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  • Pathway to Living Scholarship

    Design Students Receive Inaugural Scholarship

    Emily Bruere (second from left) and Jessica Leeper (second from right), two students in College of DuPage’s Interior Design program, recently received the new Pathway Healthcare Design Studio Scholarship Award from Pathway to Living, a Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior living communities. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • COD Cares

    COD Cares Celebrates Five Years of Service

    An estimated 200 College of DuPage students, faculty and staff recently gathered to celebrate five years of COD Cares. The event, held during National Volunteer Week, highlighted the contributions of the COD Cares program to organizations throughout District 502 and honored more than 130 volunteers who have contributed more than 14,000 hours of community service. Click on the headline for more photos. 

  • Melissa Wang

    Student Wins Jack Stone Award for New Music

    College of DuPage music student Melissa Wang’s original composition, “Downright Up and Left,” has been named winner of the 2019 Jack Stone Award for New Music, earning her a cash prize and the opportunity to travel to Texas to receive the honor in person and see her piece performed live. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Robotics Team

    Robotics Team Places in Top 10 at UIUC Competition

    The College of DuPage Robotics Team, an offshoot of the College’s Engineering and Technology Club, had an impressive top-ten finish and was the only team from a two-year school to compete in the 31st annual Midwestern Robotics Design Competition (MRDC). Click on the headline for more information. 

  • nursing

    Nursing Graduates Surpass Peers Nationally

    Graduates from the College of DuPage Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program surpassed their peers nationally and statewide in 2018, achieving a 95 percent pass rate on the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) exams. For 2018, the national NCLEX-RN pass rate was 88 percent and the state pass rate was 88 percent. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Francophone event

    COD Celebrates Francophone Culture

    The College of DuPage Languages department and La Connexion Française French Club, in collaboration with the Alliance Française of DuPage, recently embraced the diversity and richness of Francophone cultures from across the globe during “Celebration of the Francophonie.” The event featured hands-on cultural displays, food, music and dance. Click on the headline for more photos. 

  • Forensics Team

    COD Forensics Team Continues Winning Season

    Featuring five state champions, the College of DuPage Forensics Team placed second at the 2019 Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament. The team also earned a first place in Quality Award, as well as third place in Division 1 and third place in the open division, at the Novice National Tournament. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • STEM Spotlight

    Students, Parents Explore STEM Career Options

    Dozens of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors learned more about careers and studies in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields during College of DuPage’s inaugural STEM Spotlight event. Click on the headline for more information and photos. 

  • Testing Center

    COD Testing Center Earns NCTA Recertification

    Following a lengthy and rigorous process, the College of DuPage Testing Center has been recertified by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). The center became the first NCTA-certified testing center in the state of Illinois in 2012. Click on the headline for more information. 

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