Pharmacist began at Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College helped make it possible for Hannah Turner to achieve her longtime career goal of becoming a pharmacist. “I’m thankful for the choices I made,” she said, noting she started pharmacy school without debt while many of her peers owed $120,000 or more. Turner, who graduated from Moline High School in 2011, received […]

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GED®, ESL classes begin Aug. 12 in East Moline, Rock Island

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Black Hawk College offers Adult Education GED® and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at no cost to students who qualify. GED students can acquire basic academic skills that will assist them in transitioning to employment, training and postsecondary education. ESL students can learn basic English skills that are necessary to survive and function […]

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Have you registered for fall classes?

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Don’t procrastinate and miss out on the classes you want – or need – to take this fall! Register now – fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 19. Download the fall class schedule or view it as a flipbook at www.bhc.edu/schedules. For more information, contact Enrollment Services at registrar@bhc.edu or call: East Campus – 309-854-1703 Quad-Cities […]

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Increased traffic on QC Campus July 15-19 for College for Kids

College for Kids will be Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 2019, at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. This annual program brings more than 550 students in grades 6-9 to campus. The high traffic hours will be 12:15-1 p.m. (students dropped off) and 4-5 p.m. (students picked up). Please note – There is construction on 70th Street heading […]

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Bee-researching students awarded scholarships

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Two Black Hawk College students have received $500 scholarships because of their efforts to study bees through a BHC program. East Campus students Emily Vintika of Genoa and Nicolas Sierra of Kewanee received the inaugural Eddy Scholarship from River Action, a local nonprofit organization. The Eddy awards recognize “talent, perseverance, initiative, and going against the […]

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Ag grad travels and educates for internship

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BHC graduate Justin Slabaugh’s summer internship lets him share his passion for showing livestock. He is traveling the country as an intern for Stock Show University, which holds free educational livestock clinics. Slabaugh, of Goshen, Indiana, graduated with his Associate in Science – Ag Transfer degree in May. He is transferring to Kansas State University […]

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BHC announces graduation honors

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Black Hawk College awards honors to graduates earning an associate degree who meet the following requirements: Summa Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 60 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a cumulative 3.95 GPA Magna Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 45 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a […]

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BHC baseball coach named interim athletic director

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Black Hawk College has named Arnie Chavera as the college’s interim athletic director effective July 1. Chavera, the Braves’ head baseball coach since Fall 2004, is replacing Gary Huber who is retiring June 30 after serving as athletic director since Fall 1990. “I am excited for the opportunity,” Chavera said. “My goal is to build […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed 38 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 2019. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours and […]

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Graduate plans career in law

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When Amadou Ndiaye crossed the stage on graduation night, he achieved a hard-won educational milestone. His first steps to earn a college degree occurred thousands of miles away in Senegal, Africa, where attending school every day was not guaranteed. For several years he even missed out on months of school because of school being closed. […]

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