ECC In the News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At ECC, Letizio wears the medical imaging program director hat, overseeing our radiography, magnetic resonance, computed tomography, and mammography programs. In addition to managing program admissions and teaching radiography courses, Letizio is responsible for keeping ECC in compliance with accreditation standards for the radiography and magnetic resonance programs. ECC's MR program is one of only 14 accredited programs in the country.Read Story
Lori Jones' mission is not just to teach students math as a path to their career goals, but learn how to use math as a lens to explore new ideas and inspire them to pursue their dreams.Read Story
There is a chance you recognize the name or face of one of ECC's newest hires, Elissa Kojzarek. Elissa spent the last 10 years working for the United Way of Elgin and was in charge of ECC's annual campaign drive as well as the United Way representative on the Project Backpack committee. Now the communications specialist with the Marketing and Communications Department, Elissa handles the college's primary social media feeds.Read Story