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Published 09/19/2019

ECC to host Sept. 28 fair featuring nearly a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Representatives from nearly a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will be at Elgin Community College on Saturday, Sept. 28, for the third annual HBCU fair. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Jobe Lounge, located in Building B, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL.

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Published 09/16/2019

ECC discussion series on racism aims to move beyond awareness

ECC's Multicultural and Global Initiatives Committee (MAGIC) is kicking off their fall discussion series "Beyond Awareness" on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. with "What's race got to do with it?," a free screening of the film "Race - The Power of an Illusion" and a discussion afterwards.

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Published 09/13/2019

Pianists sought for 25th anniversary of American Grands concert

Pianists of all levels are invited to apply to perform in Elgin Community College Arts Center’s American Grands 25. The event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Elgin Community College in Building H, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL.

Published 09/09/2019

Chair of the Illinois Dream Fund to speak at Sept 13. ECC Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff Brunch

Elgin Community College’s celebration of Latinx Heritage Month begins with a keynote address by Tanya Cabrera, assistant vice provost for student inclusion at the University of Illinois-Chicago’s Office of Diversity and the chair of the Illinois Dream Fund Commission, at the kick-off brunch on Friday, Sept. 13. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Building E Dining Room, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Academics | Achievements
Published 07/24/2019

ECC students recognized on spring 2019 academic scholars list

Congratulations to the 828 students named to the President’s List for the spring 2019 semester. To achieve the President’s List distinction, students must complete a minimum of six credit hours of undergraduate level courses (100 level or above) during a semester with a term grade point average of 4.00. Together, the President of ECC and the Assistant Vice President of Student Services and Development/Dean of Students applaud students for their academic achievements.

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Published 06/04/2019

ECC professor awarded Mellon/ACLS faculty research fellowship

Antonio Ramirez, assistant professor of history and political science at Elgin Community College, was awarded a 2019 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Faculty Fellowship.

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Published 05/24/2019

Exciting, interactive classes are in session this summer at ECC’s Kids’ College

Registration is open for Kids’ College, a summer enrichment day camp offering a variety of classes of every interest to children and teens ages six to 15. The program runs weekly Monday through Thursday from June 17 to June 27 and July 8 to July 25, in half-day sessions that last four days each. All classes are held at Elgin Community College’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Events | Student Resources
Published 05/16/2019

ECC Project Backpack seeks school supply donations for local students

Elgin Community College and its partners are preparing for the 10th anniversary of Project Backpack, a community-based initiative to benefit area students in need. Donations of school supplies will be accepted through Friday, July 12, at several locations. The school supply give-away event will take place Saturday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Building J Spartan Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.