1950 Ford wins President’s Choice in car show at BHC

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A 1950 Ford coupe owned by Gib DeKoster of Moline won the President’s Choice award at the Quad City’s Vintage Rods’ 48th Annual Car Show at the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. DeKoster is pictured with Tim Wynes, president of Black Hawk College, and his wife, Becky Wynes. The Sept. 29 show highlighted […]

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Four inducted into BHC QC Foundation 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame

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Four outstanding Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus alumni were inducted into the 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame at a Sept. 25 ceremony. Rick McGrath of Moline, Dan McNeil of Moline, the late Alan Perley and Tim Stout of East Moline joined 34 members of the Black Hawk College QC Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame. “These […]

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BHC degree gives grad options and confidence

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When Abbie Radech first told her customers she was going to Black Hawk College, they worried she would leave her current career. Radech is the owner/operator at RiverView Salon in Port Byron, where she has worked for 15 years. She assured them she had no plans of leaving: she wanted to fine-tune her business skills. […]

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Swim lessons, aquatic exercise, pool parties and more at BHC

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The Black Hawk College Community Aquatic Center offers many ways to stay fit and enjoy the water, even during cold weather! You can choose from: Open swim for families Lap swim Aquatic exercise for adults and teens Youth swim school Parent/tot classes Adult swim classes Lifeguard training Mermaid School Birthday parties Look what we have […]

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BHC celebrates 50 years of providing Adult Ed classes

Adult Education Family Literacy Week

Black Hawk College is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 22-28. Each year, approximately 1,100 students enroll in GED completion and non-credit English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Black Hawk College. More than 36 million adults in the United States cannot read, write or do basic math above a third-grade […]

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Interested in BHC? Come to an Explore BHC Day!

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Join us for a tour of the Quad-Cities Campus and a presentation from admissions and financial aid representatives to learn more about getting started. This is a great opportunity for parents and prospective students to get answers to their college-related questions. Explore BHC Days are the following Fridays at 1 p.m. 2019: Dec. 20 2020: […]

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Irvin inducted into BHC East Foundation Wall of Fame

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Professor emerita Donna Irvin was inducted Sept. 7 into the Black Hawk College East Foundation Wall of Fame. More than 140 people attended the ceremony at Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island. View photos from the event on Facebook. The Wall of Fame represents individuals and organizations that have made Black Hawk College East […]

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Alumna makes music and an impact

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When a student’s face lights up while learning, Black Hawk College graduate Stephanie Moen knows she is where she belongs. That place is C.R. Hanna Elementary School in Orion where she teaches music to every student, from kindergartners to fifth-graders. During music class, the students sing, play instruments and move to the beat. Moen changes […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed nine students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Summer 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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Students celebrate new construction

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Black Hawk College students started off the school year with new facilities at both campuses. Students are benefiting from the facility investments as they learn, socialize and study in areas designed with their needs in mind. Two August ribbon-cutting ceremonies celebrated the completion of these major construction projects. Building 1 at the Quad-Cities Campus On […]

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