In the Spotlight
If you asked adjunct welding instructor Chester “Al” Collins how to perfect your weld, he’d tell you: proper technique and practice. But how about finding the perfect, fulfilling career? For Collins, it’s blending his burning passion for helping Elgin Community College students succeed with years of [metal] strong experience in the field he’s teaching.
For Managing Director of Retail Operations Kelly Strossner, it’s all about the books. Her love for literature goes way back to her first job in a bookstore when she was 15 and her school days when she became fascinated with fiction (and nonfiction).
To say that family plays a large role in Adult Basic Education Center Office Coordinator Theresa Bosteder’s life is an understatement.
Technical Enrollment Facilitator Jurice Jackson is the ultimate fan—of sports and seeing Elgin Community College students reach their dreams.
In marathon running and in life, preparation is key. English Unit Adjunct Faculty member Susan Zelms helps Elgin Community College students during the degree completion “race,” giving them a leg up in life—and cheering them on as they cross the finish line to walk across the stage during commencement.
Electronic Imaging Specialist and resident comedian for Elgin Community College’s Marketing and Communications department Mark Carriveau spends his time searching for the perfect shot.
Assisting students and aspiring musicians on their educational journeys is music to Administrative Assistant Diane Stredde’s ears.
A message from ECC President David Sam about community colleges' role in training the new generation of skilled workers.
ECC IN THE NEWS
Elgin Community College student Nathan Depcik was one of 319 community college students nationwide to move closer to a career in science and engineering as part of the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program (NCAS).Read Story
The ECC Arts Center is excited to announce that acclaimed stand-up comedian Lewis Black will be bringing his “The Joke’s on US Tour” to the Arts Center on Thursday, March 21. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale on Friday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.Read Story