ECC In the News
Elgin Community College’s College Transitions Department will be holding a College and Career Readiness (CCR) workshop tomorrow and during the spring semester. Trainings are free and open to anyone interested. District 509 students, parents, and guardians are encouraged to participate.
Elgin Community College will hold two virtual commencement ceremonies for the fall 2021 graduating class on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. Both ceremonies will stream at youtube.com/ElginSpartans. Students are assigned to the graduation ceremony based on the credential(s) earned.
Elgin Community College will be participating in the SHIELD Illinois Thanksgiving Community COVID-19 screening on Tuesday, November 23 from 3 – 8 p.m. at its main campus located at 1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin, Ill. ECC is joining SHIELD Illinois alongside nine other colleges and high schools in providing free COVID-19 testing.
Elgin Community College will hold an adult student information session on Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 6 - 7:00 p.m. in Building G, Spartan Auditorium, Room G100, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Adults who are considering returning to school or enrolling in college for the first time are invited to attend this free event.
Elgin Community College’s Multicultural and Global Initiatives Committee (MAGIC) presents Part 8 of the series, “Black Lives Matter,” on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. The discussion will take place via Zoom, and is open to the public to attend. The link to join is https://bit.ly/31ze4tJ.
Elgin Community College Theatre’s production of “Baltimore” by playwright Kirsten Greenidge and directed by Susan A. Robinson, ECC Theatre Instructor and Program Coordinator, runs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 19 and Saturday, November 20. On Sunday, November 21, the performance will run at 3 p.m.
Five Elgin Community College employees have been selected to receive the 2022 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards. The award recognizes outstanding faculty, staff, and administrators of community and technical colleges.
Each fall, Elgin Community College celebrates International Week, a showcase of the cultures, history, food, and more of ECC’s international students, faculty, and staff. This year, ECC’s International Education Week will take place both in-person and virtually from November 15 to 19, with daily events and activities for all to enjoy.
Renee Skrabacz, associate dean of health professions, math, science, and engineering, began at ECC in 2013 as an adjunct professor in the Biology Department. Skrabacz is a microbiologist that has always held a passion for healthcare, and her current position lets her educational interests collide.Read Story
Local Elgin family Melissa and Dave McFadden have a full house, caring for three young children, and have chosen to add another guest into their home. At the start of the fall 2021 semester, they welcomed international student Ryoga Yamada into their family, an international exchange student from Japan.Read Story
Amy Brandolino joined ECC as an instructor of art history in 2019. Brandolino offers in-depth and exciting exposure to art history for students of all levels.Read Story