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  • Rosanne Garrido

    COD Student Earns Critical Language Scholarship

    College of DuPage student Rosanne Garrido knows she’s fortunate to have spent time studying in South Korea while in high school, but she never imagined she’d get a second opportunity to revisit this country thanks to a Critical Language Scholarship through the U.S. Department of State. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Kathy Cabai

    Kathy Cabai Receives ASATT Educational Award

    Kathy Cabai, Coordinator and Professor of the Surgical Assisting and Anesthesia Technology programs, has received the 2016 Region 4 Educational Award from the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians. ASATT presents the award to recognize outstanding continued dedication in sponsoring, promoting and/or furthering education. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Anthony Amant

    Students Win Crystal Pillar Award from NATAS

    Tyler Swanson and Anthony Amant of Elmhurst (pictured) have received a Crystal Pillar Student Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the producers of the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. Swanson and Amant earned the award for “Athletes of the Week: Matt Fletcher and Evan Kirk,” which they produced while students in COD’s MPTV program. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Landscape Management

    COD Offers New Landscape Management Degree

    The new Landscape Contracting and Management degree will prepare graduates to design, implement and maintain landscape projects in horticulture-related careers. The program incorporates hands-on training using the most advanced equipment and components available in the industry. Click on the headline for more information.

  • fuel pantry

    College of DuPage Opens 'Fuel' Food Pantry

    COD student and Phi Theta Kappa President Kristina Clancy (third from left) marked the official opening of the Fuel Pantry during a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by students, faculty and staff. PTK’s research found that 100 out of 750 students reported having access to only one to two full meals a day or less than a full meal a day. Click on the headline for more information.

  • cupcakes for courage

    Grad Combines Business, Giving for Winning Recipe

    Laura Pekarik’s recipe for success combines entrepreneurship and philanthropy in a personal way. Her Courageous Bakery and Café in Elmhurst is home to Cupcakes for Courage, where a portion of the proceeds go to local nonprofits. The initiative began when Pekarik’s older sister Kathy was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins T-cell lymphoma. Click on the headline for information.

  • Electronic Trainers

    COD Builds World-Class Electronic Trainers

    Funded through a Perkins Grant, eight state-of-the-art electronic controls trainers were recently designed by HVACR Program Coordinator Bob Clark and constructed by COD instructors and students. According to Clark, the trainers surpass commercially available trainers and were built for only a fraction of the cost. Click on the headline for more information.

  • NIU signing

    COD, NIU Sign Guaranteed Admission Agreement

    A new partnership between College of DuPage and Northern Illinois University provides guaranteed admission for COD students to a broad range of study areas at NIU, including a B.S. in Applied Technology, a B.S. in Applied Management, or a B.A. or B.S. degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at NIU. Click on the headline for more information.

  • HVAC students

    COD Students Win HVACR Competition

    College of DuPage HVACR students Matt Clemons (second from left) and Mike Pagliuco (second from right) earned third and first place, respectively, in the third annual Vocational/Junior College HVACR competition hosted by the Chicago Pipe Fitters Local Union 597. The contest was open to vocational, private and community college students. Click on the headline for more information.

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