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  • teacher preparation

    COD Revamps Teacher Preparation Program

    Beginning in 2015, courses in the Teacher Preparation program at College of DuPage will be aligned directly with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and student progress will be reported using these standards. One important component of the transition includes the use of standards-based grading (SBG) in many of its classes. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Military Medical Corpsman

    Attend Info Session on Military/Nursing Certificate

    The new PN for Military Medical Corpsman certificate program enables veterans who have completed their medical corpsman training to complete additional coursework that will prepare them to earn their Licensed Practical Nurse credential. COD will hold four upcoming information sessions. Click on the headline to learn more.

  • Student Resource Center

    COD One of Fastest-Growing Colleges in Nation

    College of DuPage is the fastest-growing community college in the nation outside of California among colleges with enrollments greater than 10,000 students, according to a recent report by Community College Week magazine. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Erin Birt and Omar Escamilla

    Student Trustee Named Certified Student Leader

    College of DuPage Student Trustee Omar Escamilla (right) is congratulated by Board of Trustees Chair Erin Birt for being named a Certified Student Leader at the National Center for Student Leadership Conference. Only 5,000 student leaders world-wide have received the NCSL certification since 1994. Click on the headline to learn more about Escamilla’s experience at College of DuPage.

  • Ahsan Javaid

    COD Student Overcomes Adversity to Inspire Others

    A native of Sialkot, Pakistan, Ahsan Javaid was diagnosed at age 11 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a fast-growing form of cancer. The diagnosis was followed by a lengthy stay at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, where he was avoided by friends and some family members who believed that cancer is contagious. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Health Care Simulation

    COD Earns State Award for Collaborative Simulation

    College of DuPage recently received an Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award (ICCCA) for a first responder and health care team collaborative exercise held at the Glen Ellyn campus this spring. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Homeland Security Training Center

    COD Constructing Homeland Training Center

    College of DuPage has begun construction of the new Homeland Security Training Center, a 39,714 square-foot facility that includes a state-of-the-art indoor firing range. This facility is Phase II in the completion of the College’s Homeland Security Training Institute. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Manufacturing day

    Manufacturing Career Expo Attracts 200 Students

    College of DuPage instructor Robert Fultz provides a tour of the manufacturing lab during the third annual Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Career Expo. Approxmiately 200 students from Fenton, Lake Park, Metea, Naperville North, Waubonsee and West Chicago high schools learned about various career paths in manufacturing and engineering. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Distinguished Alumni

    COD Honors First Class of Distinguished Alumni

    The College of DuPage Foundation recently honored eight alumni as the 2014 Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award recipients: (front) Dr. Kim L. Armour, Amy Beth Kirsten, Buna Dahal, Robyn Coffin and Lauren Morgan; (back) Gus Vonderheide, Dennis Barsema and Bryan T. Green. Click on the headline for information, photos and a video.

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