Early College Instructor Nominated for KS Teacher of the Year

Jeff Folger, HCC Early College instructor and Jackson Heights High School English Language Arts teacher, has been nominated for the Kansas Teacher of the Year award. Folger said, “I am honored to be named Jackson Heights’ nominee for the Kansas Teacher of the Year award. It is a... read more »

HCC Multimedia Plans First Ever Film Festival

The HCC multimedia team lead by Tanner Holte, HCC Multimedia Coordinator, will host its first ever short film festival on the campus of Highland Community College Thursday, Nov. 16. Area high schools were invited and encouraged to submit up to two short films for judging and showing at the event... read more »

Western Center Welcomes Visitors, Students

The Western Center Fall Open House benefited attendees of the Nov. 2 event.   During the event, Western Center staff and students met with Advisory Committee members for an annual fall meeting to gather feedback about the technical programs offered at the Western Center. Several visitors... read more »

Kansas Council of Deans & Directors Meet in Wamego

The Kansas Council of Deans and Directors of Continuing Education met at the HCC Wamego Center Sept. 28-29. Thirty members and guests were in attendance, representing 12 community colleges and four state agencies. Thursday, following lunch and the business meeting, council members presented Best... read more »

HCC Class of 1973 Returns to Campus

Members of the HCC class of 1973 gathered in the Library Saturday, Oct. 14, to reminisce and reconnect with HCC classmates. Classmates provided bios for a short memory book with an update of their life after Highland. Many members of the class of ‘73 mentioned fond memories and a time of perso... read more »

Yost Art Gallery Hosts Faculty Exhibit

Yost Art Gallery will exhibit selected works by art and design faculty members Brigitte Bruna and Sam Perkins. The exhibition opened Saturday, Oct. 14, and will end Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023.    Sam Perkins has been with Highland Community College for 14-years teaching graphic design ... read more »

Arts at the Barn Features the Jazz Cigarettes

The Arts at the Barn Foundation is featuring the Jazz Cigarettes at Klinefelter Farm Saturday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. The Jazz Cigarettes are Michael Stephenson (7-string guitar, vocals) and drummer Colby Earleywine. The group started as a jazz project doing classic standards and old show tunes that ... read more »

Students Attend HCC College Fair

Highland hosted the annual College and Career Planning Conference sponsored by KACRAO (Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers) Monday, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. in the Walters Wellness Center.   In attendance were 42 post-secondary schools, 120 area high school studen... read more »

Multi-Media Students Travel to K-State

Last spring, Multi-Media Coordinator Tanner Holte took a group of Highland students to Manhattan to tour K-State’s multimedia facilities. “The trip to K-State was so enjoyable and sparked new interests and ideas in the team that we weren't sure were possible. Seeing the studios a... read more »

Jackson County Student Utilizes Benefits of Taking Online Classes

Kirsten Reicherter, HCC Online student, knows the benefit of taking online classes at her own pace. She is the youngest in her family, but will be the first to earn a college degree.   “Early enrollment was incredibly beneficial to me,” said Reicherter. “The classes were... read more »

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