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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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a vietnam wall memorial

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall be on COD's campus from Wednesday, May 29, to Sunday, June 2, in Parking Lot C off of Fawell Boulevard.

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Lourdez Ardila and Stephanie Chávez

Lourdez Ardila of Warrenville and Stephanie Chávez of Glendale Heights are the 2024 Outstanding Graduates at College of DuPage.

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The Celebration of Academic Excellence celebrated the academic achievements of more than 150 students.

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Tara Leszczewicz

COD Professor of Biology Dr. Tara Leszczewicz is the College-Wide Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Member for the 2023-2024 academic year.

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two kids build blocks at a STEMCON exhibit

STEMCON, College of DuPage’s annual exploration of science, technology, engineering and math, returned to COD April 27 with a record-breaking crowd of nearly 4,000 community members.

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COD Experts: Cicada Eruption 

Cicadas have inundated several parts of DuPage County due to a historic emergence of dual broods. What can community members expect and how long will the cicadas stick around? COD Prairie Manager Anna Bakker provides an overview in a new video.

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Brandon Smith

"The Nursing program constantly strives to give the students the best experiences available through wonderful clinical sites, a quality simulation hospital and teachers genuinely invested in their students’ success." - Brandon Smith, Nursing

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Kimberly Rodey

"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 Rodey, Art

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Sunil Joshua

"The Dental Hygiene program is the best program to be in, not just in terms of a high board pass rate but also in terms of becoming a true dental hygiene professional, armed with great skills, knowledge, confidence and education." - Sunil Joshua, Dental Hygiene

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Kathleen Hankes

"The professors are great at making students collaborate, and the barriers just washed away. I now know I’m where I’m supposed to be, thanks to the networking, hope and connections that all happened at COD." - Kathleen Hankes, Human Services

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Musab Shaikh

"COD equipped me with the tools to apply what I had learned in class to real-world situations. Learning more about possible careers in science, taking an array of classes at COD and seeking advice from faculty members helped me to declare my major in biochemistry." - Musab Shaikh, Biology

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Sarah Butler

Faculty in Focus

Discover the importance of decluttering your mind and learn practical steps from COD Associate Professor of Psychology Sarah Butler.

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Get a behind the scenes look at COD's 30+bay Automotive Technology Lab where students service cars for real-life clients.

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Meet Karissa Klos, a COD meteorology alumna who is now the Director of On-air Operations at WeatherNation in Denver, Colorado.

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Learn about the new "Grow Your Own Food" program from the DuPage County Farm Bureau and COD Horticulture program.

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