NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Inclement weather campus closure/class cancellation notification procedures -  12/6/2016

Please be aware of the following notification procedures in the event of a weather-related campus closure or  campus-wide class cancellation.

If the campus is closed (or ...

National board pass rate at 96 percent for Highland Nursing graduates -  12/2/2016

Statistics released from the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses, shows a pass rate of 96 ...

Highland Community College to provide Express Registration November 29 -  11/21/2016

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College will be providing express registration services on Tuesday, November 29 in the HCC Student/Conference Center. Students will be able to conveniently prepare for ...

Fall 2016 Final Exam Schedule -  11/16/2016

Find the Fall 2016 Final Exam Schedule here . 

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HCC to hold job fair to recruit qualified part-time faculty -  11/16/2016


Highland Community College is holding a Part-time Instructor Job Fair on Thursday, December 1, from 4 to ...

The Northwest Illinois Rock Club's Jewelry, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show -  11/10/2016

The Northwest Illinois Rock Club's Jewelry, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show is being held on the HCC campus this coming weekend HCC Theatre Department to hold auditions for spring production -  11/10/2016

FREEPORT -- The Highland Community College Theatre Department will hold auditions for the spring theatrical production, William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," on November 16, ...

Highland graduate recognized as a Goldwater Scholar -  11/10/2016

Highland Community College and Pecatonica High School graduate Elijah Karvelis, 20, has been awarded the 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship which is considered ...

Phi Theta Kappa inducts 9 new members into international honor society -  11/9/2016

Highland Community College's chapter of the international honor society, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), inducted 9 new members during a recent ceremony held in ...

Highland Homecoming 2016 a Success -  11/8/2016

Hundreds of guests attended the various "Highland Homecoming: Paws to Celebrate" events last week.  

Guests get a tour of the new Mass ...

Petitions Available for Three Positions on HCC Board -  11/1/2016

On April 4, 2017, Highland Community College District residents will elect three people to serve six-year terms on the seven-member HCC Board of Trustees. Potential ...

2016 HCC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit Open House to be held on November 3 -  10/28/2016

Freeport -- The Highland Gallery will feature works of art created by current HCC Visual Arts faculty members from November 3 through December 6, ...

Highland Community College to honor High School Equivalency (HSE) completers with Recognition Ceremony/Open House -  10/28/2016

Highland Community College's 44th annual fall High School Equivalency (HSE) Recognition Ceremony and Open House, to honor the 2016-1017 completers will ...

Highland to hold Homecoming events for the community -  10/27/2016

Freeport -- From November 1 through November 5, Highland Community College will be holding a series of special events as a part of "Highland Homecoming: ...

Experience the Madrigal Dinner at Highland -  10/25/2016

FREEPORT -- Take a step back in time to 16th century England, where harmonious music heralds in the Christmas season complete with a concert of ...

Highland Community Foundation recognizes distinguished alumni -  10/24/2016

On October 20, the Highland Community College Foundation recognized five graduates as Distinguished Alumni at its annual meeting at the Freeport Club in ...

HCC Foundation awards new scholarship -  10/21/2016

Highland Community College Foundation has established the Ray and Jeanie Searby Scholarship. Dr. Edward "Ray" Searby served at Highland from 1976-1991, as Business ...

Highland student-athletes receive All-American recognition -  10/20/2016

FREEPORT-- Six Highland Community College student-athletes were named Academic Student-Athlete Award recipients by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Timothy Dawson of Clinton, Iowa, Hanna Metzger ...

Highland trustee receives prestigious national award from ACCT -  10/19/2016

Highland Community College Trustee Diane Gallagher of East Dubuque received the 2016 M. Dale Ensign Award from the Association of Community College Trustees ...

Collaborative effort brings national educator and motivational speaker Dr. Steve Perry to Freeport -  10/19/2016
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Highland ranked number 1 in the best online community colleges in Illinois -  10/19/2016

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College has been ranked the number one community college in Illinois by OnlineColleges.com's "Top Colleges 2016." Rankings were compiled by using ...

'Broadway in Concert' comes to the HCC stage -  10/17/2016

FREEPORT -- Featuring the Chamber Singers, Youth Choir, Chorale and Royal Scots. "Broadway in Concert" will present musical selections from Hairspray, Hamilton, ...

Highland Dairy Judging Team Competes at World Dairy Expo -  10/13/2016

The Highland Community College Dairy Judging Team traveled to Madison, WI, on Oct. 3, for the 28th International Post-Secondary ...

Flu shot clinic will be held at Highland Community College -  10/12/2016

There will be a Flu Shot Clinic held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, at the Ray and Betty Stamm ...

Highland's Forensics team gives winning performance at speech tournament -  10/12/2016
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HCC Early Childhood Education and YMCA Children's Center hold open house on Oct. 12 -  10/5/2016

Freeport - The Highland Community College Early Childhood Education program is collaborating with the YMCA Early Learning Center to hold a joint open house on ...

HCC Dairy Judging Success -  10/4/2016

Congratulations to the Highland Community College Dairy Judging Team for placing 4th overall at the World Dairy Expo Post-Secondary Judging Contest on Monday, October 3 ...

Highland's speech instructor named as treasurer to ICTA board -  9/29/2016

Melissa Entzminger, speech instructor and director of forensics at Highland, was elected to a three-year term as treasurer to ...

Highland Board of Trustees approves fiscal year 2017 budget -  9/28/2016

 Highland Community College Trustees approved the permanent fiscal year 2017 budget on Tuesday, September 27, during the regular meeting of the Board of ...

HCC Foundation announces 2016-2017 scholarship recipients -  9/27/2016

The Highland Community College Foundation distributed more than $350,000 to Highland students for the 2016 academic year with over 300 ...

Highland to host Northwest Illinois College Fair -  9/23/2016

FREEPORT -- The Northwest Illinois College Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, October 14, in the Larry ...

Second 8-week fall courses begin Monday, October 10 -  9/22/2016

Highland's second 8-week fall courses begin Monday, October 10. Offerings include classes in business, cosmetology, equine science, history, information technology, mathematics, psychology, and more. To ...

Highland Community College and Blackhawk Technical College jointly hold 'Business After 5' event -  9/22/2016
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HCC's Early October Lifelong Learning Courses Beginning -  9/16/2016

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning is offering upcoming courses on campus and other locations for early October. Some of the classes ...

HCC's mid-to-late September Lifelong Learning courses beginning -  9/9/2016

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning is offering upcoming courses on campus and other locations for mid-to-late September. Some of the classes ...

'The Great Gatsby' comes to the HCC stage -  9/7/2016

Highland Community College Theatre Arts program presents "The Great Gatsby," by F. Scott Fitzgerald for the fall 2016 theatre production. Performance ...

HCC's early September Lifelong Learning courses beginning -  9/1/2016

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning is offering upcoming courses on campus and other locations beginning September. Some of the classes to ...

Highland's Friends of the Fine Arts receives a donation through Freeport Community Foundation -  8/30/2016

Friends of the Fine Arts received a donation from Dan and Nancy Schmitt of Freeport through their Family Endowment Fund held ...

Highland student-athletes receive Academic All-American recognition -  8/26/2016

Six Highland Community College student-athletes were named Academic Student-Athlete Awarded recipients by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Timothy Dawson of Clinton, ...

Highland Community College Foundation seeks distinguished alums -  8/25/2016

Highland Community College is seeking nominations for its 22st annual Distinguished Alumni Awards. ...

Clarence Mitchell Library at HCC presents Constitution Day program -  8/25/2016

Highland Community College's Clarence Mitchell Library is pleased to offer a program for Constitution Day. A panel will discuss issues of ...

Clarence Mitchell Library observes Banned Books Week with: 'To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine' -  8/25/2016

Highland Community College's Clarence Mitchell Library is pleased to offer a program for Banned Books Week at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. ...

The Highland Youth Choir resumes rehearsals -  8/22/2016

The Highland Youth Choir will resume rehearsals on Monday, September 12th.  The choir meets ...

Successful HCC Foundation Shindig VI event -  8/22/2016

Over 450 guests and volunteers attended the Highland Community College Shindig VI:  "Luau at King's Island" on Saturday, August 20.

HCC Adult Education Program Seeks Volunteer Tutors -  8/16/2016

Highland Community College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in Highland's District. Volunteers tutor math, reading, writing or English as ...

Highland's Royal Scots to hold auditions -  8/3/2016

Auditions for the Highland Community College Royal Scots vocal jazz ensemble will be held Tuesday, August 16 at 3 p.m. in ...

Highland Chorale rehearsals begin Tuesday, August 23 -  8/2/2016

The Highland Chorale is looking for vocalists for the upcoming season. Interested singers are invited to attend rehearsals beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, ...

Highland Community College Foundation's Shindig - 'Luau at King's Island' to offer plenty of Hawaiian food and music -  7/27/2016

The Highland Community College Foundation's Events and Auction Committee recently released the menu for Shindig VI - "Luau at King's Island," ...

Highland Community College hosts new student orientation -  7/14/2016

Highland Community College's 2016 New Student Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., and Wednesday, August 3, ...

Highland Community College to hold Express Registration for fall semester -  6/30/2016

Highland Community College will be providing express registration services on Tuesday, July 19 at the HCC Student/Conference Center. Students will be able to ...

Highland offers Lifelong Learning courses at Apple Canyon Lake -  6/28/2016

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning is offering a Tai Chi and Basic Digital Photography course at the Apple Canyon Lake Clubhouse this summer.

The ...

HCC, FHN, and local emergency responders to hold combined training exercise July 22 -  6/23/2016

Highland Community College and FHN are partnering with the Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and regional emergency medical responders, fire, ...

Highland Community College honors GED completers with Recognition Ceremony and Open House -  6/23/2016

Highland Community College's 43nd annual General Education Development (GED) Recognition Ceremony and Open ...

Fegan named head coach of Highland Cougar Baseball -  6/15/2016

Highland Community College has named Roger Fegan as the new head baseball coach for the Highland Cougars. He replaces Don Tresemer, ...

Highland trustee receives prestigious award from ICCTA -  6/8/2016

Highland Community College Trustee Diane Gallagher of East Dubuque has received the 2016 Ray Harstein Trustee Achievement ...

HCC Leadership Institute announces 2016 graduates -  6/8/2016

The 2015-2016 Highland Community College Leadership Institute's graduates were honored during a recent recognition dinner and ceremony held on the HCC ...

Summerset Theatre's 43rd season brings 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' to the stage -  6/7/2016

 Highland Community College’s 43rd season of Summerset Theatre will present "Joseph and the ...

Highland announces dean's list for spring 2016 semester -  5/31/2016

Highland Community College proudly announces the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or ...

Highland agriculture program finishes busy 2015-2016 school year -  5/18/2016

The Highland Agriculture program had a successful year through the involvement in various agriculture-related competitions and having a bigger presence in the community. The Agriculture ...

HCC recognizes Alex Jansen for Friends of the Fine Arts scholarship -  5/18/2016

Alex Jansen of Freeport, a student in the Mass Communication program at Highland Community College, was recognized at the fourth annual Friends of the Fine ...

Assistant Harris named head coach of Lady Cougars Basketball -  5/17/2016

 Highland Community College assistant women's basketball coach, Antwon Harris, has been named head coach of the Lady Cougars. Harris has served ...

Highland Community College 2016 Graduates -  5/16/2016

FREEPORT -- The Highland Community College 53rd annual commencement exercises were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, in the Larry F. Kahl Gymnasium ...

Forreston State Bank to help HCC Agriculture program grow -- literally -  5/16/2016

Freeport -- Forreston State Bank CEO Jeff Snyder recently announced that the Bank is pledging significant support toward Highland Community College's ...

Highland Cosmetology students compete in national Junior Style Stars contest -  5/11/2016

Alex Ankney of Dixon and Chris Myers of Stockton, two students in the Cosmetology program at Highland, competed against more than 200 stylists ...

HCC student receives 'Hire Our Heroes' Veterans Tool Grant -  5/11/2016

Charles Kovach of Freeport, a Highland student studying Auto Body Repair, has been awarded a grant from the 2016 Collision Repair Education Foundation's ...

HCC combined choirs will tour Austria and Germany -  5/11/2016

The combined choirs of Highland Community College - Highland Chorale, Chamber Singers and Royal Scots - will tour Austria and Germany the week ...

Mother and daughter share being inductees to PTK, an international honor society -  5/11/2016

When Lorita (Lori) Cassell of Freeport decided to return to school two years ago, she knew she would attend Highland Community College, ...

Highland Community College Foundation hosts 2016 Leadership Golf Outing -  5/3/2016

The 20th Annual Highland Leadership Golf outing will be hosted by the Highland Community College Foundation on Monday, June 6 at the Freeport ...

Spring 2016 Final Exam Schedule -  5/2/2016

The Spring 2016 Final Exam Schedule can be found here .

 

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HCC Students, faculty and staff recognized at Student Leadership Breakfast -  4/29/2016

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College held a Student Leadership Breakfast on Friday, April 29, in the Student/Conference Center to recognize individuals ...

Highland Community College Celebrates 53rd Commencement -  4/29/2016

FREEPORT --  The northwest Illinois community and friends of Highland Community College are invited to join the 2016 graduates and their ...

Highland Phi Theta Kappa students named to All-Illinois Academic Team -  4/26/2016

Highland Community College's international honors society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter has announced that Alexa Buss of Lena and Lucas Goncalves of Monte ...

HCC faculty member and Freeport native published in Library of America anthology -  4/26/2016

Kent Johnson, English and Spanish instructor at Highland Community College, has had one of his poems published in a book of ...

Highland Forensics team has another successful speech season -  4/26/2016

There is no debate about it, this has been a successful season for Highland's Forensics team. Since October, five students have been part of a competitive debate ...

HCC presents Spring Band and Youth Choir Concert -  4/22/2016

On Thursday, May 5, the Concert Band and Highland Youth Choir will perform their spring instrumental and vocal music concert beginning at 7:30 ...

Stephenson County Farm Bureau donates $10,000 in support of HCC'S Agriculture Program -  4/21/2016

The Stephenson County Farm Bureau (SCFB) recently made a generous donation of $10,000 to the Highland Community College Foundation, to be used as ...

HCC sponsors Money Smart Week activities -  4/18/2016

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College is holding several activities as a part of Money Smart Week HCC Adult Education hosts information sessions in several communities -  4/15/2016

Do you enjoy reading, writing or math, or want to help a non-native English speaker improve their English?  Do you need your ...

HCC presents Spring Big Band Show -  4/12/2016

The Highland Big Band will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 in the Fine Arts Theatre in the Ferguson ...

HCC to present 22nd annual Boyer Colloquium: Climate Change, Polar Canaries, and the Upper Midwest -  4/11/2016

The 2016 Boyer Colloquium, "Climate Change, Polar Canaries, and the Upper Midwest," is scheduled for 7 p.m. on April 20, 2016. Admission is ...

Foresight Financial Group Makes $75,000 Commitment in Support of HCC -  4/11/2016

State Bank (Freeport), German-American State Bank, State Bank of Davis, and Lena State Bank - all member banks of Foresight Financial Group, Inc. ...

Highland Community College Trustees approve budget reduction measures -  4/8/2016

Freeport -- The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved measures to reduce payroll costs for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 ...

Highland Forensics team has another successful speech season -  4/7/2016

There is no debate about it, this has been a successful season for Highland's Forensics team. Since October, five students have been part of a competitive debate ...

HCC Music Department holds vocal recital -  4/7/2016

The Highland Community College Music Department will host a vocal recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 in Room ...

Clarence Mitchell Library at HCC presents National Poetry month program -  4/6/2016

Highland Community College's Clarence Mitchell Library is pleased to offer a program for National Poetry Month. Guest speaker, Demetrius Amparan, a teaching artist ...

Phi Theta Kappa inducts 31 new members into international honor society -  4/6/2016

Highland Community College's chapter of the international honor society, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), inducted 31 new members during a recent ceremony held in ...

Highland Summerset Theatre auditions to be held April 16 -  4/5/2016

Highland Community College's 43rd season of Summerset Theatre will be auditioning for "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at 11 a.m. on Saturday, ...

Highland ranks number three in 10 best community colleges in Illinois -  4/1/2016

Highland Community College has been ranked number three in "The 10 best community colleges in Illinois," which was recently published by USA Today ...

HCC student wins first place in Reel Illinois film competition -  3/24/2016

Alex Jansen of Freeport, a student in the Mass Communication program at Highland Community College, was awarded first place in the Reel Illinois ...

Highland Community College announces annual Job Fair business participation -  3/23/2016

Highland Community College announces annual Job Fair business participation

The 2016 Highland Community Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 30, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 ...

HCC Servant Leadership Program 7th annual "Hearts and Hands for Hunger" OneMeal Event to help feed hungry children -  3/22/2016

The Highland Community College Servant Leadership Program is gearing up for their 7th annual ...

Highland Community College Trustees approve tuition increase -  3/18/2016

FREEPORT-- The HCC Board of Trustees approved a $6 per credit hour tuition increase and a $1 per credit hour decrease in ...

Highland Community College hosts annual Job Fair -  3/15/2016

FREEPORT  -- The 2016 Highland Community Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 30, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and ...

HCC and WIU sign two-plus-two agreement in broadcasting -  3/9/2016

Highland Community College students interested in pursuing a four-year degree in broadcasting now have a direct path to completing their Bachelor of Arts ...

HCC Cougar naming contest poll is underway -  3/8/2016

The second phase for the naming the Cougar mascot at Highland Community College has begun with three selected names on a poll ...

HCC Music Department holds vocal recital -  3/7/2016

The Highland Community College Music Department will host a vocal recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 in Room 6 at the Ferguson ...

'The Elephant Man' comes to the HCC stage -  3/2/2016

Highland Community College Theatre Arts program presents "The Elephant Man," by Bernard Pomerance for the spring 2016 theatre production. Performance dates are 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, ...

Highland Community College and WIU to approve two-plus-two agreement for broadcasting degree -  2/29/2016

Highland Community College students interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree in broadcasting now have a direct path to completing their education at Western Illinois ...

Entries sought for 46th annual HCC District Juried High School Art Exhibit -  2/26/2016

The 46th annual Highland Community College District Juried High School Art Exhibit will be held April 7 through May 4. An opening ...

Highland Concert Band to perform winter chamber music concert -  2/24/2016

The HCC instrumental music department will present the Winter Chamber Wind Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 28, at the Fine Arts Theatre ...

Highland Agriculture Club has success at state competition -  2/23/2016

On Friday February 19, eight Highland Community College agriculture students participated in the Illinois Post-Secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) Annual Conference at Lincoln Land ...

Highland Community College Trustees pass first reading of tuition increase -  2/17/2016

During their February 16 regular meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the first reading of a $5 per credit hour ...

HCC to hold alumni event to announce Hall of Fame and name the Cougar mascot -  2/9/2016

Highland Community College is sponsoring a very special Alumni Night in conjunction with the last home Cougar men's and women's basketball games at ...

HCC holds a script writing contest to produce a movie -  2/8/2016

Highland Community College has added a Motion Picture Production class for the Summer 2016 Semester, and is holding a script writing contest to ...

HCC Foundation announces April 1 scholarship deadline -  2/3/2016

April 1 is the deadline for submitting Highland Community College Foundation scholarship applications, according to Pat Dunn, Highland Foundation director of operations and member ...

'Prairie Wind' magazine now accepting submission for 2016 edition -  1/26/2016

Submissions are now being accepted for the twenty-fourth annual "Prairie Wind" art and literary magazine. The "Prairie Wind" HCC Forensics competes successfully at College of Dupage Frankly Speaking tournament -  1/26/2016
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30-Year Part-Time Service Award presented to Rudy Nielsen -  1/22/2016

Highland Community College President Tim Hood and Dean of Business and Technology Scott Anderson presented Rudy Nielsen with a 30-year part-time service award on Wednesday, ...

Highland Student Senate holds naming contest for Cougar mascot -  1/21/2016

FREEPORT -- For generations the Highland Community College Cougar mascot has been entertaining fans and students at athletic events and other College-related activities. Founded in 1962, Highland ...

Highland Community College to host Black History Month celebration -  1/21/2016

In recognition of Black History Month, Highland Community College will sponsor a free and open to the public celebration beginning at 7 p.m. ...

Clarence Mitchell Library at HCC presents Black History Month program -  1/20/2016

Highland Community College's Clarence Mitchell Library will present two programs for Black History Month. Both programs will be presented by guest storytellers, Kucha ...

Highland Faculty and Staff receive Excellence Awards -  1/8/2016

 Highland Community College employees joined fellow colleagues on January 7, 2016, to honor individuals with this year's Excellence Award and Opel Award. The ...

Highland Community College announces 2015 Service Award recipients -  1/7/2016

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College employees were recognized for their years of service as part of the Opening Days activities on January 7, 2016. The 2015 Service ...

Highland offers expanded Lifelong Learning opportunities -  1/6/2016

Beginning in the fall of 2015, Highland Community College set out to reinvigorate its former Community Education offerings under the new name Lifelong ...

Highland announces dean's list for fall 2015 semester -  12/22/2015

 Highland Community College proudly announces the dean's list for the fall 2015 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during ...

The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, Highland Community College and Rockford University announce Rubin Education Challenge -  12/18/2015
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Pearl City Elevator announces donation to support HCC Ag's Soil Science Lab -  12/16/2015

Pearl City Elevator (PCE) recently made a donation of $11,800 to the Highland Community College Agriculture Department, through the HCC Foundation, for the ...

Forensics success at College of Lake County tournament -  12/7/2015

This past weekend (November 5) the Highland Forensics Team traveled to Grayslake, IL for the College of Lake County Forensics Tournament.

"The students have been working ...

Highland Community College to provide Express Registration -  11/25/2015

 Highland Community College will be providing express registration services on Tuesday, December 8 at the HCC Student/Conference Center. Students will be able to ...

Highland Community College Trustees approve 2015 tax levy -  11/19/2015

The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the 2015 tax levy at its November 17 meeting. The annual levy is expected to ...

Experience the Madrigal Dinner at Chestnut Mountain Resort December 10 -  11/17/2015

Take a step back in time to the 16th century, where English costumes and harmonious ...

Forensic team success at Kishwaukee Community College -  11/16/2015

The HCC Forensics team participated in a tournament hosted by Kishwaukee Community College in Malta, IL on Saturday, November 12.   

Gertrude Heimerdinger placed first in ...

Experience the Madrigal Dinner at Highland -  11/6/2015

Take a step back in time to the 16th century, where English costumes and ...

Highland agriculture students win awards at fall conference -  11/3/2015

Highland Community College agriculture students competed at the Illinois Post-Secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) Fall Conference on Friday, Oct. 23, in Bloomington. Seven students ...

Highland Community Foundation recognizes distinguished alumni -  11/3/2015

The Highland Community College Foundation presented its 21st annual Distinguished Alumni Awards on Thursday, October ...

Forensics team successful at Harris-Hahn Fright Fest Forensics Tournament -  10/29/2015
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NIU and Highland sign online bachelor's degree completion pact -  10/28/2015

A new agreement between Highland Community College and Northern Illinois University will make it easier for HCC automotive technology and wind turbine technician ...

HCC Madrigal set for December 10 at Chestnut Mountain Resort -  10/26/2015

The Highland Community College Foundation will sponsor its third annual Madrigal Dinner on Thursday, ...

Swift Hospitality Group donates $50,000 to HCC Hospitality Management program -  10/21/2015

Highland Community College and the HCC Foundation recently announced a $50,000 donation by Swift Hospitality Group, a Freeport-based hotel development and management firm, ...

HCC Foundation announces 2015-2016 scholarship recipients -  10/16/2015

The Highland Community College Foundation distributed approximately $387,000 to Highland Students for the 2015 academic year with more than 200 people ...

'Broadway in Concert' comes to HCC stage -  10/9/2015

The Highland Community College Royal Scots, Chamber Singers, Highland Youth Choir and Highland Chorale are coming together for a night of music with ...

HCC Global Task Force presents 'Jane Addams: Why her vision is vital today' -  10/6/2015
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'I Hate Hamlet' comes to the HCC stage -  9/25/2015

The Highland Community College Theatre Department will present Paul Rudnick's comedy, "I Hate Hamlet." Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15; ...

Highland Community College Board of Trustees approves budget -  9/17/2015

FREEPORT   Highland Community College Trustees approved the permanent fiscal year 2016 budget on Tuesday, September 15, during the regular meeting of the ...

HCC Early Childhood Education is one of five participating in pilot program -  9/11/2015

The Early Childhood Education program at Highland has been accepted as one of only five schools in the state of Illinois to ...

Highland Community College Foundation seeks distinguished alums -  8/31/2015

 Highland Community College is seeking nominations for its 21st annual Distinguished Alumni Awards. Recipients ...

HCC Theatre Department to hold auditions for fall production -  8/28/2015

The Highland Community College Theatre Department will hold auditions for its fall production of Paul Rudnick's comedy, "I Hate Hamlet." Auditions will be ...

HCC announces addition of part-time nursing program -  8/28/2015

 Highland Community College is pleased to announce the addition of a Part-Time Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) program, beginning in ...

Highland Community College announces 2015 summer graduates -  8/27/2015

Highland Community College announces its summer 2015 graduates. Upon completion of the summer semester, 46 students completed associate degrees and certificates in more ...

Clarence Mitchell Library at HCC presents Constitution Day program -  8/25/2015

 Highland Community College's Clarence Mitchell Library will offer a program for Constitution Day at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 17 in the Clarence ...

HCC instructor accepted into international online exhibit -  8/21/2015

Sam Tucibat, a graphic design and photography instructor at Highland community College, is now included in a juried international online art exhibit. It ...

Three Cougars named to Academic All-American status -  8/20/2015

Three Highland sophomore student-athletes for the 2014-2015 academic year have been recognized as NJCAA Academic Student Athlete Award recipients based on their academic ...

The Highland Chorale rehearsals begin August 25 -  8/20/2015

The Highland Chorale is looking for vocalists for the upcoming season. Interested singers are invited to attend rehearsals beginning at 7 p.m. on ...

HCC Fine Arts presents Bibertal Youth Band from Bavaria, Germany -  8/4/2015

The Fine Arts Department of Highland Community College will host the Bibertal Youth Band from Bavaria, Germany for a special concert at 7 ...

Highland Community College hosts new student orientation -  7/16/2015

Highland Community College's 2015 New Student Orientation has been set for Tuesday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 5. For convenience, New Student Orientation ...

Highland Community College Foundation's "Woodstock" fundraiser to offer plenty of food and music -  7/14/2015

The Highland Community College Foundation's Events and Auction Committee recently released the menu for Shindig V - "Woodstock," to be held August 15 ...

HCC expands to offer advanced CNC automation machines -  6/25/2015

 Highland Community College is committed to expanding its advanced manufacturing programs by adding the latest in modern Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools ...

Summerset Theatre's 42nd season brings 'Mary Poppins' to the stage -  6/18/2015

Highland Community College's 42nd season of Summerset Theatre will present "Mary Poppins." Performances will begin ...

Highland Community College Foundation to host 'Woodstock' Fundraiser on August 15 -  6/17/2015

Peace, Love, and Music are in the air...as the Highland Community College Foundation prepares for Shindig V: "Woodstock," a charity fundraising event to ...

New tobacco free policy to be implemented at HCC -  6/11/2015

Freeport -- The State of Illinois passed the Smoke-Free Campus Act banning smoking in both indoor and outdoor spaces on state-supported college and ...

Highland announces dean's list for spring 2015 semester -  6/10/2015

 Highland Community College proudly announces the dean's list for the spring 2015 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during ...

Highland Community College to honor GED completers with Recognition Ceremony/Open House -  6/4/2015
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HCC student receives scholarship from I-CAR Education Foundation -  6/2/2015

Eric Piper of Dakota, a Highland student studying Auto Body Repair, has been awarded a $5,000 PPG Foundation Scholarship from the I-CAR Education ...

Highland Community College 52nd Annual Commencement Ceremony Graduates -  5/21/2015

The Highland Community College 52nd commencement exercise was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, ...

Highland's 'The Prairie Wind' is now available -  5/15/2015

The 2015 issue of "The Prairie Wind" art and literary magazine is now available at the following locations on the Highland Community College ...

The Highland Chronicle becomes available online -  5/8/2015

 Highland Community College's The Highland Chronicle, an award-winning student newspaper that provides students with professional journalism experience, debuted a modernized and enhanced online ...

HCC Foundation Launches Double Play 2015 -  5/6/2015

The 2015 calendar year marks the third year of the Highland Community College Foundation's "Double Play" appeal. Through Double Play, the Foundation raises ...

HCC presents Spring Band and Youth Choir Concert -  4/20/2015

On Friday, May 8, the Concert Band and Highland Youth Choir will perform their spring instrumental and vocal music concert beginning at 7:30 ...

HCC Agriculture Department hosts banquet -  4/9/2015

 The Agriculture Department at Highland hosted "People, Purpose & Passion: The Pathway to Success" banquet on Thursday, April 2 at the Student/Conference ...

Highland student-athletes receive All-American recognition -  4/8/2015

James Boone was named 2nd team NJCAA All-American. He became the 18 Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members into honor society -  4/7/2015

 Highland Community College's international honor society, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), inducted 26 new members during a ceremony held March 31 at the HCC ...

HCC announces 2015 Visual Arts Scholarship Exhibit at Freeport Art Museum -  4/3/2015

Freeport Art Museum (FAM) hosts the Visual Arts Scholarship Exhibit to showcase the most recent visual arts recipients of the Buss and Ferguson ...

HCC Foundation Hosts Retired Teachers Luncheon -  4/1/2015

 More than 70 retired teachers from northwestern Illinois attended the Highland Community College Foundation's 30th annual "Retired Teachers Luncheon" on Wednesday, March 25, on ...

HCC Adult Education ESL seeks students and volunteers -  3/31/2015

 Volunteer tutors facilitate an English as a Second Language (ESL) Group on Monday evenings at Highland.  The purpose of the group is ...

Highland Community College to present spring choral music concert -  3/30/2015

The Highland Music Department proudly presents their annual Spring Choral Concert beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday April 12, on the Fine Arts Theatre stage located in ...

HCC to hold public meeting on expanding Advanced Manufacturing programs -  3/30/2015

Highland Community College is committed to expanding its Advanced Manufacturing programs and training opportunities. At 7:30 a.m., Friday, April 10, an open meeting ...

State Bank announces Three-Year Sponsorship of Highland's Postsecondary Ag Students (PAS) Chapter -  3/27/2015

State Bank and the Highland Community College Foundation are pleased to announce State Bank's pledge to sponsor the HCC Agriculture Club's participation in ...

Nursing students are inducted into Alpha Delta Nu Beta Delta Chapter -  3/25/2015

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, twelve nursing students were inducted into the Alpha Delta Nu Beta Delta Chapter of the Nursing Honor Society.  HCC Servant Leadership program seeks donations and volunteers to help feed children in need 'locally and globally' -  3/25/2015

The Highland Community College Servant Leadership program is looking for monetary donations and volunteers for their "Hearts and Hands for Hunger" campaign. The ...

Highland Community College Trustees approve tuition increase -  3/18/2015

During their March 17 regular meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a $5 per credit hour tuition increase beginning with ...

Highland Forensics Team continues their season of success -  3/17/2015

Highland Community College's Forensics season has had a successful season with two members of the team coming away from the State Championships held ...

Highland Community College hosts annual Job Fair -  3/12/2015

The 2015 Highland Community Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 2. Current students, graduates and area residents ...

HCC hosts agriculture "People, Purpose & Passion: The Pathway to Success' -  3/11/2015

Highland Community College Agriculture Department will host "People Purpose & Passion: The Pathway to Success" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2 at the ...

'Over the Tavern' comes to the HCC stage -  3/5/2015

The Highland Community College Theatre Department will present Tom Dudzick's "Over the Tavern." Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26; Friday, March 27 ...

HCC presents ISIS and Terror in Iraq and Syria lecture -  3/3/2015
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HCC hosts GED open houses in several communities -  3/2/2015

 Do you need your GED? Are you a non-native English speaker who needs to improve your English skills? Do you want ...

Entries sought for 45th annual HCC District Juried High School Art Exhibit -  2/27/2015

The 45th annual Highland Community College District Juried High School Art Exhibit will be held April 9 through April 30. An opening reception and award ceremony will ...

Stephenson County Farm Bureau and HCC Foundation to Co-sponsor Estate Planning Seminar -  2/27/2015

The Stephenson County Farm Bureau and the Highland Community College Foundation will co-sponsor an estate planning workshop, entitled, "How to Keep Your Estate ...

'Prairie Wind' magazine submission deadline extended to March 12 -  2/26/2015

The submission deadline for the twenty-third annual Prairie Wind art and literary magazine has been extended to ...

HCC Forensics has success -  2/24/2015

The HCC Forensics team has been busy competing in tournaments over the past two weeks. At the Elgin tournament, Kevyn-Ann Sutter placed ...

Highland Community College Trustees consider tuition increase -  2/19/2015

During their February 17 regular meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a first reading of a $10 per credit hour ...

Students in SOVA collaborate on a mixed-media work of art -  2/17/2015

In its first full year as a club at Highland, students in SOVA (Student Organization Visual Arts) have gotten together on a ...

Highland expands online career training programs with ed2go -  2/17/2015

Since 2012, Highland Community College's Business Institute has been offering a program of online courses that makes it easy for individuals to take ...

HCC Clarence Mitchell Library presents Friday Forum series and poetry readings -  2/17/2015

 HCC's Clarence Mitchell Library announces several upcoming events for their Friday Forum series and workshops, which will be held in the library, located ...

Highland Summerset Theatre auditions to be held March 28 and April 11 -  2/13/2015

Highland Community College's 42nd season of Summerset Theatre will be auditioning for "Mary Poppins" (adults age 18 and older) from 10 ...

HCC Agriculture Club participates in state competition -  2/13/2015

 Six Highland Community College students in the Agriculture Club traveled to John Wood Community College in Quincy to participate in the Illinois Post-Secondary ...

HCC presents Ebola and Other Dangerous, Contagious Diseases lecture -  2/6/2015

The HCC Global Task Force, Boyer Colloquium and Highland Community College will host a lecture and discussion entitled, "Ebola and Other Dangerous, Contagious ...

Celebrate Black History Month at HCC -  2/4/2015

Start now on your submission to the poster contest!  $100 First Place and $50 Honorable Mention prizes

Posters must be no larger than 18" ...

HCC Foundation and Stephenson County Farm Bureau to Co-sponsor Estate Planning Seminar -  2/4/2015

The Highland Community College Foundation and the Stephenson County Farm Bureau will co-sponsor a special workshop on Monday, March 23 and Tuesday, March ...

'Prairie Wind' magazine now accepting submissions for 2015 edition -  2/3/2015

Submissions are now being accepted for the twenty-second annual Prairie Wind art and literary magazine. ...

Highland Community College to host Black History Month celebration -  1/29/2015

In recognition of Black History Month, Highland Community College will sponsor a free and open to the public celebration beginning at 7 p.m. ...

Clarence Mitchell Library at HCC presents Black History Month program -  1/28/2015

 Highland Community College's Clarence Mitchell Library is pleased to offer a program for Black History Month. Guest speaker Jeanne Schultz Angel will speak ...

HCC Foundation announces April 1 for scholarship deadline -  1/21/2015

The Highland Community College Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2015 - 2016 academic year. Those interested in applying for a ...

Highland Forensics team has success at College of Dupage -  1/20/2015

The Highland Forensics team traveled to the College of DuPage on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, for another successful competition. The students who attended were Sidney Finkenbinder, Kevyn-Ann ...

Highland Community College announces 2014 Service Award recipients -  1/13/2015

 Highland Community College employees were recognized for their years of service as part of the Opening Days activities on January 8, 2015. The ...

Highland Faculty and Staff receive Excellence Awards -  1/9/2015

 Highland Community College employees joined fellow colleagues on January 8, 2015, to honor individuals with this year's Excellence Awards. The awards recognize employees ...

Hghland trustees announce presidential transition -  1/8/2015

Highland Community College Board of Trustees Chair Douglas Block announced to faculty and staff that Trustees intend to name current Executive Vice President Tim Hood ...

HCC Theatre Department to hold auditions for spring production -  1/5/2015

The Highland Community College Theatre Department will hold auditions for its spring production of Tom Dudzick's captivating family comedy, Over the Tavern.

The roles for the ...

Highland names new head women's basketball coach -  1/5/2015

Highland Community College has named Erin Butler as the new head basketball coach for the Lady Cougars. She replaces Chris Westlake, who resigned last week. ...

Highland announces dean's list for fall 2014 semester -  12/22/2014

Highland Community College proudly announces the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

CollegeNow and dual credit opportunities with Freeport High School in the news -  11/21/2014

The Journal Standard recently published a story about new dual credit opportunities being planned with Freeport High School. Read the story here .

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Highland Community College Trustees approve 2014 tax levy -  11/19/2014

 At its November 18 meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the 2014 tax levy. The annual levy is expected to provide $6.3 ...

Experience the Madrigal dinner at Highland -  11/6/2014

Take a step back in time to the 16th century, where English costumes and harmonious music herald in the Christmas season with the traditional concert ...

Del Scheider honored by HCC Foundation Board of Directors -  10/22/2014

 Del Scheider of Red Oak was honored Thursday, October 16 at the annual meeting of the Highland Community College Foundation for his 40 years of ...

HCC baseball coach Don Tresemer to be inducted into Luther College Hall of Fame -  10/6/2014

Don Tresemer, a 1969 graduate of Luther College, and current coach and part-time instructor at Highland, will be inducted into the Luther College Athletic Hall ...

HCC Foundation announces 2014-2015 scholarship recipients -  10/3/2014

FREEPORT -- The Highland Community College Foundation distributed approximately $350,000 to Highland students for the 2014 academic year with
over 350 people in attendance at its annual ...

HCC SOVA art club attends International Day of Peace -  10/1/2014

Student Organization Visual Arts (SOVA) is the art club at Highland Community College. This is the first full year as a club, having been accepted by ...

HCC to host adult education open house in Mt. Morris -  9/30/2014

Highland Community College will host an open house for prospective adult education students and volunteer tutors from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at ...

HCC library receives donation of Civil War books -  9/29/2014

Highland students and northwest Illinois residents will have access to more than 200 gently used books about the American Civil War, after a donation from ...

Highland Community College Board of Trustees approves budget -  9/25/2014

Highland Community College Trustees approved the permanent 2014-2015 budget on Tuesday, September 23, during the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees.


The Operating Funds budget, ...

'Grace and Glorie' comes to the HCC stage -  9/8/2014

The Highland Community College Theatre Department will present Tom Ziegler's "Grace and Glorie." Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9; 7:30 p.m. Friday, ...

HCC Adult Education English as a Second Language group to meet -  9/4/2014

An English as a Second Language Group for interested community members will meet Monday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Highland Community College, Community Services ...

HCC Adult Education Program Seeks Volunteer Tutors -  9/4/2014

Highland Community College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in Highland's District.
Volunteers tutor math, reading, writing or English as a Second Language. ...

The Highland Chorale rehearsals begin September 2 -  8/28/2014

TheHighland Chorale is looking for vocalists for the upcoming season. Interested singers are invited to attend
rehearsals beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2 in ...

Highland Youth Choir to resume rehearsals -  8/21/2014


The Highland Community College Youth Choir, formerly the Children's Choir, resumed rehearsals on Monday, September 8, under the direction of Dagny Brandt. New members, grades ...

Highland names new head men's basketball coach -  8/21/2014

Highland Community College has named Tone Boyle as the new men's head basketball coach for the Cougars. He replaces Nathan Courtney, who has moved on ...

HCC Trustees approve intent to issue funding bonds; presidential transition plan -  8/19/2014

FREEPORT - During their August meeting, Highland Community College Trustees approved a resolution declaring the intent to issue funding bonds in
the amount of $3.3 million. ...

HCC's Courtney moves on to new position -  8/18/2014

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College is confirming news reports that Men's Head Basketball Coach Nathan Courtney has accepted a
full-time position and coaching role at another college ...

HCC Board of Trustees vote on tentative budget for 2015 fiscal year -  7/16/2014

The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a tentative 2015 fiscal year budget during their July meeting. The permanent budget will be submitted to ...

Highland Community College to provide Express Registration -  7/14/2014

Highland Community College will be providing Express Registration services on Tuesday, July 29. Students can conveniently prepare for the 2014 Fall ...

Highland's 'The Prairie Wind' is now available -  7/1/2014

The 2014 issue of the "The Prairie Wind" art and literary magazine is now available at the following locations on the Highland Community College campus:

 


Highland Community College Foundation to host Country Fair fundraiser to support HCC -  6/26/2014

Freeport, IL -- The Highland Community College Foundation is preparing for "Country Fair,' a charity fundraising event to support Highland Community College.

On Saturday, August 16, 2014,  ...

HCC student-athletes receive Arrowhead Conference Academic Excellence Awards -  6/11/2014

Twenty-one Highland Community College student-athletes were named to the 2013-2014 Arrowhead Conference Academic Excellence Team. Academic Excellence selections must pass a minimum of 12 credit ...

Highland annouces dean's list for spring 2014 semester -  6/10/2014

 Highland Community College proudly announces the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

HCC introduces new online course for Introduction to InDesign CC -  6/10/2014

 Highland Community College Business Institute has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses.  Highland Community College Business Institute has partnered ...

Highland and Western Illinois University sign Linkages partnership -  6/5/2014

Highland Community College and Western Illinois University have signed a new agreement that will allow students to concurrently enroll at both institutions.


This will allow ...

Highland Community College 51st annual Commencement Ceremony Graduates -  6/2/2014

The Highland Community College 51th anniversary commencement exercise was held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 17, on the campus courtyard. Of the 390 students ...

Highland Community College 51st annual Commencement Ceremony Graduates -  6/2/2014

The Highland Community College 51th anniversary commencement exercise was held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 17, on the campus courtyard. Of the 390 students ...

HCC shows Jones-Farrar students how wind turbines have a global impact -  5/29/2014


Fourth-graders at Jones-Farrar Magnet School got up close and personal with how wind turbines can have a global impact on the earth during a demonstration ...

Kanosky to retire as HCC President in June 2015 -  5/28/2014

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College President Joe M. Kanosky, Ph.D. will retire at the end of his current contract period, which expires June 30, 2015. Highland's ...

Adult Education holds a successful book club program -  5/20/2014

As Volunteer Literacy Coordinator, Esther Mayer has many students come through her program for the English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Many of these ...

'Fast Forward' summer bridge program assists prospective HCC students -  5/8/2014

Highland Community College will be hosting an open house/informational meeting about the "Fast Forward" summer bridge program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 12 ...

Terrarium gets a new backdrop -  4/25/2014


The Natural Science and Math Center at Highland Community College is looking more colorful these days. Thanks to a donation of $50 from the Biology ...

Highland Forensics team student takes Bronze prize at nationals -  4/24/2014

On April 7 through 12, Highland student Jess Heimer of Freeport and his Forensics team coach, Melissa Entzminger attended the Phi Rho Pi National Tournament ...

Part-time HCC instructor featured in local Planetary Studies Foundation newsletter -  4/22/2014

Part-time HCC astronomy instructor, Jim Dole, feartured in local Planetary Studies Foundation newsletter. Find the story here.

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Highland Community College Business Institute introduces new online certificate in Stress Management -  4/18/2014

Freeport -- Highland Community College Business Institute has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses.  Highland Community College Business Institute has ...

Highland and Western Illinois University articulate honors programs -  4/16/2014

 On April 15, Highland Community College officials and representatives of Western Illinois University signed an articulation agreement to formalize an understanding of cooperation between the ...

HCC Servant-Leadership "Hearts and Hands" campaign exceeds expectations -  4/10/2014
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HCC inducts first nursing students into Alpha Delta Nu Beta Delta Chapter  -  3/3/2014
The Highland Community College Beta Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society was chartered in 2013. Second-year traditional and online nursing students ...

Highland Bowling Teams Set Eyes on NJCAA National Championship and Beyond  -  2/28/2014
The Highland Community College Bowling teams had one goal when they began the 2013-2014 season — to win a NJCAA National Championship. This week, we ...

Highland to Host NJCAA Region IV Basketball Tournament  -  2/25/2014
Highland Community College is hosting the 2014 NJCAA Region IV Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament beginning Saturday, March 1 in the Larry F. Kahl Gymnasium, ...

Freeport Art Museum to host Highland Visual Arts Scholarship exhibit -  2/10/2014
The Freeport Art Museum will host an opening reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, February 28 to recognize the Highland Community College ...

HCC announces dean's list for fall 2013 semester  -  1/29/2014
Highland Community College proudly announces the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

Campus Closure Information -  1/24/2014
If campus is closed (or classes are canceled) due to inclement weather or other emergency in the morning prior to the start of classes for ...

Highland Faculty and Staff receive Excellence Awards -  1/13/2014
Freeport -- Highland Community College employees joined fellow colleagues on January 9, 2014, to honor individuals with this year's Excellence Awards. The awards recognize employees ...

HCC announces 2013 Service Award recipients  -  1/13/2014
Highland Community College employees were recognized for their years of service as part of the Opening Days activities on January 9, 2014. The 2013 Service ...

HCC Trustees ratify faculty contract  -  12/19/2013
The Highland Community College Board of Trustees ratified a new contract with the HCC Faculty Senate Local 1957 at their December Board meeting. The key ...

Area students get hands-on learning at HCC Careers to Consider Day  -  12/19/2013
It was hands-on learning Tuesday, December 17 at Highland Community College for students from Lena-Winslow and Pecatonica High Schools.

The more than 30 participants attended four ...

RSVP of Northwest Illinois presents anniversary quilt to HCC -  10/31/2013
FREEPORT — In celebration of Highland Community College’s 50th Anniversary and 40 years as sponsors for the RSVP of Northwest Illinois, a quilt was presented, ...

Prairie Wind Live Continues at the Freeport Art Museum -  10/26/2013
Get information about the exhibit and programs here. ...

Highland to host Northwest Illinois College Fair and career exhibit  -  10/23/2013
FREEPORT —The Northwest Illinois College Fair and “HCC Pathways to Careers Fair” will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 28, on ...

Stegner Fellow Austin Smith to present at Freeport Public Library -  10/21/2013
FREEPORT — As part of the Freeport Art Museum’s Prarie Wind Live exhibit and programs, a special guest speaker and former Prairie Wind contributor, Austin ...

HCC Madrigal set or December at Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena -  10/18/2013
The Highland Community College Foundation will sponsor a special performance of the HCC Madrigal Dinner on December 12 at Chestnut Mountain Resort near Galena.

Proceeds from ...

Urish named to HCC Foundation Board of Directors -  10/18/2013
FREEPORT — Christeen “Chris” Urish of rural Freeport was appointed to the Highland Community College Foundation Board of Directors at its recent annual meeting.

Urish taught ...

HCC Presents an Evening with Dan Balz of the Washington Post, Author of 'Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America’  -  10/18/2013
FREEPORT— Highland Community College is proud to present an “Evening with Dan Balz, Author of 'Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections ...

Highland Performing Arts Department to present annual Madrigal Dinner -  10/18/2013
FREEPORT—The 4th annual Madrigal Dinner will send its audience into the past to the medieval world of court jesters and traditional music from the Renaissance ...

New Industrial Training program approved at Highland Community College  -  10/18/2013
Freeport — The Illinois Board of Higher Education recently approved a new associate of applied science in Industrial Training at Highland Community College. The new ...

Cosmetology department holds annual Well Woman fundraising events -  10/18/2013
FREEPORT -- The Highland Community College Cosmetology department is holding their annual fundraiser for the Well Woman of Northwest Illinois agency which assists women who are either ...

Freeport High School to Join College Now Program at HCC -  10/8/2013
From our friends at WIFR Channel 23 News – Find out about Freeport High School joining the ranks of area high schools participationg in HCC's ...

Highland Foundation holds dedication ceremony for the newly named J. Rosemary Shockey HCC Bookstore  -  10/2/2013
Freeport – During their August 2013 meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the honorary naming of the College’s bookstore, located in the ...

Highland Community College Board of Trustees approves budget -  9/20/2013
FREEPORT—Highland Community College Trustees held a budget work session on Tuesday, September 17, prior to adopting the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget during the regular meeting. ...

HCC and Olivet Nazarene University sign agreement to offer Bachelor's in Nursing -  9/20/2013
Freeport --  Highland Community College Trustees and officials held a joint signing ceremony with representatives from Olivet Nazarene University School of Graduate and Continuing Education prior to ...

HCC Adult Education Recognizes National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week  -  9/20/2013
Freeport — The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White, the State Library’s Literacy office, IACEA - the voice ...

HCC Adult Education program seeks volunteer tutors -  8/6/2013
FREEPORT — Highland Community College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in Highland’s District. Volunteers tutor math, reading, writing or English as ...

Highland Community College Adult Education to begin this fall  -  7/23/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Adult Education program is encouraging potential students to contact their office about registering for fall classes. GED® test preparation classes will ...

HCC Board of Trustees vote on tentative budget for 2014 fiscal year -  7/17/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a tentative 2014 fiscal year budget during their July meeting. The permanent budget will be submitted to ...

HCC Foundation to host "Celebrating the Oscars: A Night of Stars" -  7/15/2013
FREEPORT – The Highland Community College Foundation is preparing for "Celebrating the Oscars: A Night of Stars," a charity fundraising event and auction. On Saturday, ...

Highland Community College hosts new student orientation -  7/10/2013
FREEPORT—Highland Community College’s 2013 New Student Orientation has been set for Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1. For convenience, New Student Orientation is ...

Highland Community College to provide express registration -  7/10/2013
FREEPORT – Highland Community College will be providing express registration services on Tuesday, July 23. Students can conveniently prepare for the 2013 Fall Semester by ...

HCC Wind Turbine Technician program to host interactive information session -  7/9/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Wind Turbine Technician program will be hosting an information session from 5 to 7 p. m. on Thursday, August 1, in ...

Summerset Theatre's 40th season brings Huckleberry Finn to the stage -  6/20/2013
FREEPORT—Highland Community College’s 40th season of the Summerset Theatre will present “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. on ...

HCC Announces Dean's List for Spring 2013 Semester -  6/18/2013
FREEPORT—Highland Community College proudly announces the dean’s list for the Spring 2013 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

Highland Community College to honor GED® completers -  6/5/2013
FREEPORT—Highland Community College’s 40th annual General Education Development (GED®) Recognition Ceremony honoring the 2012-2013 GED completers will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June ...

HCC Foundation's 'Double Play' challenge continues to grow -  5/28/2013
FREEPORT—Due to the generosity of two additional contributors who have pledged to match gifts through 2013, the matching pool has been increased to $75,000 from ...

Highland Community College 50th Annual Commencement Ceremony Graduates -  5/23/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College 50th anniversary commencement exercise was held outdoors at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 18, 2013, on the campus plaza. Of the ...

HCC Foundation to hold 17th annual Highland Leadership Golf Tournament -  5/20/2013
FREEPORT—The 17th annual Highland Leadership Golf Tournament will be hosted by the Highland Community College Foundation on Monday, June 3, at the Freeport Country Club. ...

Highland Community College Celebrates 50th Commencement -  5/10/2013
FREEPORT-- The northwest Illinois community and friends of Highland Community College are invited to join the 2013 graduates and their families as they celebrate the ...

Highland Summerset Theatre auditions to be held May 11 and 13 -  5/8/2013
FREEPORT—Highland Community College’s 40th season of the Summerset Theatre will be auditioning for “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" on May 11 and 13. ...

Highland Community College Equine Science Open House on May 4 -  4/25/2013
MONROE, Wis.—Highland Community College’s Equine Science Department will be holding an Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Country View Equestrian ...

HCC hosts ceremonial signing of reciprocity agreements with Wisconsin schools -  4/24/2013
FREEPORT— Highland Community College held a ceremonial signing of joint educational agreements between HCC and both Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (SWTC) and Blackhawk Technical College ...

Inaugural presentation of the 'Last Lecture Series' featuring Alan Wenzel -  4/19/2013
FREEPORT—Beginning this spring, Highland Community College will sponsor an annual faculty lecture that will feature a Highland instructor speaking from the premise that this would ...

HCC Fine Arts Department's annual jazz show celebrates 50th anniversary -  4/18/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Royal Scots and Big Band will present a special Spring Jazz Concert to commemorate the 50th anniversary of HCC. The show ...

HCC Children's Choir to perform multi-cultural collection of folksongs -  4/18/2013
FREEPORT—On Tuesday April 30, the Highland Community College Children’s Choir will present "A Small Part of the World - Folksongs from Here, There, and Everywhere," ...

Red Cross Blood Drive to be held April 29 at Highland Community College  -  4/18/2013
FREEPORT—Highland Community College will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 29, in the Student Conference Center, ...

Highland to hold disability as diversity presentation -  4/18/2013
Freeport — Highland Community College’s Department of ADA Services will hold a presentation on disability as diversity on Thursday, June 13 at 3 p.m. in ...

HCC Adult Education announces last GED® intake for the academic year  -  4/16/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Adult Education program is encouraging potential students to complete their GED® test in 2013 due to changes in the price and ...

Yosemite Fire Chief Martin to explain role of wild fires in global climate change -  3/27/2013
FREEPORT — Kelly Martin, Chief of Fire and Aviation Management at Yosemite National Park, will return to her hometown of Freeport to present “Wildland Fire ...

'New Deal' presentation offered at the Freeport Art Museum  -  3/18/2013
FREEPORT—Andy Dvorak, history and political science Instructor at Highland Community College, will present “Seeing the New Deal: The Federal Arts Project in the Great Depression” ...

HCC offers preparation services for upcoming Job Fair  -  3/14/2013
FREEPORT—In preparation for the annual Job Fair, Highland Community College will offer walk-in resume assistance sessions and two presentations entitled “What Do I Wear? Attire ...

HCC Business Institute offers Globally Harmonized System Training  -  3/14/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Business Institute and the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host the upcoming Safety Training “Bites” event from 7:30 ...

Entries sought for 43rd annual HCC District Juried High School Art Exhibit  -  3/4/2013
FREEPORT-The 43rd annual Highland Community College District Juried High School Art Exhibit will be held April 4 through April 25. An opening reception and award ...

HCC Adult Education to begin new classes at Freeport Housing Authority  -  2/25/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Adult Education Department will open a second multi-level classroom at the Freeport Housing Authority (FHA) Monroe/Parkside Center, located near Taylor Park ...

Highland Community College to host Black History Month celebration  -  2/18/2013
FREEPORT — In recognition of Black History Month, Highland Community College will sponsor a free and open public celebration beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, ...

Changes to MAP grant program affecting Highland students  -  2/6/2013
FREEPORT—With insufficient funds plaguing the State of Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP), many otherwise eligible Highland Community College students are receiving less financial assistance than ...

Highland Adult Education announces GED® test to undergo changes in 2014  -  1/28/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Adult Education program is encouraging potential students to complete their GED® test in 2013 due to changes in the price ...

Highland Children's Choir resumes rehearsals  -  1/28/2013
FREEPORT—The Highland Community College Children's Choir resumed rehearsals on Monday, January 14. New members, ages 7 to 14, are welcome. The choir rehearses on Mondays ...

Highland Trustees reach cooperative agreements with colleges, high schools  -  1/25/2013
FREEPORT—The first Highland Community College Board of Trustees meeting of the calendar year was held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15. In observance of ...

Highland Chorale invites community singers to weekly concert rehearsals  -  1/16/2013
FREEPORT—Rehearsals for the Highland Chorale will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29, in the Ferguson Fine Arts Building, room 10. Local residents who ...

Highland students nominated for All-USA Community College Academic Team -  1/15/2013
FREEPORT-- Highland Community College has nominated students Katharyn Jones and JennyMarie Farmer for the All-USA Community College Academic Team. Both students possess a 4.0 GPA ...

Highland Faculty and Staff Receive Excellence Awards -  1/15/2013

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College employees joined fellow colleagues on January 10 to honor individuals with this year's Excellence Awards. The awards recognize employees for quality ...

Highland Community College announces 2012 Service Award recipients -  1/11/2013
Highland Community College employees were recognized for their years of service as part of the Opening Days activities on January 10, 2013. The 2012 Service ...

Highland announces dean's list for Fall 2012 semester -  1/4/2013
FREEPORT-- Highland Community College proudly announces the dean's list for the Fall 2012 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the ...



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