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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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Medical Assistant program students now have access to more specialized training, thanks for the addition of new coursework and field-specific equipment.

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MPTV student wrote, produced and directed a video highlighting non-profit organization providing low-cost care to pet owners facing financial hardship.

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Registration for spring 2022 courses at College of DuPage continues for late-start sessions. Offerings include a 12-week session, which begins Feb. 21, and an eight-week session, which begins March 21.

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Don’t wait until the New Year, register today for an in-person spring fitness class including aerobics, body sculpting, cardio kickboxing, fitness walking, mixed martial arts, spinning, Pilates, water aerobics, weight training and yoga.

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COD has produced 16 Gilman Scholars since 2001, placing it among the top 20 associate degree awarding institutions, nationwide. Since the program began, more than 34,000 Gilman Scholars from the U.S. have studied or interned in more than 155 countries.

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Dr. Brian Caputo

Thought Leaders

As communities continue to rebuild their economic bases from the impact of COVID-19, President Dr. Brian Caputo shares how community colleges can leverage their resources to ensure a solid foundation for regional stability and growth. 

Read Dr. Caputo's column in Community College Daily.


Experts

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COD faculty, administrators and staff are experts in their field. Tap into their wellspring of knowledge. Featured is COD Meteorology Professor Paul Sirvatka discussing the importance of preparing for weather emergencies.

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Success Stories

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"During my time at COD, I’ve not only been able to perform highly in my courses but also create a digital presence that extends beyond myself. I’ve been able to grow both academically and personally, creating a future that is right for me." - Srinidhi Subramanian

Srinidhi's COD Story

Success Stories

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“Once I immersed myself, it became very clear to me that I made a great choice in attending COD.” - Jaylyn Grant

Jaylyn's COD Story

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"After two years at COD, I feel more prepared for a job in the industry than I ever did coming out of my four-year private college.” - Rebecca Brush

Rebecca's COD Story

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“The classes that I have taken have been significantly impactful on my academic career. With the help of my past professors, I know I am on the right track to developing my choice of career.” - Channan Daniel

Channan's COD Story

Success Stories

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“I met with another counselor specifically for the Geography Department, and all of the classes I took at COD fit beautifully into the route for a Geography Teacher Education major.” - Sydney Hamilton

Sydney's COD Story

News Videos

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The Automotive Service Technology program provides education and practice in automotive system operation, diagnosis and repairs.

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Engineering alumna Josie Suter is dedicated to using the latest technology in order to improve life on this planet.

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Honors English students get their hands dirty while planting on campus for an innovative final class project.

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