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“The Greatest Place on Earth” started at ECC

Megan Huibregtse, Staff Writer
November 20, 2021

Jeffrey Weisman is an English professor at Elgin Community College, but some people don’t know that he is also a published author. Weisman acquired his bachelor's degree in English from the University of Colorado and has been teaching at ECC since 2002. As a professor who teaches English composition classes, Weisman has a love of writing. He created something from that love: a book...

Four ECC faculty members earn doctorates

Samantha Leon, Staff Writer
November 19, 2021

Seeking higher education is a long process, but it is one that many faculty members at Elgin Community College attempt regardless.  Associate Professor of History and Political Science, Antonio Ramirez, recently earned his Ph.D. in History in August 2021 from the University of Michigan. Professor I of English, Lori Clark, earned her Ed.D. in Higher Education in May 2020. Clark earned her...

Will COVID-19 procedures change in spring 2022?

Maya Liquigan, Staff Writer
November 19, 2021

Are you ready for more face-to-face classes next semester? Elgin Community College is preparing for possible changes to classroom procedures for the upcoming spring semester. To ensure the safety of students, ECC follows the recommendations given by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding COVID-19. Staff members are reviewing current CDC recommendations to comply with any...

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The cast of Baltimore during dress rehearsal on Nov. 18. The show ran for audiences from Nov. 19-21.
ECC Theatre performs "Baltimore"
Dominic Di Palermo , Editor of photography and social media • November 21, 2021

World-class Mongolian throat singer Tamir Hargana peforms during international week on Nov. 15.
International Week Events
Dominic Di Palermo and Lina Fasihi November 19, 2021

Exploring the sudden spike in Cookie Run’s popularity
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