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ECC to host two fall graduation ceremonies.

Byline: Submitted by Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College will hold two commencement ceremonies for the fall 2017 graduating class on Saturday, Dec. 16.

Both ceremonies will be held in the Building J Events Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

Students are assigned to the graduation ceremony based on the credential being earned.

A ceremony for career and technical programs (associate of applied science degrees, vocational specialist certificates and basic vocational specialist certificates) will be held at 10 a.m.

David Carrillo, associate professor of human services, will speak at the ceremony.

A ceremony for university transfer degrees (associate in arts, associate in science, associate in fine arts-visual art emphasis, associate in fine arts-music performance emphasis, associate in engineering science and associate in liberal studies) will be held at 2 p.m.

Adjunct political science faculty member Christopher Newman will speak at the ceremony.

This year's student speakers are Rachel Hitt of South Elgin for the career and technical programs ceremony and Joseph Robedeau of Bartlett for the university transfer degree ceremony.

The commencement address for both ceremonies will be given by ECC President David Sam. Jeffrey Meyer, board chairman, also will give remarks during the ceremonies.

Guests do not need tickets for admission to the ceremonies and there will be open seating.

The doors will open one hour prior to the start of each ceremony.

The use of noisemakers is prohibited.

For information, contact the Records Office at records@elgin.edu or (847) 214-7386, or visit elgin.edu/graduation.

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Title Annotation:Neighbor
Publication:Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Date:Dec 14, 2017
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