Police share campus safety tips

Black Hawk College Police Corporal presenting to a group of students sitting at desks

The Black Hawk College Police Department has tips to share and resources to offer to help keep you safe on campus. Both campuses have a police presence 24/7, 365 days a year. Mutual aid agreements also allow BHC police to get assistance from other police departments when needed. Corporal Chris Fiems spoke at the Quad-Cities […]

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BHC students write a children’s book

Black Hawk College Children's Literature students sitting at desks and standing in a classroom

BHC Children’s Literature students will soon be published children’s book authors. Their book, “Shapes of Our Lives,” covers basic shapes and the importance of diversity, acceptance and inclusion. Adjunct professor Lauren Wood owns a small publishing company, Paradisiac Publishing in Davenport, which is publishing the English 240 students’ book. “I wanted to give my students […]

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Veterans Resource Center serves BHC students

The Lane Evans Veterans Resource Center is a spot for student veterans to take a break, but it is also a place where they gain momentum. The center connects veterans and active military members with the resources they need to help them transition into college life. New Veterans Coordinator Thomas Reagan, the new Coordinator of […]

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Disability Services creates access to education

Disability Services employees Alisa Kotaska and Susan Sacco sit at a table

Accessibility is key for Disability Services. True to that, the office has an open door and visitors are greeted by an enthusiastic staff member ready to answer questions and connect them with resources they need to succeed. Disability Services provides reasonable accommodations for people with qualified, documented disabilities. Examples of accommodations include sign language interpreters, […]

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Staff Q&A: Director of Library Services

library director holding book while sitting at table in Black Hawk College's library with students on computers in the background

Director of Library Services Ashtin Trimble kindly took some time for a Q&A session! You won’t be surprised to find out that she loves reading, but it isn’t the only way she keeps busy. Volunteering and spending time with family are two other important parts of her life. How did your career path lead you to […]

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Trick-or-Treat Trail set for Wednesday

boy in Halloween costume wearing a purple mask touching green slime

All things spooky will take over the East Campus for Trick-or-Treat Trail on Wednesday, Oct. 24! The free community event is from 5-7 p.m. and will bring a crowd to East Campus for treats and activities. Campus is decorated for Halloween with different themes to discover at each stop. Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and […]

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Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

Transfer students holding signs saying Black Hawk College got me here

It is National Transfer Student Week! Black Hawk College is a great place to earn the first half of your bachelor’s degree. Earning an associate degree at Black Hawk College is an affordable option where you get an excellent education close to home. There are several associate degree options available and plenty of resources available […]

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Circle K International helps students give back

female student with donations for nursing home

College students have the power to positively impact their communities, and Circle K International members are dedicated to doing just that. Circle K president Cora Hill said the importance of community service is often emphasized, but it can be difficult for college students to find ways to serve that fit into their busy lives. “Circle […]

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BHC Equestrian Team adds Hunt Seat division

female student and horse jumping over fence

East Campus now has an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat division! The BHC Equine Program is well-known for its award-winning IHSA Western division, and BHC Equestrian Team members are excited to compete in the Hunt Seat division this year. Hunt Seat is an English riding division where the rider has a closer contact […]

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FAFSA help is available

Financial Aid director sitting at table in Financial Aid office

It is officially time to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year! Applying for FAFSA will let you find out if you are eligible for federal and state grant programs, work-study and student loans. Submitting as early as possible is a great idea because some financial aid […]

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