Women’s History Month events March 8-29

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Women’s History Month events at the Quad-Cities Campus Friday, March 8 12-12:50 p.m. Building 1, Room 306 (theatre) “20th Century Female Philosophers” by Dr. Kora Smith, assistant professor of philosophy Tuesday, March 19 9:30-10:44 a.m. Building 2, Room 105 (auditorium) “Remembering Our Legacy: Honoring 180th USCT” by Shellie Moore-Guy Friday, March 29 Noon to 2 […]

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Apply for 2019-20 scholarships starting March 15

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Students – You can apply for 2019-20 scholarships from the Black Hawk College Foundations beginning Friday, March 15. You complete only one application whether you are enrolling at the Quad-Cities Campus or the East Campus. However, once in the application, you must select the campus you will be attending in order to qualify for scholarships […]

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Swim lessons, aquatic exercise, pool parties and more at BHC

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Does your child need to learn to swim? Would you like to try an aquatic exercise class? The BHC Community Aquatic Center at the Quad-Cities Campus has youth learn-to-swim classes, adult aquatic exercise classes, open swim, lifeguard training, pool party rentals and more. Find out more about the BHC Community Aquatic Center.

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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 the Mathematics Department and served the College in numerous instructional and administrative roles over her 29 year career. In addition to serving as president since […]

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BHC congratulates 2017 GED®, high school completion grads

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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 from across the college district who completed all GED® or high school completion graduation requirements during the 2016-17 school year. GED® graduates Evan Goswick of […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads

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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 Moline, Jason Blunt of Davenport, and Marvin Hughes of Moline. In back, from left to right, are Jowari Enuenwosu of Galesburg, Dillon Newby of Rock […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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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 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 […]

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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! The Professional Board Staff Member Award recognizes exemplary professional service to an Illinois community college board. Bennett has worked at Black Hawk College since May […]

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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 Hawk College with a cumulative 3.95 GPA Magna Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 45 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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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 Academic All-American individual awards – Thirteen student-athletes were honored for GPAs they earned during the 2016-17 school year. Previously the most BHC student-athletes honored in […]

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