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Orange students monkey around with computer coding

Hawkeye students, staff organize Hour of Code event at Orange Elementary  Read more

Hawkeye’s Emily Boge helped design scaler

Emily Boge is leaving her mark on the field of dental hygiene. More precisely, it’s on a newly designed tool commonly used by dental hygienists to clean patients’ teeth.  Read more

Unusual Display Shows Students Lost to Suicide

Signs and shoes. 1,100 pairs of old shoes line the sidewalks at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo. Each pair represents a student life lost to suicide. The campus is participating in National Suicide Prevention Week through Thursday.  Read more

Hawkeye moving Independence center into high school

The center serves about 100 high school students per semester, with another 20 to 30 adult students during the after-school hours.  Read more

Northey offers insights on new Hawkeye ag center

The Global Agriculture Learning Center is focusing on introducing students to the world to form networks internationally and learn from different nations about their production methods to improve agriculture here at home.  Read more

TechWorks Design Center Holds Open House

Organizers say the Additive Manufacturing and Design Center is “the most technologically advanced 3D printing and design center in the United States.”  Read more

Program Expands Opportunities for Iowa’s Immigrant Population

This year alone, Hawkeye’s ELL program saw more than 550 students, representing 53 first languages from 38 home countries.  Read more

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

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