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The COD News Bureau is the College's primary source of news and information. Whether it happens in the classroom, in a laboratory or out in the field, the News Bureau brings you timely stories about every aspect of learning and discovery at COD.

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COD has produced 16 Gilman Scholars since 2001, placing it among the top 20 associate degree awarding institutions, nationwide. Since the program began, more than 34,000 Gilman Scholars from the U.S. have studied or interned in more than 155 countries.

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COD has been named to Forbes Magazine’s prestigious list of America’s Best In-State Employers for 2021, ranking 47th among the 100 honorees.

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Medical Assistant program students now have access to more specialized training, thanks for the addition of new coursework and field-specific equipment.

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College of DuPage alumnus Ryan Jolly is promoting the COVID-19 vaccine through a short animated film that he created as part of Arts Alliance Illinois’ “Vax to Get Back” campaign.

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College of DuPage is one of 40 colleges and universities nationwide to receive an Institute of International Education (IIE) American Passport Project grant that will enable 25 COD students to obtain a U.S. passport in support of their study abroad journeys.

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COD Thought Leaders

College of DuPage President Dr. Brian Caputo has long known that community colleges are a solid return on investment for local communities and the students they serve. And according to a recent ICCB study, COD continues to help drive the regional economy and train a skilled workforce.

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COD faculty, administrators and staff are experts in their field. Tap into their wellspring of knowledge. Featured is COD Political Science Professor Melissa Mouritsen, an expert on suburban politics, including the prevalence of homelessness in DuPage County.

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Success Stories

Adrian Raygoza

“I found my love for science at COD, and I will always credit my experience there to starting me on a career path that I am truly passionate about.” - Adrian Raygoza

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Jaylyn Grant

“Once I immersed myself, it became very clear to me that I made a great choice in attending COD.” - Jaylyn Grant

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Sydney Hamilton

“I met with another counselor specifically for the Geography Department, and all of the classes I took at COD fit beautifully into the route for a Geography Teacher Education major.” - Sydney Hamilton

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Jason Patrick

“It has been beneficial to be in the Project Higher-Ed program because my employer knows that while I am full time, I am also an apprentice in training." - Jason Patrick

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As part of the DuPage Public Arts Project, COD and community leaders unveiled two murals painted by world-renowned artist Tony Fitzpatrick.

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Honors English students get their hands dirty while planting on campus for an innovative final class project.

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The Speech Communication department unveiled its new, state-of-the-art classroom that is equipped with cutting-edge technology.

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