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Incoming Heartland Community Community President Keith Cornille on Tuesday signaled an optimistic view of state funding for higher education, even as he suggested a need for “more creative” local partnerships.

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Environmentalist Douglas Tallamy believes every person with a patch of front or back yard can be a conservationist.

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The new Heartland Community College president will be Keith Cornille.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Heartland Community College’s Council on Family Relations is holding its second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to encourage discussion on the issue.

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The last of the finalists for the job of Heartland Community College president will visit campus Monday and Tuesday.

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Heartland Community College has announced the third candidate for its presidential search.

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The senior photographer at Illinois State University focuses on campus life in a new show up at the Joe McCauley Gallery.

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Heartland Community College has narrowed down its list of candidates to be the next president—from 50 down to four.

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The job of Heartland Community College president appears to be a hot commodity.

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State Farm Insurance is giving Heartland Community College $383,000 to support three workplace preparedness programs involving short-term certificates and career coaching.

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Alissa Palmer and Whitney Johnson share a visual vocabulary ... and now share gallery space in their exhibition, "Sensing Synonyms."

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Heartland Community College will delay opening Tuesday until 10 a.m. due to the forecast of extremely cold early morning temperatures. The late start affects all Heartland locations.

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The Heartland Community College Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to move ahead with a debt swap that administrators hope will increase financial flexibility.

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An Egyptian Muslim and former exchange student at Heartland Community College said he is disillusioned by mixed messages he's receiving from the United States.

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Two more taxing bodies have approved the property-tax breaks to bring Canadian manufacturer Brandt Industries to McLean County.

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An advocate for women in the drone industry says the rising popularity of the unmanned aircraft technology is disrupting many industries, but not in a negative way.

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Heartland Community College says it hopes to find a new president by April or May.

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Heartland Community College President Rob Widmer announced Friday he plans to retire next summer.

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Heartland Community College campus extensions in Logan and Livingston counties could gain more courses in different fields of study.

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Unit 5 officials are pleased after the McLean County Board on Tuesday changed a couple of polling place locations in Normal to get them out of schools.

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The latest exhibition in the Joe McCauley Gallery at Heartland Community College features works by an artists whose brand is Romance, and who believes that art and beauty have the power to evoke change.

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Heartland Community College now knows what the state will give to operate in the current fiscal year, but questions remain about the cost-shifting of employee pensions.

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Two days after withdrawing his nomination to the state Board of Higher Education, Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed John Bambenek to a similar panel.
 
The governor has named the University of Illinois cybersecurity lecturer to the Illinois Community College Board.

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Administrators at Heartland Community College are preparing a strategic budgeting process that calls for the college to dip into reserves only if state funding completely dries up and even then, not for a couple more years.

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You can find a world of model trains at Heartland Community College with the annual Trains in the Heartland Event.

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The Heartland Community College Board of Trustees approved a small tuition increase Tuesday night. 

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The Governor and Lieutenant Governor are using Heartland Community College in Normal to kick off a statewide tour focusing on best practices in government efficiency.

Heartland has a dual credit program with area high schools to allow them to take courses for college credit while still in K-12 schools.

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The newest member of the Heartland Community College Board of Trustees said she is a life long learner ready to give back to her alma mater.

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Heartland Community College has named Amy Humphreys its Dean of Continuing Education.

She moves from her previous position as Director of Marketing and Public Information at  the school in Normal.

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The state’s ongoing budget impasse has hit community colleges particularly hard, with funds to these schools and the students who attend them drastically reduced.

The Illinois Community College Board is distributing $3 million in emergency aid, divided among seven campuses.

Community colleges have three main sources of funding: Local property taxes, state government, and student tuition. That means some campuses rely on the state for up to 45 percent of their budgets.

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