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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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Boost Your Success With Free Tutoring

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Heartland News | 0 comments

After spending almost half of the semester struggling with my physics class, I talked to a classmate of mine and he recommended the tutoring services offered right here on campus. I’ve always been aware of tutoring services but never reached out because, I’ll be honest, I was kind of skeptical. If I couldn’t understand what my instructor was teaching, why would I understand it coming from anybody else?

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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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33 Pratt Music Foundation Scholars Named

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Music students in Bloomington-Normal will benefit from 33 scholarships awarded by the Pratt Music Foundation this year.

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I Skip

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 2 comments

I have been asked several times how I manage a part-time job, a full-time job, school, and being the assistant editor of The Spectator. Well, it is quite simple. It’s all about time management and solid budgets.

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Haunted Hotel

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

As if Chicago wasn’t already the greatest city in the world, it adds just a little more icing on the cake as it receives a ranking of #1 in the countdown of most haunted places in the United States. Specifically, the Congress Plaza Hotel located right on Michigan Ave in Downtown. As some of you may be aware, the Congress Plaza Hotel was home to the much of the “work” done by the notorious gangster, Al Capone.

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