‘It’s more than bugs’ – BHC student finds his future in research

BHC student Elijah Davis of Kewanee found himself looking for his next challenge after discovering his initial major was not a good fit. Getting Started Davis began his academic career at a university before making the change. He decided Black Hawk College was where he was going to find his next adventure. That is when […]

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Livestock Judging Team starts 2022 with two wins in two days

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In a span of only two days, the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team won two contests in two time zones. First, the 14 students competed Jan. 11 at the Cattlemen’s Congress Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest in Oklahoma City. The BHC team of Ty Drach, Emma Dunn, Dillon Sheiss, Kelly Spicer and Keaton Woods took […]

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

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Forty 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 Fall 2021 semester. The 40 student-athletes on the list represent 35% of BHC players. All eight Black Hawk College teams are represented, with softball having the highest percentage of players on the […]

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Get free food at on-campus food pantries – Spring 2022

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Students at both campuses can get free food from the BHC food pantries. Both on-campus pantries have frozen meat, non-perishables, baking goods, grab-and-go items, and (when in stock) fresh fruits and veggies and toiletries/hygiene products. QUAD-CITIES CAMPUS Drive-up events are the following Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pull up outside Building 3, SW […]

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Honors lists for Fall 2021 released

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At the end of the fall and spring semesters, High Honors and Honors lists are published to honor students for their academic achievement.

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Fall 2021

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Black Hawk College welcomed 27 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 2021. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours and […]

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Gropel named new BHC volleyball coach

Matt Gropel

A familiar face is moving up to lead the Black Hawk College volleyball team. After three seasons as an assistant coach, Matt Gropel is taking over the Braves program as its new head coach. “He fully understands what we are trying to build at this college and he embraces the commitment that we have to […]

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