April 2021 - Black Hawk College

Former speech instructor creates new scholarship for BHC students

head & shoulders portrait of Diana Corley Schnapp

Dr. Diana Corley Schnapp taught speech at Black Hawk College for 22 years and touched the lives of hundreds of students. She left the Quad Cities in 1992 but Black Hawk College remained in her thoughts. “The best part of my experience was getting to work with the wide variety of students,” she said. Now […]

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UT grad Kannon Burrage to lead BHC men’s basketball

head & shoulders shot of Kannon Burrage

United Township standout Kannon Burrage – fresh off winning a national championship as an assistant coach with Des Moines Area Community College – is returning to the Quad Cities to lead the Black Hawk College men’s basketball team. An award-winning high school, college and pro player, Burrage will take over the BHC program in May. […]

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Celebrating all that BHC has to offer

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April is Community College Month, and we’re celebrating Black Hawk College by sharing what we do! No matter where you are in life, we have something to offer you. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing the environment and educational resources for individuals to become lifelong learners. Adult Education If you did not […]

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Spring sports underway

Braves Athletics logo

Spring sports are underway at Black Hawk College! BHC student-athletes are working hard on the field, on the court, on the links and in the classroom. Congratulations and good luck to all of our student-athletes! Visit the team pages for game/tournament schedules, rosters and more. Baseball Golf Softball Women’s basketball

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BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition – Spring 2021

Self-Portrait by Eric January

Seven Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 35 entries with 17 pieces selected for the show. Eric January of Moline won first place for his mixed media piece, “Self-Portrait” (pictured). The other winners are: Second place – Abigail Kongkousonh of […]

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Community College Month faculty spotlight: Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson loves her job, so it is no surprise the associate professor of speech encourages prospective students to attend Black Hawk College. “Black Hawk is a great start to your higher education career,” she said. “The class sizes are small and you will really get to know your teachers.” What you might not realize, […]

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Ten reasons to attend Black Hawk College

Celebrate BHC during Community College Month

April is Community College Month! Help us celebrate the month by checking out 10 reasons why Black Hawk College is a great choice for your education. Affordable. Tuition is very economical. We recently announced tuition costs will remain the same for the fifth straight year. Black Hawk also offers resources to help make paying for […]

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Voters elect three BHC trustees

Fritz W. Larsen of Moline, Kimberly L. Stevens of La Fayette, and Jeffrey M. Swan of Colona were elected to six-year terms on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees in the April 6 consolidated election. Three seats were up for election. Larsen, the current board chair, was re-elected to his second term. Stevens and […]

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Find your fit at Black Hawk College

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As we celebrate Community College Month in April, it’s a great time to reflect on and celebrate the impact Black Hawk College makes. It’s also a great time to start planning your college education. Find your fit by visiting, virtually or in person. You will learn what Black Hawk College has to offer and how […]

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