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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.
The case is over for Michelle Cortez, but future students of Elgin Community College’s Cold Case Investigative Research Institute will continue to research the mysterious 2013 disappearance of 24-year-old model Ryan Singleton, whose unexplained death in California made national headlines.
For Graphic Designer Lisa Morema-Murphy, it’s always been about art. Although she had also been interested in science and music in high school, Morema-Murphy’s mentor encouraged her to take a course at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in pursuit of her interests.
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Elgin Community College Musical Theatre will present its production of the Tony® Award-winning, R-rated, coming-of-age musical “Spring Awakening” Friday, July 27 through Sunday, August 5.
Elgin Community College student Angela M. Andrada returned to the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program (NCAS) as a student assistant during the program’s onsite training at NASA’s Langley Research Center (LaRC) outside of Washington D.C. The program was held for four days during June, where Andrada led various activities, guided the next team of aerospace scholars in their rover competition and handled program logistics.
Elgin Community College has partnered with Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (ICATT), the leading apprenticeship program provider in the Midwest, to offer an industrial maintenance apprenticeship program to companies in Community College District 509 starting this fall.