying the accomplishments to come. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
The Chaparral men’s soccer team extended its winning streak last weekend, besting Waubonsee and Rock Valley community colleges. The team, now 12-2, earned its 12th consecutive win Sept. 29 at Rock Valley. The Chaparrals continued their momentum in the second half with two additional goals before Rock Valley managed one shot past COD’s defense. Click on the headline for more information.
An estimated 1,000 runners and 3,000 guests braved record temperatures at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn to sample fare from local food truck vendors and raise funds for COD student scholarships at the 2017 Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K. The Chicago Cubs’ 2016 World Series Trophy also made a stop at the event. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
College of DuPage students Rachel Fry (above left) and Andrew Krall are traveling to NASA’s Langley Research Center in September as part of the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project. Both students initially qualified for a five-week online scholars program and then were selected as two of 304 community college students from across the country to travel NASA. Click on the headline for more information.
Global Education Week events include an Oxfam Hunger banquet, discussions, a poetry slam and a presentation on America's national parks.Read more
College of DuPage will offer several new classes this spring through its Learning Communities program.Read more
The workshop features professionals with disabilities, employers, and experts in diversity and inclusion who will share their advice and experiences, give tips on standing out in the job market, and offer recommendations for disability disclosure.Read more
College of DuPage will host a Tallgrass Talk featuring local author Cindy Crosby on Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Oct. 31.Read more
The ensemble, under the direction of Tom Tallman, and guest vocalists will perform jazz standards, ballads, fox trots, Latin tunes and more. Guests will join the ensemble on stage with cabaret seating and a dance floor, creating an intimate setting.Read more
College of DuPage will host the Private Illinois Colleges and Universities Transfer Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2.Read more
Review how to navigate the software, set up basic accounts and generate reports.Read More
Fed Ex Ground and T-Mobile are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Learn to use this free research tool to collect and organize all your sources, and create a bibliography.Read More
Visit with reps from Elmhurst College, Columbia College Chicago, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, and St. Xavier and Roosevelt universities.Read More
Learn about Bob Dylan's endless touring schedule happening since 1988. Registration is recommended.Read More
Complete an interest inventory to help find potential career paths.Read More
Graw, founder and owner of Normal Design, discusses her work as one of the most innovative graphic designers in the country.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Apply five criteria to help you select the best sources for your speech presentation research.Read More
Learn how to sign up for and navigate the ALEKS Placement, Preparation, and Learning module.Read More
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