ECC In the News
Congratulations to the 1,237 students named to the Honors List for the spring 2018 semester. To achieve the Honors 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 3.00–3.49
Congratulations to the 813 students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester. To achieve the Dean’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 3.50–3.99.
Congratulations to the 814 students named to the President’s List for the spring 2018 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.
Elgin Community College will hold its first session of Manufacturing Camp, a new full day summer camp for students ages 14 to 16, as part of its Kids’ College offerings. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at ECC’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin on July 16 to 19.
Elgin Community College and its partners are preparing for Project Backpack, a community-based initiative to benefit area students in need. Donations of school supplies will be accepted through Monday, July 23, at several locations. The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Building J Spartan Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
Forty-two School District U-46 high school students were recognized during the first Accelerate College dual credit recognition event on Wednesday, May 23. The event celebrated the accomplishments of the first cohort of students who finished their high school educations while getting a head start on their college careers by earning a full year of college credit at Elgin Community College during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Elgin Community College’s Health and Wellness Management program will begin offering a ten credit-hour Personal Training certificate during the upcoming fall 2018 semester. The certificate can be completed in 16 weeks (one semester) and prepares students for the Certified Personal Trainer exam with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Class times are scheduled in the late afternoons Monday through Thursday, at the college’s Spartan Drive Campus, to accommodate prospective students who
Senior Director of Human Resource Information Systems Kristin Richmond "makes molehills out of mountains…of paper." She supervises the area that is responsible for HR systems strategy, implementation and maintenance, in addition to the function that maintains data related to Elgin Community College employeesRead Story
On Saturday, April 28, Elgin Community College’s English as a Second Language Program celebrated with an annual tradition. The event honored 89 students who transitioned from one ESL level to the next, or who have completed ESL and transferred into college-level classes.Read Story
Things like this don’t happen to people like me; I was brought up in adversity, and I spent most of my life in adversity. There was never a time in my life when I thought I would be graduating from college with a 4.0 GPA, be selected as a commencement speaker, and have a full-time job in the field in which I am earning my degree.Read Story