The history of Hoerner College is one of growth in the service of the community and the country. It was founded by Dr. & Mrs. Surender Singh in 1969. Dr. Singh was Professor and Head of Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse,USA. During their intermittent visits between 1960 and 1968, they established a beautiful primary College at Manjhla District, Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Singh worked hard to get electricity, roads, post offices and a bank in the hamlet. Later, they were approached by many residents of the Mahanagar locality to start a Primary School in the area. After due consideration, they agreed to build the College which became operational in July 1970. The Foundation Stone was laid by the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the Honourable (Late) Shri. C. B. Gupta on April 16th 1969. The College operations started in July 5, 1970 for admissions. Classes began on July 5, 1970 with 32 students. Soon the number increased.
Dr. Singh moved on to be the Founding Vice-Chancellor of Awadh University, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh. He was then elected to be Fellow Indian Council for Cultural Relation in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. As a diplomat and researcher he made valuable contribution to our country.
Mrs. Singh retired and went on to be the Manager / Secretary of the College. Whilst Dr. Surender Singh passed on in 1990, Mrs. Singh breathed her last in 2012. Presently Mr. Ranjit Singh is the President/Manager of the College and Mrs. Sunita Viessmann is the Assistant Manager. Mrs. Vinita Kochhar is the Secretary and Dr. Mala Mehra is the Principal.