April 2020 - Black Hawk College

BHC donates PPE to hospitals, humane society

blue surgical mask on pair of blue latex gloves

When Black Hawk College transitioned to online-only classes because of the COVID-19 pandemic, an opportunity arose for the college to give back to the community. There was a supply of masks, gloves, gowns and other personal protective equipment in college labs intended to be used for student safety and training. Since students weren’t going to […]

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Chavera named permanent BHC athletic director

Arnie Chavera

Black Hawk College has named Arnie Chavera the college’s director of athletics and community recreation effective July 1, 2020. “My goal is to afford our student-athletes every opportunity to succeed and perform at a high level in the classroom, as well as on the playing courts and fields,” he said. One of Chavera’s first big […]

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Student, future pilot prepares to transfer

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Transfer student John Fisher’s college education took flight at Black Hawk College. This fall he will transfer from the East Campus near Galva to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale to pursue an aviation degree. As a junior and senior at Wethersfield High School in Kewanee, Fisher completed more than 20 credit hours in dual credit […]

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BHC got me here: grads share their transfer stories

student holding a sign that says Black Hawk College got me here

You can earn the first half of your bachelor’s degree at Black Hawk College then transfer to a four-year college, near or far. Read on to hear the stories of three BHC graduates who are now earning bachelor’s degrees at universities. BHC Transfer Programs allow you to transfer to a four-year institution ready to earn your […]

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Congrats to IHSA All-Academic Award winners!

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Congratulations to 18 Black Hawk College equestrian team members who recently received the International Horse Shows Association National All-Academic Award! The IHSA National All-Academic Award recognizes the individual academic achievements of its undergraduate and alumni members each year. Nominees must be full-time students and must have participated in at least one regular-season IHSA horse show […]

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