Calendar of Events

Dress Theme Days

Students and staff are encouraged to dress in the spirit of each of the following theme days:

Monday, Oct. 23: Hat Day

Tuesday, Oct. 24: Career Day

Wednesday, Oct. 25: Highland Spirit Day

Thursday, Oct. 25: Pajama Day

Friday, Oct. 27: Transfer/College/Favorite Team Day

Monday, Oct. 13 - Chemistry Lab Demonstrations, 6:30 p.m., Natural Science and Health Center.

Our Chemistry instructors have planned a number of fun and interesting chemistry demonstrations in the Chemistry Lab.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 - Nursing Wing Open House, Phlebotomy Demonstrations and Nursing Alumni Event, 6 - 8 p.m. Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 - Part-time Faculty Job Fair, 4 to 6 :30 p.m., Student/Conference Center, room H-210. Individuals holding a master's degree in the subject area being taught or  a master's degree with 18 graduate hours are encouraged to attend the job fair.  

Thursday, Oct. 26 - Fright Night with Forensics, 5 to 6 p.m., Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center, M-120. Check out the talented HCC Forensics (Speech) Team. Petrifying performances include speeches, stories and comedy.

Saturday, Oct. 28 - Alumni and Community Celebration       

Free Hot Dogs/Brats and Chips served outside the YMCA Sports Center starting at 11 a.m.

Free Clydesdale-Drawn Wagon Rides from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Inflatables and Face Painting for Children from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Guided Campus Tours at 11 a.m. and noon.

160 Driving Academy Semi on-site for kids to sit in cab

Volleyball Game vs. Morton College at noon in the Larry F. Kahl Gymnasium

Alumni Recognition and Grand Prize Drawing for one semester of free tuition (15 credits)

Cheer Squad Performance, Cougar Athletics Celebration & Team Recognition

Cougar Basketball Scrimmage

Alumni Association Hat Day, First 100 HCC alums to come to the games and join the Alumni Association or update their contact information get a free Alumni Association baseball hat. Wear your orange with pride!


Alumni Mixer at Generations Brewing Company - Age 21 and over, 4 to 6 p.m., 1400 S. Adams Ave., Freeport. Free hors d’oeuvres while supplies last.


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