BHC’s Honors Program: Your next academic adventure

Students at Black Hawk College may not know it yet, but the Honors Program could be their next adventure. “We wanted to give the opportunity to do honors work to people who maybe wouldn’t normally be the audience for honors work,” said Nicole Banks, Honors Program chair. The Honors Program is meant for both transfer […]

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Livestock judging freshmen, sophomores win World Beef Expo

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning both the freshman and sophomore divisions at the World Beef Expo Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds! In the sophomore division, BHC teams took 1st, 2nd and 3rd. In the freshman division, BHC teams took 1st, 2nd and 4th. The sophomore […]

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New women’s soccer team gets first win

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The Black Hawk College women’s soccer team made history Sept. 23, 2021, with a 9-0 win over Illinois Valley Community College. It was the first win for the team since beginning competition one month earlier. “We got our first win of the year and for the program!” tweeted Abbie Metz, the Braves’ first-ever women’s soccer […]

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BHC celebrating 52 years of providing Adult Ed classes

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Black Hawk College is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 19-25. The college began serving adult learners on July 1, 1969. Today, the Black Hawk College Adult Education program provides instruction in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult Secondary Education (ASE), high school credit and English as a Second Language (ESL). Each year, […]

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Men’s soccer team gets first win for inaugural program

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The Black Hawk College men’s soccer team made history Sept. 16, 2021, with a 2-1 win over McHenry County College. It was the first win for the BHC men’s and women’s soccer program, which began competing only one month earlier. “Beyond proud of these guys!” said Charlie Ochoa, the Braves’ first-ever men’s soccer head coach. […]

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Sophomore Livestock Judging Team wins National Barrow Show

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning the 2021 National Barrow Show Judging Contest in Austin, MN! The sophomore team won both High Team Overall and High Team Reasons in the Junior College Division in the 75th National Barrow Show Swine Judging Contest. Pictured from left to right, the team members […]

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Apply for free Oct. 24-31

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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, Oct. 24 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 using the code FREEAPP2021. Students planning to attend […]

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