Visit the state-of-the-art labs in College of DuPage's Technical Education Center and learn about educational and career opportunities in a broad range of technical areas during "TEC Spotlight" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the Technical Education Center on the college's Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.
This event is free and open to the public.
During the TEC Spotlight, attendees can tour specialized labs, meet with COD faculty, and explore careers and salaries in variety of fields, including architecture, automotive, electromechanical, electronics, horticulture, HVACR, interior design, manufacturing and welding.
Visit www.cod.edu for more information and registration.
Always aware of the current and emerging trends in business, industry and computer technology, the college's Business and Technology program prepares its students with the skills needed for immediate success in the job market and with a solid academic base for continuing their education at a degree granting institution.
Faculty program coordinators work closely with business and industry through professional networks and advisory committees to maintain current and relevant curricula. Faculty have real-world experience to bring to their classes, ensuring that students receive a strong education based on both theory and applied approaches to learning, career guidance and career skill development.
The 178,000-sqaure foot LEED-certified Technical Education Center includes 31 classrooms, 16 state-of-the-art laboratories and features two windmills and four solar panels on its roof to provide students with hands-on study of emerging wind/solar energy technologies.
The center houses the college's architecture, interior design, horticulture, automotive technology, computer-aided design, construction management, electro-mechanical technology, electronics-integrated engineering technology, HVACR, manufacturing technology and welding technology programs.
College of DuPage is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Serving approximately 26,000 students each term, College of DuPage is the largest public community college in the state of Illinois. The college grants nine associate degrees and offers more than 170 career and technical certificates in over 50 areas of study.