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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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Five students have been named to the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, which supports undergraduates receiving Pell Grants as they study abroad.

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Students, faculty, staff and community members enjoyed student speakers and performances, followed by a presentation by Afrikan Dance and Music Institute to kick off the College’s celebration of Black History Month.

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Three COD MLK winners stand with their diplomas with COD administrators

Students Alexis Deanna Collins-Harris, Fatima Khan and Shontasia Henderson were recently selected as recipients of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship at a reception on the College’s Glen Ellyn campus.

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The College’s Student Services Center (SSC) is undergoing renovations to better serve students and the COD community.

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Kent Munsterman brings more than 20 years of experience in the College of DuPage Police Department to his new role as Chief of Police.

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Tony Bowers

COD On Point

English Professor Tony Bowers presents his captivating compilation of short stories titled "On the Nine." This literary work delves into the intricate tapestry of the Greater Grant Crossing neighborhood, situated on the south side of Chicago. It's a poignant exploration of the neighborhood's rich history, particularly its significance as a predominantly African American community—a place deeply ingrained in Bowers' own upbringing. Contact Bowers

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Musab Shaikh

"COD equipped me with the tools to apply what I had learned in class to real-world situations. Learning more about possible careers in science, taking an array of classes at COD and seeking advice from faculty members helped me to declare my major in biochemistry." - Musab Shaikh, Biology

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Josie Suter

"COD offered me the ability to explore options at a much lower cost than if I had started at a four-year institution. As it turned out, engineering was a great choice and I love the path I’ve chosen.” - Josie Suter, Engineering

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Dan Micholson

“The variety of classes allows you to try different areas to find what you like to do the best. I worked a full-time position days, did night classes at COD and did my internship nights and weekends. Hard work does pay off." - Dan Micholson, Horticulture

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Lucy Benoit in her home kitchen

"COD offers a brilliant, affordable program that is the marvel of other schools for both its convenience and excellence." - Lucy Benoit, Culinology

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Rodney Fair

"The faculty frequently expressed a sincere desire to see me succeed in my studies. They also made me realize that I love learning." - Rodney Fair, English

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Felix Davis

Faculty in Action

With almost 30 years of expertise in Information Technology, COD Professor Felix Davis shared insights on AI in the workplace with local business leaders at a Wheaton Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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COD alumnus Jacques LaCour's vision impairment ironically brought clarity, propelling him to pursue his passion for a career in cybersecurity.

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COD student Mariana Prokop's journey in the Certified Recovery Support Certificate Program and her personal experience with recovery led her to establish a shared recovery home for women.

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COD and the McAninch Arts Center recently announced "Olmec Trails: Culture and Legacy" public art partnership.

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