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  • Robotics

    COD Earns 'Best Design' at UIUC Competition

    The College of DuPage Engineering Club was awarded “Best Design” for its entry in the 28th Annual Jerry Sanders Creative Design Competition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Competing as the only two-year school granted permission to participate, the Robotics Team was up against students from prestigious universities, including UIUC, NIU and IIT. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Khushboo Shah

    Architecture Alum Works on Naperville Renovation

    Khushboo Shah, who earned an associate’s degree in Pre-Architecture from College of DuPage, recently returned to her alma mater as a professional architect, working on plans for the recent renovation of the College’s Naperville Center. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Naperville Rotary Scholarships

    Rotary Club Recognizes Scholarship Recipients

    The Rotary Club of Naperville Charities recently recognized students from College of DuPage who received scholarship assistance from the club this spring. Since 1996, the Rotary Club of Naperville has provided 119 students with more than $446,000 in scholarships to assist them with their studies at College of DuPage. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Surgical Assistant

    COD Offers First Surgical Assistant Program in State

    College of DuPage is the first college or university in the state of Illinois to offer the Surgical Assistant Certificate that will provide students with the experience and knowledge to advance within the surgical technologist field. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Boiler

    Instructors Build One-of-a-Kind Hydronic Boiler

    During winter break, HVACR Instructors Bob Clark and Chris Lexow each donated more than 300 hours of their own time to construct a state-of-the-art hydronic boiler trainer in the HVACR lab in the Technical Education Center. Hydronics is the use of water as the heat-transfer medium in heating and cooling systems such as steam and hot-water radiator systems. Click on the headline for more information.

  • ACT-SO 2015

    Local ACT-SO Winners Advance to Nationals

    Eleven students were awarded gold medals in 14 categories at this year's DuPage ACT-SO Awards. The students will move on to compete at nationals in Philadelphia in July. Altogether, 34 students representing 24 area high schools placed in the local competition held recently at College of DuPage in the areas of Science, Business, Humanities, Performing Arts and Visual Arts. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Paint It Black

    COD, Willowbrook Students Celebrate 'Paint It Black'

    COD Photography student Kylie Kropp shoots a spontaneous personality portrait of model Lizzie Larkin during the College’s 2015 “Paint It Black" session in the McAninch Arts Center Lobby. This bi-annual event is part of the Photography 1101 class taught by Terry Vitacco. It included Advanced Photo Students from Willowbrook High School as part of the dual credit program. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • welding

    COD Offers American Welding Society Certificate

    College of DuPage is offering a new American Welding Society Certificate that will provide students with the required skills to earn AWS credentials. The 17 credit-hour certificate prepares students for entry-level positions as welders and fabricators. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 6 percent increase in overall metalworking positions during the next 10 years. Click on the headline for more information.

  • 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.

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