BHC pumpkin auction raises $6,250 for United Way

Male student talking in front of table with 3 pumpkins

There are pumpkin auctions around the country this time of the year, but, on a per-pumpkin-basis, probably none can compare to the 15th Annual Stampede Auction of Champion Pumpkins at Black Hawk College East Campus. On Oct. 16, auctioneer and East Campus alum Bill LeSage persuaded the audience of generous students, faculty, staff and friends […]

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East Campus celebrates new Brink sculpture

Large metal sculpture with wings and sphere. Six people standing in front of it.

As students and visitors approach the main entrance of the East Campus, they are greeted by a new sight – a gleaming sculpture more than 10 feet tall with wings reaching skyward and a sphere balanced between its wings. The stainless steel sculpture includes nearly 100 icons representing past and present East Campus academic programs […]

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Corvette wins President’s Choice in car show at BHC

Bettie Truitt sitting in white & orange Corvette, Ron Williams standing next to car holding white dog

A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette owned by Ron Williams of Davenport, IA, won the President’s Choice award at the Quad City’s Vintage Rods’ 46th Annual Car Show at Black Hawk College. Pictured behind the wheel is Dr. Bettie Truitt, president of Black Hawk College. The show attracted 400 vintage automobiles from the Quad Cities, East Peoria, […]

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BHC dean wins state workforce development award

Pam Furlan, Glenda Nicke, Bettie Truitt with award

Glenda Nicke, the college’s dean of adult and continuing education, has received the 2017 Individual Leadership Award from the Illinois Workforce Partnership. She was one of five people nominated for the statewide award. Nicke has contributed to workforce expansion by helping Quad-City area residents enter the workforce. She has worked for Black Hawk College in […]

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BHC golf team wins Region IV Championship, sets records

Five male golf players with awards and coach Huber

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the NJCAA Region IV Championship! The BHC team score was 901 with the second place team scoring 957. The 56-stroke win and the 901 three-day score were Region IV tournament records. The previous record was a 52-stroke win, a record set by the 2013 […]

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