Local Community Members

College of DuPage has created a learning network that stretches to reach every corner of Community College District 502, including DuPage County as a whole, and sections of Cook and Will counties.

Providing opportunities for students and residents to achieve their goals contributes to the collective wellbeing of our region, bringing us together as a single strong community that, in turn, creates even more opportunities to thrive.

We invite you to explore the opportunities linked below and peruse the Community Resources Guide for programs and services available to: 

  • Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Students Serving the Community 
  • Athletics, Alumni, and Special Events 
  • Educational Opportunities for All Ages 
  • Cultural Experiences

Learn about College of DuPage’s accomplishments in 2017 through the Community Report.

For more information, contact the Office of Community Relations at ContactUs@cod.edu or (630) 942-2802.

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      Marsela Jorgolli’s passion for physics started at College of DuPage and ultimately led to a decade of academics and research at Harvard University.

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    • Spotlight: Joshua Schweitzer

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      Joshua Schweitzer started at College of DuPage because friends and family spoke highly of its programs. He is now with the National Insurance Crime Bureau as a research analyst.

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    • Spotlight: Stephanie Torres

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      Stephanie Torres is building upon her nursing education from College of DuPage. Having earned a bachelor's degree in public health, she is now working for the Peace Corps in Europe.

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    • Spotlight: Santino Cardoso

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      Santino Cardoso's lifelong dream was to work in the hospitality industry. Now with a degree in Restaurant Management from COD and a 3+1 graduate, he is at a luxury hotel in Doha, Qatar.

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