History of Highland Community College Reprinted

The “History of Highland Community College” from 1837 to 1983 was captured in said book written and published by Arlyn John Parish in 1983. At the time, only 250 copies were printed, and they were not made readily available due to scarcity. With the approval of Donna Parish, Arlyn’... read more »

SSS Visits White Cloud

Thursday, Aug. 31, students from Highland Community College’s Student Support Services (SSS) traveled north of Highland on a cultural trip to visit the White Cloud School and Ma-Hush-Kah Historical Museum to learn more about the area’s history.   Students enjoyed exploring th... read more »

Highland Community College Enters Beneficial Settlement Agreement

Highland Community College today announced that it finalized discussions with the Department of Justice Civil Rights Educational Opportunities Section in connection with a mutually beneficial settlement agreement to ensure all students, regardless of race, have access to equal and fair opportunities... read more »

Technical Center’s Practical Nursing Program Earns 100% Pass Rate

One hundred percent of Highland Community College Technical Center (HCCTC) practical nursing students passed the NCLEX-PN exam at the completion of the school year. A 100% pass rate is exceptional compared with a 65.53% national pass rate posted on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing ... read more »

President Deborah Fox Announces Retirement

President Deborah Fox, the 44th president of Highland Community College, announces she will retire in the 2023-2024 academic year.     “A retirement date has not been determined, but I have requested the board consider this my last contract,” stated President Fox. Fox wen... read more »

Concurrent Is Now Early College

The concurrent department at Highland Community College is now under a new title of Early College. The name change was a result of legislation due to the Kansas Challenge to Secondary School Students Act. The bill requires school districts to grant high school credit to concurrently or dually e... read more »

President's & Dean's List for Spring 2023

Deborah Fox, Highland Community College President, has announced the members of the President's and Dean's Honor Rolls for the spring 2023 semester. Those on the President's List achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Those on the Dean's List achieved a grade point average of... read more »

HCC Ranks First in Student Success Among All Community Colleges

Highland Community College ranks first overall out of the 19 Kansas community colleges in student success index rate based on 2022 student outcome data. HCC not only ranked first in the three-year student success rate, but the College also ranked first in goal attainment, degree/certificate comp... read more »

HCC Faculty Selected for Bauer and Bruning Awards

Three HCC faculty were selected as winners of $1000 for professional development for the coming year. Pamela Fulbright and Mary Bryant, English instructors on the Highland Campus, were awarded the Bauer Awards. The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) supports teaching and student lear... read more »

English Students Petition for Return of Artifacts

Highland Community College English students traveled the short distance east of the City of Highland to the Iowa and Sac & Fox Mission Museum in October 2022. While there, students learned from the director of the Museum, Mike Kelley, that many of the items belonging to the Mission were removed ... read more »

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