College of DuPage to hold Sept. 22 Educational and Career Planning Opportunity for Individuals affected by ITT Tech Closing

GLEN ELLYN, Ill., Sept. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — College of DuPage will hold an “Educational and Career Planning” opportunity for individuals adversely affected by the recent ITT Tech closing. This on campus event will take place Sept. 22 in Room SSC2206 between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Interested individuals will be able to meet with COD faculty and staff to discuss their future options ranging from continuing their education, career advising and management of federal student loan debt. To ensure individuals are properly served, reservations are strongly encouraged. You can register online at http://www.cod.edu/rsvp/opportunity.

“As Illinois’ largest community college, we feel a responsibility to respond to the requests from the Illinois Community College Board and the Higher Learning Commission to help the students affected by the ITT closing and provide them with an option to continue or restart their education,” COD President Ann Rondeau said. “These students will have an opportunity to learn about and discuss options for continuing their educational journey, career advising and how to cope with their federal student loan debt.”

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