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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.]

  • Register for the Heartland Harvest run/walk

    Heartland Harvest 5k run/1k walk Date: Saturday, October 10 Time: 7:30 a.m. packet pick-up           9:00 a.m. race time Place: Heartland Community College - Normal Register Cost is $25 for the public and $20 for students if registered by October 9. Race day registration is $30. Register by September 25 and get a short-sleeve performance shirt. ... [Read more.]

  • From making pizzas to building spacecrafts

    It’s crazy to think someone can start out making pizzas in high school and end up playing a pivotal role in the creation of the Orion spacecraft. It can happen… and it did. NASA’s mission planning and analysis lead, Nujoud Merancy, emphasizes, “It’s not about where you start, it’s where you finish.”  Merancy was the special Skype guest speaker for ... [Read more.]

  • Ag programs now offered in face-to-face format

    Heartland’s agriculture program is growing. This fall, HCC will change the existing agriculture curriculum from distance learning to a face-to-face format. The change stems from a need to keep up with the rapid development of the agriculture industry. Several diverse opportunities in agriculture that don’t just include growing corn “McLean County ... [Read more.]

  • Is realtime reporting the career for you?

    Training for a career in realtime reporting prepares you with the skills and experience needed in a field that is experiencing a significant shortage of qualified employees. Realtime reporting is an outstanding career option if you: Are skilled in the use of proper grammar and spelling Have good hearing and an excellent memory Enjoy using ... [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.]

  • HCC Foundation announces Dream Vacation Raffle

      The Heartland Community College Foundation is raffling off a dream vacation to Cancun, Mexico. All proceeds benefit student scholarships and Foundation initiatives that further its mission to support access and excellence at the College. What it includes The raffle includes a chance to receive a vacation for two to the all-inclusive Iberostar ... [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.]

  • More than 40K raised at HCC, CAT golf outing

           Caterpillar Fuel Systems and the Heartland Community College Foundation raised more than $40,000 for student scholarships at the ninth annual Scoring FORE Scholarships golf outing June 4 at Pontiac Elks Lodge in Pontiac, IL. “Caterpillar and their partners truly care about local students as they strive for their academic dreams,” said Chris ... [Read more.]

  • Chinese consuls visit HCC

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! That chant from childhood filled the HCC café as the campus welcomed Chinese consuls Xiofeng Li and Shuhong Xu from The People’s Republic of China in Chicago with an ice cream social. The consuls made the trip to Heartland on July 15 as part of the International Institute for Teaching and Learning ... [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.]

  • Your Future Career - Sept 22

    Are you new to Heartland, undecided about a major or want to learn more about the major you've chosen? Come to Your Future Career to explore, plan and prepare for your future career success. Date: Tuesday, September 22 Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Place: Heartland Cafe What you'll do Take a brief assessment to identify programs and careers related ... [Read more.]

  • Ron Jackson: Reveals on Display at HCC

    The Joe McCauley Gallery at HCC is displaying Ron Jackson: Reveals Date: Monday, August 24-Friday, October 2 Artist Reception Date: Thursday, October 1 Place: ICB 2507 Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m. Ron Jackson: Reveals is on display through October 2 in the Joe McCauley Gallery, located in Room 2507 of the Instructional Commons Building (ICB). ... [Read more.]