Nursing Faculty

Back row, left to right: Angela Czubara, Cynthia Becker, Cheryl Ballantyne, Jody Lindstrom, Kimberly Hurley
Front row, left to right: Charlotte Powell, Valerie Koster, Kathy Dusthimer, Trudy Starr, Deborah Hantz, Karin Barrett, Daniel Garcia

Black Hawk College offers three excellent career-focused programs for nursing. Our nursing department is housed in the Health Sciences Center on the Quad-Cities Campus.


Trudy Starr, M.S.N, R.N.
Department Chair & Professor, Associate Degree in Nursing Program
309-796-5405
HSC, Room 305
Deborah Hantz, M.S.N, R.N
Assistant Department Chair & Professor, Associate Degree in Nursing Program
309-796-5388
HSC, Room 306
Cheryl Ballantyne, B.S.N., R.N.
Professor & Coordinator of Nursing Assistant Program
309-796-5404
HSC, Room 316
Karin Barrett, M.S.N., R.N. 
Associate Professor, Associate Degree in Nursing Program
309-796-5360
HSC, Room 304
Cynthia Becker, M.S.N., R.N.
Associate Professor, Associate Degree in Nursing Program
309-796-5636
HSC, Room 308
Angela Czubara, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing Program
309-796-5151
HSC, Room 309
Kathy Dusthimer, M.S.N., R.N.
Coordinator of Practical Nursing Program
309-796-5390
HSC, Room 310
Daniel Garcia, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Nursing
309-796-5385
HSC, Room 307
Kimberly Hurley, M.S.N., R.N.
309-796-5403
HSC, Room 312
Valerie Koster, M.S.N., R.N. 
Professor, Associate Degree in Nursing Program
309-796-5382
HSC, Room 317
Jody Lindstrom, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing Program
309-796-5392
HSC, Room 311
Charlotte Powell, M.S.N., R.N.
Associate Professor, Associate Degree in Nursing Program
309-796-5358
HSC, Room 303