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High Winds Serve as Training for Student Truck Drivers

For many students at Hawkeye Community College, today's high winds were the first time they experienced that added danger.  Read more

State, businesses work together to build apprentice program

The concept of learning on the job isn’t new, particularly in construction and skilled trades. Now, though, the state is promoting a “registered apprenticeship” approach that brings skills testing and classroom instruction into the mix.  Read more

Hawkeye Teaches Machining, English to Immigrants

Along with hands-on career training, students received English language learner and math instruction, an approach called Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training.  Read more

Contextual Learning at Metro Center

New program at Hawkeye's Metro Center combines job training with English language and math education.  Read more

Hawkeye Community College students experience farming in Haiti through trip

Hawkeye students traveled to Haiti Jan. 2-9 to help local agriculture students learn about testing soil quality and sustainable farming practices.  Read more

Fallen soldier's son speaks at Veterans Day event

Hawkeye student Keenan Gienau spoke about his late father, 2nd Lt. Brian Gienau, during the Veterans Day Ceremony on campus November 11.  Read more

Hawkeye STEM conference for 8th graders

Hawkeye hosted more than 2,000 Cedar Valley 8th graders for a STEM Career Fair Nov. 6-7, 2014.  Read more

Hawkeye-trained photographers show best at Waterloo museum

The Grout Museum, in partnership with Hawkeye Community College's professional photography program, is showcasing "Portraits of Iowa" now through April 18, 2015.  Read more

High School Students Tour Local Manufacturing Companies

Ninth grade students tour local companies for National Manufacturing Day.  Read more

Mayors' Awards Presented to ELL Volunteer and Student

ELL volunteer Maureen Murphy and Hawkeye student Ryan Doland received the Mayors' Volunteer Award.  Read more

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