January 2021 - Black Hawk College

BHC music instructor publishes pandemic-related research

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Black Hawk College music instructor Dr. Irene Apanovitch-Leites co-authored a study that recently was published in American Choral Directors Association’s scholarly publication, Choral Journal. “COVID and the Choral Educator: Preparedness, Perceptions, Attitudes, and a Way Forward” was published in the February 2021 issue. The study investigated the extent to which choral directors working in collegiate, […]

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Get Involved ClubFest: explore your options

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Want to get involved, but not sure where to start? Plan on Zooming in for Get Involved ClubFest at noon Wednesday, Jan. 27 to learn more about Black Hawk College clubs for both campuses. Get Involved ClubFest will also include impressionist Justin Rupple, with his show starting at 12:30 p.m. In addition to clubs, the […]

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Appuhn, Seevers receive Golden Apple Award from students

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Two Black Hawk College employees recently received the Golden Apple Award from the college’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus. During the honor society’s Virtual Fall 2020 Induction Ceremony, the Golden Apple Award was presented to: Chris Appuhn, associate professor of math – nominated by Jay Dykstra Mike Seevers, lead writing tutor – […]

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Alumnus: BHC is a great place to find your path

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Brandon Maeglin found the footing for his future at Black Hawk College. The Moline High School graduate started at Black Hawk because he wasn’t sure what he wanted to study. “It was well-known it was a good place to go for a cost-effective solution to get your gen eds and have them transfer once you […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Fall 2020

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Black Hawk College welcomed 21 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 2020. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours and […]

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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Fall 2020

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Fifty-six Black Hawk College student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director’s Academic List for achieving a 3.25 GPA or higher during the Fall 2020 semester. The 56 student-athletes on the list represent 55% of BHC players. The Academic List members will be celebrated at a socially distanced outdoor luncheon later in the Spring 2021 […]

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HCCTP prepares students to build their futures

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The Highway Construction Careers Training Program at Black Hawk College allows students to discover what career path to pursue. “The goal is to get people into the building trades,” HCCTP program manager Paul Fessler said. “It has highway in the title, but that can include any of the building trades, so it’s a wide variety […]

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