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Free community college: McHenry, Elgin school leaders wonder where funding ...

Jan 19, 2015 • Northwest Herald
But the proposal comes at a time of shrinking state revenue for Illinois' community colleges. "That is a challenge that has some of us holding our breath," Elgin Community College President David Sam said. "Where will the money come from? That is the ... More

ECC students launch food pantry for hungry peers

Jan 26, 2015 • Chicago Daily Herald
Mallory Untch, 19, of Algonquin, left, and Jocelyn Acuna, 20, of Elgin, along with other members of the Elgin Community College branch of Phi Theta Kappa sort food in preparation for an on-campus food pantry for students in need. Acuna is ... Few ... More

Community college leaders respond to president's free tuition proposal

Jan 28, 2015 • Kane County Chronicle
... a program – such as drawing attention to the validity and the importance of the institutions and the higher education system – it's difficult to say if they would want it, said Karen Hunter Anderson, executive director of the Illinois Community ... More

Rep. Crespo helps expand college readiness efforts through ECC's Alliance ...

Jan 28, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
Illinois State Representative Fred Crespo (D-Hoffman Estates), helped secure a $100,000 grant from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DECO) to help fund Elgin Community College's regional college and career readiness program. More

2015 Humanitarian Award given to Elgin councilman who died

Jan 17, 2015 • Chicago Daily Herald
Longtime Elgin City Council member Robert Gilliam was given the 2015 Humanitarian Award posthumously at Saturday's Elgin prayer breakfast at Elgin Community College. Gilliam, 69, died Dec. 30 in Mesa, Arizona. He was first elected at age 28 in 1973, ... More

President candidate Miksa to visit COCC Tuesday

Jan 27, 2015 • Bend Bulletin
He went on to serve as dean of a similar department at Elgin Community College, also in Illinois, before landing at McHenry County College five years ago. There, Miksa was part of a team that has increased the number of students graduating by 60 ... More

Petition addresses safety after Elgin boy's Route 20 death

Jan 20, 2015 • Chicago Daily Herald
The two were going from their apartment in the Mulberry Lane area to their grandmother's house near Elgin Community College. Burnette's sister, Tanya Burnette-Mora, started the "Build a wall/walkway for safety" petition at, which gathered ... More

Ritter remembers decades of service

Jan 29, 2015 • Clarkston News
John Duffy, a trustee at Elgin Community College in Illinois, met Ritter in 32 years ago during an ACCT Central Region Nominating Committee when they waited for candidates to interview for a director position. No candidates ever came to the interview, ... More

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