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HCC Foundation Shindig promises good eats at the County Fair -  7/22/2014

Troy and Donna Lessman of Lake Carroll have been selected by the Highland Community College Foundation's Shindig Committee to cater hot and cold food dishes ...

HCC hosts new student orientation -  7/21/2014

Highland Community College's 2014 New Student Orientation has been set for Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6.  For convenience, New Student Orientation is scheduled ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

HCC announces summer campus hours -  5/19/2014

Beginning Monday, May 19, the Highland Community College Campus will observe summer business hours from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The campus ...

'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 Student Homecoming Week -  1/31/2014
staff ...

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
Highland Community College employees joined fellow colleagues on January 9, 2014, to honor individuals with this year’s Excellence Awards. The awards recognize employees for quality ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cosmetology department holds annual Well Woman fundraising events -  10/18/2013
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Cosmetology department is holding their funny pictures annual fundraiser for the Well Woman of Northwest Illinois agency ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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," ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 as ...

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 ...

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 semester ...

HCC Dean Publishes "Following Footsteps in Freeport " -  12/5/2012
FREEPORT � Highland Community College Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. Thompson Brandt recently published a new book, �Following Footsteps in Freeport.� Local feature ...

HCC Trustees approve tax levies, bond sale and new agreement -  11/26/2012
FREEPORT � During its November 20 meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the annual tax levy. The proposed levy would provide $6.1 ...

The Highland Choral Music Department presents Handel's 'Messiah' -  11/7/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Choral Music Department�s annual holiday performance of George F. Handel's "Messiah" will take place Sunday, December 2, at United Presbyterian Church, ...

Highland Performing Arts Department to present annual Madrigal Dinner -  11/7/2012
FREEPORT�The 3rd annual Madrigal Dinner will send its audience into the past to the medieval world of court jesters and traditional music from the Renaissance ...

Highland Children's Theater presents 'Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp' -  11/5/2012
The Highland Community College Children�s Theater will be performing a one-time-only matinee of �Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp� on Saturday, November 17. The curtain goes ...

Highland Community College Foundation recognizes distinguished alumni -  10/24/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Foundation presented its 18th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards on Thursday, October 18, at the Freeport Country Club. The 2012 ...

Tucibat to be featured at Seasons on the Land exhibit -  10/22/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College art instructor Sam Tucibat will have his work displayed as part of �Seasons on the Land� from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, ...

HCC Foundation Announces 2012-2013 Scholarship Recipients -  10/9/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Foundation distributed approximately $300,000 to Highland students for the 2012-2013 academic year with over 300 people in attendance at its annual ...

Highland Community College awarded Military Friendly School title -  9/20/2012

FREEPORT� Highland Community College has been named to the Military Friendly Schools� list compiled by ...

Highland Community College Board of Trustees approves budget -  9/19/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College Trustees held a budget work session on Tuesday, September 18, prior to adopting the fiscal year 2012-2013 budget during the regular meeting. ...

Highland's Friends of Fine Arts meeting scheduled for September 27 -  9/14/2012
FREEPORT� The public is invited to a meeting of the Highland Community College Friends of the Fine Arts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, ...

'Finger Painting in a Murphy Bed' performance comes to the Highland stage -  9/10/2012
FREEPORT�A quirky romantic comedy will be performed at Highland Community College this fall with David Paterson�s �Finger Painting in a Murphy Bed.� The show will ...

FHN presents two-year Highland scholarship to baby born on HCC's anniversary -  9/10/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College has many long-standing partnerships within northwest Illinois, allowing Highland to continually look towards the future. It is in this spirit that FHN ...

Area youth invited to participate in HCC Children's Choir -  9/6/2012
FREEPORT- The Highland Community College Children�s Choir rehearsals will begin on Monday, September 10. The non-audition choir rehearsals will be held on Mondays from 4:15 ...

HCC Alumnus Troy Miller's recent work to be displayed at Highland Gallery -  8/31/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College will present �Troy Miller: Recent Work� in the Highland Gallery, Ferguson Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will begin Thursday, September 20, with ...

Highland Community College's Adult Education program to host GED® Fair -  8/31/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College�s Adult Education program will feature an informational GED Fair on Wednesday, September 12, at the Freeport Public Library. The free event will ...

Highland to hold special presidential election class at HCC West -  8/31/2012
ELIZABETH�Highland Community College will be offering a special Community Education class entitled �Choosing America's President, 1789-2012,� at HCC West in Elizabeth.

The course will ...

Highland to host community picnic and bed races for 50th anniversary -  8/27/2012
bed races FREEPORT�As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, Highland Community College is hosting a free Community Appreciation Picnic from ...

Highland Community College Alumni Association seeks new members -  8/27/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Alumni Association is planning to grow and expand its membership this year in recognition of the College�s 50th anniversary year.

Cal ...

HCC and Stephenson County Health Department to hold flu vaccine clinic -  8/27/2012
FREEPORT�In conjunction with the Stephenson County Health Department, the Highland Community College Nursing/Allied Health Department is hosting a flu vaccine clinic from 8:30 a.m. to ...

Highland's technology programs benefit local employers -  8/20/2012
FREEPORT� Ultrasonic Power Corporation, a 40-year old company located in Freeport for nearly 28 years, is presently benefitting from the Highland Community College Wind Turbine ...

Highland Community College Adult Education classes begin August 27 -  8/13/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Adult Education Program will resume morning, afternoon and evening GED� preparation courses the week of August 27. English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) ...

Highland Community College announces fall community education courses -  7/31/2012
FREEPORT�The HCC Community Education department and Business Institute have announced the fall schedule of personal and professional development courses, as well as upcoming Tours de ...

Highland Community College offers services to assist displaced workers -  7/26/2012
FREEPORT� On Tuesday, July 17, Highland Community College admissions� representatives conducted an on-site visit to Sensata Technologies in Freeport as part of the College�s sustained ...

Board of trustees vote on tentative budget for 2013 fiscal year -  7/23/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a tentative 2013 fiscal year budget during their July meeting. The permanent budget will be submitted to ...

Highland Community College to provide express registration -  7/12/2012
FREEPORT � Highland Community College will be providing express registration services on Tuesday, July 31. Students can conveniently prepare for the 2012 Fall Semester by ...

Highland trustees renew community college educational agreement -  7/12/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved an expanded community college education agreement during their regular June session. This comprehensive agreement assures that students ...

HCC Foundation to host 'The Great Gatsby' -  6/28/2012
FREEPORT�On Saturday, August 18, 2012, guests at the home of Dr. Keith and Mrs. Diane Martin will find themselves magically transported back to the Roaring ...

Highland's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society named 'Five Star Chapter' -  6/28/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College�s Nu Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society has been recognized as a �Five Star Chapter,� the highest honor ...

HCC Announces Dean's List for Spring 2012 Semester -  6/11/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College proudly announces the dean�s list for the Spring 2012 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

Highland selects head coach for new athletic program -  6/8/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Athletic Department is pleased to announce Jesse Buss, a Freeport High School alumnus, as the head men�s and women�s bowling coach ...

Highland names new head basketball coach -  6/7/2012
FREEPORT � Following the resignation of head men�s basketball coach Zac Roman on May 3, Highland Community College officials announced today that Nathan Courtney has ...

Highland Community College to honor GED® completers -  6/5/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College�s 39th annual General Education Development (GED� ) Recognition Ceremony honoring the 2011-2012 GED� completers will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, ...

'Hairspray' tickets now on sale for the 39th season of Summerset Theatre -  6/4/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Fine Arts Department and Summerset Theatre XXXIX proudly present �Hairspray,� the Broadway musical, directed by Dan Danielowski. Performances will begin at ...

Highland's Upward Bound program to close amid lack of federal funding -  5/31/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College�s TRIO Upward Bound Program, an early intervention program for high school students wanting to attend college, has been notified that it will ...

Highland Athletic department announces first bowling team players -  5/31/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College�s recent addition of a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) sanctioned bowling team to its interscholastic sports offerings has already resulted in ...

Highland recognizes outstanding 2012 graduates -  5/24/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College awarded 420 degrees and certificates at its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 19, 2012.

Since 1962, Highland has had over ...

Highland's Tucibat joins group exhibition at Freeport Art Museum -  5/17/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College Graphic Design and Photography Instructor Sam Tucibat has been invited to participate in the group exhibition, "It's Only Natural," at the Freeport ...

Highland students to be recognized at Honor's Convocation -  5/17/2012
FREEPORT�Beginning at 7 p.m. tonight, May 17, in the Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre, Highland Community College�s graduating students who have earned academic honors will be ...

Highland's 20th anniversary issue of 'The Prairie Wind' now available -  5/17/2012
FREEPORT�The staff and faculty advisors of "The Prairie Wind" art and literary magazine are pleased to announce that the 20th Anniversary Issue is now available ...

Highland Trustees approve the addition of bowling to athletic offerings -  5/16/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Board of Trustees voted during Tuesday�s regular session meeting to approve the addition of men�s and women�s bowling to the interscholastic ...

Highland Community College announces campus summer hours -  5/8/2012
FREEPORT�Beginning May 21, the Highland Community College campus will be closed on Fridays and Saturdays. All departments, with the exceptions listed below, will be available ...

Highland Community College celebrates 49th annual commencement -  5/7/2012
FREEPORT� The northwest Illinois community and friends of Highland Community College are invited to join our 2012 graduates and their families as we celebrate the ...

Freeport Chamber and HCC Business Institute to provide training sessions -  5/4/2012
FREEPORT �The Highland Business Institute, in conjunction with the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce, will present the following professional development breakfast and luncheon opportunities throughout ...

Roman resigns as Cougars head coach -  5/4/2012
FREEPORT� Highland Community College Men�s Basketball Head Coach Zac Roman announced his resignation on Wednesday, May 3 stating that he would like to pursue other ...

RSVP of northwest Illinois celebrates 40 years of service -  5/2/2012
FREEPORT�The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of northwest Illinois will be hosting a 40th anniversary open house from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May ...

Sauer-Danfoss contributes to HCC Foundation major gift campaign -  4/24/2012
FREEPORT�Sauer-Danfoss, a Freeport-based global manufacturer, recently announced a $50,000 donation to Highland Community College Foundation�s �Growing for tomorrow�Changing lives today� major gift campaign in support ...

Highland Foundation tees up for annual golf tournament -  4/24/2012
FREEPORT �The 16th annual Highland Leadership Golf Tournament will be hosted by the Highland Community College Foundation on Monday, June 4, at Freeport Country Club. ...

Highland Concert Band welcomes guest saxophonist Keith Zimmerman -  4/20/2012
FREEPORT� On Friday, May 4, the Highland Concert Band will perform their Spring Instrumental Concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre. ...

HCC Trustees sign transfer agreement with University of Illinois -  4/18/2012
FREEPORT�During their April 17 regular meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees held a public signing of a landmark transfer agreement between HCC and ...

HCC sponsors Chloris Lowe to speak on the history of the Ho-Chunk Nation -  4/17/2012
When: April 30, 2012 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Where: River Ridge School Commons, 4141 IL Route 84 South, Elizabeth/Hanover

Chloris Lowe is uniquely qualified ...

Highland Royal Scots and Big Band to present annual Spring Jazz Show -  4/17/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce the annual Royal Scots and Big Band Spring Jazz Show. This energetic, ...

Highland Community College fall registration begins April 16 -  4/12/2012
FREEPORT�Registration for Fall 2012 Semester classes begins Monday, April 16, and summer course registration is currently ongoing.

Students are encouraged to register early for ...

HCC Early Childhood Education to offer professional development -  4/10/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College will host two professional development trainings in April. For both events, participants will receive training hours upon request for the Department of ...

Winners announced for the 42nd annual High School Juried Art Exhibit -  3/30/2012

Highland Gallery hosted the awards reception on Thursday, March 29, for the42nd annual High School Juried Art ...

Highland Adult Education offering free TABE testing sessions -  3/30/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Adult Education Program will be holding additional Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) sessions. The TABE is designed to ...

Highland Community College hosts annual Job Fair  -  3/19/2012
FREEPORT – The 2012 Highland Community College Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 12. Current students, graduates, and area ...

Kauke named 2012 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholar -  3/16/2012
FREEPORT�Kenneth Kauke, a full-time student at Highland Community College, has been named a 2012 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. Kauke is a Rockford ...

Highland's Boyer Colloquium to feature 'Endgame' author Derrick Jensen -  3/15/2012
FREEPORT � The 2012 Boyer Colloquium, "Endgame: An Evening with Derrick Jensen," will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012, in the Highland ...

'Ode to Joy' event to include HCC ensembles and many special guests -  3/8/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Music Department will present a special performance of the choral finale to Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, "Ode to Joy," at 7 ...

Highland's Clark and Schulz selected to Arrowhead All-Conference team -  3/7/2012
FREEPORT�Highland women's basketball team members Katie Clark and Keeley Schulz were recently named to the Arrowhead All-Conference first and second teams. Team members are selected ...

HCC cosmetology students transform cast members in 'The Darkening' -  3/6/2012
FREEPORT�Highland Community College cosmetology students Ali Ingram of Byron, Christine Wheetley of Mount Carroll and Larissa Peterson of Dixon will soon view their work on ...

Highland Cougar basketball receives Arrowhead All-Conference recognition -  3/2/2012
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College men�s basketball team has won the Arrowhead Conference Award for the 14th consecutive year with a 10-2 record.

Additionally, Cougar ...

Highland Trustees discuss tuition increase, approve new certificate -  2/23/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the first reading of a proposed tuition increase and voted to add a new certificate ...

Highland Phi Theta Kappa students named to All-Illinois Academic Team -  2/23/2012
FREEPORT � Highland Community College's international honor society chapter, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), has announced that Kenneth Kauke of Rockford and Jacob Crome of Stockton ...

Highland Adult Education offering free TABE testing sessions -  2/22/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Adult Education Program will be holding additional Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) sessions. The TABE is designed to ...

Highland's WindTech TV now broadcasting curriculum online -  2/17/2012
FREEPORT � WindTech TV, another vital component of the three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant project, is now broadcasting online to further the ability of ...

HCC Foundation announces ten new scholarship opportunities -  2/16/2012
FREEPORT � The HCC Foundation has announced ten new scholarships for eligible Highland Community College students. With more than 200 scholarships available through the Foundation, ...

HCC Wind Tech Program receives nacelle and turbine blade -  2/15/2012
FREEPORT � On Wednesday, February 15, the Highland Community College Wind Turbine Technician program received an intact, decommissioned Vestas V15 wind turbine nacelle, a donation ...

Highland Community College earns wind energy seal of approval -  2/10/2012
FREEPORT � On January 12, the Wind Turbine Technician training program at Highland Community College was awarded the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Seal of ...

HCC announces Fall 2011 graduates -  2/10/2012
FREEPORT � Highland Community College announces its fall 2011 graduates. These graduates received associate of arts degrees, associate of science degrees, associate of applied science ...

Prairie Wind Magazine Now Accepting Submissions for 2012 Edition -  2/9/2012
FREEPORT � Submissions are now being accepted for the 20th Anniversary Issue of the Prairie Wind magazine, a collection of original poetry, prose, visual art, ...

'Mr. Green' pays a visit to the Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre -  2/8/2012
FREEPORT � The highly acclaimed two-man play "Visiting Mr. Green" by Jeff Baron will be performed at 7:30 p.m. February 23, 24 and 25 in ...

Moonlight Serenade featuring Highland's Big Band coming to Masonic Temple -  2/6/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Big Band and Freeport High School Jazz Ensemble will combine their talents under the direction of Mr. Bill Petersen ...

Highland Concert Band to perform spring chamber music concert -  2/6/2012
FREEPORT � The HCC instrumental music department will present the Spring Chamber Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 26, at Park Hills Evangelical Church located ...

Highland Business Institute to host small business start-up seminar -  2/1/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Business Institute will be offering the free seminar, "1st Steps to Starting a Small Business," from 6 to 8 ...

Highland's Gunderson earns InfoComm International certification -  2/1/2012
FREEPORT � Audio/Visual Specialist Michael Gunderson of Highland Community College has earned his Certified Technology Specialist (CTS�) credential from InfoComm International. The certification is for ...

Equine Science program broadens reach with new training locations -  2/1/2012
FREEPORT � The Equine Science program has continued to steadily increase its training opportunities this academic year since the associate of applied science degree and ...

Highland Business Institute now offers Ed2go online courses -  2/1/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Business Institute is pleased to announce a program that makes it easy for individuals to take high-quality, non-credit online courses no ...

Highland to host Black History Month celebration -  1/30/2012
FREEPORT � In recognition of Black History Month, Highland Community College and the HCC Task Force will sponsor a free and open public celebration beginning ...

Highland Community College announces Service Award recipients -  1/30/2012
FREEPORT � Highland Community College employees were recognized for their years of service as part of the Opening Days activities on January 12, 2012. The ...

Highland Adult Education offering free TABE testing sessions -  1/26/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Adult Education Program will be holding additional Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) sessions. The TABE is designed to ...

Local singers invited to participate in special HCC choral performance -  1/20/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Music Department is pleased to announce that it will be performing the finale to Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, "Ode ...

HCC Trustees support economic, environmental sustainability efforts -  1/19/2012
FREEPORT � The year's first Highland Community College Board of Trustees meeting produced unanimous votes on three proposals aimed at bringing economic growth and "green" ...

HCC announces dean's list for Fall 2011 Semester -  1/17/2012
FREEPORT � Highland Community College proudly announces the dean�s list for the Fall 2011 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during ...

Highland faculty and staff receive Excellence Awards -  1/13/2012
FREEPORT � Highland Community College employees joined fellow colleagues on January 12 to honor individuals with this year's Excellence Awards. The awards recognize employees for ...

Highland Gallery seeks local artists for district-wide exhibit -  1/6/2012
FREEPORT� The Highland Gallery is accepting entries for the 43rd annual Highland Community College District Juried Art Exhibit which will run from February 9 through ...

Berberet appointed executive director of HCC Foundation -  1/5/2012
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Foundation Board of Directors has appointed James M. Berberet as Executive Director of the Foundation. Berberet has been serving ...

HCC West to host adult education open house -  1/4/2012
ELIZABETH � The Highland Community College West campus will hold an informational session for prospective adult education students and adult volunteer literacy tutors from 5 ...

HCC announces campus closure for winter break -  12/13/2011
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College campus will be closed for winter break on Thursday, December 22, 2011, through Monday, January 2, 2012. All HCC ...

Highland's Kent Johnson recognized in Times Literary Supplement -  12/7/2011
FREEPORT � Highland Community College English and Spanish instructor Dr. Kent Johnson�s work �Question Mark Above the Sun� has received distinction as one of the ...

Highland Adult Education offering free TABE testing sessions -  11/30/2011
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Adult Education Program will be holding several Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) sessions this fall. The TABE is ...

Highland Alumni Association scholarship recipients conclude a 'winning' semester -  11/21/2011
FREEPORT � With the fall semester coming to an end, three Highland students are studying for final exams with a little help from Highland�s Alumni ...

HCC Trustees approve tax levies and submission of online program -  11/18/2011
FREEPORT � Following a public hearing on November 15, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the annual tax levy during their regular session. ...

Highland Community College Foundation recognizes distinguished alumni -  10/25/2011
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Foundation presented its 17th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards on Thursday, October 20. The 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients were ...

Highland Gallery to host reception for Visual Arts faculty -  10/24/2011
FREEPORT � The Highland Gallery, located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center, will feature works of art created by current HCC Visual Arts faculty members ...

HCC faculty member Kent Johnson publishes Uruguayan poetry collection -  10/19/2011
FREEPORT � Highland Community College is pleased to announce the publication of English and Spanish instructor Dr. Kent Johnson�s recent collaboration �Hotel Lautr�amont: Contemporary Poetry ...

Lt. Governor Simon's Listening Tour Comes to Highland Community College -  10/6/2011
FREEPORT � A Highland Community College panel consisting of faculty, staff and students addressed Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon this Wednesday on matters ranging from ...

Lt. Governor Simon to visit HCC on Oct. 5 -  10/5/2011
FREEPORT � Lt. Governor Sheila Simon will bring her Complete College tour to Kishwaukee, Sauk Valley and Highland community colleges today to promote the state�s ...

HCC Foundation Announces 2011-2012 Scholarship Recipients -  10/4/2011
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Foundation distributed over $350,000 dollars to Highland students for the 2011-2012 academic year with over 400 people in attendance ...

HCC Medical Assistant Program Becomes Newest Addition to CAAHEP Approved Program List in Illinois -  9/30/2011
FREEPORT � Following rigorous evaluation by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), Highland Community College�s medical assistant program was granted initial accreditation status from ...

HCC Trustees adopt balanced budget -  9/22/2011
FREEPORT � Highland Community College Trustees held a budget work session on Tuesday, September 20 prior to adopting the fiscal year 2011-2012 budget during the ...

HCC Awarded Military Friendly School Title from G.I. Jobs -  9/20/2011
FREEPORT � G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Highland Community College the designation of Military Friendly School. ...

Area Students Invited to Participate in HCC Children's Choir -  9/1/2011
FREEPORT - The Highland Community College Children�s Choir rehearsals will begin on Monday, September 12, 2011. Rehearsals are held on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:15 ...

Highland instructor writes book on author Don DeLillo -  8/9/2011
Highland Community College English instructor Dr. Paul Giaimo recently published a new book, "Appreciating Don DeLillo: The Moral Force of a Writer�s work." The book, ...

Highland Community College, FHN and local emergency responders to hold combined exercise -  7/22/2011
FREEPORT � Highland Community College and FHN will partner with emergency responders from Stephenson County and the City of Freeport to conduct a combined crisis ...

HCC to Hold Equine Science Program Open House -  7/21/2011
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS � Highland Community College will hold an open house for individuals interested in the new Associate of Applied Science degree in Equine Science ...

HCC Announces Dean's List for Spring 2011 Semester -  6/23/2011
FREEPORT�Highland Community College proudly announces the dean�s list for the Spring 2011 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

HCC Recognizes Outstanding 2011 Graduates -  5/18/2011
FREEPORT -- Highland Community College awarded 420 degrees and certificates at its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14th, 2011.

Highland has over 12,000 graduates ...

Renowned Lincoln Scholar to Speak at HCC Commencement -  4/29/2011
FREEPORT, IL � Harold Holzer, one of the country's leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era, will address ...

Highland Trustees Approve Contracts and Reorganize New Board -  4/29/2011
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a two-year extension of President Dr. Joe Kanosky�s contract and a three-year agreement with the ...

HCC Instructor Wins Award at National Forensics Tournament -  4/27/2011
FREEPORT � Highland Community College Speech Instructor and Forensics Coach, Jim Yeager, was presented with the Collie-Taylor Coach�s Fellowship Award at the Phi Rho Pi ...

Highland Community College Celebrates 48th Commencement -  4/26/2011
FREEPORT� The northwest Illinois community and friends of Highland Community College are invited to join our 2011 graduates and their families as we celebrate the ...

Showcase Highland to be held at Midwest Medical Center in Galena -  4/13/2011
FREEPORT � Midwest Medical Center in Galena will host a �Showcase Highland� program on April 27th, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.

Featured will be programs about ...

Retired teachers honor Highland student -  4/8/2011
FREEPORT � Courtney Gaulrapp, of Freeport, was recently awarded the Retired Teachers Scholarship at a luncheon meeting of more than 110 retired teachers from throughout ...

HCC Trustee Attends Department of Education Summit -  4/5/2011
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS � Highland Community College trustee, Diane Gallagher, represented HCC and the nation�s community colleges at a U.S. Department of Education regional summit on ...

HCC Wind Technology Instructor to Chair American Wind Energy Association Work Group -  2/17/2011
FREEPORT � Highland Community College wind technology instructor, Dave Vrtol, was recently named the new Community College and Technical School Sub-Chairperson for the American Wind ...

HCC Dean's List for Fall 2010 Semester -  1/28/2011
FREEPORT�Highland Community College proudly announces the dean�s list for the fall 2010 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

Highland Community College Announces Fall 2010 Graduates -  1/13/2011
FREEPORT�Highland Community College announces its fall 2010 graduates. These graduates received associate of arts degrees, associate of science degrees, associate of applied science degrees, and ...

Highland Faculty and Staff Receive Excellence Awards -  1/7/2011
FREEPORT � Highland Community College employees have an opportunity each year to nominate their colleagues for an Excellence Award. The award recognizes employees for quality ...

HCC Foundation Executive Director Announces Retirement -  1/7/2011
FREEPORT � After spending nearly 20 years with the Highland Community College Foundation � and the last 16 as executive director � Susan Atherton has ...

HCC Adult Education announces added TABE testing sessions and orientation -  12/21/2010
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Adult Education Program will be adding two additional Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) sessions in January. The TABE ...

Register now for Spring & Summer 2011 Classes -  12/16/2010
Register now for Spring & Summer 2011 Classes Highland Community College is currently registering students for both the Spring and the Summer 2011 Semesters. ...

HCC and Partners Win State Award for Online Nursing Program -  11/23/2010
FREEPORT � Highland Community College, along with partners Kishwaukee College, Rock Valley College, and Sauk Valley Community College received a 2010 Illinois Council of Community ...

HCC Trustees Approve Tax Levies and New Programs -  11/17/2010
FREEPORT� Each year Highland Community College is required to submit a tax levy request. Setting the tax levy is a somewhat complex task determined by ...

HCC Foundation Presents Distinguished Alumni Awards -  11/2/2010
FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Foundation presented its sixteenth annual �Distinguished Alumni Awards� during the Foundation�s Annual Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. The 2010 ...

Highland Adult Education now offering free TABE testing sessions -  10/15/2010
The Highland Community College Adult Education Program will be holding several Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) sessions this fall. The TABE is designed to ...

HCC Foundation Distributes Scholarship Funds to Students -  10/12/2010
HCC Foundation

FREEPORT�The Highland Community College Foundation held its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on September 27th. The Foundation will distribute ...

Highland Sponsored RSVP celebrates Senior Corps Week of September 20th -  9/21/2010
Freeport � The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Northwest Illinois, sponsored by Highland Community College, will join the nationwide celebration of the first ...

Highland Art Gallery Features Exhibit by Steve Tritt: Illinois Soul -  9/7/2010
Illinois Wash
Illinois Wash

FREEPORT� The Highland Gallery, located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center, presents a ...

HCC Named a Military Friendly School by G.I Jobs Magazine -  9/7/2010
Highland Community College was named in the 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The list honors the top 15 percent of ...

Area Students Invited to Participate in HCC Children's Choir -  8/25/2010
FREEPORT- The Highland Community College Children�s Choir rehearsals will begin on Monday, September 13, 2010. Rehearsals are held on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. ...

Adult Education Classes Begin in September -  8/24/2010
Highland Community College�s Adult Education classes will begin the week of September 13th, 2010, on the Highland campus and at the outreach centers at HCC ...

Highland Community College Awarded National Science Foundation Grant -  7/20/2010
FREEPORT, IL � During the regularly scheduled July Board of Trustees meeting, Highland Community College officials announced that the College has been named the recipient ...

Highland Presents 37th Summerset Theatre, GREASE -  6/24/2010
All tickets have been reserved for all 5 performances. However, if you are still interested in seeing the show, there may be a number of ...

Alumni and Friends Donate a Display Case to Highland -  6/16/2010
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Alumni Association and a group of local donors recently presented a large lighted display case to college officials. The ...

HCC Trustees Begin Process of Technology Upgrades -  6/16/2010
FREEPORT� During their regularly scheduled June board meeting, Highland Community College Trustees moved forward in a process to fund $1.75 million in technology and infrastructure ...

HCC Foundation board appoints new officers; Announces $1.5 million campaign milestone -  6/15/2010
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Foundation Board of Directors recently held their quarterly meeting on the Highland campus. Foundation president, Todd Weegens, welcomed newly ...

Growing for tomorrow....changing lives today -  6/9/2010
Find out how you can help the Growing for tomorrow...changing lives today major gift campaign in support of the Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science ...

Highland Graduate Selected to Participate in the NEW Leadership Institute -  6/2/2010
FREEPORT � Recent Highland Community College graduate, Charity Otte, will be attending the NEW Leadership Illinois Summer Institute held at the University of Illinois at ...

HCC Holds Women's Wind Tower Climb -  5/26/2010
FREEPORT � Nine area women experienced what few people have the opportunity to do when they climbed to the top of a 375 ft. wind ...

Highland Student Wins Scholarship for Work on Honors Project -  5/7/2010
FREEPORT� Highland Community College student, Shannon Polly, was awarded a $100 scholarship for her first place award in the poster session at the Midwest Institute ...

Highland Community College to Celebrate 47th Commencement -  5/5/2010
FREEPORT� The northwest Illinois community and friends of Highland Community College are invited to join our 2010 graduates and their families as we celebrate the ...

Highland Community College to Offer Online Spanish Course -  4/28/2010
FREEPORT � Beginning this fall, students interested in taking Elementary Spanish I (SPAN 155) at Highland Community College will have the option of taking the ...

Highland Community College Holds 13th Annual Servant-Leadership Ceremony -  4/27/2010
FREEPORT � On Sunday, April 18th over 400 people gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of area high school students enrolled in Highland's Servant-Leadership program. Students ...

Highland Names New Head Coach -  4/14/2010
FREEPORT � Highland Community College officials announced today that after a review of the pool of applicants for the head men's basketball coaching position, the ...

Highland Forensic Team on a Record-Setting Pace to Nationals -  3/31/2010
FREEPORT � On March 20, 2010, Highland Community College�s Forensic Team attended the Phi Rho Pi Region Four Regional Tournament held in McHenry. The duo ...

Highland Coach Norman to be inducted into to the NJCAA Hall of Fame -  2/26/2010
FREEPORT �� Highland Community College Athletic Director and former men�s basketball coach, Pete Norman, has been selected to be inducted into the National Junior College ...

Highland to Host NJCAA Region IV Basketball Tournament -  2/22/2010
FREEPORT � Highland Community College is hosting the 2009 NJCCA Region IV Men�s and Women�s Basketball Tournament beginning Saturday, February 27 in the Larry F. ...

Highland Community College Announces Fall 2009 Graduates -  2/5/2010
FREEPORT�Highland Community College announces its fall 2009 graduates. These graduates received associate of arts degrees, associate of science degrees, associate of applied science degrees and ...

HCC announces Dean�s List for Fall 2009 Semester -  2/5/2010
FREEPORT�Highland Community College proudly announces the dean�s list for the fall 2009 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

HCC Wind Turbine Technology program receives donation from SPX Hydraulic Technologies -  1/28/2010
FREEPORT � Highland Community College�s Wind Turbine Technician students are using high performance hydraulic pumps, wrenches and tools thanks to a $21,000 donation from SPX ...

HCC Granted Continued Accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission -  1/22/2010
FREEPORT � Highland Community College was granted continued accreditation status by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and continued membership in the North Central Association. College ...

Highland Trustees Consider Tuition Increase -  1/21/2010
FREEPORT � The Highland Community College Board of Trustees considered a recommendation to increase Highland Community College tuition by $10.00 per credit hour at their ...

Highland Community College 2010 Service Award Recipients -  1/13/2010
FREEPORT �Highland Community College employees were recognized for their years of service as part of the Opening Days activities on January 8th, 2010. The 2010 ...

Highland Faculty and Staff Receive Excellence Awards -  1/13/2010
FREEPORT � Highland Community College employees have an opportunity each year to nominate their colleagues for an Excellence Award. The award recognizes employees for quality ...

HCC Adult Education Program Seeks Volunteer Tutors -  1/11/2010
FREEPORT� The Highland Community College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in Stephenson County. Volunteers tutor math, reading, writing or English as ...

Highland Instructor Published in the Chicago Tribune -  1/8/2010
FREEPORT � Highland Community College faculty member Sam Tucibat recently had his work published in the Chicago Tribune. The journalism, graphic design and photography instructor ...

HCC Currently Registering for Spring Community Education Classes -  12/15/2009
Community Education