QC student leaders: it’s time to apply for SGA

Want to make a difference during your time at Black Hawk College’s Quad-Cities Campus? Apply for the Student Government Association (SGA), where you could do just that! SGA is accepting online applications through March 29, 2019. Interviews to select SGA senators will be April 10. Up to 14 senators, including executive officers, make up Quad-Cities […]

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How to find your transfer school

student with sign that reads Black Hawk College got me here at Iowa State University

Not sure where you’ll go after Black Hawk College? You’re not alone! Many students are unsure of what four-year college they want to transfer to or what they want to study. That might even be why you decided on Black Hawk College. You know you can earn the first two years of your bachelor’s degree […]

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Advisors can help you map out your journey

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It’s time to start mapping out your next classes! BHC advisors can help you successfully navigate the process. Make your college experience go as smoothly as possible by meeting with an advisor before you register each semester and anytime you decide to change your educational path. Registration for Summer and Fall 2019 courses opens on […]

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BHC equine program attracts Venezuelan student

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Ezequiel Bustamante is more than 2,500 miles from his hometown, but he has found a second home at Black Hawk College. “I feel like the United States, Black Hawk College and Texas are part of me,” he said. “I feel proudly to be here.” Bustamante has ridden horses all his life, but he did not […]

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BHC got me here: alumni transfer near and far

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We do transfer right! Black Hawk College transfer graduates earn their bachelor’s degrees at a variety of colleges, ranging from those close by to universities throughout the Midwest and beyond. Read on for three graduates’ transfer stories. Learn more about our transfer programs. Dylan Freeman Degree earned at Black Hawk College: Associate in Arts Graduation year: […]

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BHC student is moved by music

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Once he takes the stage, freshman music student Anthony Collins lets go and lets loose. “When I perform I get to express myself. There’s no limits,” he said. His saxophone and polished shoes glint as he rocks out jazz chords during a solo. “I put my mind, body and soul into it,” he said. A […]

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TRiO helps students succeed

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College can be especially overwhelming when you are the first one in your family to attend, or when you have limited finances or a disability. That is why TRiO Student Support Services, a federally-funded program, steps in to help students succeed at the Quad-Cities Campus. You could potentially be eligible for TRiO assistance if one […]

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Learn and serve as a student trustee

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The BHC student trustee position allows a student to learn and serve. “It is an amazing opportunity that opens doors far beyond the community college environment,” said Vashti Berry, Coordinator of Orientation and Student Life at East Campus. Berry is a BHC graduate and a former student trustee. She said the experience defined her love […]

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BHC construction: behind the barricades

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Big construction projects are underway at both campuses, and we want to share what is going on behind the barricades. Quad-Cities Campus Construction Building 1 is under construction at the Quad-Cities Campus. A 9,000 square foot two-story addition is being built and renovations on the existing building’s third and fourth floors are in progress. Faculty […]

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Writers Guild club seeks creative students

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Writers Guild members revel in putting pen to paper. Students in the Quad-Cities Campus club meet weekly to share their writing, read poetry and motivate each other. “The guild has inspired me to write more,” BHC sophomore and Writers Guild president Emma Bertram said. A wide variety of interests are covered by BHC clubs and […]

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