Free Time Management Class!

ECC now has a self-guided online workshop for improving your time management skills. It covers such topics as goal-setting, calculating your use of time, building effective schedules and creating useful to-do lists.  You can enroll yourself now at the Registration Office in B105.  The summer course is GSS 101-200 and the fall course is GSS... Continue Reading →

Wow, just wow

This is a great story of a young woman getting her college degree despite a lot of obstacles. Dominican University grad Cristal Ortega's story is truly inspirational. First to graduate college 

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trip to University of Illinois

Transfer services took six ECC students to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign today for a talk by Admissions representative Ms. Casey McFadden and a cold but sunny tour of the campus by a student guide. Our students got to see a typical day on campus, classes in progress, and a dorm room and residence hall.... Continue Reading →

Summer and Fall schedules are out!

You can now view the summer and fall schedules on ECC's website!  So start planning your perfect schedule and remember to register the week of April 10th before it opens to the public.  You can usually get the courses you want at the times you want if you register during that first week, and payment... Continue Reading →

Pharmacy Schools

I went to a Pre-Pharmacy college fair last week and learned a few things.... There are seven pharmacy schools in or very close to Illinois: Chicago State University (Chicago) Midwestern University (Downers Grove) Roosevelt University (Schaumburg) Rosalind Franklin University (Waukegan) Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (Edwardsville) St. Louis College of Pharmacy (St. Louis, Missouri) University of Illinois... Continue Reading →

Arts or Science Degree?

Are you planning to transfer to a university but don't know whether to get an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree at ECC?  If you are undecided about a major we recommend you follow the requirements for the AA degree. This is because it fits the needs of most majors and... Continue Reading →

I went to a very crowded Chicago Botanic Garden today and a staff member was greeting visitors in his green apron and green CBG hat. I dodged him in favor of just reading a sign to see where to go for the Orchid Show.  He cut in and helped me anyway and gave me good advice that... Continue Reading →

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