Livestock Judging Team wins Griswold Cattle Classic

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The Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team garnered one more big win before heading home for the holidays. More than 30 BHC students competed individually and in teams at the Griswold Cattle Classic Collegiate Judging Contest in Stillwater, OK, going up against competitors from eight states and 16 schools. The BHC team consisting of sophomores […]

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Orientations in January, February for highway construction training

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Demand for new workers in good-paying construction jobs has been very high. A career in construction may be waiting for you! The Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) aims to increase the number of minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals working on Illinois Department of Transportation projects. A new session of the 13-week program begins Monday, […]

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BHC hunt seat riders jump back into competition

The Black Hawk College Hunt Seat Equestrian Team resumed competition this fall, going up against teams from other Midwestern schools at four Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) meets. Riders who placed in the Top 6 in their class accumulated points individually and for the team to go toward their season total. Students competed in seven […]

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Check out the 2021 holiday cookie-decorating contest winners!

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Quad-Cities Campus Student Life hosted the 2021 BHC Bake the Season Bright Cookie-Decorating Contest. Thanks to the 17 students who took the time to painstakingly decorate holiday cookies! Participants could use cookies from a cookie-decorating kit provided by Student Life or could use their own cookies. First, second and third place prizes were awarded in […]

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College wraps up 75th anniversary celebration with sealing of time capsule

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On the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, a Black Hawk College time capsule was sealed and placed inside a wall in Building 1 at the Quad-Cities Campus. A plaque designating the spot says, “To be opened on the 100th Anniversary, 2046.” (Yes, there is a mask in it, but you’ll have to wait for […]

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Need a laptop for spring classes?

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Do you need a laptop? BHC has them and you can use them for spring classes. Any student enrolled for Spring 2022 at the Quad-Cities Campus or East Campus is eligible to participate in our laptop loan program. It’s on a first-come, first-served basis. Just complete the Technology Loan Application and we’ll let you know.

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Cooper, Koch receive Golden Apple Award from students

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Two Black Hawk College employees recently received the Golden Apple Award from the college’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus. During the honor society’s Fall 2021 Induction Ceremony, the Golden Apple Award was presented to: Jana Koch (left), director of student life and engagement Loredana Cooper (right), multicultural and inclusion coordinator Both were […]

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BHC Western riders end semester leading the region

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This fall, the Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team returned to the arena to compete and spent most of the time in the winner’s circle. Out of six shows, the BHC student-athletes took High Point Team five times. Heading into the spring season, Black Hawk College is leading Zone 7, […]

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Leadercast funds scholarship for business majors

A new Leaders in Business Scholarship has been established thanks to a $10,000 donation to the Black Hawk College Foundation. The donation was generated by Leadercast Quad Cities registrations and sponsorships. Leadercast is the world’s premier leadership development conference. Black Hawk College began hosting the simulcast in 2018. More than 70 BHC students in leadership […]

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