ECC In the News
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Elgin Community College is nearing the completion of a yearlong renovation project of the college’s art and design, performing arts, and music production classrooms. The updated modern spaces in ECC’s Building H will help students thrive with state-of-the-art technology and equipment.
The Elgin Community College Foundation launched its student-centered Bright Futures campaign to help more students achieve their dreams. With an end goal of $3 million, the Bright Futures campaign will help ensure students’ success and strengthen the region’s workforce.
Elgin Community College will recognize the fall Class of 2023 with December commencement ceremonies. Two ceremonies will celebrate students earning their associate degrees and career certificates.
Many roles at Elgin Community College spill over and splash into multiple departments. That’s never been truer for Sarah Stayner, office coordinator of enrollment services. Stayner supports Admissions & Recruitment, Registration & Records, First Stop, Testing, Global Engagement, and Financial Aid.Read Story
Elgin Community College student Esme Rodriguez said that as high school graduation approached, she was still unsure about which career path to take. But it turns out she didn’t have to search for long. Her passion for automotive work stemmed from a young age, and in the fall 2023 semester, she enrolled at ECC.Read Story
Tremayne Simpson, EdD, associate dean of sustainability, business, and career technologies, is no stranger to higher education. Having worked in the industry for over 15 years, he decided to bring his skills and experience to Elgin Community College in 2023.Read Story