ECC In the News
The Education and Work Center (EWC), which provides basic skills training and employment services to a traditionally underserved area, recently received a $225,000 operations grant thanks to the successful efforts of Sen. Cristina Castro, Rep. Fred Crespo and Hanover Park Mayor Rodney Craig.
Elgin Community College will hold an adult student information session on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Building C, Room C120, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
Elgin Community College will host its annual Boo Bash (formerly known as “Trunk-or-Treat”) on Friday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Building J Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Area families with children are invited to attend the free event as a safe way to celebrate Halloween.
Elgin Community College will welcome local author Patrick Parks as the next featured guest of the Writers Center Reading Series on Thursday, Oct. 18. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the ECC Arts Center, Building H, Room H142, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
Elgin Community College will host “College and Career 101 for Parents of High School Students,” on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Building E Dining Room, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Parents of area high school students are invited to attend the free event to learn how they can help their child become college and career ready.
Veterans, their family members, students and community members in need of support services and employment assistance are invited to Elgin Community College on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Elgin Community College will host “Choosing a College Major,” a workshop to help individuals create their own career vision and discover college majors and occupations.
Prospective candidates for the Elgin Community College District 509 Board of Trustees can begin circulating nominating petitions on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 for the April 2, 2019 consolidated election in which two trustee positions will be up. Illinois community college trustees hold a six-year term of office.
In marathon running and in life, preparation is key. English Unit Adjunct Faculty member Susan Zelms helps Elgin Community College students during the degree completion “race,” giving them a leg up in life—and cheering them on as they cross the finish line to walk across the stage during commencement.Read Story
Electronic Imaging Specialist and resident comedian for Elgin Community College’s Marketing and Communications department Mark Carriveau spends his time searching for the perfect shot.Read Story