ECC Alumni

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Welcome home, Spartans!

Get Involved

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 to volunteer.

Reconnect with ECC

Please email us at 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

Alumni Merchandise

Order your “Proud to be ECC” spirit wear online through the ECC Bookstore.

Visit Campus

Schedule a tour to see what’s changed since your student days. You’re always welcome at your alma mater! 

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.

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ECC Alumni in Action

From left to right: Bill Angelo, ECC athletic coordinator and head baseball coach; Eumeka Aguado, head women’s basketball coach; and Reed Nosbisch, head men’s basketball coach
Alumni Profile | Staff Profile
Published 10/06/2022

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.

ECC alum and maintenance technician adjunct instructor Adams Tangue Tsapi
Published 06/29/2022

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.

ECC Nursing Graduate Michael Lacala
Alumni Profile
Published 11/28/2022

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.

Sergio Rodriguez, district 509 board of trustees member
Accomplishment | Alumni Profile
Published 06/29/2022

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 students and Observer staff Indie Wilson, Kip Kane, Dominic Di Palermo, Nick Obradovich, Eric Rangel, and Michelle Doherty
Accomplishment | Alumni Profile
Published 11/01/2022

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.