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Congolese immigrant to speak at English learners event

Kumbelu will be the student speaker at the first ELL Next Step Ceremony. About 125 people will be recognized for completing or participating in programs, earning scholarships, becoming citizens and serving as student ambassadors.  Read more

Burmese Refugee Mothers Building a New Life for Their Children

Tun, 34, and Liani, 29, are refugees from Burma who became fast friends in the English Language Learner program at Hawkeye Community College Metro Center.  Read more

Area High School Students Compete in Weld Off at Hawkeye

Sparks were flying Friday at Hawkeye Community College as students from seven area high schools demonstrated their welding skills.  Read more

Hawkeye board buys former Bowl-In site for urban campus

Hawkeye Community College will have a new presence downtown amidst an area that has been undergoing extensive revitalization in recent years.  Read more

Hawkeye Builders Complete First Tiny House

Explore the tiny house built by Sustainable Construction and Design students.  Read more

Hawkeye STEM trailer brings virtual learning to schools

Along with anatomy, groups of students working at computer stations explored gravity, the laws of motion, electrical currents, circuits, building design and more.  Read more

Hawkeye celebrates 50 years, looks to the future

As Hawkeye’s 50th anniversary approaches, the college has grown a lot from those early days. About 5,400 students are enrolled in more than 45 technical and liberal arts credit programs.  Read more

Simulator May Bring More Construction Jobs

A collaboration of the Iowa Workforce, Iowa Works and Hawkeye Community College have brought construction opportunities to the North Iowa area funded by the Walmart Foundation.  Read more

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

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