March 2020 - Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak

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Black Hawk College is monitoring the coronavirus – COVID-19 – outbreak and will provide updates on this page.

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IT student encourages others to get involved

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Shanda Robb only has one regret about attending Black Hawk College: “I wish I had done it sooner.” She is looking forward to graduating this spring with an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in computer information technology, application developer tract. Robb also is earning web developer and PC application programmer certificates. Journey to Black […]

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Congrats to 3rd annual high school weld invitational winners!

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Black Hawk College recently hosted the 3rd Annual T-Joint Fillet Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test their skills. Teams consisted of four or five students. […]

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Men’s basketball players named to All-Conference Team

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Congratulations to Braves men’s basketball players Terry Ford and Delaney Little for being named to the NJCAA Region IV Arrowhead Conference All-Conference 2nd Team! “Delaney and Terry played at a high level throughout the conference season,” said Darren Bizarri, head men’s basketball coach. “It’s good to see them recognized for their hard work,” he said. […]

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BHC women’s basketball coach, players win awards

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The Black Hawk College women’s basketball team wrapped up a successful 2019-20 season with several players and their coach winning awards. In only his second year at Black Hawk College, Logan Frye was named the Arrowhead Conference Coach of the Year. In 2019, the Braves ended their season 2-22. For 2020, the team was 22-11, […]

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New BHC scholarship honors the late Chuck Deahl

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Chuck Deahl always believed in Black Hawk College, especially the East Campus. The Galva resident showed his love for the college by serving on the BHC East Foundation board for 10 years. “We know how important it is to have a community college in our area,” said his wife, Sharon Deahl. “If there’s a way […]

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PaCE employee’s work helps learners of all ages

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No matter who you are, Black Hawk College’s PaCE program has something to offer you. PaCE, which stands for Professional and Continuing Education, has served the community for more than 40 years. Program coordinator Abbey Roodhouse loves the impact PaCE makes. Her job duties include developing, coordinating and promoting a variety of PaCE classes and […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 36 members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, will induct 36 members Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the college’s Quad Cities Campus in Moline. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a […]

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