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New Adult Learning Center Aims to Expand Services, Opportunities for Students

Bethany Shadow didn’t graduate from high school.  Now and then, she would start working toward her High School Completion Diploma (HSED), but never followed through. Then Bethany became a mother, and she had a shift in perspective.

Low Risk, High Rewards

High-Tech Simulators Help Train High-Quality Healthcare Professionals Everything that happens in the Van Gerpen Patient Simulator Lab at Hawkeye Community College is focused on one thing: quality. It’s not just about the quality of the technology or

Alumni Spotlight: Kim Miller

Kim Miller traveled the world with the U.S. Navy, earned a management degree, worked in human resources, and held a real estate license. A career in nursing wasn’t on her radar. Then a serious health scare in

Hawkeye Community College Receives Grant to Support Truck Driving Training for Military Veterans

Hawkeye Community College is one of seven colleges across the country to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration program to train current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces

Exploring your interests: The value of elective classes

Since 2008, a focus of higher education has understandably been jobs, jobs, jobs. Providing technical training and marketable skills is a core mission of community colleges, and when the economy is sour, their roles assume critical importance.

RedTails Rising

Intercollegiate Sports are Taking Off at Hawkeye Community College Since intercollegiate sports began at Hawkeye Community College in fall 2015, student-athletes have come from across the globe to compete. During 2016-2017, more than 110 student-athletes competed in

Hawkeye Community College Guide to Careers

For 50 years, Hawkeye Community College has been helping thousands obtain a high-quality, affordable college education and reach their career goals. Check out Hawkeye’s more than 45 career and transfer programs to find a degree or program