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HCC athletes receive Arrowhead Conference Academic Excellence Awards

Thirty-one Highland Community College student-athletes were named to the 2019-2020 Arrowhead Academic All-Conference Team. Academic Excellence selections must have completed at least 12 credit hours per semester while achieving a minimum 3.00 grade point average or above. "It is always exciting and rewarding to announce those Cougar student-athletes who have been more

Highland Spring 2020 dean’s list

Highland Community College proudly announces the dean’s list for the Spring 2020 semester. Students who have completed 12 credit hours or more during the semester and have a minimum 3.25-grade point average (GPA), based on a 4.0 scale, are included on the dean’s list. Highest Honors are awarded to students more

Highland’s Servant Leaders complete community service project

Highland’s Servant Leadership students got creative with their Summer Serve program by having a fewer number of area high school students come together. While practicing safety precautions, on June 11 at Highland Community College, they partnered with United Way of Northwest Illinois and the Regional Office of Education to identify needs more

A Letter from President Hood

Dear Highland Community, In light of the senseless killing of George Floyd, along with far too many similar crimes over the years rooted in social injustice, the urgency for us to embrace and demonstrate Highland Community College’s core values of integrity, compassion, and respect more visibly and passionately has become critical. more

Highland helps students through CARES Act during COVID-19 pandemic

Highland Community College received $455,905 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Qualified spring 2020 semester students are grant eligible for financial assistance through the CARES Act “Highland made an initial disbursement of federal funds to over 725 eligible, FAFSA completed, students more

Trustees Name Kuberski Next Highland Community College President

FREEPORT— During the May 21 Regular Board Meeting, Trustees voted unanimously to approve the contract with Chris Kuberski to serve as the ninth president/executive officer of Highland Community College effective July 1. Kuberski currently is Highland’s executive vice president. The board met with Kuberski to conduct a thorough review of her more

Campus Summer Office Hours

Starting the week of May 18, 2020, Highland Community College will observe summer campus hours from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday. Normal Monday - Friday business hours will resume the week of August 10.

Online Registration Back Up 5/18/20 @4 p.m.

UPDATE: Thank you for your patience, online registration is back up. Our online registration is currently down. Please email or call 815-599-3573 for immediate questions. Otherwise, we'll let you know when it's back up and running. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration

Congratulations Highland Community College Class of 2020! Although we cannot celebrate with you in person today, we are feeling proud to have been a part of helping you meet your goal. We are also in the midst of planning an August 15, 2020 ceremony. On June 1, we will announce more

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

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