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  • Matthew Krebs

    COD Student Gains Experience at National Level

    College of DuPage student Matthew Krebs is spending 2018 at two national laboratories, gaining critical experience for a career in computers. After working during the spring semester at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, where he was the only intern from a community college, Krebs is now enjoying an internship at Argonne National Laboratory. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Horticulture mural

    Art Students Create Mural Reflecting Sustainability

    College of DuPage art students are painting a new two-sided mural outside of the College’s Greenhouse that will embody the environmentally friendly initiatives of the College’s Horticulture program. The mural will also highlight other aspects of the College’s identity, including COD’s mascot, the chaparral. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Community Garden

    Students Root Garden in COD Community

    Patrons of the College of DuPage Fuel Pantry will soon have fresh produce available to them, thanks to the efforts of interns and faculty from COD’s Food Security Initiative. The group recently installed five garden beds and planted crops at the Community Education Fuel Garden on the Glen Ellyn campus, in preparation for summer and fall harvests. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Wedding planning certificate

    New Certificate Prepares Wedding Planners

    COD’s new Wedding Planning Management Certificate program is preparing students with knowledge and skills beyond the traditional functions of wedding planning. What sets the certificate apart is that it has a distinct concentration on creating wedding planning managers who are globally aware and capable of navigating family dynamics. Click on the headline for more information.

  • GFOA award

    COD Earns Excellence in Government Finance Award

    College of DuPage has earned the Award for Excellence in Government Finance from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its FY2018 Budget-in-Brief publication. The award recognizes innovative programs and contributions that exemplify outstanding financial management. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Young Hak Ahn

    Student Travels Globe With Field Studies Programs

    Since first arriving on COD’s campus in 1978, now-octogenarian Young Hak Ahn (second from right) has completed more than 400 credit hours in a variety of topics, such as art history, physical education, music, horticulture and foreign language. He is also well-traveled, participating in 21 of the College’s Field and Experiential Learning/Study Abroad programs. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Whitney Stahl

    COD Student Earns Spot in Global Fur Competition

    College of DuPage Fashion Studies student Whitney Stahl of Lisle is one of only two designers from the U.S. selected for Remix 2018/2019, a global fur competition sponsored by the International Fur Federation. Stahl submitted her designs for a three-piece collection with a focus on nature, and she pushed herself to incorporate current trends. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Problem-Based Learning

    Fourth Graders Identify Areas of Improvement

    More than 60 fourth graders from Forest Glen Elementary School in Glen Ellyn shared their ideas for campus and programmatic improvement as part of a recent problem-based learning project at College of DuPage. Working in teams of four or five, the students created solutions for a range of issues at the College. Click on the headline for more information.

  • 3+1 Human Services Grads

    COD, NLU Celebrate 3+1 Human Services Grads

    College of DuPage and National Louis University recently recognized 22 graduates of the 3+1 Human Services Bachelor of Arts program during a celebration on COD’s Glen Ellyn campus. The degree is designed for students who are working toward either an Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Services Generalist or Addictions Counseling at College of DuPage. Click on the headline for more information.

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