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    Meteorology Program Launches Weather Balloon

    Meteorology professor Victor Gensini makes final preparations before launching a weather balloon in front of a crowd of 300 at College of DuPage. The balloon, which travels approximately 12.5 miles into the atmosphere, allows meteorology students and faculty to track a variety of atmospheric conditions, including humidity, temperature, wind speed and direction. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Board of Trustees

    Deanne Mazzochi Named New COD Board Chair

    Former College of DuPage Board of Trustees Vice Chairman and Acting Chairman Deanne Mazzochi (above, center) was elected to serve as Board Chairman at the recent annual Board of Trustees Organizational Meeting. David Olsen (right) was named Vice Chairman and Frank Napolitano was named Secretary. Click on the headline for more information. 


    CODCON XXI Draws Record Crowds

    More than 400 people recently attended the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club’s 21st annual gaming convention “CODCON XXI: Down the Rabbit Hole” at College of DuPage. Click on the headline for more information and photos.

  • Carter Carroll History Awards

    Carter Carroll Excellence in History Award Winners

    Merissa Ferreri (second from left) is this year’s first-place recipient of the Carter D. Carroll Excellence in History Award for outstanding work in the field of history writing at College of DuPage. Also pictured (left to right) is Ferrari’s sponsoring faculty member John Paris, second place winner Jessica Lee and her sponsoring faculty member Ben Whisenhunt. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Rotary Club

    Students Receive Naperville Rotary Scholarships

    The Rotary Club of Naperville recognized COD students receiving scholarships: (front) Wendy Gross, Rotary Club President; Kayla Koskela, student; Elissa Pancoe, student; Diana Christopher, COD Financial Aid; Liz Zienty, Rotary Club Past President; (back) Yashica Weeks, COD Scholarship Coordinator; Shannon McCarthy, student; Felipe Arias, student; Dr. John Sims, Rotary Scholarship Committee; Danica Barnitz, student.

  • Tony Venezia

    MPTV Professor Named Adobe Education Leader

    Tony Venezia, Professor of Motion Picture/Television at College of DuPage, has been selected to serve a new two-year term as an Adobe Education Leader. The Adobe Education Leader Program highlights the contributions of educators who use Adobe tools and applications in innovative ways to promote excellence in the classroom. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Presidential Candidates

    Presidential Search Committee Provides Finalists

    Committee Chairman Lee Daniels provided three finalists for consideration by the Board of Trustees at its April 7 meeting: Dr. Ann Rondeau (above, left), Dr. David Sam and Dr. Barbara Kavalier. The Board intends to conduct interviews and hold public candidate forums by the end of April before making a final decision. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Anthropology students

    COD Students to Present Work in Vancouver

    College of DuPage students Sharon Grimm (Downers Grove, above left), Allen Garza (Addison) and Amber Julius (Glendale Heights) have been selected to present the results of their research at the 76th Annual Society for Applied Anthropology (SFAA) Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia this spring. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Raising Bertie

    Former Student's Film to Premiere at Full Frame Fest

    The latest project by former College of DuPage student Margaret Byrne, the feature-length documentary “Raising Bertie,” will have its world premiere at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival on Saturday, April 9, in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Byrne also teaches part-time in the Motion Picture/TV program. Click on the headline for more information.

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