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Heartland Community College

Kelly Pyle named Dean of Health Sciences

March 22, 2023

Heartland Community College has named Kelly Pyle as Dean of Health Sciences. 

The Health Sciences Dean is responsible for operational planning, staff supervision and evaluation, developing and maintaining articulation agreements between Heartland Community College and other institutions of higher learning, and cultivating donors to help facilitate fundraising and grant-seeking opportunities. 

Pyle first joined HCC as the Associate Dean of Health Sciences in 2019. She holds a Doctorate degree in Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, a Master of Arts, Audiology from Northern Illinois University, and a Bachelor of Science, Communicative Disorders also from Northern Illinois University. 

The Health Sciences division at Heartland includes programs in Nursing, Radiography, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant and a number of other degree and certification programs.  

A Health Sciences Information Night and Career Fair will be held at Heartland on Thursday, April 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the Normal campus (1500 W. Raab Rd.). The event will include a presentation for prospective students covering the selective admission process, financial aid, and how to apply for scholarships. There will be lab tours, meetings with faculty, and potential students will leave with all the details necessary to start the path to a future as a healthcare professional. 

Recruiters and human resource representatives from area healthcare facilities and organizations will be there to speak with current and prospective students about the many great job opportunities and potential tuition reimbursement opportunities.

Written by: Steve Fast