News & Events
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ECC in the News
Elgin Community College and its partners are preparing for the 10th anniversary of Project Backpack, a community-based initiative to benefit area students in need. Donations of school supplies will be accepted through Friday, July 12, at several locations. The school supply give-away event will take place Saturday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Building J Spartan Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
ECC's Building H, home of the Elgin Community College Arts Center, will have a fresh new look in fall of 2019 after a summer of renovations. The updates to the building will arrive just in time for the Arts Center’s 25th anniversary season.
Elgin Community College will hold two commencement ceremonies for the spring 2019 graduating class on Saturday, May 18. Five hundred thirty-four graduating students are expected to participate. Both ceremonies will be held in the Building J Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Students are assigned to the graduation ceremony based on the credential being earned.