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Heartland Community College

Continuing Education in Lincoln

Your path to lifelong learning 

At Heartland, there's many ways to continue your education beyond the classroom. Whether it's crafting, cooking or you're looking for ways to improve professionally, chances are there's something for you. 

Spring 2023 Courses

  • Express your feelings with gorgeous handmade cards. Learn techniques to decorate with paper, stamps, and other embellishments. Then craft two or three cherished keepsakes for holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions. Your beautiful designs will become the hallmark of your creativity.

    Course Fee: $29
    Instructor: Holly Sanford
    Dates: Wednesday, February 8th
    Times: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: HCC Lincoln, Room 209 

    Please bring $5 cash to class for supplies fee. 

    Register for the Create Beautiful Cards Class

  • Craft a useful household item like a true artisan in this hands-on workshop. Learn about soap-making processes as you build a custom mold out of cardboard and parchment paper. Then mix together oils and lye before adding unique fragrances and colors. Leave class with the equivalent of 3-4 made-from-scratch bars of soap.

    Course Fee: $39
    Instructor: Holly Sanford
    Dates: Thursday, March 16th
    Times: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
    Location: HCC Lincoln, Room 403

    Please bring $15 cash to class for supplies fee. 

    Register for the DIY Soap Making class

  • Excel is a powerful tool for organizing data, but it can be overwhelming for first-time users. Cut through the clutter in this course, primarily designed for beginners. Topics include developing and editing worksheets and utilizing formatting features and fill commands. Create formulas and learn some of the most popular built-in functions. Then practice customizing reports and visually representing data with charts and graphs. Leave class with the confidence to tackle any spreadsheet.

    Course Fee: $125
    Instructor: Loyd Kirby
    Dates: Monday, April 10; Wednesday, April 12; Monday, April 17; Wednesday, April 19 (4 sessions)
    Times: 6:00 to 8:00 PM
    Location: HCC Lincoln, Room 208

    Registration deadline is March 29th. Includes textbook.

    Register for the Intro to Excel Class

  • Yoga doesn't have to be intimidating! This beginner-friendly course will guide you through the basics of yoga as you embrace its healing benefits. Learn the philosophy behind yoga from certified yoga instructor and holistic life and wellness coach Marcia Cook. Then practice basic poses and breathwork before trying a guided meditation. Gain new confidence in your body as you build strength, flexibility, and balance.

    Course Fee: $49
    Instructor: Marcia Cook
    Dates: Every Tuesday 4/11/2023 - 5/2/2023 (4 sessions)
    Times: 6:00 to 7:00 PM
    Location: Moksha Center (Off Campus)

    Class held at the Moksha Center: 112 S McLean St., Lincoln, IL 62656.

    Register for the Beginning Yoga class

Hours of Operation

Monday through Thursday:
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Testing Center Hours

Monday through Thursday:
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Contact Us

HCC Lincoln
2201 Woodlawn Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Fax: 217-735-1352

Jennifer Kirby

Director, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8971

Deanne Mott

Associate Director, HCC Lincoln
Advisor, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8973

Rebekah Baughman

Program Assistant, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8974