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Bill Pelz Global Speaker Series
Published 03/25/2021

Bill Pelz Global Speaker Series explores international relations in the Biden Era

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.

Erin Vobornik, ESL unit adjunct faculty
Achievements | Faculty Profile
Published 03/23/2021

ECC’s Vobornik Wins National State Advocate for Adult Education Fellowship

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.

Official ECC logo.
Published 03/22/2021

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.

The ECC Virtual Apprentice Fair is Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Events | Student Resources
Published 03/19/2021

ECC hosts April Apprentice and Career Fairs

Elgin Community College's Office of Strategic Partnerships and Experiential Learning will host a virtual Apprentice Fair on Thursday, April 8, from 12 – 2 p.m., followed by a career fair on Friday, April 9. Both fairs are free and open to the public.

ECC Professor of History and Political Science Antonio Ramirez
Achievements | Faculty Profile
Published 03/18/2021

ECC Professor Receives Inaugural Elevating Equity Grant

Antonio Ramirez, assistant professor of history and political science at Elgin Community College, was awarded an inaugural Elevating Equity Grant from the Grand Victoria Foundation for his Chicagolandia: Oral Histories of Chicago's Latinx Suburbs project.

The ExperienceECC event takes place April 7, 2021
Academics | Events | Student Resources
Published 03/10/2021

Community invited to ‘Experience ECC’ on April 7

District 509 community members interested in attending or learning more about Elgin Community College programs are invited to Experience ECC on Wednesday, April 7.

Michelle Kershner, M.Ed., professor of mathematics
Achievements | Faculty Profile
Published 02/24/2021

ECC’s Michelle Kershner receives Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award

Michelle Kershner, MEd, professor of mathematics, is a 2021 recipient of the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award. One of only 23 recipients nation-wide, the award is recognition for faculty members making a difference in the community college classroom.

Foyer of the Blizzard Theatre in Building H
Arts Center | Events
Published 02/10/2021

#MakeArtAlways Spring Virtual Series at ECC

The #MakeArtAlways virtual series continues this spring with the first event on Friday, Feb. 1, 2021.