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  • HCC is tobacco free starting June 1

    New policy takes place June 1, 2015 Heartland is committed to fostering a healthy and productive environment for all students, faculty, staff, vendors, volunteers, and visitors. A 2006 Surgeon General’s report determined there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke and the National Cancer Institute estimates at least 65,000 deaths ... [Read more.]

  • Apply for YEP technology scholarships

    HCC’s Community Education department is offering six, full scholarships for Youth Enrichment Program (YEP) technology classes this summer. The summer camps are for students entering grades 3-5 or 6-8. The need-based scholarships are part of a grant from the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy fund from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation Apply by ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland hosting free TEDx event May 30

    Reserve your ticket for Heartland’s free TEDx event. Only 100 spots available! Date: Saturday, May 30 Time: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Place: Community Commons Building 1406/07 About TED and TEDx TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to spreading ideas though short, powerful talks, according to its website ted.com. TEDx events are licensed by TED and help ... [Read more.]

  • Career Link at HCC

      The mission of Career Link is to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of our community. Simply put, Career Link gets you connected. We are a federally funded program that links people with employment opportunities through training and services. We also provide financial assistance to eligible people. Career Link can help Here’s a snapshot ... [Read more.]

  • Nate Metzger named Star for LIFE

    Congrats to Heartland Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach, Nate Metzger, on being selected as one of the Stay 4 program’s 20 Stars for LIFE. The Great Plains LIFE (Laborers’ International Funding for Education) foundation is a nonprofit organization where volunteers engage and inspire students with limited resources and help them graduate ... [Read more.]

  • HCC students chosen for All-Illinois Academic Team

    Congratulations to Clarissa Hinshaw and Emily Jacob on being chosen for the All-Illinois Academic Team, a distinguished honor for Illinois’ highest achieving community college students. About the honor Phi Theta Kappa honor society (PTK), two-year college presidents and community college state associations co-sponsor the All-State Academic Teams in ... [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.]

  • Kelli Hill announced as new VP

    On Wednesday, May 20, Heartland Community College announced Kelli Hill as the College’s new vice president of continuing education and advancement. Hill previously served Heartland as executive director of planning and collaborative efforts; her new role is effective June 8. As vice president, Hill will provide executive leadership, direction and ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland Hawks recognized for community service

    The February 2015 NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Review recognized the Heartland Hawks baseball team for their community service efforts. In November and December of 2014, the Hawks volunteered with Home Sweet Home Ministries in Bloomington to “give back to the local community and develop a global citizenship team.” While ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland paints the town teal

    Paint the town teal When it comes to sexual assault awareness, Director of Athletics Nate Metzger says getting his athletes involved is the right thing to do. Metzger and Heartland athletes teamed up with HCC’s Student Counseling Services for Paint the Town Teal, which is one of the handful of events Heartland hosted in April for Sexual Assault ... [Read more.]

  • Amanda Jones named Top Administrative Professional

    HCC’s Amanda Jones named Top Administrative Professional by McLean County Chamber of Commerce Congratulations to HCC Facilities Clerk, Amanda Jones, for receiving the 2015 McLean County Chamber of Commerce Top Administrative Professional award. Nominated by Executive Director of Facilities, Jim Hubbard, Jones received the award at the Annual ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland student-athlete receives award

    Heartland student-athlete receives 2015 All-American Athlete Award Congratulations to HCC student-athlete, Marcus Pingleton, on receiving the 2015 All-American Athlete Award for his outstanding athletic and academic accomplishments. He is the first athlete from Heartland to receive the prestigious award given by the National Strength & Conditioning ... [Read more.]

  • New tool from HCC professor helping ochem students

    Don’t let Organic Chemistry hold you back Organic Chemistry does not always stir up positive emotions. Well, maybe sometimes … when it’s over If you’re not sure what Organic Chemistry (or ochem) is, here’s a description of Heartland’s Organic Chemistry 1 class: This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of organic chemistry. Those ... [Read more.]

  • 2015 graduation speaker knows about persistence

    Driven to succeed Thanks to his experience at Heartland, John Bierbaum is “living the dream.” “I have no bad days. Every day I get to wake up and do what I love to do …teach at my alma mater with those who inspired me.” Bierbaum is a teacher at Normal West high school and the recipient of Heartland’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award, which ... [Read more.]

  • International Culture Night takes place June 4

    You’re invited! Celebrate holidays from around the world at HCC’s 10th annual International Culture Night Date: Thursday, June 4 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Place: Community Commons Building room 1407 Price: Free Hosted by the College’s English as a Second Language (ESL) students, the night includes family-friendly activities such as children’s games, ... [Read more.]

  • HCC and EIU reverse transfer agreement

    Heartland Community College and Eastern Illinois University (EIU) now have a reverse transfer agreement. President Rob Widmer of Heartland and Vice President and Provost Blair Lord of Eastern signed the agreement before the HCC board of trustees meeting Tuesday, May 19. What is reverse transfer? Reverse transfer is for students who elect to ... [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.]