Trustee Q&A: Secretary Tim Black

This Trustee Q&A features Tim Black, secretary of the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees. He was previously an adjunct faculty member at Black Hawk College East Campus and his wife is a graduate. He ran for the board because he believes Black Hawk College is a great place and wanted to help make it […]

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Orientations in January for highway construction training

Highway construction program in action

Interested in working in highway construction? A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College begins Monday, March 4. The 13-week program aims to increase the number of minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals working on Illinois Department of Transportation projects. The intensive training is 36 hours per week. There […]

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Giving back on #GivingTuesday

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Giving back this holiday season? Consider supporting the Black Hawk College foundations! A day dedicated to donating, #GivingTuesday, is the Tuesday following Thanksgiving: this year it’s Tuesday, Nov. 27. New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation created #GivingTuesday in 2012. The day kicks off the charitable season and is focused on celebrating […]

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Western riders lead region after weekend double win

East Campus equine program banner

The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 42 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, Truman State University, […]

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BHC Emergency Food Pantry: how you can help

BHC staff members hold a food drive donation box in the pantry

It’s the time of the year for treats and feasts, but some are only able to focus on finding their next meal. Fortunately, the BHC Emergency Food Pantry means students do not have to stress about food when they find themselves in need. “It’s hard to concentrate on your classes when you’re hungry or worried […]

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Vintage Rods donates $3,000 to student scholarship fund

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Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation for student scholarships. Club members Marlan Sharer of Geneseo (left) and Glenn Winter of Moline (right) presented the check to Tim Wynes, Black Hawk College president. Since 1984, Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club has given more than $79,000 […]

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BHC East Foundation honors scholarship donors, recipients

Male & female scholarship donors with female student

The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its annual scholarship banquet. “This is such a neat program that not only honors our benefactors who provide the scholarships, but also the students who benefit from them,” said Doug Parrott, chair of the foundation’s board. Students shared their […]

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BHC horse judges win AQHA World Championship

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for finishing the year with another world championship! Nine BHC East Campus students competed Nov. 10 in the 2018 AQHA World Championship Show Collegiate Horse Judging Contest in Oklahoma City, OK. In the two-year/junior college division, BHC Team A took 1st place overall and BHC Team B […]

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BHC student fights hunger at internship

black hawk college female student with sign saying black hawk college got me here

BHC student Yvette Adjakpa is growing her résumé while helping feed her community. The business management and marketing student is interning at River Bend Foodbank in Davenport this semester. Adjakpa’s internship includes managing the nonprofit’s social media accounts, creating fliers, and helping coordinate River Bend Foodbank events. River Bend Foodbank has a service area of […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads

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Black Hawk College congratulates the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP). Back row from left to right – Eric Fry of East Moline, Zachary Clemens of Davenport, Dominic Rios of Rock Island, Kevin Kipp of Moline, Adam Wallen of Rock Falls, and Bryson Johnson of Rock Island. Front row from left […]

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