October 2020 - Black Hawk College

Student baseball player: Give BHC a shot

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Caden Wright’s message to prospective students is to give Black Hawk College a shot. “It’s the best of both worlds,” the BHC student said. “Junior college is almost a must.” After graduating from Moline High School, Wright initially attended Iowa State University. While there, he realized he wanted to play college baseball, so he decided […]

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Golfers wrap up fall season, Perez heading to nationals

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The Braves men’s golf team ended its Fall 2020 season with a 4th place finish at the Region IV Tournament. While the team did not qualify for nationals, sophomore Peyton Perez came in 2nd overall and will be making the trip to the 2021 NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship. Heading into the regional competition, […]

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New program providing online tutors for grades 6-12

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Do you have a middle school or high school student who needs a little help with their homework? Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) is introducing a new program that provides one-on-one, individualized tutoring for students in grades 6-12. In the Youth Tutoring Program, students video conference with a local, experienced tutor in […]

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Celebrate National Transfer Student Week 2020

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Are you a student planning to transfer? If you answered yes, next week is your week at Black Hawk College! Celebrate National Transfer Student Week with us Oct. 19-23, 2020. More than a dozen virtual transfer-focused events are set for the week. Advising staff will do daily drawings for two $75 Visa gift cards for […]

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BHC, Columbia College Chicago sign guaranteed transfer agreement

Black Hawk College and Columbia College Chicago have established a Guaranteed Transfer Admission Program to facilitate transfer to more than 35 undergraduate majors at Columbia. The program offers guaranteed admission to Bachelor of Arts degree programs to all BHC students who have satisfied the program requirements. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Cultural Mile, […]

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Golfers focusing on Region IV Tournament

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Black Hawk College golfers are heading to the Region IV Tournament having won two of their six tournaments and coming in 3rd in three tournaments in the shortened fall season. It’s been hectic for the Braves, who played in four tournaments in 12 days. But now they have their sights on the Region IV Tournament […]

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Ag alumnus Marion Calmer recognized for impact

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Simply put, Black Hawk College alumnus Marion Calmer has changed farming. The Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) named the East Campus graduate as a co-recipient of its 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The association presented him with the award at the BHC Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 24. Calmer, an Alpha resident, earned his BHC […]

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