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Events
Published 07/06/2020

ECC Black Lives Matter series concludes with discussion on implicit bias and microaggressions

Elgin Community College’s Multicultural and Global Initiatives Committee (MAGIC) presents Part III of its new series, “Black Lives Matter,” on Thursday, July 9, at 2 p.m. The discussion will take place via Zoom, and all are invited to attend. The session will also be livestreamed on ECC’s Facebook page.

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Academics | Events
Published 06/23/2020

Monetary donations needed for Project Backpack supplies

Project Backpack, a community effort to get backpacks and supplies into the hands of families of District 509, will look a little different this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Elgin Community College is unable to host the event as in years past. The committee has worked to develop an alternative plan for supply delivery to those in need.

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Board of Trustees | Statement
Published 06/22/2020

Message from Elgin Community College Board of Trustees

On behalf of the members of the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees, I wish to express our endorsement of President, Dr. David Sam’s message of June 4, 2020, sent to students and employees imploring all peoples to support the rights of others and to take a stand on equity and fairness.

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Statement
Published 06/19/2020

ECC commends U.S. Supreme Court ruling to continue DACA program

Elgin Community College President Dr. David Sam and District 509 Board of Trustees Chairwoman Dr. Donna Redmer applaud the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling, which, for now, blocks the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and provides protection against deportation for the more than 800,000 recipients who were brought to the United States as children on a quest to achieve the American dream.

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Events
Published 06/18/2020

ECC session features allies and discussions on how to become anti-racist

Elgin Community College’s Multicultural and Global Initiatives Committee (MAGIC) presents Part II of its new series, “Black Lives Matter,” on Thursday, June 25, at 2 p.m.

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Academics | Events
Published 06/17/2020

ECC Offers Virtual Admissions Presentations

Elgin Community College offers multiple opportunities for prospective students to visit campus, meet with a recruiter, and learn more about their options at the college. With the COVID-19 pandemic, on-campus visits are by appointment only, however, ECC’s Office of Admissions and Recruitment developed “Spartan Virtual Admissions Presentations.”

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Academics
Published 06/16/2020

ECC Announces Plans for Fall 2020 Semester

In response to the uncertainty of many variables associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Elgin Community College has made the difficult decision to convert the majority of face-to-face courses for the fall 2020 semester to online courses. Specialized lab courses, where the face-to-face component is essential, will be offered on campus but may also include online learning.

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Academics
Published 06/15/2020

Train for an in-demand job in Contact Tracing at ECC

Enrollment is now open for a free, online course in COVID-19 Contact Tracing. Completion of this self-paced course will result in an ECC certificate of completion.