Welcome home, Spartans!
Nominate someone for the ECC Sensational 75
Recognizing former ECC students' success, talent, and contributions will be a significant part of the college’s 75th anniversary in 2024. The college will choose 75 people to be featured in anniversary advertising, publications, and events. We invite you to nominate yourself or another former student.Nominate Alumni
Attend a campus event, share your story, or hire a student intern—there are endless ways to stay connected and make a difference at ECC. Please email us at email@example.com to volunteer.
Reconnect with ECC
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your story or get involved with the ECC Alumni Engagement Network.
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Your official transcripts are online and available free of charge. Learn how to order transcripts
Order your “Proud to be ECC” spirit wear online through the ECC Bookstore.
Schedule a tour to see what’s changed since your student days. You’re always welcome at your alma mater! Schedule a tour of ECC
Invest in Our Students
Support the ECC Alumni Association Scholarship
Available to children or siblings of an ECC alumnus who are enrolled at the college and require financial assistance to attend. Learn more about Scholarship Opportunities at ECC
Give the Gift of Education
You can make college possible for students by supporting the ECC Foundation today! Your gift provides scholarships, rewards innovation, acknowledges academic excellence, and helps sustain and grow educational programs that strengthen our community.
ECC Alumni in Action
From player to coach: ECC alums lead the way
Elgin Community College Athletics works to recruit, build, and engage student-athletes to win both in the classroom and on the court or field. The ECC athletic department supports ten sports, and behind each team is a coach who works to guide the players through the ups and downs of each season.
ICAPS graduate becomes ECC instructor
Adams Tangue Tsapi, ‘20, credits his experiences in the Integrated Career & Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) program for giving him a competitive advantage.
The Helper: Michael Lacala
When Michael Lacala decided to enroll at Elgin Community College, it came with support from his parents, but not without some difficulties along the way. When Lacala's parents were 18 years old, they immigrated to the United States in search of a better life for themselves.
On Board: Alumnus returns to serve students
Sergio Rodriguez, ’06, knows what it’s like to be a student at Elgin Community College. Now serving as a member of the District 509 Board of Trustees, he plans to put those experiences to work on behalf of students and district residents.
ECC alum Shelby Ann Taylor excels in Pacemaker Awards
ECC alum Shelby Anne Taylor, ’21, former Observer editor-in-chief, earned 3rd place in the Story of the Year Feature Writing category of the Pacemaker awards from the Associated Collegiate Press. The Observer is Elgin Community College’s student-run newspaper.