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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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For the first time in school history, COD earned the prestigious LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup as the top community college athletics program in the nation for 2022-23.

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New cutting-edge equipment, including X-ray mannequins, helps COD Radiography students learn to capture images more efficiently and accurately.

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Keith Tyrka

Keith Tyrka brings an extensive background in computer networking and data analysis to his new role as Vice President for Planning, Performance and Technology.

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Janice Kaushal brings with her a wealth of knowledge and more than 30 years of experience in higher education to her new role as Dean of Business and Applied Technology.

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COD's new Accounting Specialist Certificate provides an advantageous start to build toward other certificates and credentials in accounting.

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Nelson Cantada

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The 1980’s in the U.S. was a time of excess and social disruption. Fashion designers and other creatives of the period gave alternate views of gender and sexuality that continue to influence how we view ourselves and the communities we live in. Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies Nelson Cantada unpacks this decade of breakthrough fashion. Contact Cantada

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Princess Siafa

"It may sound like a pipe dream, but I want to eventually start a College like COD in Liberia. Being a student and now staff at COD has opened my mind to just how much is missing in my country’s educational sector." - Princess Siafa, Mass Communication

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Greg Romero

“COD set the foundation for everything I needed to progress in my career and in my education. It has helped me to be where I’m at in life today.” - Greg Romero, Automotive Service Technology

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"By the end of my degree, I had made an entire fashion collection and learned many valuable lessons about finding myself in a different country." - Aby Cardenas, Fashion Studies

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Devin Oommen

“I am forever grateful to the Political Science program and professors. They teach the subject with passion and connect lessons to events that are happening in real time." - Devin Oommen, Political Science

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Monica Basili

"My architecture professors at COD gave me great love and appreciation for architecture. I am confident in the education I received at COD and that it will help me after I transfer.” - Monica Basili, Architecture

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Thought Leaders

Listen to COD faculty members across academic disciplines discuss the different ways students and teachers can benefit from Artificial Intelligence, and also some of the ethical considerations surrounding chatbots and other AI.  

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See how Architecture program students put their design and building skills to the test to create a new storage shed for COD's Fuel Garden.

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Learn how COD and SIU's new partnership expands Career and Technical Education four-year degree opportunities on the Glen Ellyn campus.

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Students in kindergarten through eighth grade can participate in programming in the arts, STEM fields and academic enrichment at COD.

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