2020 - Black Hawk College

Need fork truck operator training?

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Learn how to safely operate a fork truck with Fork Truck Operator Safety and Driving Training in August and September. The four-hour course will cover OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.178 and will include class instruction followed by driving practice. Classes are limited to five people. Cost is $100. Choose from: Friday, Aug. 14 – 8 […]

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Moving forward – Campus reopening and Fall 2020 plans

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Moving Forward Following the safety guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Restore Illinois Plan, Black Hawk College continues to be committed to providing students with the best possible learning experience under the circumstances.

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Disability Services fuels student success

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Disability Services provides students with accommodations to assist them in accomplishing their goals. “Black Hawk College has a dedicated staff to help students with disabilities receive the resources and assistance they need to succeed in their educational journey,” said Rachael Weeks, Disability Services Coordinator. Disability Services provides reasonable accommodations for people with qualified, documented disabilities. […]

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Use financial aid in bookstores Aug. 10-28

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Students with financial aid (loans, scholarships, grants, etc.) for Fall 2020 may use their funds in the East Campus Bookstore and the Hawk’s Hub from Aug. 10-28. Students can use their accounts to buy books, clothing, school supplies, laptops, parking tags and more. In order for bookstore staff to access funds, students MUST provide their […]

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Nursing students adapt, excel and graduate during pandemic

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Nursing school is challenging. Sometimes, students don’t finish. Nursing school during a pandemic is even more challenging. But a group of Black Hawk College nursing students didn’t let coronavirus derail them and their plans. All 27 Associate Degree Nursing students who started their final semester in January 2020 finished the semester and graduated in May […]

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BHC student named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

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Comlan Blaise Kinto, a Black Hawk College student from East Moline, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa honor society members named a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate […]

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Are you registered for fall classes?

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Are you registered for fall classes? The payment due date for tuition has been extended to Wednesday, July 29. Still thinking about BHC this fall? Last-minute registration for classes is open Friday, July 31 to Friday, Aug. 14. Tuition payment will be due when you register. To schedule an advising appointment, call: Quad-Cities Campus — […]

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Need a laptop?

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What would you do with 115 computers? BHC has them and you can use them for fall classes. Any Quad-Cities Campus or East Campus student in need of a laptop for the term is eligible to participate in our laptop loan program. It’s for enrolled students on a first-come, first-served basis. Just complete the Technology […]

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Orthodontist started at Black Hawk College

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A desire to move forward brought Dr. Michelle McManus to Black Hawk College. After graduating from Rockridge High School, she postponed college for a year to work in hopes she would figure out what she wanted to do. “I still had no idea, but I wanted to start school and at least get the process […]

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GED®, ESL classes begin Aug. 17 in EM, Kewanee, RI

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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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