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Published 01/24/2020

Public Health Message for the ECC Community

Recent news stories relating to a new strain of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, may be causing you concern. At this time, the Kane County Health Department (KCDH) is reporting no confirmed or suspected cases of the coronavirus in Kane County.

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Published 01/21/2020

Gigi Coleman's one-woman show on the life of great aunt Bessie Coleman kicks-off ECC's Black History Month on Feb. 7

Elgin Community College's celebration of Black History Month kicks off on Friday, Feb. 7, with a performance by Gigi Coleman, the great-niece of Bessie Coleman, the first black female pilot in the U.S. The breakfast event begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Building E Dining Room at the college, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Published 01/16/2020

American Grands turns 25 on Jan. 25 at the ECC Arts Center

Over 460 pianists of all ages and skill levels will celebrate the silver anniversary of a beloved annual music event during American Grands 25 on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Elgin Community College Arts Center. Performances will be held at 1, 4, and 7 p.m. in the Arts Center’s Blizzard Theatre, located in Building H on ECC’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Academics | Student Resources
Published 01/14/2020

ECC students can spend their summer in Italy

Elgin Community College, in partnership with Centro Studi Italiani, is proud to offer a new, faculty-led summer study abroad program in Urbania, Italy. The program provides students an immersive experience to learn the Italian language and culture. The four-week program runs from May 17 to June 14, 2020.

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Academics | Achievements
Published 01/08/2020

Fall 2019 Academic Scholars

Together, the President of ECC and the Assistant Vice President of Student Services and Development/Dean of Students recognizes the level of high academic scholarship demonstrated by 3,131 students during the Fall 2019 semester. This recognition will appear on a student's grade report and on a student's transcript.

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Published 01/02/2020

The Long Red Line now accepting submissions for Juried Art Exhibit

The Long Red Line is Elgin’s expression of One Billion Rising, a global movement of women and their allies rising to end rape, violence, interpersonal domination and oppression against women. To further raise awareness and honor survivors and community support, The Long Red Line is offering an art exhibit from April 1-30, 2020. ECC students, staff, and community members are invited to submit their artwork for the exhibit. Artwork must embody the mission and theme of The Long Red Line.

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Published 12/20/2019

Move ahead: Register now for spring classes at ECC

Registration is now underway for spring classes at Elgin Community College. The new semester begins Jan. 13, 2020. College staff are ready and available to help new students through the application and enrollment process, regardless of the student’s age or stage in life. Students are advised to register as soon as possible to get the best selection of courses and times, so they can build a schedule that fits with their lives and goals.

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Published 12/18/2019

ECC receives equipment donation for Integrated Systems Technology program

Earlier this month, Elgin Community College received a donation of high-tech equipment and other items from BBS Automation Chicago, Inc. valued at $27,000. The equipment will be used to teach and train students in the Integrated Systems Technology (IST) program.