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Contact Information

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division Office
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219
(630) 942-2048

Lisa Saltiel, Program Support Specialist
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E07B
(630) 942-3303 
Email: saltiell@cod.ed

COD Stories

Brandon Wood

“I get to take all the theories and techniques that have made my life better and give students tools for better relationships, better academic outcomes and a better sense of self-confidence" - Brandon Wood

Brandon's COD Story

COD Stories

Jude Geiger

“It is especially rewarding to see students who are not native speakers of English excel in my class. Likewise, some students have great anxiety or fear of public speaking at the start of my class, and it is rewarding to watch them overcome their fears and become more confident." - Jude Geiger

Jude's COD Story

COD Stories

Chris Miller

“Working at COD had always been my dream job. When I received the offer, I remember how excited I was when I called my wife and told her I was going to College of DuPage." - Chris Miller

Chris' COD Story

COD Stories

Steve Thompson

“I want my students to know that you can have fun and laugh in the classroom and still learn." - Steve Thompson

Steve's COD Story

COD Stories

Mia Poston

“I really like seeing students improve their skills through a semester. A student may be extremely upset and nervous for their first speech and then gradually feel more and more confident through the semester." - Mia Poston

Mia's COD Story

Outstanding Faculty Award Winner

Chris Miller Outstanding Faculty Winner

Chris Miller, associate professor of Speech