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  • MLK Breakfast

    COD Names MLK Scholarship Recipients

    Fatima Alsharifi of Naperville shares her experience with prejudice at the 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held this year by co-host Benedictine University in Lisle. Alsharifi and fellow MLK scholarship winner Zakaria Ibnatik (Aurora) were recognized for their winning essays, which detailed how King’s ideals have made a direct impact on their lives. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Dr. Robert L. Breuder

    College of DuPage President Announces Retirement

    College of DuPage President Robert L. Breuder has announced plans to retire March 31, 2016. Entering his 35th year as a college president, President Breuder informed the COD Board of Trustees of his intention in a letter at the Board’s Jan. 22 meeting. Click on the headline to read more.

  • teacher preparation

    COD Revamps Teacher Preparation Program

    Beginning in 2015, courses in the Teacher Preparation program at College of DuPage will be aligned directly with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and student progress will be reported using these standards. One important component of the transition includes the use of standards-based grading (SBG) in many of its classes. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Military Medical Corpsman

    Attend Info Session on Military/Nursing Certificate

    The new PN for Military Medical Corpsman certificate program enables veterans who have completed their medical corpsman training to complete additional coursework that will prepare them to earn their Licensed Practical Nurse credential. COD will hold four upcoming information sessions. Click on the headline to learn more.

  • Student Resource Center

    COD One of Fastest-Growing Colleges in Nation

    College of DuPage is the fastest-growing community college in the nation outside of California among colleges with enrollments greater than 10,000 students, according to a recent report by Community College Week magazine. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Erin Birt and Omar Escamilla

    Student Trustee Named Certified Student Leader

    College of DuPage Student Trustee Omar Escamilla (right) is congratulated by Board of Trustees Chair Erin Birt for being named a Certified Student Leader at the National Center for Student Leadership Conference. Only 5,000 student leaders world-wide have received the NCSL certification since 1994. Click on the headline to learn more about Escamilla’s experience at College of DuPage.

  • Ahsan Javaid

    COD Student Overcomes Adversity to Inspire Others

    A native of Sialkot, Pakistan, Ahsan Javaid was diagnosed at age 11 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a fast-growing form of cancer. The diagnosis was followed by a lengthy stay at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, where he was avoided by friends and some family members who believed that cancer is contagious. Click on the headline to read more.

  • Health Care Simulation

    COD Earns State Award for Collaborative Simulation

    College of DuPage recently received an Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award (ICCCA) for a first responder and health care team collaborative exercise held at the Glen Ellyn campus this spring. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Homeland Security Training Center

    COD Constructing Homeland Training Center

    College of DuPage has begun construction of the new Homeland Security Training Center, a 39,714 square-foot facility that includes a state-of-the-art indoor firing range. This facility is Phase II in the completion of the College’s Homeland Security Training Institute. Click on the headline for more information.

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