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The COD News Bureau is the College's primary source of news and information. Whether it happens in the classroom, in a laboratory or out in the field, the News Bureau brings you timely stories about every aspect of learning and discovery at COD.

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Providing students the skills and experience for entry-level Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining positions and responding to the growing demand for skilled manufacturing workers in DuPage County, College of DuPage’s new CNC Job Readiness Certificate program offers a short-term training with long-term potential.

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COD Accounting students now have a convenient, affordable and streamlined approach to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting thanks to a new 3+1 agreement with Lewis University.

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COD recently premiered “Finding Your Way Home: Facing Housing and Food Insecurity,” the second installment in the College’s docuseries “Lifelines.”

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Veterans Services presents month-long celebration to honor all who have served this country and preserved its freedom.

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Learn about all your local community college can offer at Fall Open House Nov. 11. The event will offer prospective students and their families an opportunity to discover why COD is the ideal place to start your college journey and get a head start on the enrollment process.

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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Nevien Shaabneh, Ph.D., is an expert on DEI and belonging. With more than 20 years of experience in education and DEI work, Shaabneh brings a strong ability to analyze, develop, and implement practical initiatives to meet and exceed organizational targets and goals in outreach and student belonging. Contact Shaabneh.

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"COD offers a brilliant, affordable program that is the marvel of other schools for both its convenience and excellence." - Lucy Benoit, Culinology

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Rodney Fair

"The faculty frequently expressed a sincere desire to see me succeed in my studies. They also made me realize that I love learning." - Rodney Fair, English

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Princess Siafa

"It may sound like a pipe dream, but I want to eventually start a College like COD in Liberia. Being a student and now staff at COD has opened my mind to just how much is missing in my country’s educational sector." - Princess Siafa, Mass Communication

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Greg Romero

“COD set the foundation for everything I needed to progress in my career and in my education. It has helped me to be where I’m at in life today.” - Greg Romero, Automotive Service Technology

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"By the end of my degree, I had made an entire fashion collection and learned many valuable lessons about finding myself in a different country." - Aby Cardenas, Fashion Studies

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Thought Leaders

Instead of discouraging the use of Artificial Intelligence, COD English Professor Tim Henningsen has embraced it as a tool for students--along with a healthy dose of care and skepticism.

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View COD's latest documentary "Finding Your Way Home: Facing Housing and Food Insecurity," the second installment in the College's docuseries "Lifelines."

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Share your Gift of Giving with COD this holiday season and participate in one of countless volunteer opportunities to help the community.

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Students in kindergarten through eighth grade can participate in programming in the arts, STEM fields and academic enrichment at COD.

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