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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.]

  • 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.]

  • Holiday FRC Hours

    The Fitness and Recreation Center (FRC) will close during HCC's Thanksgiving and winter breaks. Thanksgiving Break Closes Tuesday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m. Reopens Monday, December 1 at 6:00 a.m. Winter Break Closes Friday, December 19 at 6:00 p.m. Reopens Monday, January 5 at 6:00 a.m.     [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.]