Nursing Faculty

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


2019-20 Departmental Faculty

Trudy Starr, M.S.N, R.N.
Department Chair & Professor, Associate Degree Nursing Program
309-796-5405
QC HSC, Room 305
Cheryl Ballantyne, B.S.N., R.N.
Professor & Coordinator of Nursing Assistant Program
309-796-5404
QC HSC, Room 316
Karin Barrett, M.S.N., R.N. 
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing Program
309-796-5360
QC HSC, Room 304
Cynthia Becker, M.S.N., R.N.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing Program
309-796-5636
QC HSC, Room 308
Angela Czubara, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing Program
309-796-5151
QC HSC, Room 309
Rachel Duffy
Instructor, Nursing

QC HSC

Kathy Dusthimer, M.S.N., R.N.
Coordinator of Practical Nursing Program & Professor
309-796-5390
QC HSC, Room 310
Daniel Garcia, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Nursing
309-796-5385
QC HSC, Room 307
Kimberly Hurley, M.S.N., R.N.
Associate Professor, Nursing
309-796-5403
QC HSC, Room 312
Valerie Koster, M.S.N., R.N. 
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing Program
309-796-5382
QC HSC, Room 317
Jody Lindstrom, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing Program
309-796-5392
QC HSC, Room 311
Charlotte Powell, M.S.N., R.N.
Associate Professor, Associate Degree Nursing Program
309-796-5358
QC HSC, Room 303