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Highland hopeful after no women’s basketball this season

Highland Community College will not have a women’s basketball team for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. "Obviously we are very disappointed to make this announcement especially with the success of our women's basketball program over the years,” said Pete Norman, Highland Community College Athletic Director. “However, we need to allow time for more

Highland’s Early Childhood Education program receives childcare recognition

Highland Community College’s Early Childhood Education program has been approved as an entitled institution for the Gateways to Opportunity Family Childhood Credential for Levels 2, 3, and 4 from the Gateways to Opportunity Illinois Development System. As an entitled institution, students at HCC have the opportunity to qualify for state-recognized credentials more

HCC joins U of I Extension to host Crop Research Field Day

The Highland Community College Ag program is partnering with the University of Illinois Extension to host a Crop Research Field Day from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the Highland agriculture research plot located at 3472 W. Loras Dr., Freeport, Ill. Access to the plot is more

Highland Community College to host a CNC Machine Open House

There will be a CNC Machining Open House from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6 in the Dorothy and R.C. Clock Technology Center (building T) at Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. This is a great time to view our CNC and CAD labs, more

Highland’s nursing program receives number four ranking in Illinois

The Nursing program at Highland Community College is ranked fourth out of 63 programs in Illinois for value, according to Nursing Explorer website. Number one in the ranking was Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Ill. The published best value findings are explored and gathered about nursing programs available across the United more

Highland’s Adult Education receives Literacy Grant

Highland Community College’s Adult Education program was among 113 literacy programs in the State of Illinois for recipients from the Secretary of State. The Adult Volunteer Tutor program received $72,205. The money allows the grant to enable the many adults served through this program to increase their reading, writing, math and more

HCC Ag to hold Farm to Table dinner on September 12

Join the Highland Community Agriculture program for the 3rd annual Farm to Table Dinner fundraiser on Thursday, September 12 at Keith Hinrichs’ farm, located at 4715 W. Pearl City Road., Freeport, Illinois. The evening includes a discussion by local agriculture specialists on raising or producing food products, and 100 percent more

Highland Community College Express Registration July 30

Students who have not registered for the fall semester should attend the Highland Community College express registration on Tuesday, July 30 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the HCC Student/Conference Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. Students can prepare for the 2019 Fall Semester by taking placement more

Ten Cougars named to Academic All-American status

Based on academic excellence, 10 Highland Community College student-athletes are honored as NJCAA All-Academic Team recipients. In order for student-athletes to qualify for this prestigious academic award, the individual must have completed a minimum 24 semester hours in the 2018-19 academic year with a minimum 3.60 GPA. Second Team NJCAA All-Academic more

Gym Floor Advisory

7/5/19 Update Public Health & Safety, Inc., confirmed the immediate action steps outline below maintained the orginal inspection air quality. No further action steps are needed at this time. ____________________________________________________________________________________ 6/10/19 Update The Illinois Department of Health confirms the action steps outlined below. The Stephenson County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public more

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