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  • football team

    COD Gridders Head to El Toro Bowl

    Less than a month after closing out their 2015-2016 regular season, the College of DuPage Chaparral football team (8-1) will travel to Yuma, Ariz. To face the Arizona Western College Matadors in the 2015 El Toro Bowl. The 4th ranked Chaparral gridders will face off against the 6-4 Matadors in a 1 p.m. kickoff on Dec. 5 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Click on the headline to read more.

  • veterans day

    COD Celebrates Veterans Day

    College of DuPage faculty, staff and students gathered to celebrate Veterans Day and the service of College and community former service members at the annual Veterans Day observance. The event featured a Colors Ceremony, visiting reps from various veterans organizations an exhibit of artifacts from branches of the Armed Forces and the ninth annual Veterans Read-In. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • soup kitchen

    COD Cares Serves Supper at Local Church

    College of DuPage Acting Interim President Joe Collins (left) joins Community Relations Specialist Joan Dipiero and 14 COD Cares “Action Heroes” to prepare and serve a free meal to more than 75 residents at the Downers Grove Community Church’s Community Cares Kitchen. COD Cares is a campus-wide program for students and staff to engage in charitable efforts benefiting District 502. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Raquel Black

    Culinary Student Opens Caribbean Corner

    Raquel Black’s mother always wanted to open a restaurant but never did. Now Black, a culinary student at College of DuPage, has accomplished her mother’s dream. She is the owner of Caribbean Corner, a small carry-out restaurant in downtown Downers Grove that specializes in Cuban, Puerto Rican and Dominican cuisine. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Day of Action

    COD Cares Hosts Fall Day of Action

    Approximately 400 students, staff and community members participated in the COD Cares Fall Day of Action and Pumpkin Party. During the event, attendees assembled winter warming packages for local homeless community members and new immigrants as well as aromatic reusable heating pads for residential patients of Canticle Place, Marian Park and Colony Park. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Elmhurst College

    COD, Elmhurst Announce 2+2 Philosophy Agreement

    Thanks to a new 2+2 partnership between College of DuPage and Elmhurst College, COD students now can transfer seamlessly to Elmhurst to earn both an Associate of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy in four years. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Saraliz Jimenez

    Saraliz Jimenez Among 2015 'Mujeres Exitosas'

    College of DuPage Latino Outreach Manager Saraliz Jimenez (above left with her mother, Dr. Rosita Jimenez) was named among the 2015 Mujeres Exitosas (Successful Women) by Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti. Jimenez and her fellow honorees were recognized for their commitment and leadership within the Hispanic community. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Boat race

    Engineering Club Sets Sail in Cardboard Boats

    College of Dupage Student Josh Mikolite paddles his way across the Physical Education Center pool in a boat made of cardboard and duct tape, testing his team’s design skills at the College of DuPage Engineering Club’s second annual boat race. The event put the students' knowledge of buoyancy and dynamics to the test. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Easter Seals

    Exhibit Celebrates Easter Seals, COD Collaboration

    Celebrating an ongoing collaboration between College of DuPage and Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region, COD hosted a reception highlighting student photographic works featuring Easter Seals clients. For 16 years, 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 more images from the event.

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