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Critical Engagement series
Published 09/18/2018

ECC to host Sept. 19 event on social and cultural capital

Elgin Community College will kick-off its new "Critical Engagement" event series with "Secret Wealth," a screening of a TED talk video featuring educator and poet Jamila Lyiscott, followed by a guided discussion about social and cultural capital and how to leverage that for personal success, on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Building C, Room C120.

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Events | Writers Center
Published 09/17/2018

Poet C.M. Burroughs to visit ECC for Writers Center Reading Series event Sept. 20

Elgin Community College will welcome C.M. Burroughs as the next featured guest of the Writers Center Reading Series on Thursday, Sept. 20. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the ECC Arts Center, Building H, Room H142, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Board of Trustees
Published 09/17/2018

Candidates for ECC Board of Trustees can circulate nominating petitions beginning Sept. 18

Prospective candidates for the Elgin Community College District 509 Board of Trustees can begin circulating nominating petitions on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 for the April 2, 2019 consolidated election in which two trustee positions will be up. Illinois community college trustees hold a six-year term of office.

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Published 09/13/2018

Sept. 26 event at ECC to discuss conditions in Middle East, extremist groups

Elgin Community College will host the next event in its William Pelz Global Speaker Series, "The Cost of Extremism in the Middle East and North Africa," on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the college's Building G Spartan Auditorium (Room G100) of 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Published 09/10/2018

Detective Kim Bogucki to facilitate discussion on incarceration of women during Sept. 20 event at ECC

Elgin Community College will host “The IF Project,” a screening of the documentary by the same name that explores the reasons women are becoming the fastest-growing segment of the incarnated population, on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Building E Dining Room, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL.

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Published 09/07/2018

Border Angels founder Enrique Morones to speak at Sept. 14 ECC LatinX Heritage Month Kickoff Brunch

Elgin Community College’s celebration of LatinX Heritage Month begins with a keynote address by Enrique Morones, PhD, founder and director of the non-profit organization Border Angels at the kick-off brunch on Friday, Sept. 14. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Building E Dining Room, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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Published 09/07/2018

New leadership seminars offered at ECC this fall

Ready to move ahead? Elgin Community College is offering seminars this fall to local professionals of all industries and backgrounds who seek to further develop their leadership skills. Cost is $109 per person; or $69 per person if employed at a chamber member business.

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Events | Foundation
Published 09/06/2018

ECC to celebrate dental assisting program’s 50th anniversary on Sept. 23

Elgin Community College will be celebrating the dental assisting program’s 50th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. ECC students, faculty, alumni and members of the community are invited to the commemorative event that will take place in the Building A Atrium, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.