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  • Commencement

    COD Celebrates 48th Commencement

    More than 600 graduates participated in the 48th annual Commencement ceremony at College of DuPage. Click on the headline for more information, photos and a short video.

  • Outstanding grads

    Andersen, Lozano Are 2015 Outstanding Graduates

    Julia Andersen of Wheaton (right) and Leticia Lozano of Hanover Park (left) are the 2015 Outstanding Graduates at College of DuPage. Andersen has earned an Associate in Arts Degree and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in English with a focus on publishing studies. Lozano has graduated with her Associate in Science Degree and will transfer to study either biology or neuroscience. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Omar Escamilla

    Omar Escamilla Wins Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

    College of DuPage student Omar Escamilla is the recipient of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students. The Hanover Park resident is one of approximately 85 students nationwide to receive the scholarship and the eighth COD recipient in the College’s history. Click on the headline for more info. 

  • CCI students

    International Students Learn Beyond the Classroom

    Fifteen international students are finishing an education that extends far beyond the classroom through the U.S. State Department’s Community College Initiative Program at College of DuPage. Ntwanano “Wendy” Mabasa of South Africa, Anas Mohammed of Ghana and Liza Yulizar of Indonesia are three of this year’s students who are grateful for the opportunity. Click on the headline to read more.

  • weather balloon

    Meteorology Program Launches Weather Balloon

    Meteorology Assistant Professor Victor Gensini (right) prepares a weather balloon for launch in the Street Scene of College of DuPage’s Homeland Security Education Center. Kicking off the COD Meteorology program’s 27th storm chasing season, the event was attended by 125 people celebrating the first time a weather balloon has been launched from the College. Click on the headline for more information and photos.  

  • Sister city

    COD Welcomes 'Sister City' to Tour Campus

    College of DuPage Acting Interim President Joe Collins (right) greets Patrick Bobet, Mayor of Le Bouscat, France, Glen Ellyn’s “Sister City.” The Sister City partnership was formed by Glen Ellyn officials last April in order to foster mutual opportunities for cultural, educational and economic exchanges that highlight the diversity between the two international partners. Click on the headline for more info and photos. 

  • Kenya

    Art Students Host Mourn-In for Kenya Students

    College of DuPage Art Students recently hosted an All-School Mourn-In to memorialize the students slaughtered at Garissa University in Kenya on April 2. Exactly 147 students, faculty, staff and community members lay side by side in the McAninch Arts Center Lobby to represent the students who were brutally murdered by al-Shabab militants. Click on the headline for more info and photos.

  • COD Board

    Hamilton New Board Chair, Three Trustees Sworn In

    Former College of DuPage Board of Trustees Vice Chair Kathy Hamilton was appointed the new Board of Trustees Chair at the annual Organizational Meeting. The three new Trustees Deanne Mazzochi (above, left), Charles Bernstein and Frank Napolitano were formally sworn-in during the meeting. Click on the headline to read more. 

  • Asia symposium

    COD Hosts 23rd Annual Asia Symposium

    The recent 23rd annual Asia Symposium, “Emerging Southeast Asia: Culture, History and the Arts,” featured musical performances by the Northern Illinois University Gamelan Ensemble, an ensemble from the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago, and presentations about the region’s history, evolving cultural and political conditions of Southeastern Asia. Click on the headline for more photos.

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