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… reserve a table for excellent fine dining…

… unearth the archeological treasure of the middle ages…

… and support public radio with dance, dinner and dessert…

For a fine dining experience that benefits COD’s Hospitality Administration program by raising funds and offering practical learning for its students, reserve a seat for this year’s Traditions in Excellence dinner. Savor a five course meal complimented with a selection fine wine and beer, and give in to the temptation of delectable desserts. Cap the night with pastry making demonstrations, live music, auctions and prizes. Images! previews what’s on the menu for both attendees and participating students at this year’s banquet.

Experiential study emphasizes learning by doing, and allows in-depth interaction and direct field experience in topics not covered in other courses. Excavation, mapping and laboratory analysis are just a few of the enriching activities students will be immersed in while learning and working hands-on at an archeological site in the Czech Republic. Images! rolls up its sleeves and digs deep, to uncover the details of this fascinating expedition, guided by Dr. John Staeck, COD Anthropology professor and Director of the Czech American Archeological Field School.

For over 25 years the Business and Professional Institute at College of DuPage has responded to the needs of local businesses and industry by providing customized education and training to employees of area companies. Recently, BPI hosted the grand opening of their new facility in Lisle. And with the new location, there’s a lot to celebrate. BPI is equipped and positioned to service students and the local business community better than ever.

Listeners and supporters of 90.9 FM, WDCB found a great way to beat cabin fever in the heart of winter by venturing out for a fun-filled evening of fine dining, live music, dancing, prizes and a few surprises. WDCB, College of DuPage’s public radio station, hosted its ninth annual Winter Gala last month at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Ticket proceeds benefit the station, and the station has a chance to show its appreciation and give something back to their loyal audience. The yearly fund-raising event is an opportunity for listeners and sponsors to support the station, offering jazz lovers a way to beat the winter blues.

You don’t need to travel to Cannes to see the finest in international cinema. Global Flicks offers screenings of carefully selected international films at the McAninch Arts Center with faculty-led discussion following each showing. Students, faculty and community members are invited to attend more than just an entertaining night at the movies – it’s a chance to participate in cultural and global-awareness raising events.