Education Archive

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Military and Veterans Services at Hawkeye

1 Full-Time Coordinator. Robin Knight provides programming and veteran-related services and advocates for military-connected students on college policy, practice, and procedures. She is the primary point of contact to support the students in education benefits and service referrals.

STEM @ Hawkeye

Hawkeye’s mobile learning lab is helping K-12 students get excited about science, technology, engineering, and math. Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. Together they form STEM, a phrase that is heard more and more in schools and businesses across

Tips for Returning Adult Students

As daunting as it may sometimes seem, going back to college is easier than many people believe. We understand that the transition into college isn’t the same for everyone and that for some people there might be

Hawkeye 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

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

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

Contextual Learning: New Hawkeye Program Teaches English, Machining Skills

Kossi Minekpo has completed his four-month training in computer-numerical control (CNC) machining at Hawkeye Community College’s Metro Center. But along with becoming proficient in operating computerized and manual mills and lathes, the native of Togo in West

Dislocated Worker Transition Center

The new Dislocated Worker Transition Center opened August 18, 2015, on Hawkeye Community College’s Main Campus. Established as part of a collaborative effort to assist displaced John Deere workers in Waterloo and Ankeny, the center will assist

Begin Here…Go Anywhere

Starting your college education at a community college is a great way to build confidence and study skills, save money, explore career options, and earn college credit for both an associate degree and toward the bachelor’s degree