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  • Red Grange Bowl Winners

    COD Wins Inaugural Red Grange Bowl Game

    In an outstanding overtime win, the College of DuPage Chaparrals defeated the top-ranked Central Lakes College Raiders 25-22 at the inaugural Red Grange Bowl. A 21-yard field goal by Chaparral kicker Casey Bednarski clinched COD’s win over the Raiders, who were an impressive 11-0 coming into the game. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • sustainable urban agriculture program

    COD Offers Sustainable Urban Agriculture Program

    The new Sustainable Urban Agriculture degree and certificate program uses a hands-on approach to help students become professionals in urban farming. Horticulture Instructor Brian Clement (left) and Greenhouse Superintendent Amy Hull work in one of the raised platforms in the new agriculture lab on COD’s west campus. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Accounting students

    Accounting Students First in Challenge Competition

    A team of College of DuPage accounting students tied Northern Illinois University for first place at a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Challenge case competition. The competition models real-world business scenarios focusing on the strategic issues currently faced by companies worldwide. Click on the headline for more information.

  • MAC 30th anniversary

    McAninch Arts Center: 30 'MACnificent' Years

    Dr. Harold D. McAninch, retired College of DuPage president and namesake of the McAninch Arts Center, leads a toast to celebrate 30 years and more than 2 million guests at the MAC’s 30-year reception. The event honored more than 6,000 shows staged at the venue since its opening in 1986. Click on the headline for more photos and a video.

  • 2016 Distinguished Alumni

    COD Honors 2016 Class of Distinguished Alumni

    The College of DuPage Foundation recently honored 10 alumni for their outstanding achievements during the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception: (front, from left) Roy Karl Werner, Laz Perez, Matthew Bonnan, Andrew Ouderkirk, Hashem Helmi; (back) Mark Pfefferman, Janice Miller, Jimmy Ray Elliott, Linda Feltman and Margaret Yancey. Click on the headline for more information.

  • STEM grant

    COD Awarded $650,000 Grant for STEM Education

    College of DuPage was recently awarded a $650,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support STEM education at the College. The funding of the new S-STEM Student Success program will further the emphasis COD is putting on STEM education. Click on the headline for more information.

  • manufacturing expo

    COD Hosts Fifth Annual Manufacturing Expo

    College of DuPage recently welcomed approximately 280 high school students for the fifth annual Manufacturing Technology Expo. The students met with local manufacturing employers and attended breakout sessions, including a presentation about automation from FANUC America Robotics. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • COD/UIC signing

    COD, UIC Announce New TAG Agreement

    A new Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago enables COD students to complete two years of courses before transferring to earn bachelor’s degrees in areas of Architecture, Design and the Arts; Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Public Health; and Urban Planning and Public Affairs. Click on the headline.

  • Veterans Day

    College of DuPage Celebrates Veterans Day

    College of DuPage employee and veteran Erick Flores sings "The Star Spangled Banner” as part of a series of events to commemorate Veterans Day. College President and retired Navy Vice Admiral Dr. Ann Rondeau, Board Chairman Deanne Mazzochi and Board Vice Chairman David Olsen joined faculty, staff and students at the annual observance. Click on the headline for more information.

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