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Heartland Community College

Hometown Hawks

Hometown Hawks Live Local. Learn Local. Lincoln, IL


Enhance your HCC experience by taking classes in Lincoln and participating in Hometown Hawks events.

Become a Hometown Hawk

  • Save time and money by staying in your community
  • Connect with local students, staff, and instructors
  • Attend local HCCL events and get free stuff
  • Enjoy lunches from local businesses
  • Receive student support services at HCCL
  • Take group road trips to the campus in Normal

There is no cost to participate.  All you need to do is register!

Register for Hometown Hawks

  • Hometown Hawks is a local program for students living in the Lincoln area who maintain enrollment in at least one HCC undergraduate/credit class. This opportunity allows students to connect with fellow Logan County students and Heartland services locally. 

  • Anyone enrolled in an undergraduate/credit class at any HCC campus and lives in or around Logan County is eligible to be a Hometown Hawk. Classes can be in-person or online.

  • Several opportunities will be available to members throughout the semester.  Events will be posted on the Get Involved page, under the Hometown Hawks membership. 

    Some activities students can participate in:
    • Success Education Workshops (with a chance to earn free college credit)
    • Free lunches from local restaurants
    • Tie-dying Hometown Hawks t-shirts
    • Field trips to sporting events 
    • Scavenger hunts 
    • Tutoring or counseling services

Hours of Operation

Summer 2024 Hours
Monday through Thursday:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Testing Center Hours

Monday through Thursday:
8:00 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

Kelsi Edwards

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

Karen Martinez

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