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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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A Poe Boy From a Poe Family

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

Many people know Edgar Allan Poe for his dark and at times creepy short stories and novels. He is perhaps most famous for his works The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, but many do not know that Poe invented the modern murder mystery as we know it today when he wrote The Murders in the Rue Morgue.

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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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Clubs Clubs Everywhere!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Heartland News | 0 comments

Heartland community college offers a plethora of clubs and organizations for students. Typically there are at least 20-30 active clubs on campus each semester. These clubs can help students connect with their peers and find people who hold similar values or interests. 

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Snot Good For You?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, Voices | 1 comment

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 | 1 comment

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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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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