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  • New student orientation

    New Student Orientation Welcomes Freshmen

    Hundreds of incoming College of DuPage students attended the recent New Student Orientation on the Glen Ellyn campus. They enjoyed informational workshops, prize giveaways and a complimentary lunch social where they met new friends and showed off their dance moves. The fall term begins Monday, Aug. 20. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Greg McVey

    Greg McVey New Athletic Director at COD

    New Director of Athletics and Recreational Programs Greg McVey has a strategic plan designed to increase the involvement of both students and the community in various athletic programming and resources. One of McVey’s goals is to work with a fledgling intramurals program to involve more students in athletics. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Piano Men at Lakeside Pavilion

    Piano Men Dazzle Crowd at Lakeside Pavilion

    Hundreds of residents turned out for an ideal summer evening celebrating two of the mightiest giants of pop at the Lakeside Pavilion at College of DuPage. Broadway veterans Craig A. Meyer and Donnie Kehr of the Piano Men presented some of Elton John and Billy Joel’s greatest hits as part of the MAC’s free summer series. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Design Build

    Architecture Students Design and Build Pavilion

    Twelve College of DuPage Architecture students and three COD Architecture alumni put their skills to the test this summer, designing, building and installing a gathering pavilion for the Community Education Fuel Garden and the Russell R. Kirt Prairie on the Glen Ellyn campus. Click on the headline for more information.

  • HVACR Lab

    HVACR Students Building Lab Training Equipment

    Students in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program at College of DuPage recently built two state-of-the-art cooler trainers to enhance training opportunities and further align the HVACR program with industry needs and trends. Funded through a $33,000 Perkins Grant, the two 8-foot by 24-foot cooler units feature closed-cell insulation. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Eaton Automotive interns

    Engineering Students Put Skills to Test at Eaton

    College of DuPage Engineering students Tanmay Chaklasiya (left) and Herven Barham (right, with Eaton Automotive Lab Manager Mark Farone) are exploring their field, gaining invaluable skills and experience this summer through internships with Eaton Automotive in Marshall, Mich. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Debra Gurney

    Debra Gurney Joins COD as Director of Nursing

    With extensive experience overseeing nursing programs in higher education, Debra Gurney (above, right) is well-suited to serve as the new Director of Nursing at College of DuPage. Her wealth of experience will allow her to lead program approvals and accreditation processes, evaluate program goals and outcomes and oversee curriculum. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Josie Suter

    Student Finds Transformative Opportunities at COD

    As a student at COD, Josie Suter has found many opportunities for engagement and leadership, such as in her role as president of the College’s Engineering & Technology Club, overseeing the club's expansion through projects such as the Midwest Robotics Design Competition, the Robotic Mining Competition at NASA and the Rube Goldberg competition. Click on the headline for more information.

  • STEM students

    STEM Student Success Program Opens Doors

    College of DuPage is increasing educational and career opportunities for traditionally underserved students through its STEM Student Success program. Magdalena Tarchala (left) and Jesus “Jay” Avitia are benefiting from the $650,000 National Science Foundation grant aimed toward academically successful students with demonstrated financial need. Click on the headline for more information.

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