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  • Constitution Day

    College of DuPage Celebrates Constitution Day

    College of DuPage student Umair Khan reads and copies the U.S. Constitution as part of the College’s observance of Constitution Day. “The Constitution: 230 Years Later” invited participants to examine the text of the Constitution and rewrite its words by hand to strengthen the learning process. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Scholarship reception

    Foundation Honors Scholarship Donors, Recipients

    College of DuPage student Angel Avery (above) expressed her thanks to the many scholarship donors during the annual College of DuPage Foundation Scholarship Celebration. The event recently brought together scholarship recipients and donors to meet during brunch and share their stories. Click on the headline to read more and view additional photos. 

  • Hurricane Harvey collection

    COD Sends Thousands of Donations to Texas

    College of DuPage volunteers sorted supplies, packed boxes and raised funds during a donation drive for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Volunteers then filled one of the College’s CDL program semitrailers with donated school supplies, which was then driven by Foodliner Inc. of Franklin Park to the Houston Independent School District. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Wendy Parks

    Wendy Parks New Director of Communications

    Wendy E. Parks brings a wealth of experience to her new position as the Director of Public Relations and Communications at College of DuPage. Parks comes to the College from the Chicago Housing Authority, where she most recently worked as Senior Advisor to the Office of the Chief Investment Officer. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Argonne Interns

    Students Gain Real-World Experience at Argonne

    College of DuPage students Nicole Amon (above center) and Josie Suter (above right) gained crucial real-world experience during internships at Argonne National Laboratory this past summer. The internships were made possible in part through the efforts of Erna Gevondyan (above left), former COD student and current Energy Systems Risk Analyst on the SAGES team at Argonne. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Roller skating

    COD Students Roll Into Start of Fall Semester

    The College of DuPage Student Life Lounge was transformed into a roller skating rink as flashback fun added to the welcoming festivities that celebrated the beginning of the fall 2017 semester. Free snacks and activities such as a scavenger hunt and live music courtesy of Student Life helped kick off the term as College faculty and staff welcomed students to campus. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • M. Ahmad Chaudhry

    Chaudhry New Dean of Biology and Health Sciences

    With substantial experience with the allied health, nursing and biology disciplines, Dr. M. Ahmad Chaudhry has the ideal background to serve as the new dean of Biology and Health Sciences at College of DuPage. Chaudhry will oversee more than 25 programs, including Anesthesia Technology, Biology, Fire Science, Paramedic, Radiation Therapy and Nursing. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Eclipse viewing

    Solar Eclipse Viewing Draws Hundreds to COD

    Hundreds of College of DuPage students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the community, attended a free safe viewing of the solar eclipse on the College’s Glen Ellyn campus on Aug. 21. Guided by COD Astronomy faculty, participants viewed the eclipse safely through a telescope projected onto a monitor and through safe solar filters and binoculars. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Cullen Dobbs

    Student at Georgetown Through Preferred Program

    College of DuPage student Cullen Dobbs has been accepted to Georgetown University through the prestigious Georgetown Preferred Consideration Program. Dobbs, who is receiving a half-ride scholarship to Georgetown, plans to pursue a criminal justice career. Click on the headline for more information.

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