College of DuPage Kicks Off Black History Month Celebration

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By Angela Mennecke

College of DuPage students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the community, danced to the sounds of the Afrikan Dance & Music Institute during the College's Black History Month opening celebration.

The celebration featured remarks from COD Interim President Dr. Brian Caputo, a presentation of colors by the West Aurora High School JROTC and a rousing performance by the COD Chamber Singers, led by COD Choral Music Director Lee Kesselman. View photos from the celebration.

Throughout February, the College offers an array of activities including film screenings, visiting speakers and artists and panel discussions. View the full schedule of Black History Month events.

For questions, contact David Swope, COD Manager of Student Diversity and Inclusion, at (630) 942-2136 or

(Press Photography Network/ Special to College of DuPage)