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

By Jason Staker [caption id="attachment_28" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bethany Shadow stands with Dr. Gene Leutzinger, dean of Hawkeye’s School of Interprofessional Health and Safety Services, after completing the CNA I-BEST program at the Metro Center. Bethany is one of thousands of students served annually in Hawkeye’s adult education programs.[/caption] Bethany Shadow didn’t...

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 the early 2000s put things in a different light. The Waverly native saw the care and attention her nurses and nurse aides gave her when she was in the hospital. It was eye...

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. 2. Military and Veterans Service Center. Located in the Brock Student Center, the center provides a designated...
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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. But college offers more than just job training. Beyond the program-specific courses in a given major, a college student is required to take about an...

Test Your Hawkeye Knowledge

Hawkeye Community College has been connecting the community with the education and training for 50 years. How much do you know about Hawkeye’s five-decade history in the Cedar Valley? Complete this five-question quiz at www.hawkeyecollege.edu/cf/trivia and be entered to win limited edition Hawkeye gear like t-shirts and pennants.  1. How much money did Harold Brock borrow to help get Hawkeye...