News & Events
ECC is closely monitoring COVID-19 developments and will regularly share information that directly impacts the ECC community on the Emergency Management page.
Timothy Kaar, MFA, professor of graphic design, and Robert Russ, MA, business unit adjunct faculty, were recently recognized with the 2021 Orrin G. Thompson Teaching Excellence Award from Elgin Community College. Kaar received the full-time faculty award and Russ received the part-time faculty award.
Lori Clark, a newly minted EdD, is beginning her seventeenth year of teaching English at Elgin Community College.
At ECC, we see you! We hear you! We recognize how much you have to overcome to go to school and we are able to meet you where you are at this point in time. Our purpose is to provide hope to our community through access to education.
In honor of Transgender Visibility Day and the final day of Women's History Month, Lori Clark, EdD, professor of English at ECC, reflects on the need to include and celebrate the achievements of trans* women during WHM.
Every March, the ECC family celebrates Women’s History Month. As part of this celebration, the college hosts an Immigrant Women’s Roundtable - every year, except this year. Irina Del Genio, PhD, associate dean of liberal, visual, and performing arts, founded the roundtable event in 2007. Here she shares her immigrant story.
Elizabeth Hobson, EdD, dean of adult education, loves the supportive, encouraging atmosphere of ECC.
ECC in the News
This webinar, titled “Seismic Shift or Status Quo? U.S. International Relations and Immigration in the Biden Era,” will take a critical look at the first movement on international relations in the new Biden administration.
Elgin Community College Adjunct Faculty in Adult Education, Erin Vobornik, MA, has been named an inaugural Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) State Advocate for Adult Education Fellow for 2021.
ECC stands with the Asian American Pacific Islander community; condemns acts of violence and racism in all forms
We were deeply saddened once again at Elgin Community College last week, as we discussed the most recent incident. ECC is unequivocally steadfast in condemning all acts of violence, hatred, and racism.