Gelaude receives lifetime achievement award

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Congratulations to Julie Gelaude, director of the Black Hawk College Business Training Center, for receiving the Joan Simon Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois Community College Training Resource and Information Network (weTRaIN). The award honors an outstanding weTRaIN member who has excelled in her/his contributions to workforce training and development. “Julie approaches each new opportunity […]

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BHC students collecting items for soldiers overseas

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The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club is collecting cash donations and care package items to send to troops serving overseas. From Nov. 6 to Dec. 6, donations can be dropped off at: Quad-Cities Campus — Building 4, Room 117 or Room 118 East Campus — Building A, lower lobby

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BHC students write a children’s book

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BHC Children’s Literature students will soon be published children’s book authors. Their book, “Shapes of Our Lives,” covers basic shapes and the importance of diversity, acceptance and inclusion. Adjunct professor Lauren Wood owns a small publishing company, Paradisiac Publishing in Davenport, which is publishing the English 240 students’ book. “I wanted to give my students […]

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Veterans Resource Center serves BHC students

The Lane Evans Veterans Resource Center is a spot for student veterans to take a break, but it is also a place where they gain momentum. The center connects veterans and active military members with the resources they need to help them transition into college life. New Veterans Coordinator Thomas Reagan, the new Coordinator of […]

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Western riders win back-to-back horse shows

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 37 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, […]

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