Apply for 2019-20 scholarships starting March 15

green dollar sign

Students – You can apply for 2019-20 scholarships from the Black Hawk College Foundations beginning Friday, March 15. You complete only one application whether you are enrolling at the Quad-Cities Campus or the East Campus. However, once in the application, you must select the campus you will be attending in order to qualify for scholarships […]

Read More »

TRiO helps students succeed

students grouped around a yellow TRiO Student Support Services banner

College can be especially overwhelming when you are the first one in your family to attend, or when you have limited finances or a disability. That is why TRiO Student Support Services, a federally-funded program, steps in to help students succeed at the Quad-Cities Campus. You could potentially be eligible for TRiO assistance if one […]

Read More »

Students, parents invited to Feb. 28 FAFSA Completion Night

Text - FAF$A Completion Night

Haven’t completed your FAFSA? Have questions? Need help? Let Black Hawk College’s financial aid professionals assist you in completing your 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Completion Night Thursday, Feb. 28 4-7 p.m. Quad-Cities Campus Building 1, ESL Computer Lab (below the library) Students AND parents should bring their: Federal Student Aid […]

Read More »

Learn and serve as a student trustee

American flag and male BHC student in a black suit

The BHC student trustee position allows a student to learn and serve. “It is an amazing opportunity that opens doors far beyond the community college environment,” said Vashti Berry, Coordinator of Orientation and Student Life at East Campus. Berry is a BHC graduate and a former student trustee. She said the experience defined her love […]

Read More »

Apply by March 1 for vet tech, surg tech programs

Black Hawk College bird logo

Love animals and science? Become a vet tech! Want to assist in surgeries? Become a surg tech! You can pursue either two-year degree program at Black Hawk College. Applications for Fall 2019 are due Friday, March 1. The Veterinary Technology Associate in Applied Science prepares students to perform veterinary procedures under the supervision of a […]

Read More »

East Campus hosting 10 high schools Feb. 23 for Scholastic Bowl

light bulbs drawn on chalkboard

Black Hawk College East Campus is proud to host the 2019 Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

Read More »

BHC construction: behind the barricades

a building addition under construction near a Building 1 sign

Big construction projects are underway at both campuses, and we want to share what is going on behind the barricades. Quad-Cities Campus Construction Building 1 is under construction at the Quad-Cities Campus. A 9,000 square foot two-story addition is being built and renovations on the existing building’s third and fourth floors are in progress. Faculty […]

Read More »

Writers Guild club seeks creative students

student talks with two students sitting at a table at an organization fair

Writers Guild members revel in putting pen to paper. Students in the Quad-Cities Campus club meet weekly to share their writing, read poetry and motivate each other. “The guild has inspired me to write more,” BHC sophomore and Writers Guild president Emma Bertram said. A wide variety of interests are covered by BHC clubs and […]

Read More »

QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

Phi Theta Kappa key

Black Hawk College welcomed 34 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 2018. 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 […]

Read More »