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    Culinary Students Win Silver at ACF Competition

    Five College of DuPage Culinary students took second place and earned a silver medal during the recent American Culinary Federation’s Illinois State Competition held at COD’s Culinary & Hospitality Center. Click on the headline for more information. 

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    Horticulture Alumna Judges Rose Parade Floats

    Kimberly Oldis developed her floral design skills at COD, launching a career that would lead her to serve as a judge in the 130th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, on New Year’s Day. Only three judges are selected each year to grant awards to the dozens of floats in a parade that has a national viewership of 44 million. Click on the headline for more information.

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    COD Offers Career Training Opportunities

    The Continuing Education program at COD offers a range of professional programs designed to prepare students for employment in in-demand fields after only one semester, including the Dental Assistant program, the Pharmacy Technician program and the Veterinary Assistant program. Click on the headline for more information.

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    COD Students Win Crystal Pillar Award

    Students in COD's Motion Picture and Television program comprised the only community college team to win a 2017-2018 Crystal Pillar award for Best Public Service Announcement/Commercial, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Chicago/Midwest Chapter. Click on the headline for more information. 

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    COD, IIT Partner on Admission Agreement

    COD and Illinois Tech announced a Guaranteed Admission Agreement that provides COD students with a seamless transfer path to select Illinois Tech undergraduate degrees, including tracks for Illinois Tech’s College of Architecture and its Armour College of Engineering. Click on the headline for more information.

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    From Homeless to a Career on the Open Road

    After several years of living at a homeless shelter, former College of DuPage student Joseph Miller wanted a change. Unhappy with his living situation and determined to make a better life for himself, he set his sights on the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program. Click on the headline for more information. 

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    Former COD Student Earns Crystal Pillar Nomination

    Sarah Taschetta's film, "Sam Anderson: In My Own Words," recently was nominated for a Crystal Pillar Student Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the producers of the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Ashley Spratt

    Business Student Wins 2018 Pitch Contest

    Spratt recently won the 2018 COD Pitch Contest, sponsored by Innovation DuPage, E2 Emerging Entrepreneurs and the College’s Entrepreneurship Club, after impressing an audience and panel of expert judges with a well-organized presentation of her business. Click on the headline for more information. 

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    College of DuPage Study Abroad Ranks First

    The Institute of International Education recently ranked College of DuPage first among community colleges nationwide for international study opportunities. According to the 2018 Open Doors Report, COD awarded credit to 207 students who studied abroad in a wide variety of locations throughout the world during the 2016/2017 school year. Click on the headline for more information. 

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