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 2018

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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BHC students volunteer their computer skills

IT students working on computers

Black Hawk College students recently volunteered to network and install software on 50 refurbished computers donated to Quad Cities Christian School. The Black Hawk College IT Society (BITS) sponsored the event. A group of 15 students in the college’s Computer Information Technology program, along with instructors Jamie Hill and Don Mosier, spent four hours on […]

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BHC Equestrian Team adds Hunt Seat division

female student and horse jumping over fence

East Campus now has an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat division! The BHC Equine Program is well-known for its award-winning IHSA Western division, and BHC Equestrian Team members are excited to compete in the Hunt Seat division this year. Hunt Seat is an English riding division where the rider has a closer contact […]

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1954 Ford wins President’s Choice in car show at BHC

Becky Wynes & Black Hawk College President Tim Wynes presenting President's Choice Award to Gary Crowe in front of his 1954 Ford

A black 1954 Ford owned by Gary Crowe of Geneseo won the President’s Choice award at the Quad City’s Vintage Rods’ 47th Annual Car Show at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. In the center is Tim Wynes, president of Black Hawk College, with his wife, Becky Wynes, and car owner Gary Crowe. The Sept. […]

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FAFSA help is available

Financial Aid director sitting at table in Financial Aid office

It is officially time to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year! Applying for FAFSA will let you find out if you are eligible for federal and state grant programs, work-study and student loans. Submitting as early as possible is a great idea because some financial aid […]

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BHC riders take high point team two days in a row

Group of students with ribbons & East Campus Equine Program banner

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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