Events & Activities

Alumni Advisory Committee

The committee meets quarterly to provide input and advice that shapes various elements of the alumni relations program. Meetings are scheduled for February, May, August, and November. Please email us at to express interest in joining this important group.

English 101 Alumni Partnership Celebration

At the conclusion of each semester, the alumni and student participants in the English 101 Alumni Profile Project gather to conclude the project. Please email us at if you are interested in joining the project.

ECC Foundation Gala

Photo of board members and ECC president.

The ECC Foundation Gala is an annual event held for our community to celebrate our achievements and commemorate the founding of the college in 1949. The Gala also recognizes the distinguished accomplishments of ECC's students, alumni, employees, retirees, and other community supporters and partners who have been an integral part of ECC's history and the fulfillment of its mission. For more information on the 2020 ECC Foundation Gala - A Virtual Mas’k’erade: Dare to Dream, please call the ECC Foundation at 847-214-7377 or visit

Pathway to Knowledge Brick Campaign

Reserve your place on the pathway to knowledge, a beautifully landscaped walkway in the center of the ECC campus for all to enjoy. Commemorate your time here at ECC, honor an influential professor, or remember a friend or loved one with a beautiful brick.

Bricks are still available and can be ordered at any time. Special dedication ceremonies are held periodically in the spring or fall. Those with a new brick installation are invited to the ceremony. Brick Order Form - PDF

The next ceremony is yet to be determined.

ECC Foundation Events

Looking for more events? Check out the ECC Foundation’s events and activities for more opportunities to connect with ECC!

Foundation Events