Black Hawk College » Announcements Campuses located in the city of Moline and near Kewanee, Illinois. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:18:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 BHC closed April 3, no classes April 4 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 05:01:44 +0000 All Black Hawk College facilities will be closed Friday, April 3. No classes Saturday, April 4.

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Black Hawk College Student Leader Award 2015 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:00:31 +0000 Continue reading ]]> The Black Hawk College Student Leader Award is an opportunity for students pursing the Business Management & Marketing AAS degree or the Accounting Specialist AAS degree to be recognized as the most promising leaders. Registration deadline is Tuesday, April 7, 2015. The students who receive the award will be granted free admission to the Quad Cities Leadercast event Friday, May 8, 2015.

This award is intended to support and promote student leadership development. Leaders from the Quad-City region will gather for QC Leadercast, a one-day simulcast from Atlanta, GA, to learn from recognized leaders from across a wide spectrum of organizations and industries.

2015 Leadercast speakers »

2015 Leadercast speakers:
Andy Stanley: Leadership author and communicator
Malala Yousafzai: “Bravest Girl in the World” – CNN live via simulcast
Ed Catmull: President of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios
Seth Godin: Bestselling author and leadership expert
Rudy Giuliani: 107th mayor of New York City (1993-2001)
Aja Brown: Mayor, city of Compton
Bill McDermott: CEO of SAP AG
CMDR Rorke Denver: Navy SEAL commander and author
Plus special guest: Super Bowl-winning quarterback and five-time MVP
This one-day event will offer leadership development and networking opportunities with other leaders from Quad-City area. This event is to inspire and have a positive impact on one’s personal and professional development.

The BHC Student Leader Award eligibility criteria are:

  • Enrolled to graduate from BHC with Business Management & Marketing AAS degree or Accounting Specialist. AAS degree will receive first priority above student pursuing other degrees.
  • Completed cumulative of 12 credit hours at BHC.
  • Completed Business Relations I and III or who is currently enrolled in those courses, and successful completion of each course can be verified.
  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Submit essay with the application no later than Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

    Guidelines for the essay:

    • Personal introduction, including leadership/volunteering experience and goals/aspirations.
    • How earning your degree will advance your goals/aspirations.
      What are some of the greatest challenges of today’s leaders, and how can they be overcome?
    • Describe an exemplary leader and what makes them worthy of following.
      800 words or less, Times New Roman, 12-point, double-spaced.

      Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      Click here to register and submit your essay for the Black Hawk College Student Leader Award.

After the QC Leadercast event, students will complete a brief survey.

For additional information or questions regarding the Black Hawk College Student Leader Award or QC Leadercast, contact Ewelina Bergert at or 309-796-5268.

Ways to keep in touch with QC Leadercast:
LinkedIn: Search for Chick-fil-A Leadercast Quad Cities
Twitter: @leadercastqc

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Prospective BHC nursing students should attend March 26 info session Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:55:28 +0000 Continue reading ]]> nurse with patientAre you planning to apply to the Associate Degree Nursing Program or Practical Nursing Certificate Program and are currently enrolled at BHC? Then you should attend a Planning and Information for Nursing Students (PINS) meeting at the Quad-Cities Campus.

The meetings will provide support, academic planning and an opportunity to network with other students pursuing the same goals. Come to one meeting or all of them! Different information will be discussed at each one. Nan Reddy and/or Karen Dugan, educational advisors, will facilitate the meetings.

The Spring 2015 PINS meetings will be:

• Tuesday, Feb. 3 from 1-2 p.m.
• Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 3-4 p.m.
• Thursday, March 26 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
• Monday, April 13 from noon to 1 p.m.

The meetings will be in Building 1, Room 382 (conference room above Advising in the First Stop Center).

For more information, call 309-796-5100.

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Volunteers needed to tutor adult readers Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:21:08 +0000 Continue reading ]]> The Black Hawk College Literacy is For Everyone (LIFE) program needs new volunteers to tutor adults who cannot read beyond the 9th grade level.

Tutors are needed for GED students, English as a Second Language students and students who struggle with learning disabilities (many with reading grade levels 0-2).

Tutoring times will be determined by the tutor and the student. The ideal volunteer time commitment is one to three hours per week during the school year.

For more information, contact Jane Duax at or 309-796-5703.

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Join BHC on a foodie bus trip to Chicago Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:28:43 +0000 Continue reading ]]> Food enthusiasts are invited to visit Chicago’s finest markets and hidden gourmet shops this spring with Black Hawk College.

Join Chef Stephanie Godke for the Chicago Farmers and Ethnic Markets Shopping Trip on Tuesday, April 21. The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 14.

Cost is $90. The bus will leave at 7 a.m. from the BHC Outreach Center in East Moline and return at approximately 8 p.m.

For trip details, visit To register, call BHC Professional and Continuing Education at 309-796-8223.


Last updated 3/19/2015

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Swim lessons, aquatic exercise, pool parties and more at BHC Sat, 08 Nov 2014 18:01:01 +0000 Continue reading ]]> Aquatic CenterDoes your child need to learn to swim? Would you like to try an aquatic exercise class? The BHC Community Aquatic Center at the Quad-Cities Campus has youth learn-to-swim classes, adult aquatic exercise classes, open swim, lifeguard training, pool party rentals and more.

Find out more about the Quad-Cities Aquatic Center.

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