March 2021 - Black Hawk College

Check out the PTK Photo Contest winners!

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Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently invited students to submit entries for the 2021 PTK Photo Contest. Congratulations to the winners! Here are the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honorable mention winners, the first place photos, and the fan favorite. See all of the entries on Facebook. Best Pet/Animal Photo: 1st – Jessica German 2nd – […]

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BHC celebrating Community College Month in April

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April is designated as Community College Month. It is a time to celebrate a uniquely American institution, a place where anyone from any walk of life can become a college student. From the beginning, Black Hawk College has been here to serve the community. The college began in 1946 as Moline Community College to accommodate […]

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Moline Foundation grant helping students with job interviews

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Thanks to a grant from the Moline Foundation, Black Hawk College students now have a quiet, uninterrupted place to do a virtual job interview. The $1,500 grant was used to purchase a computer, microphone and ring light for a new virtual interview room in the Career Services Center at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. […]

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Golby family expands scholarship investment to help more BHC students

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Ten years ago, the family of Barbara J. Curran Golby decided to honor her memory by establishing an annual scholarship for students who are studying to be certified nursing assistants or CNAs. Recently, family members decided to make additional contributions so that the scholarship through the Black Hawk College East Foundation would be endowed. “That […]

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Popularity of dual credit program continues to rise with Illinois high school students

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More than 500,000 students have earned early college credit before high school graduation since 2010. SPRINGFIELD (March 18, 2021) – Over the last decade, Illinois’ Dual Credit Program has seen a steady enrollment increase of more than 5.9% annually with more than half-a-million students earning over 3.1 million college credits while still in high school. […]

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Apply for free April 18-24

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The future doesn’t stop, and neither should you. If you’ve been considering your next steps at Black Hawk College but haven’t applied yet, now is the time. Prospective BHC students can apply online for FREE from 12:01 a.m. Sunday, April 18 through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, April 24 using the code FREEAPP21. Students planning to attend […]

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Parents invited to learn more at Virtual Parent Nights this spring

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Helping your high school student navigate the college search and planning process can be confusing. Join Quad-Cities Campus admissions advisors for a one-hour, live presentation to learn more about academic programs, financial aid and your next steps as we prepare for the start of Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 registration. Virtual Parent Nights will be […]

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Spring forward with time management tips

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If you feel stressed about time, or just want to be more effective, implementing time management tips can help you succeed. Getting organized and being intentional about how we spend our time can make a big impact on our productivity. Here are some tips to get you started: Be aware of your time. Everyone has […]

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Apply for 2021-22 scholarships by May 15

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Students – Apply now for 2021-22 scholarships from the Black Hawk College Foundations! You complete only one application whether you are enrolling at the Quad-Cities Campus or the East Campus. However, once in the application, you must select the campus you will be attending in order to qualify for scholarships specific to each campus. The […]

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2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony information for families, friends

For 2021, Black Hawk College will host a virtual commencement ceremony celebrating all graduating students from both campuses. The ceremony will premiere Friday, May 21 at 7 p.m. and will be available to view later as well. This virtual event will be fully pre-recorded and will include recordings of student speakers and BHC administration as […]

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