Sunday, April 28 is 2019-20 Illinois MAP Grant deadline

The 2019-20 Illinois MAP Grant deadline has been announced, and it is right around the corner! Illinois students who have not submitted their 2019-20 FAFSA (www.fafsa.gov) should do so by Sunday, April 28 to be considered for MAP Grant funds. FAFSAs received after Sunday, April 28 will not be considered for the 2019-20 Illinois MAP […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference for fourth straight year

NACTA Sweepstakes Award-winning team members & coaches 2019

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 12th 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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BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

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Six Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 45 entries with 24 pieces selected for the show. Paul Lacefield of East Moline (pictured) won first place with his acrylic painting, “Raspberry Beret.” The other winners are: Second place – Elizabeth Brennan […]

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New BHC equestrian team shines in first season

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Black Hawk College’s new Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat Team recently completed a very successful inaugural season. “This first year’s group worked hard. They have really started a launch pad for where this team can go in the future,” said Sarah Schobert, coach and horse science instructor at the college’s East Campus near […]

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Enjoy free concerts by BHC music students this spring

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Enjoy a variety of musical performances by Black Hawk College students this spring. All events are open to the public. Admission is free. BHC Vocal Recital – Monday, April 29 at 7 p.m. at the Deere-Wiman House, 811 11th Ave., Moline BHC Spring Choral Concert – Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at 1st Congregational […]

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Voters elect two BHC trustees

Kimberly D. Goodley of Annawan and Douglas L. Strand of East Moline were elected to six-year terms on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees in the April 2, 2019, consolidated election. Two seats were up for election. Strand, the current board vice chair, was re-elected. Goodley was elected to her first term. Tim A. […]

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BHC students guaranteed acceptance to ACES at UIUC

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Black Hawk College students are guaranteed acceptance into the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) thanks to a new transfer agreement between the schools. The agreement applies to BHC students pursuing an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Science in Agriculture degree. All ACES majors […]

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Congrats to high school welding invitational winners!

high school student welding with sparks flying

Black Hawk College recently hosted the 2nd Annual Fillet Weld Invitational and the 1st Annual Groove Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal of these events is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 27 members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, will induct 27 members March 28, 2019. 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 […]

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BHC Western riders win Regionals

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team recently was named the 2018-19 High Point Western Team for its region. This is the 16th consecutive year the college has won the IHSA Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 239 points, beating the next closest school (Iowa State […]

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