BHC freshmen win first two horse judging contests

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College freshmen horse judging students for winning their first two contests! Awards are presented to the Top 5 teams and the Top 10 individuals overall and in each category (halter, performance and reasons). At the Spring Contest in Oklahoma City, OK, two BHC teams competed against more than 20 teams from […]

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BHC students elect Joshua Worten new student trustee

BHC student trustee Joshua Worten

Joshua Worten of Lake Butler, FL, recently was elected by his peers to be the student representative on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees for 2019-20. He was seated at the board’s April 25, 2019, meeting and will serve until April 2020. Worten attends the college’s East Campus near Kewanee and is pursuing an […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference for fourth straight year

NACTA Sweepstakes Award-winning team members & coaches 2019

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 12th time Black Hawk College has garnered the top prize at the national judging conference. BHC students brought home the Sweepstakes Award in 1981-85, 1989, 2009, […]

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Exploring science: Earth Day and every day

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Passionate about the environment? Want to study science? Black Hawk College is the right place to be. Students can make an impact on Earth Day, Monday, April 22, by participating in an Quad-Cities Campus Clean Up. Quad-Cities Campus Clean Up, Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2019, 2-4 p.m. Students should meet outside Building 2 on […]

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BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

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Six Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 45 entries with 24 pieces selected for the show. Paul Lacefield of East Moline (pictured) won first place with his acrylic painting, “Raspberry Beret.” The other winners are: Second place – Elizabeth Brennan […]

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New BHC equestrian team shines in first season

8 people wearing black riding helmets, black jackets, tan pants & black boots

Black Hawk College’s new Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat Team recently completed a very successful inaugural season. “This first year’s group worked hard. They have really started a launch pad for where this team can go in the future,” said Sarah Schobert, coach and horse science instructor at the college’s East Campus near […]

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BHC student excited to intern at Disney

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This summer BHC international student Jami Hessell will pack her bags for an internship at the most magical place on earth: Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Hessell moved to United States from Japan to take English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and pursue her Associate in Arts at Black Hawk College. Hessell has family […]

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Free tutoring help is available

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Are you having trouble in a class or just need a bit of help? Free tutoring is just a click away! As a BHC student you can get tutoring help 24/7 online through tutor.com, which you access through your Canvas account. On-campus tutoring for a wide variety of subjects is available during walk-in hours and […]

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Preparing to transfer? Let advising help!

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Preparing to transfer to a four-year school? Advising is here to help you do just that! Make sure to meet with your Black Hawk College advisor each semester about your transfer curriculum. That way, they can help you decide on classes and confirm you are on track to graduate and transfer. Registration for Summer and […]

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Voters elect two BHC trustees

Kimberly D. Goodley of Annawan and Douglas L. Strand of East Moline were elected to six-year terms on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees in the April 2, 2019, consolidated election. Two seats were up for election. Strand, the current board vice chair, was re-elected. Goodley was elected to her first term. Tim A. […]

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