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  • Local food makes its way to HCC dining services

      Heartland is bringing more locally sourced food to campus thanks to its head chef, Scott Rowan. Back to the basics In an age where people want to know where their food is coming from, Rowan’s efforts are timely and relevant. He has been putting more local food in HCC’s cafeteria and in catering orders since he started at Heartland three years ... [Read more.]

  • HCC exhibit features paintings by Phil Smith

      On display January 12 – March 6 The Joe McCauley Gallery at HCC is displaying Phil Smith: Paintings from Monday, January 12 through Friday, March 6. The gallery is located in room 2507 of the Instructional Commons Building at Heartland’s Normal campus. The exhibit presents the artist's use of direct observation, color and brushwork to capture ... [Read more.]

  • Student receives unique art from Iran

    HCC art student Bernadette Cash received a unique package in the mail, a piece of art from Iran. Not only did this artwork come from a unique location, it was personally created for Cash by Master of Arts student, Mohaddeseh Toubaei from Soureh University in Tehran. Cash was one of the Heartland art students who participated in the Global Art ... [Read more.]

  • From HCC to NYC: How one alum is making it big

    It’s interesting to hear Heartland alum Griffin Hammond describe himself as unambitious. Studying film at New York University Film School, earning a master’s degree from Illinois State and now working for Bloomberg in New York City, one would think Hammond is full of ambition. But according to him, he’s just taking opportunities as they come his ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland to host overseas visitors

    Heartland Community College is participating in an exciting professional development experience with several overseas partners. Sara Bourque, Janet Hill-Getz, Verona Barr and Amy Munson have been paired with education officials from Finland and the Netherlands to host and share best practices of the American school system. In exchange, they will ... [Read more.]

  • Normal Readiness Center Dedication

    The Normal Readiness Center on the Heartland Community College campus is officially open. Dedication of the center took place at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, December 14. The 56,000 square-foot facility houses the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade of the Illinois Army National Guard. The brigade includes search and extraction teams, ... [Read more.]

  • HCC keeping eye on textbook costs

    Sixty dollars. Two-hundred dollars. No matter the number, the price of textbooks is costly. Heartland has entered the battle of rising textbook costs in full gear and other schools are taking interest. At the 2014 Illinois Community College Student Activities Conference, the College’s Student Government Association (SGA) presented information on ... [Read more.]

  • Challenger Learning center remembers space shuttle

    Honoring the Challenger Shuttle The Challenger Learning Center (CLC) at Heartland Community College will join its network of Challenger Centers for Space Education around the globe in honoring the crew of The Challenger Shuttle by observing the 29th anniversary of the Challenger accident on Wednesday, January 28. Locally, the CLC will host two Mars ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland Named Healthy Worksite

    The Illinois Department of Public Health has recognized Heartland Community College for their worksite health promotion efforts. HCC has been designated as a healthy worksite and was one of six organizations in the state to receive a gold status. Part of the We Choose Health community transformation grant, the designation was created to engage ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland Offers Free Discount Program

    Hawk Perks gives discounts from local and national retailers, restaurants, service providers and entertainment venues. Discounts are available to Heartland students, faculty, staff and alumni. Start Getting Discounts Download the GeoPerks app on your smartphone or visit the Edtuit website to view discounts online. Students, Faculty and Staff: Use ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland names Scott Bross as CIO

    New CIO Heartland Community College is excited to welcome Scott Bross as the College’s new chief information officer (CIO). As CIO, Bross will provide leadership to the College in all areas related to information technology. His start date was January 12. “Scott’s skills, experience and passion for technology make him a great fit to lead the ... [Read more.]

  • Negro League baseball player speaking at HCC

    Former Negro League baseball player, Dennis Biddle, to speak at HCC Date: Tuesday, February 3 Time: 7:00 p.m. Place: Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC) Cost: Free Want to hear an inspiring story and celebrate Black History Month? Come meet Dennis Biddle and participate in a Q&A session following his presentation.  About the speaker Dennis ... [Read more.]

  • Belize Travel Adventure

    Have an adventure Take a 10-day travel adventure to southern Belize May 20-29, 2015. Explore and learn about sustainable practices, renewable energy, ecology, marine biology and Mayan culture. No experience necessary in sustainable or renewable energy. Trip highlights This trip is geared to be interactive. Here are some highlights: Stay at  Mayan ... [Read more.]