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If you want to learn skills to move ahead in the workplace, earn a new job, prepare for national certification in high demand career fields like healthcare, improve your computer skills, or just have fun learning something new like dance or culinary workshops, Continuing Education at Elgin Community College has a class for you!"

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Visit the Kids' College Webpage!

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Registration is now open for our 2015 Kids' College Program

 Our Kids' College webpage contains information about:

  • Viewing or downloading the program schedule
  • Registration
  • Participation waiver form

 To register, click here:

Kids' College 2015 Scholarships Now Available

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Kids' College 2015 summer program scholarships are available on a limited basis for applicants demonstrating financial need.  Please contact Karin Quist, program coordinator at 847-214-7123 for complete information.

Bill Kurtis - Death By Food Presentation - March 16

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Bill Kurtis - "Death By Food" presentation on Monday, March 16, 2015 at ECC


Award-winning investigative journalist Bill Kurtis will expose what is behind today's myriad of rising health problems. In his multimedia lecture Death By Food, Kurtis will investigate the means, motive and opportunity behind why American food is over-processed, over-sugared, over-salted, and contains too much fat. Mr. Kurtis will offer a means of optimal nutrition as a solution to the nutrient depleted foods we often find on tables of American consumers.  Kurtis will argue that natural, minimally processed, sustainably raised food stuffs hold the key to our skyrocketing obesity and diabetes rates, and how consumers can make more informed food choices for better health.

An acclaimed documentary host and producer, network news anchor, multimedia production company president, author, and grass-fed-cattle rancher, Bill Kurtis has been in broadcasting over 40 years. With a body of work ranging from providing the satirical narration for Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy to writing his book, The Death Penalty on Trial: Crisis in American Justice, Kurtis is the recipient of numerous awards including numerous Emmys, CableACE Awards, and the Thurgood Marshall Award. A meet-and-greet reception will immediately follow his talk. The ECC Bookstore will sell copies of Mr. Kurtis' The Prairie Table Cookbook during the reception. Education Tickets are $25.00 each per online registration.  Presentation is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Elgin Community College, Seigle Auditorium, Building E.

Please click on the link below to register.  Course code is CED 950 100.