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  • Dale Simpson at Easter Island

    COD Anthropology Instructor Refutes Easter Island Narrative with New Research

    College of DuPage Anthropology adjunct faculty member Dale Simpson, Jr. recently published a groundbreaking report in the Journal of Pacific Archaeology providing a new hypothesis of collaboration and interaction on Easter Island. Click on the headline for more information.  

  • Lilianna Kalin

    Lilianna Kalin New Assistant General Counsel

    In her new role as Assistant General Counsel at COD, Lilianna Kalin is focusing primarily on bringing a cohesive approach to the legal aspects of employee/labor relations. Kalin earned her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law and developed an interest in labor relations as an assistant state’s attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Chicago. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Roll up your sleeves 2018

    COD Volunteers Give Back to the Community

    Nearly 200 COD students, faculty and staff participated in the COD Cares Roll Up Your Sleeves Service Day, donating their time and services to 15 DuPage County organizations. Activities included cleaning and sorting supplies for homeless shelters, building and planting a raised garden for physically-challenged clients and assembling care packages for deployed troops. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • Kimberly Wilson

    COD Student Lands National Editing Position

    A passion for reading and writing has led College of DuPage Honors student Kimberly Wilson into a student editor position for UReCA, the undergraduate research and creative journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). Wilson will join a national team to review and edit journal submissions for the 2018-2019 publication. Click on the headline for more information.

  • ACT-SO

    ACT-SO Students Receive COD Scholarships

    College of DuPage President Dr. Ann Rondeau celebrates with scholarship winners (from left) Micaela Wesley, Myles Henderson and Kyla Wesley during a reception on campus. The students earned scholarships to COD through ACT-SO, an academic and talent-based program for African American high school students in STEM, humanities, entrepreneurship, performing and visual arts. Click on the headline for more photos. 

  • Chaparral Days

    Glow-in-the-Dark Skating Part of Chaparral Days

    The College of DuPage Office of Student Life hosted several engaging and fun activities to welcome students and open the upcoming fall semester during its annual Chaparral Days celebration. Events included mini golf, a Student Life Fair, inflatable games day, roller-skating in the lounge and music and mashtinis. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Student at NASA

    Student Explores Computer Careers at NASA

    Greg Prawdzik got an up close look at the work of NASA engineers this summer through the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) onsite experience at NASA’s Stennis Center in Mississippi. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Ernie Gibson

    Former Administrator Reflects on March Involvement

    Retired College of DuPage administrator Ernie Gibson, Ph.D., has many fond memories of the historic March on Washington, which he played a part in organizing 55 years ago. None are greater than the display of unity he experienced during the protest on Aug. 28, 1963. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Christina Strand

    LinkedIn Class Assignment Leads to Dream Job

    Christina Strand enrolled in the Office of Technology Information program working toward an associate degree with dreams of an accounting career. Four years later, Strand’s vision became a reality. She landed her dream job as a junior accountant in Chicago after a recruiter found her LinkedIn profile, an online resume she created for one of her OFTI classes. Click on the headline for more information.

  • Mark Curtis-Chavez

    Dr. Mark Curtis-Chávez New Provost at COD

    Dr. Mark Curtis-Chávez will oversee the College’s Academic and Student Affairs departments, which will be combined under one division to better align the institution’s focus on student success. His responsibilities include the planning, development and administration of the College’s educational programs and student services as the College’s Chief Academic Officer. Click on the headline for more information. 

  • New student orientation

    New Student Orientation Welcomes Freshmen

    Hundreds of incoming College of DuPage students attended the recent New Student Orientation on the Glen Ellyn campus. They enjoyed informational workshops, prize giveaways and a complimentary lunch social where they met new friends and showed off their dance moves. The fall term begins Monday, Aug. 20. Click on the headline for more photos.

  • Greg McVey

    Greg McVey New Athletic Director at COD

    New Director of Athletics and Recreational Programs Greg McVey has a strategic plan designed to increase the involvement of both students and the community in various athletic programming and resources. One of McVey’s goals is to work with a fledgling intramurals program to involve more students in athletics. Click on the headline for more information.

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