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Remembering a Visionary, Founder, and Friend

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Remembering a Visionary, Founder, and Friend

Exploring Delbert Scheider’s Legacy at Highland Community College From cornfields to college classrooms, Delbert Scheider was a venerable presence throughout Northwestern Illinois. The 95-year-old Lena resident, who passed away in his home on March 30, 2021, was many things to many ...

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Petrelli named Cougar cross country coach

FREEPORT —Tapped by Highland Community College to coach their new NJCAA men’s and women’s cross-country program, Brittany Petrelli embraces her place at the starting line. “I ran cross country in high school, and I really missed the team aspect of the ...

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Highland’s 26th Annual Boyer Colloquium in April

Zoom presentation on farming and community resilience FREEPORT — The 2021 Boyer Colloquium, ‘‘Water, Water Everywhere: Farming and Local Community Resilience in the Face of Climate Challenges,” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 on Zoom™. Highland Community College will host ...

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Highland celebrates Community College Month

Students’ thrive during challenging times FREEPORT — April is Community College Month and Highland has a lot to celebrate. Like many community colleges across the nation, Highland Community College faced the COVID-19 pandemic head-on by continuing to help students succeed through ...

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Spring 2021 Finals Schedule

Below is the final exam schedule for the spring semester of 2021.  Finals' week is May 13-19.  Please check for the times of your examinations.  Final exams in classes beginning at 5:00 or later on MW or 5:30 p.m. or later ...

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HCC Women in Science spotlight Family Nurse Practitioner

Highland Community College Women in Science Club welcomes Tamisha Bonvillain, FNP, IBCLC for a virtual dialogue about career choices at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 29 via Zoom™. Bonvillain is a 1997 graduate of Freeport High School and a 2003 graduate ...

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HCC seeks to fill vacant seat on Board of Trustees

The Highland Community College Board of Trustees seeks applicants to fill a vacant seat on the board created by the passing of trustee Dr. Steven R. Jennings on March 4, 2021. Dr. Jennings, a retired Highland faculty member and former ...

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HCC Forensics team has strong showing at state tournament

Highland Community College Forensics team had strong showings at two virtual tournaments at the end of February and early March at the Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament against community colleges and four-year universities. The team competed February 26-27 and March ...

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Campus Closure at 2 p.m. 3/15/21

Due to inclement weather, the Highland Community College campus will close at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021. All classes are canceled on campus, through Zoom, and at outreach locations beginning at 2 p.m. Students may still access online ...

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