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  • Commencement for HCC set for May 16

    Heartland Community College's 23rd Annual Commencement takes place May 16, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. on the Normal campus quad, 1500 W. Raab Road. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Fitness and Recreation Center. Approximately 144 graduates are expected to participate. A nursing pinning ceremony will precede commencement ... [Read more.]

  • Autism awareness workshops at HCC

    Autism affects one in every 68 children in America. Are you, or someone you know, coping with the challenges it presents? Attend a workshop Heartland and Easter Seals of Central Illinois are bringing you Autism Awareness Workshops every Wednesday in April from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Heartland’s Child Development Lab. For parents and providers: Autism ... [Read more.]

  • 11th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit

    Check out the annual juried student art exhibition. Date: Monday, April 6 – Friday, May 8 Place: HCC Library Times: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday noon - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. What’s included The exhibition features a wide range of art and media styles from Heartland student artists. ... [Read more.]

  • 11th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at HCC

    Check out the student art exhibition. Date: Monday, April 6 – Friday, May 8 Place: HCC Library Times: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday noon - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. What’s included The exhibition features a wide range of art and media styles from Heartland student artists. Artist Monica ... [Read more.]

  • CLC hosting mission for singles

    If you’re single and ready to mingle, HCC’s Challenger Learning Center (CLC) has the event for you. Singles Mission Date: Tuesday, April 7 Time: 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Place: CLC, 1500 W. Raab Rd. Cost: $20 (This event is for those 18 and older) Sparks will fly You might find romance or just have a fun time meeting new people in a low-pressure ... [Read more.]

  • HCC presents Strong Girls by Monica Estabrook

    Join the Strong Girls Conversation The Joe McCauley Gallery at HCC is displaying Strong Girls by Monica Estabrook. Date: March 23 – May 8 Place: ICB 2507 Artist Reception Date: Tuesday, March 31 Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Place: ICB 2507 Includes light refreshments and a free drawing activity for kids. Photogram Workshop for High School Students Date: ... [Read more.]

  • HCC seeking Distinguished Alumni nominations

    Nominations open for Distinguished Alumni award A call for nominations Heartland is proud of its graduates and their accomplishments. The HCC Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its Distinguished Alumni award. The award recognizes HCC alumni who demonstrate exceptional achievement in their profession and make a positive impact on their ... [Read more.]

  • Trains in the Heartland March 28 and 29

    HCC and model train club N Scale of Bloomington Normal are hosting Trains in the Heartland.  Place: Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC) Date: Saturday, March 28 Time: 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Date: Sunday, March 29 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost: $3 (kids 12 and under are free) Stop by the train show and see model train layouts in multiple ... [Read more.]

  • Heartland baseball and softball nationally ranked

    The 2015 Heartland Hawks baseball team begins its season as the 12th  ranked National Junior College Athletic Association Division II (NJCAA D-II) team in the country. Heartland Hawks softball ranks 16th. Hawks baseball Last season, the Hawks finished 13th overall after going 43-13. This was the sixth straight time the team finished with at least ... [Read more.]

  • Free tax filing at Heartland Community College

    Have your taxes filed confidentially, fast and free by trained volunteers from the Bloomington-Normal VITA Foundation. File at Heartland Community College Place: Workforce Development Center Room: 3602 Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. No appointment necessary. Services offered on a first come, first served basis through April 15. ... [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.]

  • 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.]

  • 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.]

  • 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.]