BHC 5K Hustle raises $6,700 for PTA scholarships

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The 2019 Black Hawk College 5K Hustle raised $6,700 to provide scholarships for students in the BHC Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The annual road race was Nov. 9, 2019, at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. The 2020 race will be Saturday, Nov. 14. Since 2012, the event has raised more than $60,000 to benefit […]

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BHC Western riders win Regionals for 17th time

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team recently was named the 2019-20 High Point Western Team for Zone 7 Region 4. This is the 17th consecutive year the college has won the IHSA Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 272 points, beating the next closest school […]

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Bosnian basketball player excels on the court, in the classroom

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Nearly 5,000 miles away from his hometown, Banja Luka in Bosnia, Filip Timotija has found a home away from home. The Black Hawk College freshman student and basketball player is earning his Associate in Arts degree while living in an apartment walking distance from campus. He’s gained lasting friendships, including roommates he considers family – […]

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Two BHC basketball players named to NJCAA All-Region Team

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Congratulations to Braves basketball players Sydney Hannam and Terry Ford for being named to their Region IV All-Region Teams! Ford, a freshman guard from Jefferson High School (Rockford, IL), led his team with 20.3 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game and 3.3 assists per game. Hannam, a freshman guard from Canton High School (Canton, […]

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Horse science instructor enjoys challenge of riding

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Horse science instructor Sarah Schobert embraces growth and learning, for both her students and herself. “I love the challenge riding brings,” she said. “Every day is a new thing and you’re constantly learning more.” In her personal time, you might find Schobert running, playing cards or in the saddle. “Luckily my job is a huge […]

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BHC women’s basketball team wins Arrowhead Conference

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Congratulations to the BHC women’s basketball team for winning the Arrowhead Conference title! The 79-61 win over Carl Sandburg College at home Feb. 18 gave second-year coach Logan Frye his first conference championship and the Braves’ first conference championship since 2003. The team is now 19-10 overall, 13-4 in Region IV and 7-1 in the […]

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BHC receives $1 million gift from alumni Bob & Blenda Ontiveros

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Black Hawk College is excited to announce that it has received a $1 million gift from BHC alumni Bob and Blenda Ontiveros. The donation comes to the college from the Bob and Blenda Ontiveros Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. It is the largest monetary gift ever donated to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities […]

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Student and scout plans career in technology

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Ryan Hoexter already achieved the highest Boy Scouts of America rank, but his journey is not over. Black Hawk College student Ryan Hoexter, who became an Eagle Scout in August 2019, continues to be involved with BSA by giving back as a volunteer. “I love being a leader and someone the scouts can look to […]

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