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  • Easter Seals

    COD, Easter Seals Celebrate 15-Year Collaboration

    Celebrating a 15-year collaboration between College of DuPage and Easter Seals DuPage/Fox Valley Region, the College recently hosted a reception highlighting student photographic works featuring Easter Seals clients. For more than a decade, students from the College’s Photography program have captured the daily lives of Easter Seals clients as a semester final project. Click on the headline for photos and a video.

  • Mont Blanc

    COD Student Hike Tour du Mont Blanc

    Twelve participants in College of DuPage’s Field Studies program recently returned from nearly two weeks in Europe where they hiked more than 100 miles, including the celebrated Tour du Mont Blanc. Click on the headline to read more and to see more photos.

  • McAninch Arts Center

    McAninch Arts Center Earns LEED Certification

    The McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Upgrades during the recent 14-month renovation include a new roof, radiant heating and the replacement of all exterior glass with energy-efficient glass. Click on the headline for more information.

  • London fire Department

    London Fire Manager Addresses Crisis Response

    Station Manager Gary Woulds of the London Fire Brigade recently conducted a workshop at the Homeland Security Education Center. Manager Woulds described the response to the suicide bombing attacks on the transportation system in London on July 7, 2005, which killed 52 civilians, and the 2011 civil riots that overtook London and cities and towns throughout England. Click on the headline for more photos. 

  • Engineering Interns

    Engineering Students Participate in Internships

    Two College of DuPage Engineering students recently gained crucial real-world experience through summer internships. John Batke (left) served an internship at Fermilab in Batavia, through the national laboratory’s Community College Intern program. Aaron Carstens served his internship at DuPage County’s Division of Transportation. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Homecoming 2014

    Homecoming Successfully Returns to COD

    Crowds fill the stadium during the Homecoming football game, the culmination of a week-long series of events at College of DuPage. It was the first homecoming celebration at the College in almost 40 years. Click on the headline to see more photos from game day.

  • Pastry Live

    COD Students Sweep Pastry Live Competition

    Three College of DuPage Baking and Pastry Arts students swept the top three spots in the Student Chocolate Challenge during the national Pastry Live 2014 competition. Nayeli Gallegos of Bensenville (above) took first place, Rachel Dau of Glen Ellyn second and Markie Bain of Glen Ellyn third. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Food and Wine Festival

    Waterleaf Food and Wine Fest Sells Out

    The third annual Waterleaf Food and Wine Festival attracted 600 people, the largest crowd yet. During the recent event, attendees enjoyed more than 90 domestic and imported wines specifically selected by the family-owned Heritage Wine Company. Click on the headline to view more photos. 

  • Bison Gear

    Bison Gear Provides $275,000 for Scholarships

    Bison Gear and Engineering will provide $275,000 toward student scholarships, a gift that also will be used to facilitate an additional $275,000 scholarship match from local manufacturers. Above is Bison Gear Chairman Ron Bullock (center) with College of DuPage President Dr. Robert L. Breuder and COD Foundation President Susan Lang Berry. Click on the headline for more information.

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