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Taylor Vitacco, dual credit student and Spring 2021 ECC Graduate
Academics | Events | Student Resources
Published 12/06/2021

College and career readiness workshops offered for area high-school students and families at ECC

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.

ECC Students attend Commencement Ceremony
Announcement | Commencement
Published 11/23/2021

ECC’s fall virtual commencement ceremony is December 18

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 Students are assigned to the graduation ceremony based on the credential(s) earned.

ECC Nursing students administered vaccines to seniors during a February vaccine clinic hosted at ECC
Announcement | General
Published 11/19/2021

ECC joins SHIELD Illinois in expanded community COVID-19 testing day on Nov. 23

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.

Adult Session
Academics | Events
Published 11/19/2021

ECC hosts in-person adult education information session on Dec. 1

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 across Lake Spartan
Published 11/18/2021

Black Lives Matter series at ECC explores critical race theory

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

Elgin Community College student Tremeisha Gray will play Shelby in the ECC Theatre's production of
Arts Center | Events
Published 11/16/2021

ECC Arts Center presents “Baltimore” on Nov. 19 through 21

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.

Clockwise from top left: Luis Caballero, MA; Mia Hardy, PhD; Lauren Nehlsen, PhD; Tyler Roeger, PhD; Joe Rosenfeld, PysD
Published 11/15/2021

ECC announces 2022 NISOD Award winners

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.

ECC's International Education Week is Nov. 15 to 19
Published 11/10/2021

ECC celebrates International Education Week with virtual and in-person events and activities

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.