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    Horticulture Team Takes Fifth at National Competition

    A team of nineteen College of DuPage horticulture students recently placed fifth overall among community colleges in the 2017 National Collegiate Landscaping Competition held at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The students placed 22nd overall out of 672 students representing 61 four-year universities and community colleges. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Candy Science

    Children Learn the Chemistry Behind Sweet Treats

    College of DuPage Culinary Arts Professor Tim Meyers shares some sweets after demonstrating the cooking techniques behind them during “Candy Science,” a kid’s culinary workshop, at COD’s Naperville Center. Meyers and COD Assistant Professor Michael Maddox led participants in creating several treats while introducing the chemistry of creating marshmallows. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Writers Read

    'Writers Read' Celebrates Local Writers

    More than 70 people attended the “Writers Read Emerging Voices” creative writing winners’ showcase, celebrating short stories, novels, excerpts, creative nonfiction and poetry submitted by COD students, faculty, staff and the community. Chicago-based essayist, novelist and poet Erica Sanchez (above) also read and discussed her work. Click on the headline for more information.


    COD Selected to House Student Chapter of ASHRAE

    College of DuPage was recently accepted to house a student chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Acceptance for a student chapter by ASHRAE is almost exclusive to four-year engineering schools. Click on the headline for more information.


    CODCON Draws Hundreds to Gaming Convention

    Approximately 450 people recently attended the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club’s 22nd annual gaming convention “CODCON XXII: It’s About Time.” This year’s convention featured a broad range of gaming attractions, video games supplied by Sony and Nintendo, and gaming tournaments, as well as game demos, vendors, role-playing games, card games and board games. Click on the headline for photos.

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    Officials Sign Agreement Transferring Inspections

    The DuPage County Board, the College of DuPage and the Village of Glen Ellyn signed a new intergovernmental agreement transferring the authority to perform building, zoning and liquor inspections at COD back to the Village. This action follows a period of five years in which the County has overseen those responsibilities. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Art Reception

    COD Celebrates Student, Faculty, Staff Art

    College of DuPage Art and Photography student Zlatka Burtis and her daughter Vanessa pose next to Burtis’ newspaper dress creation with COD President Dr. Ann Rondeau. Burtis' design is included in a Spring Student, Faculty and Staff Art Reception hosted by the Office of the President. Click on the headline for more information.

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    Forensics Team Places Fourth at Novice Nationals

    The COD Forensics team placed fourth at the Novice Nationals tournament held at the University of West Florida. Liz Fritz and Gabi Gruver also earned national championships. Above (front row) are Cem Addemir, Rocio Olvera, Roha Nehas, Gruver and Fritz; (back row) Mojeri Coker, Katrina Caluzza, Jake Cowart and Hamdan Suhail. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Omar Escamilla

    COD Alum Receives JKC Graduate Scholarship

    College of DuPage graduate Omar Escamilla has earned the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship. This will provide up to $50,000 a year for up to four years as he pursues a master’s degree. Click on the headline for more information.

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