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  • study abroad

    COD's Study Abroad Program Largest in Nation

    According to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report, College of DuPage is ranked number one nationally among community colleges offering credit for studying abroad. During the 2013-2014 school year, COD awarded credit to 206 students who studied in such locations as China, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain. Click on the headline for more information.

  • sonography

    COD Sonography Program Receives Reaccreditation

    The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs recently awarded continuing accreditation for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at College of DuPage. The College’s Sonography and Vascular Sonography certificates have received continued accreditation since their inception in 1999 and 2005, respectively. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Tony Bowers

    English Instructor Publishes Short Story Collection

    College of DuPage English Instructor Tony Bowers recently released “On the Nine,” a collection of short fiction published by Vital Narrative Press. “On the Nine” features 12 stories set on the south side of Chicago that deal with the stress and pressures African American men of all ages have to face. Click on the headline to read more.

  • CNC operations class

    COD Offers New CNC Operations Certificate

    The new Computer Numeric Controlled Operations certificate program at College of DuPage will prepare students to work in the manufacturing industry as a CNC operator. The certificate will help graduates gain entry-level work in production, structural, aerospace, renewable energy and advanced manufacturing. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Sandra Martins

    Martins New Associate Dean of Humanities/Speech

    Sandra Martins is translating her love of inspiring students in the classroom to supporting them via their faculty members as College of DuPage’s new Associate Dean of Humanities/Speech Communication. At COD, she taught Spanish, directed study abroad programs and promoted global education before taking the associate dean position. Click on the headline for more information.

  • MLK Breakfast

    More than 600 Attend Annual MLK Breakfast

    More than 600 attendees listened to comments from keynote speaker Arnette R. Hubbard (above), Ph.D., Judge of the Cook County Circuit Court, at the 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast hosted by COD and Benedictine University. The breakfast honors the legacy of the renowned civil rights leader and celebrates the diversity of community colleges. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Tsige Gebreslasse

    COD Alum Hopes to Bring Change to Native Country

    After completing medical school, former College of DuPage student Tsige Gebreslasse is planning to return to Ethiopia, her birth country, to serve people and bring about change. Last month, she served a one-month medical rotation in General/Trauma Surgery at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Abeba. The trip is in support of her long-term goal of returning permanently to Ethiopia. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Raymond Benson

    ABC Developing Script From Instructor's Novels

    ABC Studios is picking up a drama script based upon the acclaimed “Black Stiletto” novels by College of DuPage adjunct faculty member Raymond Benson. The script is being developed by actress Mila Kunis’ Orchard Farm Productions and written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach, an Emmy winner for the popular TV series “Lost.” Click on the headline for more information.

  • Service Learning program

    Service Learning Provides Hands-On Benefit

    Each year, hundreds of COD students are gaining, crucial real-world experience, enhanced learning and a greater sense of satisfaction by participating in service learning experiences across a broad range of disciplines and venues. COD Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography student Julie Lehocky (above, seated) works at Almost Home Kids. Click on the headline to read more. 

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