ECC In the News
Celebrating the essence of student achievement, the Elgin Community College Foundation’s 2022 Gala: Dare to Dream, presented by OTTO, raised more than $110,000 in support of ECC students, including funding for scholarships and mini-grants for innovative faculty projects.
Elgin Community College’s reported fall enrollment, tabulated on the 10th day of the fall semester, reflects an 11% increase over the previous fall. More than 8,900 students are enrolled for the fall semester, with numbers continuing to increase to more than 9,000 students beyond the 10th day due to later fall start date registrations for 12- and 8-week courses.
Petitions for nomination for trustee of Community College District 509 (Elgin Community College) may be downloaded beginning Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2022.
The Elgin Community College Center for Emergency Services will host a community open house on Saturday, October 15, at its 815 E. Plank Rd., Burlington, Ill., location. The open house will begin with an informational session from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for those interested in learning more about a career as a first responder.
Elgin Community College Senior Director of Performing Arts Tommy Hensel will receive the Chicago Cabaret Presenter Award at the Chicago Cabaret 2022 Gala at the Epiphany Center for the Arts on Monday, October 17.
Elgin Community College is pleased to introduce the opening of a new outreach program for ECC students interested in learning about academic research or working on a creative project with the mentorship of an ECC faculty member. The Center for Undergraduate Research, Innovation, and Creativity (CURIC), officially opened with the start of the fall 2022 semester.
Representatives from more than 150 colleges and universities will be at Elgin Community College on Wednesday, Oct. 12, to help students and families explore their options. The event is free and open to the public and will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in Building J, Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
The Illinois Physical Therapy Foundation (IPTF) and PT Solutions Physical Therapy (PTS) selected Elgin Community College Physical Therapist Assistant student Natalia Martinez (Streamwood, Ill.) to receive a one-time $3,000 scholarship on behalf of the PTS Future Leadership Scholarship Program.
This week, take five minutes to learn a few unique facts about your colleague Ashley Ward, manager of student recruitment and outreach. Ward joined Elgin Community College just this past year but has worked in various higher education roles assisting adult learners, traditional students, staff training and development, and custom relationship management administration for more than ten years.Read Story
As a youth learning U.S. history, I never saw anyone who looked like me or someone with a similar background to mine highlighted within the pages of textbooks or lectures. It was not until I entered more advanced levels of history that I discovered the history of the Latinx community within the United States.Read Story