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Heartland Alum Helps Other Vets Find Healing In Art

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Heartland Alum, Richard Casper, is the focus of a TIME documentary titled “A Way to Talk About It, A Veteran Finds Healing In Art – And Then Helps Others.” Michael “Mac” McAvoy was Casper’s Drawing I instructor in 2008 and reflects on his relationship with Casper.

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The Allure of Libraries

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments


For those who love to read, the library is a magical land filled with shelves of alternate universes just waiting to be explored. However, the library, for those who dislike reading or are unsure of what they’re looking for, can be a daunting place. Something that can help those who are anxious about working with the library is to understand it a bit better.

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Snot Good For You?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Pick your boogers, and eat them too. Why? Although considered a vulgar habit, snacking on your nose-pickings is good for your health. Scientists have discovered that ingesting boogers is good for your teeth and your overall health.

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Boxes and Walls– An Interactive Oppression Experience

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Some of you have probably seen the signage and marketing advertising the upcoming Boxes and Walls experience taking place on November 15th – 17th.  This may raise the question; what is Boxes and Walls?

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Pizza With the Pros: A Night of Connections

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

One of the nearly 50 alumni and community professionals who participated in the recent Pizza with the Pros career exploration event in the Heartland Campus Café reminded everyone of the importance of saying thank you.  She was part of a panel that kicked off the event by giving a short piece of advice for career success.

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Hal Wendling; 19 years at HCC

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 1 comment

Hal Wendling, an Associate Professor of Economics, will be retiring at the end of this semester. After 19 years of teaching at Heartland Community College and over 27 years of teaching at different colleges and universities, Wendling has earned a much-deserved retirement. He has held many different jobs over the years such as a motivational speaker, a pension fund manager, a statistician, a labor market analyst, and a stockbroker. Of all the many jobs that he has held, he stated is a recent interview that teaching has been his favorite position.

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