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students in the MPTV program

Students in the Motion Picture/Television program earned top awards at the recent Illinois Broadcasters Association Student Silver Dome Awards.

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Tom Robertson

COD remembers Automotive Technology Professor Tom Robertson who tragically passed away on Friday, Nov. 25. During his 14-year career at COD, he provided worthwhile contributions to the success of hundreds of students and the BTEC division.

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Glen Ellyn Letters Display

The College of DuPage Public Art Committee in partnership with the Glen Ellyn Public Art Committee unveiled their newest project, “Glen Ellyn Letters,” at the Glen Ellyn Historical Society.

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diana martinez and rita hassert

The COD Women’s Studies Committee named Diana Martinez and Rita Hassert as recipients of the 2022 Adade Wheeler Woman of Distinction Award.

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students in the STEM lab

Attendees of College of DuPage’s recent fall 2022 STEM Spotlight toured specialized labs, met with COD faculty and explored careers in a variety of fields, including Mathematics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering and Physics.

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Sabryna Cornish

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Social media’s political function in campaigns, government and political movements, as well as their role in the news media ecosystem, has rapidly broadened in reach, consequence and complexity. COD Speech Communication instructor Sabryna Cornish believes that the intersection of social media and politics has led to devastating consequences and will continue to shape future elections. Contact Cornish

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Niki Spencer

"As a returning adult student, I never thought I would fit in as much as I do. But I am welcomed in all aspects of campus life, both educational and extra-curricular." - Niki Spencer, Radiography

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Hisham Elseweifi

"College of DuPage gave me the opportunities to engage in my intellectual interests and explore my passions." - Hisham Elseweifi, Engineering

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Angelina Kregg

“The academic achievements and independence that COD provided enabled me to become more confident and pursue other goals that I may have been hesitant about before.” -Angelina Kregg, Library and Information Technology

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Umar Tirmizi

"COD helped me to reach goals I didn’t even know I could reach. I'm now a manager at one of the largest orthopedic surgery centers in the state of Illinois, I run my own surgical assisting business and I sit on the advisory committee for COD’s Central Sterile Processing Distribution Technician certificate." -Umar Tirmizi, Surgical Technology/Surgical First Assistant

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Leah Gormaz

"Being a female and a Latina in the criminal justice system is not seen very often, making people underestimate us. I want to show communities that diversity is expanding and needs to be accepted." - Leah Gormaz, Justice Studies

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Project Hire-Ed Staff

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In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, Project Hire-Ed Manager Danielle Kuglin Seago discusses how COD's apprenticeship program helps address workforce needs while also allowing students to achieve degrees and certificates, and receive on-the-job training.

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Culinary program students prepared more than 100 Thanksgiving meals for recruits at Great Lakes Navel Station.

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Learn about the word game created by Graphic Design students and Innovation DuPage member Gray Matters Games.

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The College of DuPage Foundation celebrated student scholarship recipients and Foundation donors at its annual breakfast.

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