College of DuPage celebrates 55th annual commencement

Outstanding Graduates Bonnie Bailey and Samuel Wilson, both of Wheaton, praised their fellow graduates during College of DuPage's 55th annual commencement ceremony for their resilience in completing their studies during an ongoing pandemic.

The event, held on Friday, May 20, was the first in-person COD graduation ceremony since before the pandemic.

More than 700 graduates celebrated as they walked across the stage and received their diplomas from COD President Dr. Brian Caputo.

View photos from the event on the COD Newsroom page.

Bailey and Wilson were the evening's keynote speakers and shared their personal stories about the positive impact that COD made on their lives.

Watch College of DuPage's 55th annual commencement ceremony on the college's YouTube channel.

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