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  • Stephanie Torres

    COD Student to Serve on ICCB Board

    College of DuPage student Stephanie Torres was recently selected to serve as student representative for the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB). Torres, who is currently President of the COD Student Leadership Council, will begin her year-long term of service for the ICCB in June. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Amanda Morris

    Hospitality Grad Creates Event Planning Company

    Amanda Morris is using her hospitality training to build a creative public relations agency and event planning-lifestyle company. In 2008, Morris reconnected with Ximena Beltran, a friend working in public relations. Beltran enjoys social media and digital strategy, while Morris enjoys event planning. The two joined forces and founded their own company, C1 Revolution. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Black Leadership

    COD Hosts Black Leadership Conference

    David Swope, Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion, leads a break-out session during the recent Black Leadership Conference at College of DuPage. College of DuPage welcomed more than 320 students from 16 high schools to the second annual event. Click on the headline for more information and more photos.

  • Mirjana Ursulesku

    COD Student Now Presidential Scholar at Columbia

    Former College of DuPage student Mirjana Ursulesku is attending Chicago’s prestigious Columbia College as the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. In 2012, after years as a successful visual artist, Ursulesku enrolled in the Graphic Design program at COD. A mother of two young children, it was essential for her to find a place to continue her education that was close to home. Click on the headline to read more

  • Women engineers

    Girl Scouts Enjoy Day as 'Future Engineers'

    Samantha Dando (right), president of the Society for Women Engineers chapter at College of DuPage, works with a member from Girl Scouts Troops 50303 and 51085 during a recent event to promote engineering. The scouts constructed model bridges, made balloon-powered cars and learned about the effect of drag on projectiles to gain insight on what it means to be an engineer. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Third Annual Career Fair Attracts Hundreds

    More than 100 companies were at the third annual Career Fair to speak with students and community members who were seeking jobs. As an important link between job seekers and the business community, Career Services -- which sponsored the event -- helps individuals with their short and long-term career goals and businesses with staffing needs. Click on the headline for more information.  

  • weather

    New Study Predicts Increase in Severe Weather

    Victor Gensini, Assistant Professor of Meteorology, is the lead author on new research that links climate change to an increase in severe weather activity. Researchers found that if humans continue to emit carbon into the atmosphere, more severe weather can be expected, specifically by the end of the 21st century, and severe weather seasons are likely to be more variable. Click on the headline to read more. 

  • Bed of Nails

    Bed of Nails Teaches Physics of Energy

    College of DuPage Physics Professor David Fazzini lies on a bed of nails as Physics Professor Tom Carter (right) smashes a cinder block on top of him. The demonstration in Fazzini’s Physics 1100 class was part of a lecture on the principles of energy. Click on the headline for more info, photos and a video.

  • ACF Competition

    COD Wins American Culinary State Competition

    College of DuPage culinary students took first place at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Student Team Hot Food Illinois State Competition. Five COD students competed against past national winners Joliet Junior College and Kendall College. Click on the headline to read more, see more photos and watch a video.

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