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First Hospitality program students graduate from Highland Community College

On May 19, the first Hospitality students will walk across the stage during commencement at Highland Community College to receive an Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management degree. During their time in the program, these graduates have also received state/national certification in BASSETT (Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education ...read more

Highland student receives Collision Repair Education Foundation scholarship

Highland student Anthony “Truck” Jackson of Freeport is the recipient of a $2,000 2018 Collision Repair Education Foundation scholarship and a toolkit from the Sears Vo-Tech Tool grant. Jackson is a student in the Auto Body program. The scholarship is for school and living expenses while studying at Highland Community ...read more

Highland Community College Celebrates 55th Commencement

The northwest Illinois community and friends of Highland Community College are invited to join the 2018 graduates and their families as they celebrate the 55th annual Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.   The ceremony will be held outdoors on the HCC ...read more

Highland students present chemistry research at a national conference

Two Highland Community College students presented an organic chemistry project at the 255th annual American Chemical Society national meeting held March 17 in New Orleans, La. Jenna Lafferty and Keaton Lawson built their research on an Honor’s project by Highland alum Staci Hammer. Lafferty and Lawson worked on an Honor’s project ...read more

Highland presents Jane Addams’ Essay Contest

Highland Community College is hosting the 2018 Jane Addams Essay Contest. Students in Stephenson County from high school to college are invited to submit an essay about Jane Addams by April 26 to Highland judges. Jane Addams is best known for establishing the Hull House in Chicago which opened in 1889, ...read more

Highland Student Senate member elected Student Trustee to Board

Erin N. Schrader of Freeport has recently been elected by her peers to serve a one-year term as Student Trustee on the Highland Community College Board of Trustees. Schrader was seated Wednesday, April 11 at the Highland Board of Trustees meeting. She serves as a liaison between the students by providing ...read more

Highland seeks nominations for Daisy Faculty and Student Award in Nursing

For many years, The DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses from the DAISY Foundation has recognized the many pressures on nursing faculty, and the profound impact on the future practices of their students. Highland Community College is seeking nominations now for The DAISY Faculty Award and for the DAISY in Training Award. ...read more

Highland Community College Agriculture Club travels to national PAS Conference

Highland Community College Agriculture students recently participated in the National Post-Secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) Annual Conference March 13-16 at The Galt House in Louisville, Ky. Eight students qualified to compete during the conference by placing at one of the two state-level contests held earlier in the year. PAS is a national ...read more

Music fills the air at Highland with April spring concerts

April is the month of music with several concerts set to take place at Highland Community College's Fine Arts Theatre in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center located at 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport, Ill. The season starts with the Chorale and Chamber Singers concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 8 ...read more

Highland student is named Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar

Highland Community College is pleased to announce that Jenna Lafferty of Freeport has been named a 2018 Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar. She will receive a $1,250 scholarship. Lafferty is a second-year student at Highland with plans to graduate in May with an Associate of Science degree to further her study ...read more

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