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As the largest community college in Illinois, College of DuPage works hard to meet the needs of its 21,000 students and key stakeholders as well as help strengthen the community.
In each issue of COD NOW, hear from President Dr. Brian Caputo, obtain information on community news, learn about our students and staff, and much more. Check out highlights from the current issue below.

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Message From the President

Dr. Brian Caputo

COD President Dr. Brian Caputo recently met with Dr. Brian Knetl, the new president of Waubonsee Community College, to discuss issues facing higher education and how community colleges play key roles in fostering student success. Dr. Caputo writes about this in the Daily Herald.

Read President's Message

Chappy in Nation Bobblehead Museum

Chappy Bobblehead Museum Hall of Fame

Beloved College of DuPage mascot Chappy visits the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee, where the Chappy bobblehead is now featured.

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Using Storytelling to Preserve History

Tony Bowers

English and Creative Writing Associate Professor Tony Bowers brings Chicago history alive with his anthology book “On the Nine.” The skill of storytelling is one he encourages his students to develop.

Tony's COD Story

A Note from Joan

A Note From Joan

Make 2024 a year of service by impacting the lives of others. By doing so, we all build a stronger and more productive community.

Read Joan's Note

Focus on Success: Damonte Woodall

Damonte Woodall

The COD Succeeds Scholarship recipient looks to the skies for a career researching the cosmos.

Damonte's COD Story