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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tyler Roeger, director of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL), has been at ECC for less than a year, but he knew he’d found the right fit during his campus tour. Learn more about Roeger’s work supporting faculty and discover his surprising hidden talent below.Read Story
As Dean of College Transitions and Secondary Partnerships, Mary Perkins brings together the college and the community to develop strategies and programs to help students achieve their dreams.Read Story
When Erik Enders, student life coordinator for student success, arrived on campus for his job interview last summer, it was the first time he’d been to Elgin Community College. He knew about ECC from friends, but had not experienced the college. One visit was all it took to solidify his desire to be a part of the ECC community.Read Story