May 2021 - Black Hawk College

Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Spring 2021

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Forty-two 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 Spring 2021 semester. The 42 student-athletes on the list represent 53% of BHC players. All six Black Hawk College teams are represented, with volleyball having the highest percentage of players on the […]

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PTK Posts: Three things I wish I had known

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Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus are writing PTK Posts for their 2021 College Project. College Projects are a way for PTK chapters to engage and give back to their colleges. The goal of PTK Posts is for Quad-Cities Campus PTK members to share student stories and information […]

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17 students honored as 2021 Founders’ Scholars at BHC

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Black Hawk College recently honored 17 East Campus students for their academic excellence with the 37th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards. The award is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. The award criteria are: Earned at least a 3.85 grade point average based […]

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Watch the ESL Virtual Graduation Ceremony 2021

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We are so glad to invite you to celebrate with us our English as a Second Language students’ accomplishments! Watch the 2021 ESL Transition Ceremony. Thank you so much for supporting our students!   Janet Francisco Academic ESL Program Coordinator franciscoj@bhc.edu

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Get ready for the fall semester with BHC Smart Start!

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Quad-Cities Campus students – Get ready for the fall semester with BHC Smart Start! BHC Smart Start will cover basic information to help students succeed, including: Meet your BHC assigned advisor Introduction to financial aid and payment information Difference between career/technical degrees and certificates and transfer degrees How to read our Fall 2021 schedule and […]

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Nelson, Snook receive Golden Apple Award from students

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Two Black Hawk College faculty members 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 Spring 2021 Induction Ceremony, the Golden Apple Award was presented to: Sarah Nelson, assistant professor of psychology – nominated by Tori Nielsen Laura Snook, math professor – […]

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Business honor society at BHC welcomes 7 new members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma, the national business honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted seven new members. Alpha Beta Gamma was established by business professors in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among business and professional students enrolled at two-year degree granting institutions. To be eligible for membership in the […]

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PTK Posts: Let’s talk about transfer options

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Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus are writing PTK Posts for their 2021 College Project. College Projects are a way for PTK chapters to engage and give back to their colleges. The goal of PTK Posts is for Quad-Cities Campus PTK members to share student stories and information […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 27 new members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 27 new members. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students are not required to […]

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BHC students named to All-Illinois Academic Team

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Two Black Hawk College students recently were selected for the 2021 All-Illinois Academic Team in recognition of their scholarly achievements. Students are nominated by their colleges for the All-USA Academic Team. Nominees to the All-USA Academic Team are named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Teams. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant […]

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