Livestock Judging Team ends season with big win

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The Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team ended the 2021 season with a tremendous win at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, KY. The sophomore team took High Team Overall in the 2021 NAILE Junior College Livestock Judging Contest, winning the contest by 40 points. Other team results included: High Team Reasons – […]

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Congratulations to the Fall 2021 highway construction grads

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Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College! Pictured from left to right are HCCTP program manager Paul Fessler, Cameron Chaney of East Moline, Ethan Moran of Orion, Brady Jones of Amboy, Baruch Young of Rock Island, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos and State Rep. Mike Halpin. […]

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BHC peeks into its past with opening of 1971 time capsule

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On Oct. 19, 2021, Black Hawk College celebrated its 75th anniversary and a highlight of the event was the opening of the 1971 time capsule. “Today we have the honor of opening a time capsule, discovering the artifacts they left for us, and learning more about what life was like at BHC circa 1971,” said […]

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BHC Livestock Judging Teams continue rich tradition

Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Teams are synonymous with winning, but why are they so successful? It all started back in the 1970s when now-retired professor Dan Hoge started the team with his knowledge and passion for the sport. Over the years, the team has grown and trained some of the best livestock judges from […]

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BHC, community honor area first responders

Black Hawk College recently honored four first responders for their contributions, sacrifices and dedication to public service. Community members were invited to nominate first responders who have touched others’ lives and helped the community. The college received 74 award nominations and selected four recipients. Read the nominations for the four award winners in this PDF. […]

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BHC celebrates 75 years, creates new memories

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More than 100 people gathered on a sunny October afternoon to celebrate Black Hawk College’s 75th anniversary. “Thank you to Black Hawk College for the lessons you have instilled and the memories you have so graciously offered,” said current student Aubrie Mozingo. Alumni Paul Rumler and Alejandra Martinez  spoke about their experiences as BHC students […]

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Men’s soccer players named to All-Conference 2nd Team

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College men’s soccer players Jose Ruiz and Max Oviedo for being named to the All-Conference Second Team! Ruiz – a freshman striker and 2021 graduate of Moline High School – was one of the team captains and led the Braves with nine goals and four assists. Oviedo – a freshman center […]

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Vintage Rods donates $5,000 to student scholarship fund

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Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club recently donated $5,000 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation for student scholarships. Club members presented the check to Tim Wynes, Black Hawk College president, and Zenaida Landeros, executive director of the BHC QC Foundation. Since 1984, the car club has given more than $85,000 to the QC Foundation […]

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Livestock judging freshmen, sophomores win IL community college contest

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning both the freshman and sophomore divisions at the Illinois Jr. College Livestock Judging Contest at Tree Lane Farms in El Paso, IL! In the sophomore division, BHC teams took 1st, 2nd and 4th Overall. In the freshman division, BHC teams took 1st, 4th and […]

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BHC closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day

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All Black Hawk College locations and facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Students are reminded that they still can register online when the college is closed. Minimester classes begin Monday, Dec. 20, and Spring 2022 classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 18. Spring 2022 Schedule of Classes Registration information

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