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  • Naperville Center

    Naperville Center Grand Re-Opening March 7

    To celebrate the recently completed renovations of its Naperville Center, College of DuPage will host a grand re-opening open house on Saturday, March 7. Community members, students and prospective students are welcome to visit the center, located at 1223 Rickert Drive in Naperville, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Bed of Nails

    Bed of Nails Teaches Physics of Energy

    College of DuPage Physics Professor David Fazzini lies on a bed of nails as Physics Professor Tom Carter (right) smashes a cinder block on top of him. The demonstration in Fazzini’s Physics 1100 class was part of a lecture on the principles of energy. Click on the headline for more info, photos and a video.

  • ACF Competition

    COD Wins American Culinary State Competition

    College of DuPage culinary students took first place at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Student Team Hot Food Illinois State Competition. Five COD students competed against past national winners Joliet Junior College and Kendall College. Click on the headline to read more, see more photos and watch a video.

  • mechatronics icon

    COD Offers New Mechatronics Certificate

     College of DuPage is offering a new Mechatronics Technology certificate that will help students develop multidisciplinary skills in mechanics, electronics, industrial electronics and computer control. Click on the headline to read more.

  • forensics conference

    SLEA Hosts Inaugural Forensic Conference

    Dozens of forensic professionals attended the recent Midwest Forensic Conference at the Homeland Security Education Center. Hosted by the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy, the inaugural event included hands-on and scenario-based training requiring participants to document, collect and process physical evidence in a lab environment as well as mock crime scenes. Click on the headline to view more photos.

  • enrollment

    COD Reaches Historic Spring Enrollment

    Continuing to buck regional and national trends, College of DuPage has recorded its highest-ever spring Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) and total credit headcount enrollment in the College’s 48-year history. Click on the headline to read more.

  • MLK Breakfast

    COD Names MLK Scholarship Recipients

    Fatima Alsharifi of Naperville shares her experience with prejudice at the 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held this year by co-host Benedictine University in Lisle. Alsharifi and fellow MLK scholarship winner Zakaria Ibnatik (Aurora) were recognized for their winning essays, which detailed how King’s ideals have made a direct impact on their lives. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Dr. Robert L. Breuder

    College of DuPage President Announces Retirement

    College of DuPage President Robert L. Breuder has announced plans to retire March 31, 2016. Entering his 35th year as a college president, President Breuder informed the COD Board of Trustees of his intention in a letter at the Board’s Jan. 22 meeting. Click on the headline to read more.

  • teacher preparation

    COD Revamps Teacher Preparation Program

    Beginning in 2015, courses in the Teacher Preparation program at College of DuPage will be aligned directly with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and student progress will be reported using these standards. One important component of the transition includes the use of standards-based grading (SBG) in many of its classes. Click on the headline to read more.

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