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Terry Vitacco

Terry Vitacco

Terry Vitacco

Professor, Photography

Tel.: (630) 942-2329
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 272

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Photography 1100
  • Photography 1101
  • Photography 1102
  • Photography 1500
  • Photography 1821
  • Photography 2200
  • Photography 2700


Current Projects:

  • Writing an Advanced Photojournalism Certificate and an Advanced Photojournalism Course
  • Spring 2000-rewrote Photojournalism course (150) for IAI

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • Handcolored Photography Educational Website; "Visions of Immigrant Children in DuPage County" International Education Grant
  • Coordinated and acted as an advisor and juror for the annual Easter Seals exhibits, Day in the Life of a Child, and Work and Play, celebrating the successes of the clients. The work is all done by COD photography students.


  • M.S. Journalism, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. Rhetoric, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Outstanding Part-time Faculty Award, College of DuPage 2000-2001, Occupational and Vocational Division, Guest Artist for Brandess Kalt Aetna Corporation
  • Photography Products and Website, Suburban Press Association 1st Place Photo Essay, Finalist for Peter J. Lisagor Journalism Award.
  • 2000-2001 Easter Seals, Day in the life of a child.
  • 2000-2002 Easter Seals, Work and Play

Areas of Interest:

Photojournalism, Digital and Handcolored Photography

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