Elgin Community College will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the spring 2022 graduating class. Three ceremonies will take place starting with the High School Equivalency ceremony on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 7 p.m., followed by the University Transfer ceremony on Saturday, May 21, at 10 a.m., and the Career and Technical programs ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022. The ceremonies will also stream at youtube.com/ElginSpartans. Students are assigned to the graduation ceremony based on the credential(s) earned.
At 7 p.m., Friday, May 20, High School Equivalency ceremony with student speakers Sheila Aragon (Streamwood) and Francisco Chagoya (Elgin).
At 10 a.m., Saturday, May 21, University Transfer ceremony (associate in arts, associate in science, associate in fine arts-visual art emphasis, associate in fine arts-music performance emphasis, associate in engineering science, and associate in liberal studies) with student speaker Dylan Mejdrich (Hampshire). An honorary degree will be awarded to Mr. Jeffery Meyers, JD, a former member of the District 509 Board of Trustees.
At 2 p.m., Saturday, May 21, Career and Technical programs ceremony (associate of applied science degrees, vocational specialist certificates, and basic vocational specialist certificates) with student speaker Evelin Gonzalez Tapia (Elgin).
ECC President David Sam, PhD, JD, LLM, will deliver the commencement address for both ceremonies. Chair of the Board of Trustees, Jennifer Rakow, will also provide remarks during the ceremonies. John Karnatz, communications unit adjunct faculty and 2021 Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Member award winner, will provide faculty remarks.
For more information, visit elgin.edu/celebrate.