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First Highland Industrial Training degree graduate

As Highland prepares to grant diplomas to the Class of 2020, one graduate is a first graduate with an associate’s degree in Industrial Training. Highland added the Associate of Applied Science Industrial Training degree at a time when the economy was ripe to welcome workers pursuing education and training to prepare more

Highland Board Moves Forward with President Transition

At the Special Board Meeting on May 7, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to direct the Board Chair to enter into contract negotiations with Chris Kuberski, current Executive Vice President, for the president/executive officer of Highland Community College. Tim Hood, the current president, will retire June more

Highland Changes Pre-Summer Session

Due to the extension of the Governor Pritzker’s Stay-at-Home order, Highland Community College has adjusted course offerings for the pre-summer session. Each course was individually reviewed with the instructor's preference. Most of the three-week pre-summer courses needed to canceled, whereas some are going hybrid. Hybrid courses will start online and more

Highland Leadership Golf Outing rescheduled for September 11

The Highland Community College Foundation has rescheduled the annual Leadership Golf Outing to Friday, September 11, 2020. The event has always been held the first Monday in June, but was moved for the health and safety of the participants. "This marks the 24th year for the Highland Foundation golf outing," said more

Spring 2020 Grade Guidance

  Dear HCC Community, We hope this communication finds you safe and healthy. Students, we hope that you are managing this disruption and making the transition to remote learning successfully. Please continue to reach out, and we will do our best to support you and your learning. We recognize that this semester has more

Summerset 2020 Meredith Wilson’s Music Man canceled

Dear Friends of Summerset, Summerset is a Highland Community College tradition dating back 47 years. As stewards of Summerset, we understand the importance of this annual production in our community. However, our number one concern is always the health and safety of our actors, musicians, crew, support staff, and our audience. more

Highland recognizes April as Community College Month

  Highland Community College along with other community colleges across the nation is recognizing the month of April as Community College Month. In these challenging times with COVID-19, Highland Community College recognizes the importance of continuing to meet the needs of the students while practicing health and safety. Community colleges, like HCC, more

Phi Theta Kappa annual OneMeal event postponed until 2021

The 11th annual OneMeal event, sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, has been postponed until April 9 and 10, 2021, at Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. Phi Theta Kappa is partnering with Kids Around the World to pack meals to feed children in developing countries. Over the more

Highland loans students laptops through Foundation donation

On March 27, Highland students received loaner laptops through a generous donation by a private donor through the Highland Foundation. The laptops are to help students without computers at home to continue their studies off-campus during the Covid-19 pandemic. Highland surveyed 375 students who had not been previously enrolled in online more

HCC Foundation extends scholarship deadline for 2020-21 school year

The Highland Community College Foundation has extended the deadline for its scholarship applications for the 2020-21 school year. The deadline for the majority of scholarships is June 1. Highland awarded $482,262 scholarships to more than 200 students for 2019. Highland-bound student scholarships are available for traditional and non-traditional students in more more

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