BHC golfers win NJCAA, PING awards

Golfer Dennis Reedy

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, IL, also earned a PING All-Region Award. Both received their awards at the 2017 NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship at Longbow Golf Club in […]

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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 practice their speaking skills. The Summer 2017 Conversation Class will meet from 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 13 through July 20, at the […]

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Black Hawk College honors 18 exceptional QC students

Student Commitment to Excellence award recipients

Black Hawk College recently celebrated the accomplishments of 18 outstanding Quad-Cities students at the 2017 Student Commitment to Excellence Award ceremony and banquet. The annual awards honor students at the college’s Quad-Cities sites who have shown outstanding commitment to excellence in one or more areas. The awards recognize students who have gone the extra mile […]

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Five BHC baseball players on Region IV Team

Baseball

Five Black Hawk College baseball players have been named to the 2017 Division II All North Central District/Region IV Team. First Team Pitchers — Zack Erdman, sophomore (St. Laurence H.S., IL) Infielders — Connor Lowrie, sophomore (John Paul II H.S., TX) Outfielders — Pedro Alfonseca, freshman (North Kansas City H.S., MO) Designated Hitter — Gama […]

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BHC baseball MVP, six players on All-Conference Team

Black Hawk College Braves Baseball

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College baseball team for an outstanding 2017 season! The Braves won the Arrowhead Athletic Conference with a 15-3 record and went 36-8 overall for the season. The team will compete in the NJCAA Region IV Finals May 19-21 in Kankakee. 2017 Arrowhead Athletic Conference Baseball Most Valuable Player Gama Martinez […]

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BHC golf team wins 32nd Arrowhead Conference title

Golf Team with award

The Black Hawk College men’s golf team recently concluded a very successful season by winning its 32nd Arrowhead Conference Championship. Seven players earned All-Conference honors. Arrowhead Conference qualifies 12 All-Conference awards. The Black Hawk College All-Conference golfers are: Medalist – Jake Beck (Ankeny IA Centennial High School) 2nd Place – Austin Jump (Geneseo IL High […]

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11 students honored at Founders’ Scholars reception

Founders Scholars 2017

Black Hawk College recently honored 11 East Campus students for their academic excellence at the 33rd Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards Reception. The event is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. “This is the time of year when we recognize the outstanding achievements […]

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BHC students elect Heidi Mueller new student trustee

Heidi Mueller student trustee

Heidi Mueller recently was elected by her peers to be the student representative on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees for 2017-18. She was seated at the board’s April 27, 2017, meeting and will serve until April 2018. Mueller graduated from Verona Area High School in Madison, WI. She attends the college’s East Campus […]

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BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

Seven Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 60 entries with 39 pieces selected for the show. Amber Dale of Moline (pictured) won first place with her photograph, “Distress.” The other winners are: Second place – Nicole Davis of Milan for […]

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BHC relaunches Visual Arts and Communication program

Art class on computers

Black Hawk College is pleased to announce the relaunch of the Visual Arts and Communication program for the fall semester that begins Aug. 21. The ongoing state budget impasse reduced funding to the college, resulting in previously announced cost reductions. This included the elimination of two art faculty positions. “We are disappointed to lose two […]

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