Clubs & Organizations
Find your passion and gain leadership experience.
Improving leadership skills and developing a network of friends and contacts are among the great benefits students enjoy after joining a college club or organization. Visit the Office of Student Life, Building B, Room B173, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to see how you can become involved on campus.
Student Clubs at ECC
- ADAPT Club
- Anime Club
- Art & Design Club
- Asian Filipino Club
- Associated Nursing Students
- Black Student Achievers
- ECC Observer
- Educators Rising
- Engineering Tech Club
- Gamers United
- Human Services Club
- Military Branches United
- Organization of Latin American Students
- Performing Arts Club
- Phi Theta Kappa
- Recovery of All Kinds
- Spartan Christian Fellowship
- Spartan Project
- Strength & Wellness Club
- Student Government
- Students Who Are Not Silent
- United Students of All Cultures
Communications and Performance/Arts
Forensics Team and Phi Rho Pi
Students interested in intercollegiate competitions in oratory, after-dinner speaking, oral interpretation, and other individual and group speaking events may join the forensics team. Members compete against students from other schools both on and off campus. Scholarships are available. Active members may also apply for membership in Phi Rho Pi, a national speech honorary organization. To join the team, contact the forensics advisor at 847-214-7275 or email@example.com.
The Elgin Community College Humanities Center encourages and fosters an understanding of the central importance of the humanities in all areas of academic and creative inquiry within a framework of diversity and global and international perspectives. Activities are open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the District 509 community.
Look for student and professional art exhibits in on-campus fine arts galleries throughout the college, and a permanent art collection displayed.
- Safety-Kleen Gallery One
- E. Max von Isser Gallery of Art
- John R. Grady Gallery of Photographic Arts
By joining the ECC Honors Program, you'll enrich your academic experiences by exploring more challenging courses, working closely with faculty members, and meeting other academically motivated students. Qualifying honors students can earn credit toward a tuition waiver and receive recognition at graduation.
SPIRE, ECC’s literary magazine, is published each spring and features student writing and visual art. Submissions of original works are sought in poetry, prose, drawing, printmaking, and photography.
- College Theatre (two productions each year)
- Musical Theatre (two productions each year)
For area writers in all stages of development, the Writers Center is ideal for those who wish to share their work in an atmosphere of constructive, respectful critique. Current activities include the reading series featuring guest authors; the special-topics series of half-day writing workshops, the monthly coffeehouse where writers share original works; and guest authors/educators workshops.