Study Abroad Programs Offer Global Learning Experiences

College is a place where students gain knowledge, skills, and connections to prepare them for success. For students at Hawkeye Community College, the study abroad program provides the opportunity to make those connections span the globe. [caption id="attachment_1165" align="alignright" width="320"] Jacob Fitzpatrick and Amanda Grunklee assist Haitian university students with soil quality testing...

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 of your choice. Hawkeye can show you the path to a bachelor’s degree. Begin Now! First stop for transfer planning: Student Services – provides the resources to...
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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 up to 650 workers with career and employment-related services and training. “Hawkeye Community College has a long history of serving the workforce...
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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 Africa also improved a few other skills. “I learned English a lot, because English (is) my second language,” said Minekpo. He was...
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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 at the core of Hawkeye’s mission. Look over the full range of options in this Hawkeye programs listing to find a degree or transfer...
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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 Dan Utley, instructor in Hawkeye’s Industrial Automation Technology program. “You can’t just hire someone off the...
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