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  • football team

    Chaparral Football Prepares for New Season

    After a successful 8-1 season, the COD Chaparrals are preparing for their season home opener on Saturday, Aug. 27. The Chaparrals host Homecoming Oct. 1; special games including a recognition of the military (Sept. 24), WSDRA athletes (Oct. 8) and first responders (Oct. 24); and the inaugural Red Grange Bowl Dec. 3. Click on the headline for information.

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    COD Celebrates Investiture of New President

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty, staff and members of the Presidential Search Committee recently celebrated the investiture of the College’s sixth president, Dr. Ann Rondeau. The ceremony took place during fall convocation. Click on the headline for more information, photos and a video.

  • fund development

    COD Offers New Fund Development Certificate

    The new Fund Development in Human Services certificate program will prepare students to work as fundraising assistants for human services programs, related career fields, non-profit organizations, advocates and providers. Coursework includes fundraising theory, history, strategy, implementation and practice. Click on the headline for more information.

  • diana rose aspuria

    COD Student Receives Leadership Scholarship

    Diane Rose Aspuria is the first College of DuPage student to receive a “Leadership Pipeline” scholarship at North Central College in Naperville. The scholarship was developed specifically for students in COD’s Living Leadership Program who wish to enter North Central's Leadership, Ethics and Values program. Click on the headline for more information.

  • data science

    COD Offers Foundations of Data Science Certificate

    The new Foundations of Data Science certificate program prepares students for careers in data analysis fields while providing cross-training for employees who want a sought-after skills set. Recently approved by the Illinois Community College Board, the certificate provides a point of entry into a relatively new field. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Glenn Perricone

    Service Learning Project Becomes a Career

    Glenn Perricone begrudgingly embarked on a service learning project at College of DuPage and discovered a career. His experience with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County at Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn had such a profound effect on Perricone that he switched majors to pursue biology. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Mass casualty simulation

    COD Hosts Mass Casualty Incident Simulation

    College of DuPage recently hosted a large-scale, “multi-casualty” incident simulation that included a collaboration between College participants, Central DuPage Hospital and local first responders. Aimed primarily at paramedic students, the simulation featured approximately 110 participants. Click on the headline fore more information, photos and a video.

  • plymouth place

    COD Celebrates 50 Years of Changing Lives

    Continuing the celebration of its 50th anniversary, College of DuPage hosted a reunion at Plymouth Place retirement community with former COD staff, faculty and key community members. President Dr. Ann Rondeau (above, standing), the COD Foundation and staff members shared stories and photos of the College with residents. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Jon Hagan, Kelly Procek

    Nursing Grad Receives Pin From Father's Nurse

    When College of DuPage student Kelly Procek recently graduated from the Nursing program, she received her pin from a flight nurse in Wisconsin who inspired her own journey. It was also the first time Procek met the nurse, Jon Hagen, who in 2002 responded to a one-car rollover crash in Wisconsin in which Procek’s father, Tom, was critically injured. Click on the headline to read more.

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