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Thank you for your leadership

Dr. David Sam

We will always thank Dr. Sam for his unwavering commitment to excellence in leading ECC. He has dedicated himself to the college and will be deeply missed by the community.

Portrait of David Sam

Get ready to celebrate!

July 23, 2 - 7 pm

Swing by the Jobe Lounge on July 23 from 2 to 7 pm. The program will begin promptly at 5:30.

Let’s honor our beloved ECC President, Dr. David Sam! We have a feast of tasty treats, laughter, and legendary tales. Don't let this chance to reminisce and make new memories as we bid farewell to a remarkable leader. See you there!

Please share your stories and wishes for Dr. Sam using our electronic form.

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Commencement Ceremonies

Graduation is Dr. Sam's Super Bowl; as ECC president, he has MC'd 54 commencement ceremonies.



Under Dr. Sam's visionary leadership, ECC witnessed a remarkable 57% of the 71,489 degrees and certificates conferred in its 75-year history. This significant academic growth is a testament to his dedication to college completion.


Drop in Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt at ECC dropped by 80% between 2011 and 2023, thanks to Dr. Sam's commitment to reduce student debt.


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Students at a graduation ceremony

If you would like honor Dr. Sam by making a gift, we invite you to click the link: