Vietnam veterans honor, thank Black Hawk College

Tom Hickson from Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 299 recently presented Black Hawk College with a framed, signed and numbered print to thank the college for its support, encouragement and work in the community for veterans and military students. The print was created by artist Michael F. Blaser, a Vietnam veteran and former Marine, to […]

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BHC celebrates new Science Art Gallery

chair of the Black Hawk College East Foundation, speaking at the Science Art Gallery Dedication and Reception

Black Hawk College celebrated its new Science Art Gallery at the East Campus with an April 11 reception and dedication. The gallery – located in the Student Science Center in Building B – features eight pieces of art. All of the paintings and photographs are science-themed, including an abstract portrait of rusted steel and images […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference AGAIN!

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2017 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the ninth time Black Hawk College has garnered the top prize at the national judging conference. BHC students brought home the Sweepstakes Award in 1981-85, 1989, 2009 […]

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East Campus Science & Math Club Trivia Night raises $501

The Black Hawk College East Campus Science and Math Club recently hosted a very successful Trivia Night on campus. The April 1 event raised $501 that will be used to grow the club’s vigorous youth outreach program in area schools and help fund math- and science-related trips for club members. Five teams competed and the […]

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Five incoming BHC students receiving $500 scholarships

River Valley Cooperative

River Valley Cooperative recently awarded nine $500 scholarships to students planning to attend a two-year college. Five of the recipients are incoming Black Hawk College East Campus students. The BHC scholarship recipients are: Amanda Carlson, Aledo Dylan Decker, Atkinson Adam Dynes, Annawan Matthew Lloyd, Aledo Brayden Newman, Lynn Center Applicants were eligible to apply by […]

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Congratulations to BHC Coach Chavera on 400th win

Black Hawk College baseball coach Arnie Chavera notched his 400th win Saturday, April 1 when the Braves beat Highland Community College 7-2. Coach Chavera is in his 13th year as head coach of the Braves. The team currently is 12-3. In 12 years at Black Hawk College, Chavera has led the Braves to the Arrowhead […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 35 members

Sigma Kappa Delta sign with green & gold tassels

The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the English honor society for two-year colleges, inducted 35 members on March 29, 2017. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students are not required […]

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BHC students collect scarves for cancer patients

The Black Hawk College International Student Association Mentor/Mentee Program recently collected scarves to donate to Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities for women undergoing cancer treatment. Blackhawk Bank & Trust employees also donated scarves. The collection was coordinated by bank employee and BHC alumnus Adama Ouattara. BHC international students Muna Juma (left) and Adele Toussou […]

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Vintage Rods donates $3,000 to student scholarship fund

Vintage Rods Donation 11/15/16

Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation to support student scholarships. Since 1984, Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club has given more than $73,000 to the Black Hawk College Foundation and has donated to the college for more consecutive years than any other organization. The donations […]

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Bazaar raises $776 for international student scholarship

The International Student Association (ISA) at Black Hawk College recently donated $776 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation for the International/English as a Second Language Scholarship. Since 2004, the ISA has donated more than $8,100 to the BHC QC Foundation with money raised by the annual BHC International Holiday Bazaar. Pictured are Maureen Dickinson, […]

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