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Elgin Community College across Lake Spartan
Published 01/13/2021

Elgin Community College District 509 Bonds Available to Community

Elgin Community College District 509 will issue approximately $92,990,000 in tax-exempt and taxable municipal bonds.

Elgin Community College across Lake Spartan
Board of Trustees | General
Published 01/12/2021

ECC trustees approve tuition freeze and tax relief measures saving taxpayers more than $2 million

Elgin Community College District 509 Board of Trustees approved measures to freeze tuition rates for the 2021-2022 academic year and provide taxpayer relief for the 2020 tax levy year during its December Board Meetings.

Elgin Community College across Lake Spartan.
Achievements | General
Published 01/07/2021

ECC retains Moody’s Aaa credit rating

Elgin Community College maintained its ‘Aaa’ credit rating according to Moody’s Investor Services, the highest rating attainable among municipal entities and one of the few Illinois Community College Districts to achieve the prestigious credit mark.

Recruitment Coordinator Shirley Bell.
General | Student Resources
Published 01/07/2021

ECC student services offices special hours for enrollment assistance

Extended business hours will be available at Elgin Community College to support students with enrollment for ECC’s spring semester, which begins Tuesday, Jan. 19. There is still time to register for spring classes. Classes are offered online and a hybrid format that combines online learning and in-person instruction.

Official ECC logo.
Arts Center | Events
Published 12/17/2020

ECC Arts Center Partners with Omaha Community Playhouse for a virtual ‘A Christmas Carol’ performance

The Elgin Community College Arts Center has partnered with the nation’s largest community theatre, Omaha Community Playhouse, to bring you “A Christmas Carol.” This 45-year tradition has been adapted into a virtual theatrical performance for the entire family to enjoy. The performance is online now and can be viewed any time before Jan. 3, 2020.

Clockwise from top left: Diane Flahaven, MS; Peter Gray, BFA; Michelle Kershner, MEd; Tim Moore, MA; Pietrina Probst, MA; Kelly Scott, MS.
Published 12/16/2020

ECC announces 2020 NISOD Award winners

Five Elgin Community College employees have been selected to receive the 2020 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty, staff, and administrators of community and technical colleges.

Official ECC logo.
Arts Center | Events
Published 12/05/2020

ECC Theatre presents As You Like It in #MakeArtAlways Virtual Series

Elgin Community College Theatre will present a virtual production of “As You Like It,” by William Shakespeare, on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. on the ECC Arts Center’s Facebook and YouTube pages.

Kori Stoll, student speaker for the December 2020 University Transfer Degree Commencement Ceremony
Commencement | Events
Published 12/03/2020

ECC’s fall commencement to be held virtually Dec. 19

Elgin Community College will hold two virtual commencement ceremonies for the fall 2020 graduating class on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Both ceremonies will stream at Students are assigned to the graduation ceremony based on the credential(s) earned.