Monthly Archive:: February 2016

Building a Tiny House

Unique construction project provides valuable hands-on learning Tiny houses are a big deal these days. The quaint, sometimes quirky micro houses offer the concept of simple living, with everything you need and nothing you don’t. While the houses

Advanced Skills for Today’s Workforce

Industrial Automation Technology program prepares students for in-demand careers Manufacturing today is increasingly more advanced, with more sophisticated equipment and more technical skills needed to operate it. “It takes a skilled technician to work on equipment,” said

50 Years of Innovation

Since Hawkeye opened its doors in 1966, it has focused on meeting the needs of the community, providing quality, affordable training for learners at all stages of life. First opened as Hawkeye Institute of Technology, today Hawkeye

GAP Tuition Assistance Program Removes Barriers to Career Training

When Toney O’Neal was laid off from his job at Bridgestone/Firestone in Des Moines, he came back to his hometown to get back on track. He was able to enroll in the short-term Industrial Maintenance program at

A Heads-Up on Financial Aid

Headache-saving changes are coming Changes are coming to the financial aid process that will make it easier to apply for help and plan ahead for college. Beginning October 1, 2016, students will be able to file a

Guide to careers

Your Goals. Our Mission. For 50 years, Hawkeye Community College has been educating thousands in Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Grundy, Fayette, Floyd, and Tama counties. High-quality, affordable college education that’s close to home is