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Grand pianos on the ECC Arts Center stage
Arts Center
Published 01/18/2019

Over 450 pianists to perform at the American Grands XXIV Jan. 26

Over 450 pianists of all ages and skill levels will perform during American Grands XXIV on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Elgin Community College Arts Center.

Dr. Eboni Gallaher photo
Published 01/17/2019

Professor Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher to speak at Feb. 1 ECC Black History Month Brunch

Elgin Community College’s celebration of Black History Month begins with a keynote address by Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher, PhD, at the Black History Month Brunch on Friday, Feb. 1.

Long Red Line attendees hold symbolic red scarves
Published 01/11/2019

Community invited to attend The Long Red Line art exhibit opening and reception on Jan. 29, event on Feb. 14

Elgin Community College will host The Long Red Line, a community effort to support One Billion Rising, a global movement to end rape, violence and oppression against women, on Thursday, Feb. 14.

Students compete in a Lego Robotics Competition
Published 01/01/2019

ECC hosting Illinois robotics competition Jan. 19 and 20, public welcome

For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST®) Illinois Robotics will be hosting two state championship robotics tournaments at Elgin Community College, Building J, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, on Saturday, Jan. 19 and Sunday, Jan. 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. The event is free of charge and open to the public for viewing.

2019 NISOD Recipients
Published 01/01/2019

ECC announces 2019 NISOD Award winners

Five Elgin Community College employees have been selected to receive the 2019 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty, staff and administrators of community and technical colleges.

Nathan Depcik image
Published 11/06/2018

ECC student visits NASA through Community College Aerospace Scholars program

Elgin Community College student Nathan Depcik was one of 319 community college students nationwide to move closer to a career in science and engineering as part of the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program (NCAS).

Lewis Black photo
Arts Center
Published 10/24/2018

Comedian Lewis Black to perform at the ECC Arts Center on March 21

The ECC Arts Center is excited to announce that acclaimed stand-up comedian Lewis Black will be bringing his “The Joke’s on US Tour” to the Arts Center on Thursday, March 21. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale on Friday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.

Published 10/12/2018

Hanover Park Education and Work Center receives $225,000 operations grant

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.