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Part time faculty member’s daughter recovers from cancer due to donated bone marrow

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  News  /  Comments Off


Every four minutes, someone is diagnosed with a type of blood cancer.  Last semester, COD English instructor Suzanne Wielgos learned that firsthand, when her 19-year-old daughter, Sarah Wielgos, was unexpectedly diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia. “We had no warning signs at all,” Wielgos said.  “Initially Sarah was told she simply had a bad […]

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Defending a Monster

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Events, News  /  No Comments

Sam Amirante speaking to students about his book.

COD celebrated Constitution Day on Sept. 17 by having a guest speaker come in to talk to students about the rights of the document. It is there to be supported by the people, said guest speaker and former defense attorney for John Wayne Gacy, Sam Amirante. We protect their rights in the Constitution. Amirante began […]

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By   /  September 21, 2012  /  News, Renovations  /  No Comments

The lights underneath the railing on the stairwell.

Students and staff have waiting since May for the south stairwell in the BIC to be reopened with a brand new look. When the stairwell opened last Wednesday, students were already using the new tiled floor like it had never been under construction for five months. “It is a little pop and flair,” second year […]

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