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Academics | Achievements
Published 06/18/2018 12:36:00 PM

ECC students recognized on spring 2018 Honors List

Congratulations to the 1,237 students named to the Honors List for the spring 2018 semester. To achieve the Honors 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 3.00–3.49

Academics | Achievements
Published 06/18/2018 12:13:00 PM

ECC students recognized on spring 2018 Dean's List

Congratulations to the 813 students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester. To achieve the Dean’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 3.50–3.99.

Academics | Achievements
Published 06/18/2018 11:26:00 AM

ECC students recognized on spring 2018 President's List

Congratulations to the 814 students named to the President’s List for the spring 2018 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.

A student works with a piece of manufacturing equipment in ECC's shop facilities
Events
Published 06/14/2018 7:58:00 AM

Manufacturing Camp offers teens hands-on experience in the skilled trade this summer at ECC

Elgin Community College will hold its first session of Manufacturing Camp, a new full day summer camp for students ages 14 to 16, as part of its Kids’ College offerings. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at ECC’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin on July 16 to 19.

ECC Student Juried Art Exhibition visitors information
Events
Published 06/12/2018 3:13:00 PM

ECC student artwork on display through July 29

Thirty-six pieces of artwork created by Elgin Community College students will be on display through Sunday, July 29 as part of the college’s annual ECC Student Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Project Backpack
Events
Published 06/05/2018 4:35:00 PM

ECC Project Backpack seeks donations for local students in need

Elgin Community College and its partners are preparing for Project Backpack, a community-based initiative to benefit area students in need. Donations of school supplies will be accepted through Monday, July 23, at several locations. The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Building J Spartan Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

A student receives their Accelerate College diploma
Achievements | Events
Published 05/24/2018 1:46:00 PM

ECC celebrates Accelerate College grads during May 23 dual credit recognition event

Forty-two School District U-46 high school students were recognized during the first Accelerate College dual credit recognition event on Wednesday, May 23. The event celebrated the accomplishments of the first cohort of students who finished their high school educations while getting a head start on their college careers by earning a full year of college credit at Elgin Community College during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Personal Training students
Academics
Published 05/14/2018 3:41:00 PM

ECC to offer 16-week Personal Training certificate this fall

Elgin Community College’s Health and Wellness Management program will begin offering a ten credit-hour Personal Training certificate during the upcoming fall 2018 semester. The certificate can be completed in 16 weeks (one semester) and prepares students for the Certified Personal Trainer exam with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Class times are scheduled in the late afternoons Monday through Thursday, at the college’s Spartan Drive Campus, to accommodate prospective students who