East Foundation inducting Donna Irvin into Wall of Fame

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On Saturday, Sept. 7, Black Hawk College professor emerita Donna Irvin will be inducted into the Black Hawk College East Foundation Wall of Fame at a ceremony at Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, IL. The 2019 Wall of Fame Banquet & Ceremony will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2018-19. NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year Honorable Mention – Teams must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher for the 2018-19 school year to be eligible. Softball – 3.43 GPA Volleyball – 3.14 GPA Women’s Basketball […]

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Take a look at BHC professional, continuing education classes

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Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) offers short-term career programs, professional development, community education and online learning. The August 2019-January 2020 PaCE schedule will be mailed to Illinois Quad Cities households and businesses the first week of August. You also can look up classes now at www.bhc.edu/pace.

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New evening GED® class in downtown Kewanee

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It’s never too late to get your GED®! Black Hawk College offers Adult Education GED and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at the college’s Community Education Center in downtown Kewanee at no cost to students who qualify. In addition to daytime classes, a new evening GED class will start Aug. 20. Students first […]

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Trustee Q&A: Chair Fritz Larsen grateful to give back

Fritz Larsen, chair of the BHC Board of Trustees, ran for election because of the opportunity to give back to his alma mater and the community. While studying at Black Hawk College, he played basketball, scoring than 1,000 career points, and met his wife and best friend in a business law class. Larsen says he […]

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BHC honor society students win awards

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Five students from the Quad-Cities Campus chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently represented the chapter at the PTK Regional Convention in Champaign. The chapter earned 1st place in the Chapter Yearbook/Scrapbook Competition. The chapter also was honored for moving up from a One Star Chapter to a Three Star Chapter in the 2018 […]

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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. Turner, who graduated from Moline High School in 2011, received the BHC Presidential Scholarship. The top 10% of graduating seniors at in-district high schools receive free […]

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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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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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