an interesting and enlightening presentation for your organization,
club, school, church, business, or civic group?
The Highland Community College Speakers Bureau can help. Whether
you're interested in knowing more about fine arts, cosmetology,
social sciences, or nursing programs - or Highland Community College
in general - our Speakers Bureau can provide the expert to present
to your group.
Bureau is a community service of Highland Community College. Our
speakers are volunteers who donate their time to promote education.
For more information, or to schedule a speaker, call 815.599.3413
to set up a program.
Gerber, Associate Vice President of Student Services
Community College consistently offers local access to quality education.
Learn about the College's efforts to remain vital and continually
strive to meet the needs of our community and students. This presentation
also includes a compelling story of student success.
Jackson, Transfer Coordinator/Student Advisor
Advising and Transfer. Which four-year institutions are
HCC graduates transferring to, and how well do they perform at those
schools? This presentation is filled with interesting information
focusing on the student population that chooses to complete transfer
degrees and how Highland assists these students along the way.
Jansen, Director of Adult Education Programs
and Literacy Programs.
Learn more about Highland's adult education programs offered throughout
the College district. This presentation includes discussion of the
need for GED and literacy programming, as well as the goals and
successes of these grant funded services. Literacy tutoring services
are also discussed. The presentation can be tailored to connect
to the specific mission of the requesting group.
Koeller, Director of Columbia College
College- Bachelor's and Master's degrees available.
Highland's partnering four-year institution- Columbia College offers
four-year bachelor degrees on the campus of Highland Community College
and has recently begun to offer graduate programs in Business, Teaching,
and Criminal Justice through online classes. Find out more about
how Columbia College serves the HCC district .
Schmerse, Cosmetology Instructor
has been training future salon professionals for over 30 years.
While gaining the skills needed for state licensure as a cosmetologist
or nail technician, students serve customers daily on the salon
are trained with the most up to date equipment and products in the
industry. The program has for years had a 100% pass rate on the
state licensure exam and a 100% job placement rate.
Webb, Theatre Instructor
Fine Arts Program. Discover
how Highland College Fine Arts programs benefit members of the community
by providing opportunities to continue their personal ambitions.
Fine Arts at HCC offers the elite opportunity to be a conduit to
big dreams. Learn about student success stories who are currently
working in the industry.
Wenzel, Speech and Communications Instructor/Director of Leadership
Moments in American Films. From
"Gone With the Wind" to "Singin' in the Rain"
to "Jaws" to "The Godfather", everyone has a
favorite scene or moment from a movie. Several of the best moments
from some of the greatest American films ever made will be presented