News & Events
To keep the community informed, Elgin Community College’s Impact and Community Report publications showcase how the college is living out its mission to improve people’s lives through learning.
According to the Illinois Board of Higher Education, our state is a leader in transfer and graduation rates for transfer students. Due to the varying requirements at four-year institutions, transfer planning may be intimidating, but Elgin Community College provides many resources in its Student Success Center to help prepare students for transfer success.
As a student who struggled in high school, Darvin is now an honors student in the nursing program and will graduate in the fall of 2022. Darvin received support from the ECC Foundation Complete to Compete Program, which provided crucial financial support that ensured she could concentrate more on her studies and less on financial strains.
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.
Adams Tangue Tsapi, ‘20, credits his experiences in the Integrated Career & Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) program for giving him a competitive advantage.
Elgin Community College is known for offering innovative programs that provide students with access to in-demand training and education. One area of continued growth lies in the programs celebrating a decade of progress since the construction of the health and life sciences building in January 2012.
Elgin Community College is one of only 11 Illinois colleges awarded a state grant by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) to support a new program for certified recovery support specialists (CRSS) and certified peer recovery specialists (CPRS). The new offerings launch this fall with the IDHS grant covering the cost of tuition, fees, books, and other wraparound services, such as child care and transportation.
ECC in the News
Registration for fall credit classes is underway at Elgin Community College and will continue until the semester starts on August 22. College staff are ready and available to help new students through the application and enrollment process.
ECC’s extended campus will be open to assist students on Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturday, August 20 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Elgin Community College Athletics Department has announced the hiring of Jim Such as the head softball coach and Diego Garcia as the new head men’s soccer coach.