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News at COD

News Feature

  • Distinguished Alumni

    COD Honors Class of 2017 Distinguished Alumni

    The College of DuPage Foundation recently honored seven alumni for their outstanding achievements during the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception: (clockwise from top left) Tom Krieglstein, Roy Beaumont, Christopher Kriz, Patrick C. Cullinan, Peach Carr, Marsela Jorgolli and Dilyss Gallyot. Click on the headline for more information.

  • campus

    HLC Removes COD's Probationary Status

    Following a nearly two-year review process, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the accrediting body of College of DuPage, has removed the College’s probationary status. The HLC stated it took this action based on the College’s ability to “demonstrate that it meets HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.” Click on the headline for more information.

  • Football team and WDSRA

    Football Team Balances Athletics and Service

    Football season still has several weeks remaining, but Chaparral players and coaches aren’t just focused on improving their performance and stamina. They are building friendships and serving as mentors to athletes from Western DuPage Special Recreation Association and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Veterans Day

    COD Honors Veterans at Annual Ceremony

    College of DuPage Vice President for Administration and Treasurer (CFO) and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Brian Caputo shares his thoughts and experiences on his military service during the College’s annual celebration of Veterans Day. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Techcetera

    New Gallery Celebrates Technology, Media, Design

    College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau plays “Fracture,” a 3D, interactive thriller video game designed by COD gaming students that emphasizes item interaction as a key component of gameplay. "Fracture" is the first exhibit in Techcetera, the new gallery space that features work by students in disciplines that fall outside the traditional art fields. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Veterans

    COD Among Top Schools for Veterans in Illinois

    The College of DuPage Veterans Services program serves more veterans than any community college in Northern Illinois, according to the annual state report produced by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. The report also lists COD as eighth among all colleges and universities in the state. During the past 50 years, the College has served more than 25,000 veterans. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Day of Action

    Hundreds of Volunteers Help Local Communities

    A record number 120 College of DuPage volunteers -- "Action Heroes" -- assisted at 12 area locations recently as part of the second annual COD Cares Serve-a-Thon. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Choral Conference

    Hundreds of Voices Raise Together at Choral Concert

    An estimated 100 conductors and 16 choirs from across the state performed at the Illinois American Choral Directors Association fall conference at the McAninch Arts Center. All groups performed together under the direction of COD Choral Director Lee Kesselman and accompanied by the COD Percussion Ensemble. Click on the headline for more information and photos. 

  • Block Kids

    COD Hosts Block Kids Building Competition

    Children from kindergarten through sixth grade recently competed by constructing structures with interlocking plastic blocks and other provided materials in the 2017 Block Kids building competition at College of DuPage. The award-winning event introduces children to the construction industry in order to create an awareness of and to promote an interest in future careers. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

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