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Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College is a comprehensive public community college, one of 48 statewide. ECC serves approximately 12,000 students per semester in credit classes while some 11,000 more rely on the college for non-credit classes and activities each year. Programs of study include university transfer, more than 155 career-oriented, occupational degrees and certificates, corporate and continuing education and a full complement of pre-collegiate courses. The average class size is less than 20, making one-to-one student/teacher relationships commonplace.

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ECC Relay For Life once again takes on cancer June 8 and 9

Hundreds of Elgin Community College employees, students, and community members will walk to raise money for cancer research during the American Cancer Society’s Relay For … Read more ›

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Resources for veterans come to ECC May 22

Veterans in need of support services and employment assistance can come to Elgin Community College on Tuesday, May 22, to visit the Department of Veteran … Read more ›

(Clockwise from upper left) Roger Ramey, associate office administration technology professor; Marybeth Koos, associate art history professor; Kim Tarver, physical therapist assistant professor; Gary Norden, associate automotive professor; and Lynn Ducar, adjunct librarian.

National organization honors ECC faculty

Five Elgin Community College faculty members have been recognized by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for their teaching and leadership excellence … Read more ›

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Save the date for the June 18 ECC Foundation Golf Classic dinner

Tickets and sponsorships remain available for the 14th Annual Elgin Community College Foundation Golf Classic dinner on Monday, June 18. The event will be held … Read more ›


District 509 Trustees Approve Purchases, Actions at May 8 Meeting

The Community College District 509 Board of Trustees approved several recommendations from college administrators during a public meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Elgin … Read more ›

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