Resource for Excellence Grants

The following projects were selected for funding for the FY21 year.

Total Resource for Excellence grant funding for the year: $135,790.

GED Test Vouchers for Successful HSE/GED Students

High School Equivalency/Continuing Education

Funds will provide a specialized student scholarship which will be used to purchase GED test vouchers for students enrolled in COD's High School Equivalency preparation courses.


The Nursing and Health Sciences Symposium: Pathways 

Admissions & Outreach, Nursing and Health Sciences


Funds will provide the community with a symposium to present information on the various healthcare programs and educational opportunities offered at College of DuPage.

Food Security Initiative: Fuel Pantry Expansion

English, Biology, Speech, Student Life

Funds used to expand the Fuel Pantry in all aspects of its operations.

CNA Symposium 2021

Nursing and Health Sciences

Funds used to sponsor a one-day symposium to provide educational opportunities for current nurse assistants and those in training.

Your Big Idea Pitch Contests 2020/2021

Continuing Education/Economic Development

Funds used for contest providing an efficient, high-impact channel to reach a growing population of young innovators.

Architecture Design & Build 2020

Architecture/ACH Division

Funds used for continuation of the Architecture Design + Build summer studio.


Law Enforcement Customized Virtual Training Project

Continuing Education/Public Services

Funds used for study to inform the development of new simulation training scenarios and then virtual scenarios will be staged, recorded and prepared for repeated use through HSTI technology and equipment.


4 Connections for Faculty-Student Engagement

Center for Student Success

Funds used for faculty development program exploring the impact of student-faculty engagement on student retention and completion rates. 


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