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  • Kathy Cabai

    Kathy Cabai Outstanding Full-Time Faculty

    Kathy Cabai, professor and coordinator of the Surgical Technology program at College of DuPage, has been named the Overall Outstanding Faculty Member for 2015-2016. Click on the headline for more information.

  • NASA robotics team

    Students Take Part in NASA Robotics Competition

    For the second year in a row, College of DuPage was one of only two community colleges invited to participate in the 2016 NASA Robotic Mining Competition held at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Geared toward undergraduate and graduate student teams, the competition required teams to design and build a mining robot that could navigate a simulated Martian terrain. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Trina Sotirakoupolos

    Faculty Named Next Generation Book Finalist

    College of DuPage Assistant English Professor Trina Sotirakopulos recently was named one of five finalists for the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards during a ceremony held recently at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Click on the headline for more information.

  • football academics

    COD Football Celebrates Academic Success

    Closing out the 2015-2016 academic year, the College of DuPage Football program is celebrating players’ academic success and potential the NFL careers of two former team members. Off the field, 15 players are members of the program’s Champions Club, which recognizes students for their academic success. All 15 members completed the academic year with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, with the two highest earning a perfect 4.0. Click on the headline for more information.

  • fashion show

    Fashion Students Earn Honors During Annual Show

    Five Fashion Studies students earned honors during the standing-room-only fashion show “Kaleidoscopic.” The award recipients are Milijana Delic, Most Marketable Garment; Li Sheng, Most Outstanding Beginning Designer and Best Construction; Monika Gawlak, Runner Up for Beginning Designer, Best Single Garment; Soma Jain, Most Outstanding Advanced Designer; and Daniela Pantazi, Runner Up for Advanced Designer. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Cosmetology students

    Cosmetology Students Win State SkillsUSA Awards

    COD Cosmetology students Gina Steiner (second from right) and Caitlin Irwin (second from left) took first place at the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships and will travel to the national competition. Steiner took first in Cosmetology, while Irwin took first in Job Skills Demonstration. COD students swept the Cosmetology category, with Laura Thomas (left) second and Marina Luciano (right) third. Click on the headline for more information.

  • See Writing Differently event

    'See Writing Differently' Celebrates Student Work

    Students from College of DuPage composition courses showcase visual representations of their written works at the inaugural “See Writing Differently: A Celebration of Student Writing.” Presentations included websites, podcasts, PowerPoint presentations, posters, brochures, videos and art created in conjunction with written works. Click on the headline for more images.

  • art outreach

    Art Students Share Talents at Chicago School

    College of DuPage Professor Jennifer Hereth and her painting classes recently shared their talents with students at Kwame Nkrumah Academy on Chicago’s South Side. More than 300 students at the school participated in the outreach event, which teamed students from COD’s Art program with Academy students to create a variety of paintings. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Sara Venecek

    COD Interior Design Student Earns RED Award

    College of DuPage Interior Design student Sara Venecek earned The Michelle Roberts Student Award during the Illinois Chapter of the International Interior Design Association’s fourth annual professional design competition, the Recognizing Exemplary Design (RED) Awards. Click on the headline for more information.

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