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Personal Training students
Academics
Published 05/14/2018 3:41:00 PM

ECC to offer 16-week Personal Training certificate this fall

Elgin Community College’s Health and Wellness Management program will begin offering a ten credit-hour Personal Training certificate during the upcoming fall 2018 semester. The certificate can be completed in 16 weeks (one semester) and prepares students for the Certified Personal Trainer exam with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Class times are scheduled in the late afternoons Monday through Thursday, at the college’s Spartan Drive Campus, to accommodate prospective students who

Welding
Events
Published 05/14/2018 9:15:00 AM

ECC to host high school welding competition on May 17

Elgin Community College’s Sustainability, Business and Career Technologies (SBCT) division is holding its first high school welding competition on Thursday, May 17. Thirty-one students from Hampshire, Elgin, Marengo, Dundee-Crown, Jacobs, St. Charles East and Sycamore high school and the Fox Valley Career Center, will compete.

2017-2018 SALUTE inductees
Achievements
Published 05/10/2018 1:01:00 PM

ECC student veterans inducted into SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society

Six student veterans were inducted into Elgin Community College’s chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society on Thursday, May 10 during a special induction ceremony in Jobe Lounge, located in Building B, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

Events
Published 05/04/2018 8:17:00 AM

Exciting, interactive classes are in session this summer at ECC’s Kids’ College

Registration is open for Kids’ College, a summer enrichment day camp offering a variety of classes of every interest to children and teens ages six to 15. The program runs Monday through Thursday from June 11 through July 26, in half-day sessions that last four days. All classes are held at Elgin Community College’s Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

Toya Webb profile
Achievements
Published 05/03/2018 11:50:20 AM

ECC Spokeswoman Toya Webb receives national award

Elgin Community College Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Toya Webb was selected as a 2018 40 Under 40 honoree by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). Webb accepted her award at AAWCC’s annual breakfast and awards ceremony in Dallas on April 29.

Dawn Munson and Dr. David Sam
Achievements
Published 05/01/2018 11:16:05 AM

ECC’s Dawn Munson receives Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award

Dawn Munson, Ed.D., professor of education received the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award, a national recognition for faculty members making a difference in the community college classroom. Munson attended the AACC’s annual convention in Dallas in late April to accept the award in person.

Nurse taking care of a patient
Academics
Published 04/30/2018 3:05:00 PM

ECC to offer new online Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel certificate this fall

Elgin Community College’s Modern Languages department will offer a six credit-hour Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel certificate beginning with the fall 2018 semester. This fully-online certificate program can be completed within one semester and is for individuals about to enter or currently working in the medical field, and those with an interest in the topic.

Events
Published 04/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Registration begins for ECC summer and fall sessions

Registration for summer and fall credit classes is under way at Elgin Community College and will continue until classes start, space permitting.