Elgin Community College Digital Technologies Professor Heidi Eaton recently returned from the 55th annual Illinois Business Education Association conference where she was honored with the prestigious IBEA Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award, and was elected to serve as member at large. Previously, Eaton was IBEA president and chair of both conference and registration committees.
Five Elgin Community College faculty members have been selected to receive the 2017 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty, staff and administrators of community and technical colleges.
Elgin Community College was named one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America's community colleges. ECC was selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 public, two-year colleges nationwide to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize.
The Community College District 509 Board of Trustees has appointed Ryan Weiss, MBA, to fill the trustee seat vacated by Angela J. Holmes who resigned on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Weiss, of Elgin, was seated at the board's Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, meeting. His appointment will last until the next consolidated election on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.