Explore Engineering at College of DuPage
The Engineering Club at College of DuPage (COD) will present an evening for high school juniors and seniors, along with college freshmen, to explore the many opportunities of a career in engineering.
Topics will include: Bioengineering; Civil/Structural Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; and more.
Representatives from local engineering schools will be present, including: Illinois Institute of Technology; Northern Illinois University; Northwestern University; University of Illinois; and others.
This event will take place Friday, November 1, 2013, from 6:30-9:30 pm at the COD Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000.
Visit www.cod.edu/engineering or call Dr. Dave Smith, COD Engineering, at 630-942-2418 for more information. RSVP by emailing email@example.com or calling 630-942-2380, by Monday, Oct. 28.
Chicago-Style Poetry Slam
Poets will be slammin’ on Sunday, October 20th at 1:30 pm at the Villa Park Public Library Annex, 317 S. Ardmore Avenue.
Poet and poetry slam founder Marc Smith will perform and emcee a Chicago-style poetry slam, a competition among poets scored by three judges chosen at random from the crowd.
Poets may only read their own poems in the slam and should be prepared to read more than one poem during the competition. Prizes will be awarded.
Marc Smith began the Poetry Slam in Chicago in 1986 and still hosts every Sunday at the Green Mill Jazz Club. Smith has performed at the Smithsonian Institute, The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts and many other venues. He has been featured on CNN, 60 Minutes and National Public Radio.
Call 630-834-1164 Ext 2 to register.
College Fair at College of DuPage
On Tuesday, October 22nd, from 6:30pm-8:30pm, College of DuPage is hosting their 31st Annual College Fair. To be held at the Student Services Center (SSC), there will be Financial Aid Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 in Room 2200. Also in the SSC, in room 2201, the High School Student Assistant Center will be staffed by in-district high school counselors to help students with general college information.
For a list of institutions attending: www.cod.edu/collegefair
College of DuPage Columbus Day Visit
On Monday, October 14th, College of DuPage will be hosting a Columbus Day visit to their campus. The information tables will be open from 10-11am, and the Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Life presentations begin at 11am. If you’re interested in Engineering, at Noon there is an “Engineering Pathways Breakout Session (for incoming freshman only) that explains the pathways to guaranteed admission to the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
To RSVP, call (630)942-3000, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Doctor Who Celebration for Teen Read Week
Celebrate! Celebrate! Celebrate! Join us in Time and Space to Celebrate the Doctor’s 50th. The coordinates are set for October 13th at 2 pm at the Library Annex.
Wear your Whoovian finest for the costume contest or at the least your favorite bow-tie. Prizes will be awarded for best costume.
Bone up on your trivia for the contest which will also feature prizes.
The program is open to all teens. Space is limited. Registration is encouraged. Call 630-834-1164, Ext. 3 to register.
The program is a part of Teen Read Week™ which is held annually during the third week of October. For more information see the website www.ala.org/teenread.
For more information, visit our web site at www.vppl.info or call 630-834-1164.