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Heartland Community College

HCC Alumni Mentoring Network

Hawks Helping Hawks

Established by the Heartland Community College Alumni Committee, the HCC Alumni Mentoring Network was developed to foster meaningful relationships between HCC alumni and current Heartland students. The connections made in this program help prepare our students for a successful future and leave a lasting impact on our campus community.

How It Works

A 1:1 match with students and alumni.  The match is based on information provided in the application.


March 1, 2022 – Mentee Application Period Opens

July 1, 2022 – Mentor Application Period Opens

August 1, 2022 – Mentor and Mentee Application Period Closes

August 19, 2022 – Round 1 Matches Completed

August 22, 2022 – Additional Mentor Outreach Completed, if needed

August 29, 2022 – Final Matches Completed

August 31, 2022 – Match Notifications Are Sent

September 9, 2022 – Program Orientation and Luncheon

October 7, 2022 – Skill Building Training – Goal Setting

January 9, 2023 – Midyear Survey

February 6, 2023 – Skill Building Training

April 28, 2023 – End Program Survey

Mentoring Success

  • Completion of individual goals determined by mentors/mentees at program’s outset in October
  • Ongoing dialogue/discussion with mentors and mentees throughout initiative and the conclusion of the program, including conversation outcomes and frequency; topics discussed; projected next steps for future dialogue; and how to additionally support mentors and mentees
  • Mid-point and conclusion; online evaluation surveys

How Do I Get Involved?


You have the opportunity to share your professional and personal experience and expertise with current Heartland Community College.  Complete the mentor application to become a mentor. 


You have exclusive access to a robust network of alumni who are eager and willing to meet you and share their wisdom and advice.  Complete the mentee application to be mentored by a HCC Alumni.

Participant Surveys

Below are surveys for pilot Mentors and Mentees.  Each should complete the survey which corresponds to their role in the HCC Alumni Mentoring Network.  All responses are due by May 13, 2022.

Mentorship Spotlight

Spring 2022 mentors and mentees, complete the respective spotlight form below. Your spotlight will be highlighted in upcoming editions of the HCC Alumni Newsletter.