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.
COD welcomes new students to the fall semester during three New Student Orientation sessions Tuesday, Aug. 9, Wednesday, Aug. 10, and Thursday, Aug. 11, at the McAninch Arts Center on the College’s Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd. Sessions run 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day.Read Full Story
COD has been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees access to its seven associate degrees and more than 170 career and technical certificate programs.Read Full Story
COD now offers a certificate program for students interested in learning about the Internet of Things (IoT), the fast-growing field of programming and managing internet-enabled smart devices.Read Full Story
The Hospitality Management and Tourism program, in coordination with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), now offers two certificate programs for people looking to work in the cruise travel industry.Read Full Story
For the second year in a row, KaTom Restaurant Supply, Inc.’s annual study has ranked the College of DuPage Culinary Arts program among the top 20 in the U.S.Read Full Story
Assistant Professor of Political Science Maureen Heffern Ponicki discusses how rising
food insecurity is linked to an economic decline and why without stable and long-lasting
food security, there will be a continued negative effect on human capital.
Listen to Heffern Ponicki's discussion.
COD Experts: Cybersecurity
Computer and Information Technology Professor Felix Davis discusses the importance of enforcing security measures to prevent crimes and to establish a strong digital footprint.
“COD helped me toward achieving my dream of becoming an art teacher, but it also helped me learn what I needed to do to and what it took to succeed in college." - Kimberly Kuba Rodey, Science/ArtKimberly's COD Story
“Hard work and dedication pay off. Create an educational plan. Calculate the cost. Apply for internal and external scholarships and grants. Most importantly, don’t give up. COD more than met my expectations of what a community college offers." - Lashawna Harris, Computer and Information ScienceLashawna's COD Story
"The best thing about COD is how much it cares about the students. I was able to build so many lasting relationships and it prepared me for the future." - Jhenevie Oca, NursingJhenevie's COD Story
"COD helped me improve my skills in everything, whether I was taking a general math class or my litigation class. I was blessed to have teachers who are not your regular teachers. They are lawyers or judges who are passionate about their careers, and that made the world of difference to me." - Brenda Medina, Paralegal StudiesBrenda's COD Story
"The idea that I would be able to save money and be guaranteed admission to the engineering school I wanted was very appealing. I also never felt as if I would be getting an inferior education in any way. I believe that the rigor of the COD courses is on par with the equivalent counterpart at any another university." - Blerim Abdullai, EngineeringBlerim's COD Story