For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST®) Illinois Robotics will hold 2020 Illinois FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament at Elgin Community College on Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22. The tournament will take place in Building J, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Friday night is for setup and judges’ inspections from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday begins the tournament rounds, with the finals set for Saturday afternoon.
In honor of Black History Month, the Elgin Community College Humanities Center Speaker Series will welcome Thomas Armstrong, a veteran of the early 1960s civil rights movement in the south, to campus on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Spartan Auditorium, Building G, 1700 Spartan Drive in Elgin. This event is free and open to the public.
Elgin Community College welcomes Chelsea Biondolillo as the first featured guest of the spring 2020 Writers Center Reading Series on Thursday, Feb. 27. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the ECC Arts Center, Building H, Room H142, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
In March, Northern Illinois University will offer its Accounting 370: Accounting Career Planning Seminar class onsite at Elgin Community College.
Kids’ College runs Monday through Thursday from June 15 through July 23 in half-day sessions that last four days. All classes are held at Elgin Community College’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
On Saturday, Feb. 1, Mariel Franco became the second ECC basketball player to reach 1,000 career points this year. Men’s basketball player Kelvin Cortez-Harvey achieved this same feat just a few weeks prior.
Elgin Community College will host One Billion Rising: The Long Red Line, a community effort to support the global movement to end rape, violence and all forms of interpersonal violence, on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Jobe Lounge, Building B, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. This event is free and open to the public.
Acclaimed banjo duo Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, called “the king and queen of the banjo” by Paste Magazine, will perform on centerstage the ECC Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 6., at 7:30 p.m.
Recent news stories relating to a new strain of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, may be causing you concern. At this time, the Kane County Health Department (KCDH) is reporting no confirmed or suspected cases of the coronavirus in Kane County.
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.