Core Values

Appreciation of Diversity
We value the contributions of others who have talents and abilities, beliefs and traditions, actions and behaviors that are different than our own. We value the divergence of thoughts and ideas that make an institution of higher learning a center for the development of human potential.

Caring and Compassion
In our interactions with each other we will strive to be kind, compassionate and empathic as we work toward our collective and separate goals.

Fairness
We will endeavor to be consistent and evenhanded in our policies and procedures and dealing with others.

Honesty
We will aspire to be truthful, sincere, and candid in all aspects of our daily activities.

Integrity
We will strive to be trustworthy and honorable in our interactions with others; we do the right thing even when it is not popular or easy. We will be consistent with our values regardless of the presence or absence of audience.

Respect
We will treat others with positive regard and esteem.

Responsibility
We will be accountable, dependable, and reliable as we follow through on our commitment to teaching excellence, student learning, and service to others.

Core Values Stories at BHC

TRiO Student Support Services offers financial literacy programs
CORE VALUE: RESPONSIBLITY We will be accountable, dependable, and reliable as we follow through on our commitment to teaching excellence, student learning, and service to others. In October, TRiO Student Support Services sponsored several events to help Black Hawk College … Continue reading
BHC honors military members on Veterans Day
CORE VALUE: RESPECT We will treat others with positive regard and esteem. Black Hawk College honors, thanks and respects all those who currently serve or have served in the military, whether in wartime or peacetime. On Thursday, Nov. 10, the … Continue reading
BHC staff demonstrate integrity by working diligently to help fellow staff members, faculty and students
CORE VALUE: INTEGRITY We will strive to be trustworthy and honorable in our interactions with others; we do the right thing even when it is not popular or easy. We will be consistent with our values regardless of the presence … Continue reading
BHC community demonstrates honesty by returning lost items
CORE VALUE: HONESTY We will aspire to be truthful, sincere, and candid in all aspects of our daily activities. BHC students demonstrate honesty by returning lost items When Christina Tubbs found $60 on the Quad-Cities Campus, it never occurred to … Continue reading
Nursing students collect donations for shelters
CORE VALUE: CARING AND COMPASSION In our interactions with each other we will strive to be kind, compassionate and empathic as we work toward our collective and separate goals. Nursing students collect donations for shelters Students in the Black Hawk … Continue reading
Bazaar raises $685 for international student scholarship
CORE VALUE: APPRECIATION OF DIVERSITY We value the contributions of others who have talents and abilities, beliefs and traditions, actions and behaviors that are different than our own. We value the divergence of thoughts and ideas that make that make … Continue reading