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  • Laps With the Chaps

    Laps With the Chaps Draws Record Crowds

    More than 1,200 runners, walkers and guests enjoyed ideal weather, delicious food and games at the fifth annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk and second annual COD Food Truck Rally at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • supermoon

    Astronomy Program Hosts Supermoon Party

    More than 400 students, staff and community members enjoyed a unique opportunity to view a rare “Supermoon” Total Lunar Eclipse last Sunday through eight high-powered telescopes and binoculars provided by the COD Astronomy program. Click on the headline to read more and see more photos.


    Free Program Combines GED With Certification

    The new Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) program at College of DuPage helps students, such as Alessandra Suarez (above left) and Melvyn Jones, earn their high school equivalency and COD certificate while preparing for industry certification – all at the same time and at no cost. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Stephany Ruiz-Gonzalez and Paolo Mazza

    Students Participate in Social Justice Training

    College of DuPage students Stephany Ruiz-Gonzalez and Paolo Mazza are challenging themselves to implement what they learned during the recent Student Social Justice Training Institute at DePaul University. The experience provided opportunities for participants to focus on personal learning and development in order to become social justice change agents. Click on the headline for more information.

  • HEC

    Homeland Center Renamed for Sgt. Robert J. Miller

    The Homeland Security Education Center will be renamed in honor of the late U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller, Medal of Honor recipient, former Wheaton resident and graduate of Wheaton North High School. Miller, a member of the U.S. army’s 3rd Special Forces Group serving in Afghanistan, was killed in action while saving his team. Click on the headline for more information.

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    Program Provides Opportunities for Veteran Medics

    Adjunct faculty Cori Eiznhamer (second from left) congratulates Devin Wright (left), Jesus Arteaga and Brian Ruiz, who are among the first graduates from the new Practical Nursing for Military Medical Corpsman certificate program at College of DuPage. The program provides high-quality training to veterans throughout the Chicago area. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Jim Belushi

    COD Foundation Dedicates Belushi Performance Hall

    Jim Belushi celebrates the unveiling of Belushi Performance Hall at the McAninch Arts Center. As part of the kick-off of the MAC’s season, more than 100 VIP guests and nearly 500 audience members enjoyed a performance by The Motown Experience in concert with the New Philharmonic Orchestra and a special appearance by Belushi, a 1974 COD graduate. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Joanne Ivory

    New Associate Dean, Director of Business Solutions

    Joanne Ivory is the new Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Director of Business Solutions. With 10 years of experience in education, Ivory worked as Associate Dean of Careers for Olive-Harvey College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. She earned a B.S. in Management from National Louis University and an M.B.A. in Business Administration from Benedictine University. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Michael Pecirno

    Architecture Grad Building Career in London

    College of DuPage Architecture graduate Michael Pecirno is working in London at Foster + Partners, one of the largest and most prestigious architectural firms in the world. He also was recently selected to participate in the inaugural Chicago Architecture biennial, North America’s largest international survey of contemporary architecture that will launch in October 2015. Click on the headline for more information.

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