BHC grad, immigrant makes a difference at World Relief

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Black Hawk College graduate Alejandra Martinez’s experiences propelled her to a career helping immigrants and refugees. Born in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato in Mexico, Martinez arrived in the United States when she was in fifth grade. “It was difficult, it was hard, I felt very alone,” she said. “I felt distant from my classmates.” Martinez […]

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BHC tuition remaining same for 2021-22

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For the fifth straight year, Black Hawk College tuition will remain the same. “The Black Hawk College Board of Trustees is proud to approve in-district tuition staying the same again for fiscal year 2022,” said Steve Frommelt, vice president for finance and administration. At the BHC Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 25, trustees voted unanimously […]

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BHC art students exhibiting in Figge’s College Invitational

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Seven Black Hawk College students are exhibiting their artwork in the Figge Art Museum College Invitational. The exhibit features artwork by 42 students from eight area colleges and universities – Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Clinton Community College, Knox College, Monmouth College, Scott Community College, St. Ambrose University and Western Illinois University. Art professors at […]

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Grad’s dream job combines her three passions

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A desire to make an impact in the lives of children and their learning journeys is the spark that has fueled Pam Lynch’s career path. The Sherrard High School graduate selected Black Hawk College because of the early childhood education programming. She earned her Associate in Applied Science in child development in 1993. Lynch is […]

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Students share their love stories for Valentine’s Day

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February is the month for love, so we asked BHC students to tell us how their valentines won their hearts! Nineteen students submitted their stories – either romantic, friendship or family – and three of them won a special Valentine’s Day prize valued at $150. Thank you to all of the students who submitted love […]

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Meet Dr. Richard Bush, dean of career programs

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Dr. Richard Bush has a message for potential students. “We are here for you. Whatever your dream is, we can help you achieve it.” Black Hawk College helps students who will transfer to four-year colleges, those seeking career education to prepare for jobs, and others needing to build their foundation skills, he said. In August […]

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Career, technical education programs prepare students for immediate employment

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Black Hawk College has more than 70 career and technical education programs that prepare students for immediate employment in high-wage, high-demand careers. Since 2015, the college has awarded more than 1,000 Associate in Applied Science degrees to more than 900 students and more than 1,200 certificates to more than 1,000 students in career and technical […]

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Alumna finds fulfillment helping youth

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A college education felt unattainable to Daisy Moran. She didn’t thrive academically in high school and finances were limited. She planned to join the military, but her mom encouraged her to apply to Black Hawk College. “The reason why we chose Black Hawk College was because it was very affordable,” Moran said. Now, she has […]

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