In the Spotlight
Admissions Coordinator Ramon Albino has been a Spartan for over 13 years since first beginning as a student employee in 2005. He’s held various positions within the college including student trustee, student worker and technical enrollment facilitator, but his latest move has him on the Admissions office roster.
Associate Dean of Advising, Transfer and Career Development Services Peggy Gundrum, remembers the challenges of being a college student and recent graduate. Her passion for serving students at Elgin Community College is fueled by her own experience.
Education and Work Center (EWC) Transitions Coordinator Peter Gray seeks to make meaningful connections with people through the intercultural communication skills he’s acquired along his educational and professional journey.
The beginning of fall semester at Elgin Community College will be here before you know it! Are you as excited as we are?
Elgin Community College helped graduate Andrew Pratt overcome obstacles and pursue his dream of becoming an animator.
Elgin Community College helped graduate Julissa Alvarez earn a paralegal certificate and start a new career.
Elgin Community College helped veteran Alex Theimer earn his associate degree and transfer to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
A hearty supply of fresh garden-grown vegetables are now available at Elgin Community College’s student-run Spartan Food Pantry thanks to two garden beds in the Advocate Sherman Hospital Natural Prairie and Community Garden.
ECC IN THE NEWS
More than 2,000 backpacks given to students in need through ECC’s Project Backpack school supply fair
Backpacks, pencils, notebooks and other school supplies were distributed to hundreds of area students in need during the annual Project Backpack back-to-school supply fair. The event, which is part of a community initiative by Elgin Community College and other organizations, was held on Saturday, Aug. 11 in ECC’s Building J Spartan Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.Read Story
Elgin Community College student Ruth Chae of Elgin won top honors in the 2018 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest. Chae, who hopes to pursue an Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing from ECC this spring, says winning the award has been her proudest academic achievement to date, adding “I’m so blessed to think that my essay will have the ability to positively impact the lives of those who read it.”Read Story