Ninety-two Burleson high school graduates will attend Hill College this fall on scholarships provided by the Burleson Higher Education Opportunity Fund. At the annual BOF Orientation Luncheon, hosted by Hill College on Monday, the students were congratulated and given words of encouragement from BISD Superintendent Dr. Bret Jimerson, Hill College President Dr. Pamela Boehm, and the City of Burleson Mayor Ken Shetter.
Two trips to the Texas Gulf Coast are part of a marine biology course offered by Hill College this Fall. And for the first time the class is open to everyone. Those not enrolled at Hill College can sign up for continuing education credit.
Hill College has announced extended hours for registration week. The Hillsboro and Cleburne campus Enrollment Management offices will offer extended hours Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The Burleson center will also have extended business hours from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 19.
Public school administrators from a four-county area met with Hill College officials Wednesday to prepare for the upcoming academic year. Classes begin August 25 at all Hill College locations, including Hillsboro, Cleburne, Burleson, Meridian, Glen Rose and online.
The Hill College Fire Protection Program will have a mandatory orientation for interested persons on Saturday, August 16, in Hillsboro and in Cleburne. The Hillsboro orientation will be from 9 a.m. until noon, while the Cleburne orientation will be from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Hill College is known for offering its many programs in flexible ways.