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More than 12,500 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2020 Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum…

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Among its many provisions, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act passed by the U.S. Congress in late March hit the pause button for students who owe money for their college education.

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ATCHISON — The online education programs implemented by schools and colleges across the region as COVID-19 prohibits normal operations are often touted as the next best thing, or even equivalent to, in-person course delivery. Not the case with Benedictine College.

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Highland Community College Fine Arts Department opens the Spring Semester with the premiere of the new musical, The Spitfire Grill opening Thursday, March 19 in the Culbertson Theatre.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the U.S. is pleased to announce Chris Bergen, a Highland Community College and Leavenworth High School auto-tech instructor, has been selected to receive the 2019 VFW Smart/Maher National Citizenship Teacher Award at the high school level.

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Highland Athletics has named James Ross as the inaugural coach of the women’s soccer program beginning in fall 2020. The Board of Trustees voted in July to approve the addition of the varsity program, the first in more than 30 years.

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The Highland Community College Board of Trustees has awarded long-time instructor of agriculture, Clifford Hawk, the status of Faculty Emeritus. Hawk was honored with a reception Dec. 4 in Sabetha, where he resides.

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Agriculture students at Highland have joined Collegiate Farm Bureau forming the Nineteenth student chapter in Kansas as of Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. The group held their first meeting, signed documents and met with the local Doniphan County Farm Bureau organization.

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The HCC Chorus and the HCC Lads & Lassies vocal groups have announced performances set for Thursday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 7 both at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature vocal performances from both groups with a festive holiday theme.

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Lucas Hunziger, Director of Technical Education at Highland Community College Atchison Technical Center was recently recognized by the Kansas Board of Regents for excellence in Carl Perkins Career & Technical Education reporting. The award recognizes reporting and dedication within Kansa…

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HIGHLAND — On Oct. 19 Highland hosted parents of current students, alumni, partners, donors, and friends of the agriculture program at an event in the College’s newly remodeled Agriculture Building. Guests were able to tour the agriculture building, meet current students in the program as we…

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Come enjoy an evening in the town of Almost, Maine with Highland Community College’s latest production” Love/Sick” playing on stage Nov. 7-9 in Culbertson Auditorium.

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The Highland Community College Alpha Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) attended the Kansas & Nebraska regional leadership conference on Sept. 20 & 21 at Kansas City Kansas Community College. 

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The 2020 schedule of events for the Arts at the Barn Series at Highland Community College has been announced. The events are varied as ever with this year featuring everything from blacksmithing demonstrations to cowboy music and barbeque to jazz concerts.

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Highland Community College announced that Bobby Henline, a comedian and representative from the Atchison-based nonprofit organization Tempered Steel, will be giving a comedy show at Highland Community College in the Culbertson Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18.

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Highland Community College’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) will be hosting a GSA Talent Show at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 in Culbertson Auditorium. Admission is free-will donation.

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The Highland Community College viticulture and enology program has a new home at 456-Wineries in Wamego. The winery, the latest addition to the program near the Wamego campus, will serve not only as the home of Highland Vineyards and Winery, LLC, but it will also serve as an incubator space …

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HIGHLAND — Shayna Leahy, Instructor of Vocal Music at Highland Community College has been appointed an artistic administrator for the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. Leahy previously served the organization as a director of production for the previous two summer seasons.

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The Highland Community College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 in the David Reist Administration Building Conference Room on the Highland Campus.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and Adult Mental Health First Aid trainings will be from 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15 on the campus of Highland Community College located at 606 West Main, Highland, Kansas. The youth-oriented class will be held in the lower level of the Stad…

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SALINA – The academic achievements, positive attitudes, and valuable impacts of Wildcats on the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus were highlighted and honored during an annual celebration marking the end of the school year.

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Joshua North, Director of Financial Aid at Highland Community College, was recently named by the Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators as a Rising Star within the organization. The award is given to individuals with less than five years of experience who have demonstrate…

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Jerry Moran has conducted extensive surveys of damage linked to Missouri River flooding in Kansas and in the whole region, and says he’s heard one consistent complaint.

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The Highland Community College Board of Trustees announced they have named Deborah Fox as the 44th President of Highland Community College. The announcement was made after a unanimous roll call vote with all members present at a special meeting March 11.

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After a nationwide search the Highland Community College Board of Trustees announce they will bring an additional candidate for the position of President to campus March 1 for interviews.

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Highland Community College will host speaker David Titterington as the next event in the Humanities Kansas sponsored STEAM series. Titterington will present, American Mashup: The Ongoing Indigenous American Art of Remixing the World, at 1 p.m. on Monday March 4 in the Math Science Building o…

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After a nationwide search the Highland Community College Board of Trustees announce they will bring three candidates for the position of President to campus Feb. 25, 26 and 28 for interviews.

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Highland Community College Fine Arts Department opens the spring semester with the premiere of the new musical “Big Fish,” opening Thursday, February 28th in the Culbertson Theatre.

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The Highland Community College Board of Trustees overseeing operations of the first college established in the state of Kansas gathered for two special meeting sessions to review applicants to hire a new president.