2024

ECC truck driving program students and faculty view a live commercial vehicle inspection at the I-55 southbound weight station in Bolingbrook, Ill.
Academics
Published 02/29/2024

ECC Truck Driving Students Visit Weigh Station and Tour Trucking Company For First Time

Elgin Community College truck driving program students, led by program Director Todd Anderson, toured the I-55 southbound weigh station in Bolingbrook, Ill., Wednesday for a live commercial vehicle inspection. Following the live inspection, the group headed to GP Transco in Joliet, Ill., for a safety orientation and tour of the facility. This is ECC’s first time providing its students with this opportunity.

Top row from left to right: Charles Dakarian, DMED, assistant professor of biology; Jacquelyn Dalke, instructor of nursing; Lisa Hodson, instructor of nursing; and Elizabeth Hultman, instructor/public service librarian. Bottom row from left to right: Thomas Limberis, instructor of welding; Chad Pearion, assistant professor of biology; and Rituparna Saha, PhD, assistant professor of chemistry
Accomplishment | Faculty Profile
Published 02/21/2024

ECC board grants tenure to seven faculty members

At the October 17, 2023, board meeting, the Community College District 509 Board of Trustees accepted the recommendation by the Elgin Community College administration to grant tenure to three ECC full-time faculty.

ECC musical theatre students from left to right: Shaina Summerville, Ashley Estrada, and Cameron Graber
Arts Center | Events
Published 02/20/2024

ECC Musical Theatre presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

The Elgin Community College Musical Theatre department presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” on February 23 in the ECC Arts Center Second Space Theatre on ECC’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Ill.

Project Backpack committee
Accomplishment | Events
Published 02/05/2024

Project Backpack served 1,680 students in need during 2023

Elgin Community College and its partners served 1,680 students in 2023 through Project Backpack, a community-based initiative to benefit area students in need from school districts U-46, CUSD 300, CSD 301, CUSD 303, D20, and ECC District 509. The initiative provided backpacks, school supplies, and agency resource flyers.

Black History Month 2024
Events
Published 02/01/2024

Black History Month 2024: African Americans and the Arts

Elgin Community College celebrates Black History Month through the 2024 theme of African Americans and the Arts with in-person events. Join ECC this year in honoring BHM with peer and employee networking and critical conversations through formal discussions, creative outlets, and community gatherings.

The Chicago Tap Theatre, photo by William Federking
Arts Center | Events
Published 01/31/2024

The ECC Arts Center presents the Chicago Tap Theatre on February 10

The Elgin Community College Arts Center presents the award-winning Chicago Tap Theatre on Saturday, February 10, at 7 pm, in the Blizzard Theatre on ECC’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Ill.