College Of DuPage

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University Professor Uses Criminal Justice Degree To Educate Other Chicagoans

Eric Thompson of College of DuPage leveraged training and education to achieve continuous career advancement.


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Chicago Manager Uses Her Teaching Background To Develop And Design Training Programs For Educators

Many times, people can feel timid about obtaining a background in teaching because they feel it limits their career opportunities.


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College Of DuPage Students Consider Lawsuit Against Ultrasound Program

Several students studying at the College of DuPage to become ultrasound technicians say they’ve wasted thousands of dollars in the program and are considering a lawsuit against the college.


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44 Students Accused In Financial Aid Scam At College Of DuPage

Forty-four students at the College of DuPage, and two alleged ringleaders, are accused in a financial aid scam.

WBBM Newsradio–08/23/2012

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College Of DuPage Considers Campuswide Smoking Ban

The College of DuPage board is considering a stricter crackdown on smoking on the campus.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

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College Reduces Costs, Cuts Long-Standing Football Program

Joliet Junior College is reducing costs by cutting its long-standing football program. The move will save the college about half a million dollars a year.


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BGA Investigation: Community College Pensions ‘Run Amok’

They’ve been called the poster children for a system run amok. The Better Government Association has found retired community college teachers bringing in six-figure retirement checks – earning far more state money in retirement than they did on the job.

CBS 2–09/07/2011

Police officers respond to a simulated bank robbery during a high-tech training session at the Homeland Security Educaiton Center at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. (Credit: CBS)

High-Tech Center Helps Cops Train For Counter-Terrorism

It looked and sounded like the real deal – police officers shooting in the middle of a street during a terror plot gone wrong. Fortunately, it was just a training session.

CBS 2–08/17/2011

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College Of DuPage Seeks To Quit Glen Ellyn

The relationship between the College of DuPage and the village of Glen Ellyn may result in the school de-annexing from the town.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011