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