BHC celebrates 50 years of providing Adult Ed classes

Adult Education Family Literacy Week

Black Hawk College is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 22-28. Each year, approximately 1,100 students enroll in GED completion and non-credit English as a Second Language […]

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Black Hawk College president announces retirement

Black Hawk College President Doctor Bettie Truitt

Black Hawk College president, Dr. Bettie Truitt has announced plans to retire at the end of 2017. Dr. Truitt began her career at the College in 1989 as an instructor in […]

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BHC congratulates 2017 GED®, high school completion grads

General education degree grad speaker

Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 81 students June 8 at the annual GED® and High School Completion Graduation Celebration. The event recognized Adult Education and Optional Education students […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads

highway construction graduates 6-2016

Black Hawk College congratulates the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP). In front, from left to right, are William Ehret of Geneseo, Ammanda Medina of East […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society in 2016-17

Phi Theta Kappa key

Black Hawk College welcomed 83 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during the 2016-17 school year. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official […]

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Bennett wins Professional Board Staff Member Award

Heather Bennett Illinois Community College Trustees Association award

Congratulations to Heather Bennett, executive assistant to the president and the Board of Trustees, for winning the 2017 Professional Board Staff Member Award from the Illinois Community College Trustees Association! […]

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BHC announces graduation honors

Black Hawk College awards honors to graduates earning an associate degree who meet the following requirements: Summa Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 60 hours of graded work at Black […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards for 2016-17

Braves Athletics logo

Black Hawk College student-athletes recently earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2016-17. All towns are in Illinois unless otherwise noted. NJCAA […]

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BHC golfers win NJCAA, PING awards

Black Hawk College golfer Dennis Reedy of Byron, IL, recently earned an NJCAA All-American Award, a PING All-American Award and a PING All-Region Award. BHC golfer Austin Jump of Geneseo, […]

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Free BHC summer program helping English learners, volunteers needed

First day new Adult Learning Center

Learning English doesn’t have to end when the school year ends. Black Hawk College is offering a free program this summer to help English as a Second Language (ESL) students […]

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