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Heartland Community College

Hometown Hawks

Enhance your HCC education by taking classes in Pontiac and participating in Hometown Hawks events.

Become a Hometown Hawk

  • Save time and money staying in your community
  • Connect with local students, staff, and instructors
  • Attend local HCCP events 
  • Hometown Hawks is a local program for Livingston County students who maintain enrollment in at least one HCC undergraduate/credit class. The goal is to connect students with HCC services and activities, help build network of friends and instructors, and provide social events at the Pontiac location.

  • Anyone enrolled in an HCC undergraduate/credit class at Pontiac, Normal, or Lincoln and lives in Livingston County is eligible to be a Hometown Hawk. Classes can be in-person or online.

  • There is no cost to be a Hometown Hawk. However, participants must register with the Hometown Hawks Pontiac student group, attend an orientation, and participate in activities.

  • By being a Hometown Hawk, you and your fellow Livingston County area students can: 

    • Participate in local activities with other students
    • Take group road trips to the Normal campus
    • Utilize HCC services at the Pontiac location
  • To become a Hometown Hawk you may enroll at, search Hometown Hawks Pontiac, then join the group.


Monday-Thursday: 8am to 6pm
Friday-Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

HCC Pontiac
211 E Madison St, Ste #2
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-6777
Fax: 815-844-5635

April Fornero

Director, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8952

John Salzer

Associate Director, HCC Pontiac
Advisor, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8953

Lisa Fite

Program Assistant, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8951