WISD board discusses security, Baker Field plan and drug tests

Reporter: Ellie Mahan June 30, 2022 In a regular meeting of the Whitney ISD Board of Trustees held Monday, June 20, the board discussed district security information, Whitney Wildcat Football League’s plans for the Baker Field restrooms and concession stands and an amendment to the random drug testing policy. Superintendent John McCullough said that he … Continue reading WISD board discusses security, Baker Field plan and drug tests

Board of Regents selects 11th Hill College president

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 30, 2022 After a national search, the Hill College Board of Regents approved the college’s 11th president at a meeting held recently. Dr. Thomas Mills will serve as Hill College president beginning August 1, replacing Dr. Pam Boehm, who recently retired from that position. Dr. Mills brings a wealth of community … Continue reading Board of Regents selects 11th Hill College president

Finalists named in search for Hill College president

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 9, 2022 The Hill College Board of Regents has approved four finalists in the college's search for a new president. The board is conducting interviews and public forums this week prior to making a decision. The finalists approved for the interview process are Dr. Shelley Diviney, Dr. Brenda Kihl, Dr. Thomas … Continue reading Finalists named in search for Hill College president

Hill College registering for mini, summer semesters

Editor: Shannon Cottongame May 5, 2022 Registration for Hill College’s May mini-mester and three summer sessions is now open for new and current students. The May mini-mester allows students to take courses online in an accelerated timeframe of three weeks. Classes begin May 16, and available courses consist of core curriculum and general electives. Hill … Continue reading Hill College registering for mini, summer semesters

Hill College Boots & Suits Event raises over $41,000 for student scholarships

Editor: Shannon Cottongame May 4, 2022 The 17th annual Hill College Boots and Suits event held on April 7 raised over $41,000 to benefit Hill College students. Nearly $37,000 of the proceeds will go directly to student scholarships. Funds raised from event activities and donations made during the event, a total of $3,900, will support … Continue reading Hill College Boots & Suits Event raises over $41,000 for student scholarships

Hill College honors retiring president with student grant

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 27, 2022 Hill College is honoring its retiring president with the Pamela J. Boehm Student Emergency Aid Grant. The announcement was made during the college’s annual Boots and Suits fund-raising event. “In honor of her 41 years of dedication to Hill College, and particularly her focus on student success, we are … Continue reading Hill College honors retiring president with student grant

New hybrid nursing program to begin June 6 at Hill College

Editor: Shannon Cottongame March 23, 2022 Hill College is now offering a hybrid option for its Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and Paramedic Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Transition programs, which will run from June to May. The first cohort begins June 6, and the application deadline is April 1. The college was recently approved to … Continue reading New hybrid nursing program to begin June 6 at Hill College

State demographer to speak at county summit March 31

Editor: Shannon Cottongame March 16, 2022 Dr. Lloyd B. Potter Registration is now open for the first annual Hill County Summit to be held at the Hill College Performing Arts Center on the Hill College campus Thursday, March 31. Local elected county, school and city officials and the public are encouraged to attend and hear … Continue reading State demographer to speak at county summit March 31

Hill College president to retire at the end of May

Editor: Shannon Cottongame February 23, 2022 Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm has served Hill College in various capacities since 1978 and has been president of the college since 2014. Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm has announced her retirement effective May 31. The Hill College Board of Regents accepted the retirement announcement, with regrets, … Continue reading Hill College president to retire at the end of May

Chamber hosts Lunch & Learn

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 19, 2022 Derik Moore from Hill College presented an informative program about the college and its many offerings for the community at a Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn held last week. Members present were Chamber President Adam Bain, Tami Gardner, Jean Drugan, Lynda Bomer, Terry Boyer and Charles … Continue reading Chamber hosts Lunch & Learn

‘Earth Angels’ exhibit opens at Texas Heritage Museum

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 24, 2021 A new art exhibit on temporary display in the Hill College Texas Heritage Museum (THM) features four large figures representing earth, air, fire and water. The figures, titled “Earth Angels,” are unique because North Texas artist Julia Schloss made them from a collection of salvaged materials. “Julia Schloss is … Continue reading ‘Earth Angels’ exhibit opens at Texas Heritage Museum

Hill College earns 10-year accreditation reaffirmation

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 25, 2021 Hill College’s accreditation has been reaffirmed through 2031 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the southern states. The SACSCOC Board of Trustees made the announcement at its June 17 meeting. To … Continue reading Hill College earns 10-year accreditation reaffirmation

Registration open for fall at Hill College

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 18, 2021 Registration is open for the fall 2021 semester, and Hill College is ready to welcome students to campus. The college will operate at full capacity, which means students can benefit from a full college experience. Full-term classes begin Monday, August 23, and run for 16 weeks until December 9. … Continue reading Registration open for fall at Hill College

Hill College, North Texas Automobile Dealers launch Auto Tech Apprenticeship Program

North Texas Automobile Dealers Association Chairman Charlie Gilchrist and Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm were joined by their teams to sign the Memorandum of Understanding for the new Auto Tech Apprenticeship program at the college’s Cleburne Technical Center. Hill College is providing college-to-career opportunities for its students pursuing an automotive technology degree or certification … Continue reading Hill College, North Texas Automobile Dealers launch Auto Tech Apprenticeship Program

HC students earn All-Texas recognition

Hill College Phi Kappa Theta (PTK) chapter president Marites “Thess” Mitchell and chapter member Abigail Sympson were recently honored at the 2021 All-Texas Academic Team Virtual Medallion Ceremony, hosted by The University of Texas System and the Texas Association of Community Colleges. Nominees were evaluated on several criteria, including academic achievement, community service, leadership and … Continue reading HC students earn All-Texas recognition