May 2016 - Black Hawk College

BHC Equestrian Team takes 3rd in IHSA Nationals

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College East Campus Equestrian Team for finishing in third place at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Nationals! In the Western Standings, the Black Hawk College equestrians competed against four-year schools from Georgia, Kentucky, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon and Texas. The BHC team tied for third place, earning only […]

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Black Hawk College honors 17 exceptional QC students

Black Hawk College recently celebrated the accomplishments of 17 outstanding Quad-Cities students at the 2016 Student Commitment to Excellence Award ceremony and banquet. The annual awards honor students at the college’s Quad-Cities sites who have shown outstanding commitment to excellence in one or more areas and recognize students who have gone the extra mile to […]

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Ag Recognition Reception 2015

ag reception

Students involved in the Black Hawk College East Campus agriculture programs were honored May 22, 2015, at the Agribusiness Club’s 42nd annual Agriculture Recognition Reception. Click here to view the 2015 Ag Recognition Reception Program online (program contains results of all contests) This year’s banquet, sponsored by Black Hawk College Agriculture Alumni, recognized student achievements which included […]

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BHC students elect Carlos Martinez student trustee for 2016-17

Carlos Martinez of Colona was elected by his peers to be the student representative on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees for 2016-17. He was seated at the board’s April 28 meeting and will serve until April 2017. Martinez is a member of the Black Hawk College Math Club, Engineering Club and the Association […]

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15 students honored at Founders’ Scholars reception

Black Hawk College recently honored 15 East Campus students for their academic excellence at the 32nd Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards Reception. The event is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. “This is the time of year when we recognize the outstanding achievements […]

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Rep. Bustos honors retiring BHC professor Eastlund

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos recently presented Black Hawk College history/political science professor Joan Eastlund with a certificate honoring her as she retires after 37 years at the college. Bustos read the tribute into the Congressional record on April 28, 2016. “I’m deeply humbled and honored,” Eastlund said. “It is the students who inspire me. It […]

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Maguire inducted into BHC East Foundation Wall of Fame

Wall of Fame 2016 inductee Ken Maguire receiving award

Professor emeritus Ken Maguire was inducted April 22, 2016, into the Black Hawk College East Foundation Wall of Fame in a ceremony at the college’s East Campus south of Kewanee. The Wall of Fame represents individuals and organizations that have made Black Hawk College East Campus the quality higher education institution it is today. As […]

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