News & Events
Virginia (Ginger) McHugh-Kurtz’s first experience at Elgin Community College was as a student. When she decided to work at the college, her first experience took a familiar turn.
Associate Professor of English Sara Baker has been helping students map out their futures since she started at Elgin Community College in 2002, fresh out of her master's degree program and ready to play an important part in her students' lives.
Nothing is more likely to change a person’s future for the better than higher education. David Davin, executive director of institutional advancement and the Elgin Community College Foundation, remembers when he learned this lesson.
Thirty years ago, if you asked Economics Adjunct Faculty member Steve Tucholski what he wanted to do with this life, his answer would have been to end up exactly where he is now: retired from corporate life and back to teaching economics.
For Office Coordinator Minerva Negrón-Figueroa, being able to mentor other Elgin Community College staff members and see them grow professionally is her greatest accomplishment.
For Interim Associate Dean of Communications and Behavioral Sciences Mia Hardy, life is as sweet as you make it. Read more about Hardy, her philosophy on life, and how being an associate dean is a lot like being a student.
ECC in the News
Elgin Community College proudly announces its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Dean Follmann, PhD. Follmann will be recognized during the Elgin Community College Foundation’s annual Founders’ Day Celebration and Luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 17 at the college’s main campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
Congratulations to the 864 students named to the President’s List for the fall 2018 semester. To achieve the President’s List distinction, students must complete a minimum of six credit hours of undergraduate level courses (100 level or above) during a semester with a term grade point average of 4.00.
Congratulations to the 1,256 students named to the Honors List for the fall 2018 semester. To achieve the Honors List distinction, students must complete a minimum of six credit hours of undergraduate level courses (100 level or above) during a semester with a term grade point average of 3.00–3.49.