BHC riders take high point team two days in a row

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The Black Hawk College IHSA Western Equestrian Team competed at its first show of the season Sept. 22-23 at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO. Over the two days, 21 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Truman State University, University of Wisconsin – Platteville and Western Illinois […]

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BHC wins second HorseIQ APHA World Championship Judging Contest

APHA World Championships 2018 - 9 students & coach Aaron Callahan with awards

Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for winning the American Paint Horse Association’s HorseIQ World Championship Judging Contest in Fort Worth, Texas. This was the second year in a row that a Black Hawk College team has won the contest. The Sept. 20 event was the first fall contest for the BHC Horse […]

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Three inducted into QC Foundation 2018 Alumni Hall of Fame

Quad-Cities Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame inductees 2018 Owen, Mojica, Thodos

At a Sept. 23 ceremony, three outstanding Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus alumni were inducted into the 2018 Alumni Hall of Fame. Margarita Mojica of Moline, R. Dale Owen of Rock Island and John Thodos of East Moline joined 31 members of the QC Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame. “The depth and breadth of service […]

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BHC celebrates 52 Presidential Scholars from 14 high schools

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Black Hawk College congratulates 52 recent high school graduates who received the 2018 Black Hawk College Presidential Scholars Award. The Presidential Scholars Program includes full tuition scholarships to graduates in the top 10 percent of their high school class in Illinois Community College District 503. The 52 graduates are enrolled at Black Hawk College for […]

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IT graduate helps people bit by bit

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It all started with a retaining wall. When working as a handyman, Shaun Brown helped a Black Hawk College GED instructor rebuild one. A conversation during the work inspired him to fast track his education. Within months, Brown earned his GED and was enrolled at Black Hawk College as a college student. Now, Brown is […]

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Look for BHC kindness rocks

three students holding painted kindness rocks

If you spot a colorful rock while at the Quad-Cities Campus, scoop it up! These stones have a purpose. Known as kindness rocks, they are hidden discreetly with a goal of brightening the finder’s day. You will find a positive message or a fun design on the front of each rock, and instructions on the […]

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Tips to help you succeed this semester

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We wanted to share some tips focused on making the Fall 2018 semester a successful one for you and your fellow BHC students! Studying routinely, staying organized and using resources on campus are just a few ways to help yourself succeed! Set a goal: A simple yet effective practice. A goal will help motivate you and help […]

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Hunter receives new Wyffels scholarship, deadline Nov. 2 for next round

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Congratulations to Kyle Hunter of La Moille, IL, the inaugural recipient of Wyffels Hybrids’ new Scholarship and Work Program in coordination with Black Hawk College. Hunter is a first-year agribusiness major at the East Campus. He will receive a $500 scholarship for each semester he remains in good standing and re-applies for the scholarship. “We […]

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Kindness speaker shares ways to make an impact

speaker at Student Organization Fair

Kindness is like a muscle: something that we control and can grow. “When you work the muscle, it gets stronger,” Gabriella van Rij shared during her talk at the Quad-Cities Campus on Aug. 30, 2018. Her topic was Creating a Kindness Culture and the speech was part of the Club/Organization Fair that had a theme […]

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