Disability Services creates access to education

Disability Services employees Alisa Kotaska and Susan Sacco sit at a table

Accessibility is key for Disability Services. True to that, the office has an open door and visitors are greeted by an enthusiastic staff member ready to answer questions and connect them with resources they need to succeed. Disability Services provides reasonable accommodations for people with qualified, documented disabilities. Examples of accommodations include sign language interpreters, […]

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Soil Judging Team takes 1st place in Wisconsin

8 men and women wearing winter clothing standing in a grassy field

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Soil Judging Team for winning 1st place at the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) 2018 Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Prairie du Chien, WI. The competition included four, two-year schools from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. All eight BHC team members placed in the Top 10 individually as well. They […]

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Veteran, BHC student receives SUV to get to campus

man in red jacket hugging man in black jacket in parking lot front of red Ford Explorer

Former Marine Jason Roberts is traveling down a new road — at age 42, he’s a full-time college student pursuing an associate in arts degree. But a few weeks into his first semester, he needed assistance getting to campus. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club and Tom Reagan, BHC veterans coordinator, became aware of […]

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Staff Q&A: Director of Library Services

library director holding book while sitting at table in Black Hawk College's library with students on computers in the background

Director of Library Services Ashtin Trimble kindly took some time for a Q&A session! You won’t be surprised to find out that she loves reading, but it isn’t the only way she keeps busy. Volunteering and spending time with family are two other important parts of her life. How did your career path lead you to […]

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Final beam in place for addition at QC Campus

Closeup of yellow beam with evergreen & American flag and worker on top of red steel framework of new 2-story building

The final steel beam in the Building 1 addition at the Quad-Cities Campus is in place. Students, employees and community members signed the yellow beam before it was erected Oct. 17.  The beam is 27 feet above the ground and will be part of a service stairwell in the new addition. The beam was raised […]

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BHC pumpkin auction raises $6,800 for United Way

Male student with microphone talking in front of tables with 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 Annual Stampede Auction of Champion Pumpkins at Black Hawk College East Campus. On Oct. 17, auctioneer and East Campus alumnus Bill LeSage persuaded the audience of generous students, faculty, staff and friends to […]

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Trick-or-Treat Trail set for Wednesday

boy in Halloween costume wearing a purple mask touching green slime

All things spooky will take over the East Campus for Trick-or-Treat Trail on Wednesday, Oct. 24! The free community event is from 5-7 p.m. and will bring a crowd to East Campus for treats and activities. Campus is decorated for Halloween with different themes to discover at each stop. Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and […]

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Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

Transfer students holding signs saying Black Hawk College got me here

It is National Transfer Student Week! Black Hawk College is a great place to earn the first half of your bachelor’s degree. Earning an associate degree at Black Hawk College is an affordable option where you get an excellent education close to home. There are several associate degree options available and plenty of resources available […]

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Circle K International helps students give back

female student with donations for nursing home

College students have the power to positively impact their communities, and Circle K International members are dedicated to doing just that. Circle K president Cora Hill said the importance of community service is often emphasized, but it can be difficult for college students to find ways to serve that fit into their busy lives. “Circle […]

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BHC golf team wins third straight Region IV Championship, shatters its own records

Region IV Championship Golf Team Fall 2018

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the 2018 NJCAA Region IV Championship! This marks the third straight year the team has claimed this title and the 14th in the past 20 years. The BHC team score was 869, shattering the Region IV tournament record set last year by the Braves […]

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