News at COD
Four COD Horticulture students recently were recognized at the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Excellence in Landscape Awards Night for their efforts in the annual ILCA 2018 Landscape Design Contest for College and High School Students. Click on the headline for more information.
Employing a variety of techniques learned in classes, College of DuPage Welding students used found scrap and metal materials such as copper pipe fittings, metal screens and springs to make Jurassic Era-inspired metal creations as part of “Dino Day." Click on the headline for more information.
College of DuPage student Benjamin Hamgeri was one of only 25 college or university students in Illinois selected to participate in the prestigious Mary T. Washington Wylie Accounting Internship Preparation Program. Click on the headline for more information.
Because COD’s Field and Experiential Learning/Study Abroad/Global Education program is so successful in creating new opportunities for students, the Institute of International Education recently ranked it second among community colleges nationwide for international study opportunities. Click on the headline for more information.
Physicist and String Theorist Brian Greene discusses Einstein’s research to find a single theory to explain all of nature’s forces with a sold-out crowd at College of DuPage. Greene, a Harvard graduate, Rhodes Scholar, and professor of Physics and Mathematics at Columbia University, presented “Chasing Reality: Einstein’s Dream and Beyond.” Click on the headline for more information and photos.
Prairie Light Review, a juried magazine produced twice a year by COD student editors, recently received First Place from the American Scholastic Press Association for its fall and spring journals from the 2016-2017 academic year. This is the third consecutive year PLR has placed first among schools with enrollments of 2,500 or more. Click on the headline for more information.
Students, faculty, staff, and community members danced to the beats of the Afrikan Dance and Music Institute during the closing ceremony of College of DuPage’s annual Black History Month celebration. Click on the headline for more information and photos.
A pilot program between College of DuPage and York High School in Elmhurst is helping high school seniors better prepare for college-level math courses. The Transitions Math Program, launched in August, has shown steady improvement among its participants, meaning more high school students will be ready for a rigorous college math curriculum. Click on the headline for more information.
Students on the College of DuPage Robotics Team, an offshoot of the College’s Engineering Club, are gaining crucial hands-on experience preparing for the 30th annual Midwest Robotics Design competition in March and the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition held at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in May. Click on the headline for more information.
Get your geek on and explore the areas of science, technology, engineering and math at the third annual STEM-CON from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at College of DuPage.Read more
Beethoven's five piano concertos will be performed together in a one-of-a-kind event, when New Philharmonic presents "Beethoven: Five Concertos - One Pianist," featuring guest pianist Wael Farouk, Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, at the McAninch Arts Center.Read more
COD will host a free STEMinar event featuring Adler Planetarium's Dr. Mark SubbaRao on Thursday, April 12.Read more
Citing a need to better keep pace with inflation, the College of DuPage Board of Trustees at its regular March 15 meeting authorized a $1 tuition increase effective for the fall 2018 semester. Tuition and fees will be $136 per credit hour for in-district residents.Read more
The COD Forensics Team took the top prize in the two-year division at the Illinois All State Speech and Debate Tournament.Read more
The MAC is one of only 29 area organizations, and one of only two education organizations, to receive the Partner in Excellence grant.Read more
COD has the distinction of being the only community college to take part in the Purdue University annual Rube Goldberg competition.Read more
Abraxas and Instructional ABA Consultants are recruiting students for various positions.Read More
Learn about the benefits of exporting your products or services and how to get started.Read More
Learn more about the Criminal Justice 3+1 program through Lewis University.Read More
Explore engineering transfer options, selecting appropriate courses for majors and/or intended transfer schools.Read More
Learn how recent Sahel region developments impact long-established traditions, and raise tensions between old and new Islam.Read More
Get helpful tips on what to include in your capabilities statement.Read More
Learn more about the program, its curriculum and job outlook. Registration required.Read More
Stop by our table to learn more about career related to your major and salary information.Read More
Learn how to sign up for and navigate ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning module.Read More
Learn how to sign up for and navigate the ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning module.Read More
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