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  • CCI program students

    International Students Build Skills at COD

    College of DuPage has welcomed 16 students from around the world through the 2017-2018 Community College Initiative (CCI) program. Made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of State, the CCI program recruits participants from underserved and unrepresented communities and provides them with quality educational study at U.S. community colleges. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Women in Stem Career Day

    High School Students Explore STEM at COD

    Angel Price (center), Attractions Engineering Services Manager for Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World, takes a group selfie at COD's Women in STEM event. More than 80 local female freshman and sophomore high school students recently spent a day investigating careers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Silver Dome Award Winners

    Courier TV Receives Eight Silver Dome Awards

    Courier TV at College of DuPage has received eight Illinois Broadcast Association Student Silver Dome Awards, including three first place awards and a sweep of the Best TV Spot category. Click on the headline for more information.

  • QuarkNet detector

    Physics Students Part of Cosmic Ray Experiment

    COD students Amr Elseweifi (red shirt) and Kevin Nguyen (right), as well as Nicholas Lindquist (not pictured), joined students from Benet Academy High School and high school and college students from across the U.S. to take part in the Cosmic Ray e-Lab. COD Physics professors Jennifer Gimmell (left) and Tom Carter are guiding students through the project. Click on the headline for more information.

  • multicultural mashup

    Multicultural Mashup Celebrates Diverse Cultures

    Representatives from COD's Spanish, German, Korean, French, Japanese and Italian clubs and the Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honor Society celebrate their diverse cultures during the recent Multicultural Mashup event. The groups presented music, food and other cultural treats to highlight their corners of the world and educate guests on the various groups represented on campus. Click on the headline for more photos. 

  • Founders Day

    College of DuPage Celebrates Founder's Day

    College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau rings the ceremonial bell during a Founders' Day ceremony that marked the end of COD’s 50th Anniversary celebration. Fifty guests participated in the ceremony, each ringing the bell once for every year in the College’s history. Dr. Rondeau rang the bell a 51st time, signifying the accomplishments to come. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Men's Soccer 2017

    Men's Soccer Team Extends Winning Record to 12-2

    The Chaparral men’s soccer team extended its winning streak last weekend, besting Waubonsee and Rock Valley community colleges. The team, now 12-2, earned its 12th consecutive win Sept. 29 at Rock Valley. The Chaparrals continued their momentum in the second half with two additional goals before Rock Valley managed one shot past COD’s defense. Click on the headline for more information.

  • 5K

    Thousands Brave Heat for Food Truck Rally/5K

    An estimated 1,000 runners and 3,000 guests braved record temperatures at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn to sample fare from local food truck vendors and raise funds for COD student scholarships at the 2017 Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K. The Chicago Cubs’ 2016 World Series Trophy also made a stop at the event. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • NASA students

    Two COD Students Selected for NASA Program

    College of DuPage students Rachel Fry (above left) and Andrew Krall are traveling to NASA’s Langley Research Center in September as part of the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project. Both students initially qualified for a five-week online scholars program and then were selected as two of 304 community college students from across the country to travel NASA. Click on the headline for more information.

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