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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 offers three free credit hours of education with After 3 program -  4/2/2014

Highland Community College is making it easier to start back to school this summer with the After 3 program. Eligible students who
have ...

Gary Brubaker receives 30-year service award -  3/25/2014

On March 25, Gary Brubaker was presented with a 30-year part-time service award by Tim Hood (left) and Allen Redford (right). Gary ...

Spring 2014 final exam schedule -  3/25/2014

Find the Spring 2014 Semester final exam schedule here .

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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 Mens and Womens 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
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HCC announces dean's list for fall 2013 semester  -  1/29/2014
Highland Community College proudly announces the deans 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 years 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

RSVP of Northwest Illinois presents anniversary quilt to HCC -  10/31/2013
FREEPORT In celebration of Highland Community Colleges 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 Museums Prarie Wind Live exhibit and programs, a special guest speaker and former Prairie Wind contributor, Austin ...

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 ...

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 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
FREEPORTThe 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 ...

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 ...

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 Colleges 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 ...

Highland Community College Board of Trustees approves budget -  9/20/2013
FREEPORTHighland 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 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 Librarys 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 Highlands District. Volunteers tutor math, reading, writing or English as ...

Highland Community College Adult Education to begin this fall  -  7/23/2013
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 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
FREEPORTHighland Community College proudly announces the deans 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 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
FREEPORTDue 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 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 Colleges 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
FREEPORTBeginning 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
FREEPORTHighland 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
FREEPORTOn Tuesday April 30, the Highland Community College Childrens 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
FREEPORTThe 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 Colleges 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTAndy 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTIn 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTWith 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTRehearsals 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 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 years Excellence Awards. The awards recognize employees for ...

Highland students nominated for All-USA Community College Academic Team  -  1/15/2013
FREEPORTHighland 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 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
FREEPORTHighland Community College proudly announces the deans 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. ...

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 ...

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

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

Highland Children's Theater presents 'Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp'  -  11/5/2012
The Highland Community College Childrens 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
FREEPORTHighland 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
FREEPORTThe 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 Victory ...

Highland Community College Board of Trustees approves budget  -  9/19/2012
FREEPORTHighland 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
FREEPORTA quirky romantic comedy will be performed at Highland Community College this fall with David Patersons 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
FREEPORTHighland 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 Childrens Choir rehearsals will begin on Monday, September 10. The non-audition choir rehearsals will be held on Mondays from ...

HCC Alumnus Troy Miller's recent work to be displayed at Highland Gallery  -  8/31/2012
FREEPORTHighland 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 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
ELIZABETHHighland 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 survey ...

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

Cal Wescott, ...

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

HCC and Stephenson County Health Department to hold flu vaccine clinic  -  8/27/2012
FREEPORTIn 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
FREEPORTThe 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 Colleges sustained ...

Board of trustees vote on tentative budget for 2013 fiscal year  -  7/23/2012
FREEPORTThe 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 trustees renew community college educational agreement  -  7/12/2012
FREEPORTThe Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved an expanded community college education agreement during their regular June session. This comprehensive agreement assures that students ...

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

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

HCC Announces Dean's List for Spring 2012 Semester  -  6/11/2012
FREEPORTHighland Community College proudly announces the deans 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
FREEPORTThe Highland Community College Athletic Department is pleased to announce Jesse Buss, a Freeport High School alumnus, as the head mens and womens bowling coach ...

Highland names new head basketball coach  -  6/7/2012
FREEPORT Following the resignation of head mens 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 39th annual General Education Development (GED ) Recognition Ceremony honoring the 2011-2012 GED completers will be held at 7:30 p.m. on ...

'Hairspray' tickets now on sale for the 39th season of Summerset Theatre  -  6/4/2012
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 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
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 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
FREEPORTHighland 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
FREEPORTHighland 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's 20th anniversary issue of 'The Prairie Wind' now available  -  5/17/2012
FREEPORTThe 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 students to be recognized at Honor's Convocation  -  5/17/2012
FREEPORTBeginning at 7 p.m. tonight, May 17, in the Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre, Highland Community Colleges graduating students who have earned academic honors will be ...

Highland Trustees approve the addition of bowling to athletic offerings  -  5/16/2012
FREEPORTThe Highland Community College Board of Trustees voted during Tuesdays regular session meeting to approve the addition of mens and womens bowling to the interscholastic ...

Highland Community College announces campus summer hours  -  5/8/2012
FREEPORTBeginning 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 Mens 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTSauer-Danfoss, a Freeport-based global manufacturer, recently announced a $50,000 donation to Highland Community College Foundations Growing for tomorrowChanging 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
FREEPORTDuring their April 17 regular meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees held a public signing of a landmark transfer agreement between HCC and ...

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, ...

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

Students are encouraged to register early for August ...

HCC Early Childhood Education to offer professional development  -  4/10/2012
FREEPORTHighland 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 Exhibit. All entries are ...

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
FREEPORTKenneth 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
FREEPORTThe 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
FREEPORTHighland 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
FREEPORTHighland 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
FREEPORTThe Highland Community College mens basketball team has won the Arrowhead Conference Award for the 14th consecutive year with a 10-2 record.

Additionally, Cougar head coach ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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'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 ...

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 deans 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 ...

Highland's Kent Johnson recognized in Times Literary Supplement  -  12/7/2011
FREEPORT Highland Community College English and Spanish instructor Dr. Kent Johnsons 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 Highlands 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 Johnsons recent collaboration Hotel Lautramont: 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 ...

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 Colleges 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 Childrens Choir rehearsals will begin on Monday, September 12, 2011. Rehearsals are held on Mondays from 4:00 - ...

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 Writers 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
FREEPORTHighland Community College proudly announces the deans 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 and ...

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 Kanoskys contract and a three-year agreement with the ...

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 ...

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 Coachs 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 Highland ...

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 nations 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
FREEPORTHighland Community College proudly announces the deans 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
FREEPORTHighland 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. Students ...

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
FREEPORTThe Highland Community College Foundation presented its sixteenth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards during the Foundations Annual Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. The ...

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

FREEPORTThe 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 one-person exhibit by ...

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 ...

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

Adult Education Classes Begin in September  -  8/24/2010
Highland Community Colleges 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 ...

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. ...

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 Colleges 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 mens 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 Mens and Womens Basketball Tournament beginning Saturday, February 27 in the Larry F. ...

Highland Community College Announces Fall 2009 Graduates  -  2/5/2010
FREEPORTHighland 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 Deans List for Fall 2009 Semester  -  2/5/2010
FREEPORTHighland Community College proudly announces the deans 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 Colleges 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 EducationShare

FREEPORT Registration is ongoing for Highland Community Colleges Spring Community Education classes. ...

Truck Driving Classes Return to HCC  -  11/25/2009
TruckShare

Start a new career in as little as four weeks with Highland Community Colleges ...

Influenza Information and Prevention  -  11/13/2009
Highland Community College has developed a Pandemic Response Plan in the event that the College is impacted by an H1N1 Influenza pandemic. The plan is ...

Highland Conducts Transfer Day with State Universities  -  10/27/2009
Highland Community College welcomed representatives from nine major state universities from throughout Illinois to meet with HCC student advisors on Monday, October 26th, 2009.

The universities ...

HCC Automotive Programs Go Green  -  10/15/2009
FREEPORT, IL The Highland Community College automotive programs are undergoing efforts to become more environmentally friendly through the use of new technologies thanks to ...

HCC Cosmetology Holds A Shear Passion for Pink Fundraiser for Well Woman of Northwest Illinois  -  10/14/2009
FREEPORT -- The Highland Community College Cosmetology department is holding their annual fundraiser for the Well Woman of Northwest Illinois agency which assists women who ...

Helm Group Announces Corporate Support for Highland Community College  -  10/14/2009
FREEPORT The Helm Group recently stepped up as a corporate partner in support of the Growing for tomorrowChanging lives today campaign in support of ...

HCC Foundation Distributes Scholarship Funds to Students  -  10/8/2009
FREEPORTThe Highland Community College Foundation held its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on September 27th. The Foundation will distribute over $300,000 dollars to Highland students in ...

Coach Norman Stepping Down  -  10/2/2009
FREEPORT Longtime Highland Community College coach, Pete Norman, is stepping down from his role as the head coach for mens basketball. Norman has led ...

Illinois Colleges and Universities Prepare for MAP Grant Cuts  -  9/25/2009
College leaders representing all of Illinois public and private higher education, universities and community colleges, conveyed an urgent message when they met with Governor Pat ...

HCC Foundation Announces Scholarship Named for Joey Stott  -  9/14/2009
The Highland Community College Foundation is proud to announce that it has established the Joey Stott Scholarship Fund in honor of the volunteering spirit shown ...

HCC's Kent Johnson has recent article featured on Harper's Magazine web site.  -  9/11/2009
Dr. Kent Johnson

HCC English and Spanish instructor, Dr. Kent Johnson, recently had an article about new poetry in Chicago featured ...

Dan Balz, National Correspondent for The Washington Post, Keynotes the 2009 Reuben Baumgartner Issues Forum  -  8/26/2009
Dan Balz

FREEPORT Dan Balz, a prominent political commentator and national correspondent at The Washington Post, will be the guest speaker ...

Area Musicians Invited to Join the HCC Concert Band  -  8/25/2009
The Highland Community College Concert Band still has openings for the fall semester. The ensemble meets Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00 pm, weekly. Anyone who has ...

Ultrasonic Power Announces Corporate Support for Highland Community College  -  8/20/2009
FREEPORT Ultrasonic Power Corporation recently stepped up as a corporate partner in support of the Growing for tomorrowChanging lives today campaign on support of ...

Highland featured at State Fair for "Innovation in Illinois"  -  8/12/2009
FREEPORTHighland Community College has been invited to participate in the Governors Innovation in Illinois tent at this years Illinois State Fair in Springfield, August 14 ...

HCC and Partners for Employment to offer Information Sessions for Displaced Workers  -  7/17/2009
FREEPORT Highland Community College and Partners for Employment, a member of Workforce Employment Solutions, are conducting joint information sessions for area displaced and unemployed ...

End of an Era at HCC: Last Semester for Darkroom Training  -  7/16/2009
FREEPORT - Shooting photographs with a film camera, developing negatives in a darkroom and watching prints come into being under a soft, red light is ...

HCC Announces 2008-2009 Nursing Graduates  -  7/14/2009
FREEPORT - Highland Community College announces the Fall 2008, Spring 2009 and Summer 2009 nursing graduates. The following graduates (by degree and city) were recognized ...

HCC Trustees Grant Abatement for Heritage Woods Supportive Living Facility  -  6/18/2009
Highland Community College Trustees approved a resolution allowing the tax abatement for the Heritage Woods Supportive Living Facility of Freeport during their regular board meeting ...

Eastland High School Seniors Receive the Steven Moll Memorial Scholarship to Attend HCC  -  6/11/2009
FREEPORT Six Eastland High School 2009 graduates were named recipients of the Steven Moll Memorial Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarships were granted by the Steven ...

HCC Photography Instructor to Exhibit at Monroe Arts Center  -  6/9/2009
Sam Tucibat, instructor of Photography, Graphic Design, and Journalism at Highland Community College, has been invited to exhibit his digital photographic art this summer at ...

HCC Even Start Program not Awarded Grant for 2009-2010  -  6/8/2009
FREEPORT Highland Community College Adult Education officials were recently made aware that the program will not be awarded grant funding for the Even Start ...

Highland Officially Opens New Wind Turbine Technician Training Center  -  6/4/2009

FREEPORTThe construction of Highland Community Colleges newest addition, a 5,500 square ...

HCC Wind Tech Student Selected for Overseas Internship  -  5/21/2009
FREEPORT Highland Community College wind turbine technician student Tanner Clenney, of Lanark IL, has been selected to participate in an overseas summer internship with ...

HCC's Jim Phillips Wins Distinguished Alumni Award  -  5/19/2009
FREEPORT Highland Community College instructor, Jim Phillips, was recently granted Western Illinois University History Department's 2009 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Phillips began his career at ...

HCC Recognizes Outstanding 2009 Graduates  -  5/18/2009
FREEPORT -- Highland Community College awarded 326 degrees and certificates at its annual commencement ceremony. This commencement ceremony is obviously the culmination of our year, ...

Highland Dedicates the Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing  -  5/7/2009
FREEPORT The construction of Highland Community Colleges newest addition, a 13,694 square foot health science nursing wing added to the Natural Science and Health building, ...

HCC Trustees Approve New Emergency Medical Technician Degree  -  5/1/2009
FREEPORT Highland Community College plans to introduce a new Emergency Medical Technician associates of applied science degree by January 2009. During their regular April ...

HCCs Highland Chronicle Wins State Awards  -  4/28/2009
FREEPORT Staff members of Highland Community Colleges student newspaper, The Highland Chronicle, earned five Excellence Awards from the Illinois Community College Journalism Association last month. ...

HCC Trustees Approve Tuition Increase for Fall 2009  -  3/26/2009
FREEPORT The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of $8.00 per credit hour at their regular March meeting on Tuesday, ...

Community Leaders Support HCC Foundations Major Gift Campaign  -  3/4/2009
FREEPORT Highland Community College and the HCC Foundation have launched the Growing for tomorrowChanging lives today campaign in support of the Ray and Betty Stamm ...

HCC Adult Education Staff Member to Present at Statewide Conference  -  2/25/2009
FREEPORTHighland Community College Adult Education Coordinator of Instructional Services, Jerelyn Forman, has been selected to present at the Illinois Adult and Continuing Educators Association Annual ...

Highland to Provide Mental Health Services for Students  -  1/22/2009
Freeport During their regular monthly meeting on January 20th, The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved an agreement with FHN Family Counseling Center ...

HCC Currently Registering for Spring Community Education Classes  -  1/22/2009
Registration is ongoing for Highland Community Colleges spring Community Education classes. Over forty classes, ranging from business and technical skills to cooking, music and ...

Highland Faculty and Staff Receive Excellence Awards  -  1/13/2009
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 Granted Highest Recognition by the Illinois Community College Board  -  1/9/2009
Springfield, IL, January 09, 2009 - Today the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) granted Highland Community College the status of "recognition continued", the highest recognition ...

HCC Trustees Accept Bids to Equip New Facilities  -  12/18/2008
FREEPORT During their regularly scheduled meeting on December 16th, The Highland Community College Board of Trustees accepted a series of bids to equip the colleges ...

HCC Cosmetology Student Takes First Place in State Competition  -  12/15/2008
Freeport Highland Community College Cosmetology student Renee Kok of Freeport, with her model Kristina Hicks of Rock City, entered the annual Illinois Association of ...

HCC Trustees Approve Tax Levies  -  11/20/2008
FREEPORT- The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved several resolutions establishing the 2008 tax levy during its regularly scheduled meeting on November 18, 2008.

Each ...

HCC Cosmetology Department Raises Funds for Mammograms  -  11/20/2008
FREEPORT- The Highland Community college cosmetology students held a Sea of Pink fundraiser on Friday, October 24th to raise funds to ...

Highland Board Approves After Three Tuition Waiver  -  10/24/2008
The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the After Three tuition waiver for the spring 09 semester during their regular monthly meeting on October ...

Highland Breaks Ground for Wind Turbine Technology Center  -  10/10/2008
FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges newest addition, a 5,500 square foot Wind Turbine Technology Center, is slated for completion in late February and will be fully available ...

HCC Foundation Distributes Scholarship Funds to Students  -  10/1/2008
The Highland Community College Foundation distributed over $350,000 dollars to Highland students for the 2008-2009 academic year at its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on September ...

Highland College Trustees Approve 2009 Budget  -  9/19/2008
Highland College Trustees Approve 2009 Budget

Highland Community College Trustees held a budget work session on Tuesday, September 16 prior to adopting the fiscal year 2008-2009 ...

Highland Wind Turbine Technician Students climb wind tower  -  9/17/2008
All sixteen students in Highland Community Colleges first Introduction to Wind Technology class climbed a 300 ft. wind tower at the Mendota Wind Farm in ...

New Collaborative Online Nursing program approved  -  9/15/2008
The first hybrid online RN nursing program in northern Illinois was approved by the Illinois Board of Nursing September 5, 2008, at their regularly scheduled ...

Highland President attends Illinois Community College Board hearing on funding concerns  -  9/9/2008
Highland President attends Illinois Community College Board hearing on funding concerns

Highland Community College President, Dr. Joe Kanosky, attended an Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) Budget ...

Linda Adams-Foat wins National Awards for Costume Design  -  8/25/2008
Linda Adams-Foat wins National Awards for Costume Design

Linda Adams-Foat, costumer for the Highland Community College Fine Arts Department, won five prestigious awards at the 81st ...

Northern Illinois Colleges, Hospitals Collaborate on New Online Nursing program  -  8/7/2008
The first hybrid online RN nursing program in northern Illinois is in the final stages of implementation, according to Kathleen Johnson, MN, RN, the director ...

Lizer, 2007 Nurse of the Year, Studies Health of Regional Farmers  -  7/30/2008
Farmers have often been viewed as the hardiest of all American workers. Indeed, hard physical work and long work hours have been commonplace among American ...

HCC Submits Two New Programs for State Approval  -  7/28/2008
Responding to needs throughout the District, Highland Community College submitted two new programs to the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) for state approval: Certified Medical ...

Auto Programs Receive $40,000 Donations  -  7/16/2008
Highland Community Colleges auto program received a nice step up, according to Scott Anderson, Dean, Business and Technology. Recently, General Motors donated a 2008 Chevrolet ...

Highland Breaks Ground for New Nursing Wing  -  7/15/2008
Highland Community Colleges newest addition, a 13,694 square foot health science nursing wing added to the Natural Science and Health building, will be available for ...

HCC Recognizes Outstanding 2008 Graduates  -  5/16/2008
Highland Community College awarded 341 degrees and certificates at its annual commencement ceremony. Graduation day is obviously the culmination of our year, said HCC president ...

HCC Recognizes Honor Graduates at Convocation Ceremony  -  5/15/2008
Highland Community College will host the 2008 Honors Convocation on Thursday, May 15, recognizing graduates earning a 3.25 GPA or higher.The following students are recognized ...

Business Institute Coordinator Completes Sales Institute  -  4/28/2008
Kathleen Weber has passed the Sales Institute exam, by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), an international association in lifelong learning. By passing the Sales Institute ...

Manzullo Secures $350,000 to Help Improve Security at NIU, Other Northern Illinois Colleges  -  4/14/2008
(ROCKFORD) Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan) today announced he has secured $350,000 in federal funds to help Northern Illinois University and six other colleges bolster ...

HCC Automotive Technician Program Nationally Certified AGAIN  -  4/7/2008
Highland Community College announces that its automotive technician program has been re-certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through the National Automotive ...

Illinois Board of Higher Education Approves HCC Wind Tech Program  -  4/1/2008
April 1, 2008 Highland Community College has been given official approval of the states first associate degree program for wind turbine technicians. The program ...

Agreement Will Aid Transfer Between HCC, Rockford College  -  2/28/2008
Students transferring to Rockford College from Highland Community College in Freeport will find the process a little more seamless thanks to a new compact agreement ...

English as a Second Language Classes Offered in Savanna -  2/12/2008
Highland Community College is offering English classes on Tuesday and Thursday from 4 - 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 2100 Chicago Avenue, ...

Dean�s List for Fall 2007 Semester -  1/25/2008
Highland Community College proudly announces the dean�s list for the fall 2007 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester ...

Faculty and Staff Receive Excellence Awards  -  1/14/2008
Highland Community College employees have an opportunity once a year to nominate their colleagues for an Excellence Award. The award recognizes employees for quality work, ...

Jean Johnson Wins Success Skills Scholarship  -  1/9/2008
Jean M. Johnson, of Freeport, has won the Highland Community College Fall 2007 Success Skills Scholarship for her essay entry, How I Define Success. ...

RSVP Recognizes Volunteers at Annual Recognition Awards Luncheon -  12/18/2007
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) recognized volunteers for their service to the community at a luncheon held on December 12tth at St. Thomas ...

Highland Awards First Scholarships for Dual Credit Students at HCC West -  12/17/2007
The Highland Community College Foundation awarded two area high school students with scholarships aimed at helping them complete dual credit courses at the Highland West ...

HCC Cosmetology Department Raises Funds for Mammograms  -  11/14/2007
The Highland Community college cosmetology students held a Sea of Pink fundraiser on Friday, October 26th to raise funds to help pay for mammograms through ...

HCC Presidents Office Named for First President  -  10/26/2007
The Highland Community College Foundation and the College had an opportunity to honor the Colleges first president, Kenneth E. Borland, on Thursday, October 18. The ...

HCC Foundation Names 2007 Distinguished Alumni  -  10/26/2007
The Highland Community College Foundation held its Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony on Thursday, October 18, 2007. The Foundation received many responses from the community ...

EcoEnergy, HCC announce plans for wind technology program  -  10/16/2007
Officials from Highland Community College and EcoEnergy announced plans today to develop a wind turbine technology degree program at the Freeport campus.

The HCC program ...

Trustees Request Approval to Begin Construction Project  -  8/22/2007
Highland Community College Trustees are seeking final approval from the Illinois Community College Board to begin construction of an addition to the Natural Science Center. ...

HCC Trustees Approve Tentative Budget -  7/25/2007
A 2008 tentative budget was examined by Trustees during a budget work session held before their regular monthly meeting. The operating revenues are projected to ...

Highland Trustees Approve Drawings for New Nursing Wing  -  6/28/2007
Highland Community College Trustees have approved the final floor plan schematic and construction time table for a new nursing facility from the campus architect, R.L. ...

Highland golfer Carlos Arenas named All-American  -  5/31/2007
Carlos Arenas, a native of Simnasio Saucara, Colombia became the first golfer in Highland history to earn All-American status, placing seventh overall at the NJCAA ...

Donation to HCCs Auto Body Program Enhances Estimating Capabilities  -  5/30/2007
Highland Community Colleges Automotive Program received a donation of 10 laptop computers from Mitchell International, I-CAR Education Foundation and State Farm Insurance. These laptop computers ...

Rob Urish Elected Board Chair  -  5/17/2007
The newly seated Board of Trustees elected Rob Urish of Mt. Morris as chair and David Shockey of Ridott as vice chair. Terri Grimes was ...

Board Room Named in Honor of Charter Member of Trustees  -  5/17/2007
The Highland Community College Board Room will now be known as the Robert J. Rimington Board Room in honor of one of the charter members ...

Trustees Approve New Online Nursing and Customer Service Programs  -  5/17/2007
Highland Community College plans to introduce at least two new programs by January 2008. During the May meeting, Trustees approved plans to offer an online ...

HCC Director of Nursing Receives 'Top Nurse' Honors  -  5/9/2007
Dr. Shannon Lizer was awarded the 2007 Nurse of the Year award. Shannon was featured in a special Salute to Nurses section, published in the ...

HCC Trustees Accept Repaving Bids, Approve Personnel Changes  -  4/25/2007
The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the low bid from Civil Constructors in the amount of $249,190 to repave parking lots B (a ...

Tuition Increases $5  -  3/28/2007
FREEPORT - The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of $5.00 at the March Board of Trustees meeting. The change is ...

Highland Community College Player Ruled Ineligible for Fall Semester  -  1/26/2007
Highland Community College has been notified by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) that it must forfeit games from the fall semester for unintentionally ...

SBDC Helps Create 47 New Jobs in 2006  -  1/9/2007
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Highland and Sauk Valley Community Colleges worked with over 200 clients during 2006, and reports that 47 new ...

Trustees Approve New Online QuickBooks Certificate  -  12/21/2006
During the December board meeting at Highland Community College, Trustees approved a new QuickBooks Professional Certificate program, which will be taught entirely online. This new ...

New CNA Classes to Start At HCC West  -  12/9/2006
Highland Community College officials announced on Thursday that a new Certified Nursing Assistant program will start soon at HCC West in Elizabeth. During an Open ...

HCC Trustees Approve Tax Levies  -  11/22/2006
Every year the College is required to submit a tax levy request. Setting the tax levy is a somewhat complex task determined by property tax ...

John Spaeth Receives National Deans List Scholarship  -  10/20/2006
the followig news release was provided by PHI THETA KAPPA INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY OF THE TWO-YEAR COLLEGE

Jackson, MSJohn Spaeth, a student at Highland Community College, ...

29 Highland Courses Begin this Month -  10/13/2006
On Highland Community College�s schedule are 29 late-starting classes in a range of topics that start mid- to late October. These classes are offered in ...

Two HCC Instructors Named Master Online Teachers  -  10/11/2006
Two Highland Community College instructors, Craig Pence and John Sullivan, have earned the Master Online Teacher designation by completing a comprehensive program through the University ...

HCC Trustees Approve 2007 Budget  -  9/20/2006
Highland Community College Trustees held a budget work session on Tuesday prior to adopting the fiscal year 2007 budget during the regular meeting. The College ...

Trustees held a public hearing regarding their intent to sell $2.8 million in funding bonds for technology and infrastructure upgrades  -  8/21/2006
Highland Community College Trustees held a public hearing regarding their intent to sell $2.8 million in funding bonds for technology and infrastructure upgrades at the ...

Trustees approved an intent to sell $2.8 million in funding bonds for technology and infrastructure upgrades  -  7/20/2006
Highland Community College Trustees approved an intent to sell $2.8 million in funding bonds for technology and infrastructure upgrades during the July board meeting. The ...

Trustees moved forward in a process to fund $2.8 million in technology and infrastructure upgrades during the June board meeting  -  6/21/2006
Highland Community College Trustees moved forward in a process to fund $2.8 million in technology and infrastructure upgrades during the June board meeting by issuing ...

Trustees approved a contract and officially appointed Dr. Joe M. Kanosky as the sixth president of Highland Community College -  6/20/2006
FREEPORT� During today�s [June 20, 2006] regular board meeting, Trustees approved a contract and officially appointed Dr. Joe M. Kanosky as the sixth president of ...

Trustees select Dr. Joe M. Kanosky as the sixth president of Highland Community College  -  5/23/2006
FREEPORT During todays [May 23, 2006] regular board meeting, Board Chair Stephen Kroeger announced that the Trustees have selected Dr. Joe M. Kanosky as the ...

HCC makes upgrades to make it possible to offer classes in Microsoft Office 2003.  -  4/6/2006
FREEPORTHighland Community College has recently made upgrades to make it possible to offer classes in Microsoft Office 2003 beginning in the summer of 2006. ...



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