BHC alumna now helps students’ dreams come true

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Zenaida Landeros was once a Black Hawk College student earning scholarships. Now, the BHC alumna is the executive director of the Quad-Cities Foundation, and she loves helping make students’ dreams possible. “When I saw that an organization that once supported my dreams was looking for leadership, I was excited to be part of that,” she […]

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BHC grateful for grants to get students laptops, internet access

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Black Hawk College is thankful. In recent months, the BHC Quad-Cities Foundation has received three grants totaling $21,250 for the Bridge to Technology Assistance Program. The grant money is being used to help BHC students who need a computer and/or internet access so they can take college-credit classes. In an effort to keep students safe, […]

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BHC East Foundation executive director talks giving

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Each donation to Black Hawk College East Foundation takes on a life of its own. That’s one message foundation executive director Danielle Williams wants donors to know. “If you give, it starts this trajectory of giving for generations and generations to come,” she said. The donations help students, who become alumni, who often become donors […]

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Food pantries help students worry less, study more

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A lot has changed this year, but hunger persists. Black Hawk College remains committed to combating it by offering food pantries to meet students’ needs. “The food pantry helps students worry less and study more,” said Jen Holldorf, special populations coordinator. The Hawk’s Cupboard, located at the Quad-Cities Campus, distributes pre-packaged food the first and […]

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BHC international students sing, dance at talent show

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The English as a Second Language (ESL) Mentor & Mentee Talent Show at the Quad-Cities Campus highlighted the talents of BHC students from around the world. Students performed music and dance in a live show that aired on Zoom. Watch the recording of the show. View photos from the show on Facebook. The winners were: […]

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BHC art grad inspired by travel

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Traveling serves as her inspiration, but Amber Dale’s college education took off close to home at Black Hawk College in Moline. “My husband and I enjoy backpacking through the national parks, which has been a big inspiration for a lot of my personal work,” she said. Her love for the national parks resulted in her […]

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New agreement offers nursing students path from BHC to UIC bachelor’s degree

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Black Hawk College nursing students may have an easier time earning their bachelor’s degree thanks to a new agreement with the University of Illinois Chicago. The board of trustees of the University of Illinois, on behalf of the UIC College of Nursing and UIC Extended Campus, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Black […]

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Staff Q&A: Coordinator of Veterans Services

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Just in time for Veterans Day, Black Hawk College Coordinator of Veterans Services Thomas Reagan completed a Q&A session. The Marine veteran spends his work days busy connecting other veterans and active military members with the resources they need to transition into college life, but he doesn’t slow down when he leaves campus. When Reagan […]

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Congratulations to Fall 2020 highway construction grads

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Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College. From left to right, they are Kossi Dahoui of Silvis, Billy Murphy of Port Byron, James Gibson of Davenport, Ryan Tuttle of Erie, and Eric Navarro of Moline. Kossi Dahoui had perfect attendance for the 13-week program. The […]

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Check out the Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest winners!

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Quad-Cities Campus Student Life hosted the 2020 BHC Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Thanks to the students who took the time to paint, carve and create a pumpkin masterpiece! See all of the entries on Facebook. Here are the winners and the participants: Best in Show – $100 Amazon gift card Bone Appetit – Angular Fish […]

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