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Published 10/12/2018

Hanover Park Education and Work Center receives $225,000 operations grant

The Education and Work Center (EWC), which provides basic skills training and employment services to a traditionally underserved area, recently received a $225,000 operations grant thanks to the successful efforts of Sen. Cristina Castro, Rep. Fred Crespo and Hanover Park Mayor Rodney Craig.

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Published 10/11/2018

ECC to hold info session for adult students on Nov. 7

Elgin Community College will hold an adult student information session on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Building C, Room C120, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Published 10/09/2018

ECC to host family-friendly Halloween celebration on Oct. 26

Elgin Community College will host its annual Boo Bash (formerly known as “Trunk-or-Treat”) on Friday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Building J Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Area families with children are invited to attend the free event as a safe way to celebrate Halloween.

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Events | Writers Center
Published 10/08/2018

Local author Patrick Parks to visit ECC for Writers Center Reading Series event Oct. 18

Elgin Community College will welcome local author Patrick Parks as the next featured guest of the Writers Center Reading Series on Thursday, Oct. 18. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the ECC Arts Center, Building H, Room H142, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Published 10/05/2018

ECC to host info session for parents of high school students on Oct. 18

Elgin Community College will host “College and Career 101 for Parents of High School Students,” on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Building E Dining Room, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Parents of area high school students are invited to attend the free event to learn how they can help their child become college and career ready.

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Published 09/27/2018

ECC to host Veteran Resource and Job Fair on Oct. 17

Veterans, their family members, students and community members in need of support services and employment assistance are invited to Elgin Community College on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Published 09/21/2018

ECC to host workshop for choosing a college major this fall

Elgin Community College will host “Choosing a College Major,” a workshop to help individuals create their own career vision and discover college majors and occupations.

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Board of Trustees
Published 09/17/2018

Candidates for ECC Board of Trustees can circulate nominating petitions beginning Sept. 18

Prospective candidates for the Elgin Community College District 509 Board of Trustees can begin circulating nominating petitions on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 for the April 2, 2019 consolidated election in which two trustee positions will be up. Illinois community college trustees hold a six-year term of office.