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Highland to bring Chamber Music Recital to stage

With a collaboration between the Highland Concert Band and the Highland Orchestra, the Chamber Music Recital will be on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. The concert will feature chamber music in the more

HCC Foundation scholarship applications are open for 2020-21 school year

The Highland Community College Foundation has officially opened its scholarship applications for the 2020-21 school year. Highland awarded $482,262 scholarships to more than 200 students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Highland-bound student scholarships are available for traditional and non-traditional students in more than 17 areas of study, including undeclared majors. Pat Dunn, more

President Hood to Retire in June

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College’s president, Tim Hood, will retire in June at the end of his second multi-year contract with the College. Hood shared his intent with the Highland Board of Trustees during the closed session at the January 28 regular board meeting. He has served as the president more

HCC Lifelong Learning offers February classes

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning February courses include Pickleball for Beginners, Smart Phone I, World War II in the Pacific, Volunteer Management, and more. To register, and view the complete Lifelong Learning schedule, visit or call 815-599-3414. For more information about Lifelong Learning and to find out the latest more

HCC Clarence Mitchell Library presents Black History Month program

Highland Community College’s Clarence Mitchell Library hosts Brittany Hutchinson, who will present “Some of Us Are Brave: Misogynoir and the Fight for Suffrage” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 in the Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts center, second floor, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. Hutchinson is an Assistant Curator at the more

Highland’s 51st annual District Juried Art Exhibit opens Feb. 13

The Highland Gallery will open the 51st District Juried Art Exhibit with a reception and awards ceremony from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center at Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. The award ceremony is at 5:30 p.m. during the more

Highland presents ‘Becoming One’ for Black History Month

Highland students and members from the community will showcase their talents with a performance of “Becoming One” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, in the Fine Arts Theatre, Ferguson Fine Arts Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill. This is the first in a series of Black History Month events more

Highland honors faculty and staff with excellence and service awards

FREEPORT — Highland Community College employees joined fellow colleagues on January 9, to honor individuals receiving 2019 Excellence Awards, Opel Award, and Service Awards. The awards recognize employees for professional excellence and their years of service. 2019 Excellence Awards The awards recognize employees for quality work, creativity, honesty, integrity, self-development, and excellence more

Campus Closure @4PM 1/17/20

Due to the inclement weather, HCC classes beginning at 4 p.m. or later today (Jan. 17, 2020) are canceled and offices will be closed.

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2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032


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