On October 1, 2020, the Kansas Board of Regents released enrollment data for the state’s universities and community colleges. The Kansas Community College system experienced a sharp decline in enrollment for the start of the fall semester, a direct result of COVID-19. Kansas commun... read more »
Constitution Day is Thursday, September 17. Highland Community College typically celebrates this every year, however, Covid-19 has put a crimp in the usual celebration. The video below shares how the Constitution relates directly to Native American’s in the past, present, and future... read more »
On September 8, 2020, Highland Community College, friends, local businesses and supporters celebrated the ground-breaking of the new Diesel Technology Center in Atchison, Kansas. This is an expansion project that’s been 18 years in the making. In 2002, Higher Education in Kansas removed Kansas... read more »
The HCC Library has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant titled Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions in the amount of $14,994. The application was considered carefully during the NEH review process, which includes peer review along with deliberation... read more »
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Highland Community College $261,888 to aid their Student Support Services program. The program helps students succeed and graduate from College.
Student Support Services, also known as SSS, focuses their help on low-income, first generation (those stud... read more »
Wine-business incubator 456 Wineries in Wamego, KS is proud to announce the addition of two new wineries to the facility. The first, a partnership of two businesses create Louis Vieux Winery doing business as Zydeco Meadery. Partners GW Clift of Manhattan and Eric Depradine of Kansas Cit... read more »
Highland Community College is pleased to annouce that it has been named the top 10 best nursing school in the state of Kansas. According to www.nursingprocess.org; "The two-semester LPN to RN bridge program at Highland Community College Technical Center is designed to build upon your ... read more »
Highland Viticulture and Enology Program hosted a Field Day at their Research Vineyard located at the Wamego Center in Wamego, KS. Twenty-two participants took part in the day-long workshop. The morning session was led by HCC Viticulture Instructor and Vineyard Manager, Candice Fitch-Dei... read more »
Highland Community College’s Erica Whearty is a member of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) on the Wamego Campus. Whearty is one of 207 PTK members named a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. “As the President of her chapter, Erica has been leading the ch... read more »
Highland Community College is pleased to announce that Jordon O’Brien has been named the new Head Coach of the HCC Scotties Women’s Basketball Team beginning with the 2020-21 season.
An Altamont, Kansas, native, Jordon was a four-year starter at Labette County High School wh... read more »