Black Hawk College announces next president

Black Hawk College Presidential Search Candidate Tim Wynes' Head Shot

Black Hawk College is pleased to announce Mr. Tim Wynes, J.D., has been selected as its next president. Wynes has been president of Inver Hills Community College since 2010 and was named president of Dakota County Technical College in 2013. He continues to serve both colleges. The college conducted a nationwide search with the assistance […]

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Six incoming BHC students receiving $500 scholarships

River Valley Cooperative

River Valley Cooperative recently awarded 10-$500 scholarships to students planning to attend a two-year college. Six of the recipients are incoming Black Hawk College East Campus students. The BHC scholarship recipients are: Dalton Petersen of Muscatine, IA Payton Rose of Kewanee Bailey Roselieb of Annawan Mackenzie Steward of Oneida Kristen Vendevelde of Galva Connor Williams […]

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BHC students elect Nick Cave new student trustee

Nick Cave student trustee 2018-19

Nick Cave of Colona was elected by his peers to be the student representative on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees for 2018-19. He was seated at the board’s April 26, 2018, meeting and will serve until April 2019. Cave graduated from Geneseo High School and is pursuing an associate degree at the college’s […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference for third straight year

Black Hawk College North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture winning team members & coaches 2018

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 10th time Black Hawk College has garnered the top prize at the national judging conference. BHC students brought home the Sweepstakes Award in 1981-85, 1989, 2009, […]

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BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

ArtSpace student exhibit award winner Saeed Ajideh

Eight Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 64 entries with 32 pieces selected for the show. BHC alumna Tami Schmidt selected the pieces. Saeed Ajideh of Moline (pictured) won first place with his oil painting, “Level.” The other winners are: […]

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BHC students win journalism awards

Chieftain student newspaper header

Three Black Hawk students recently received awards from the Illinois Community College Journalism Association for their work on the student newspaper, The Chieftain, from Jan. 1, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2017. Logan Raschke of Geneseo and Elodie Bouwens of Geneseo placed second in the Editorial Writer of the Year award in the Open division. Bouwens also […]

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Frye named new BHC women’s basketball coach

Logan Frye women's basketball coach from Dispatch-Argus

Black Hawk College has hired Logan Frye as its new head women’s basketball coach. Frye graduated from Sherrard High School in 2010 and played baseball for Black Hawk College from 2010-12. He earned an associate in arts degree from Black Hawk College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield where he […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 35 members

Sigma Kappa Delta green banner with students seated in background

The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the English honor society for two- year colleges, inducted 35 members on March 29, 2018. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students are not […]

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