BHC got me here: transfer student stories

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Black Hawk College graduates transfer to colleges and universities throughout the Midwest and beyond! Take a few minutes to read about these East Campus graduates. They are all finishing up their first semesters at their transfer colleges. Learn more about our transfer programs here. Brittany Luttrell Black Hawk College degree: Associate in Science Graduation year: […]

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Ten to-dos for finals week

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With finals right around the corner, it is crunch time! These tips can help you as you wrap up the semester. You have worked hard all semester, and soon you will have completed your classes. Stay focused and don’t forget to take care of yourself during this busy month. Plan ahead. Know when and where your […]

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Big reasons to take a minimester class

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Taking a minimester course allows you to complete a college class in less than a month! If you are looking to get ahead, are behind on credits, or are just getting started, a minimester class is a great option to consider. Registration is now open. Minimester classes begin Monday, Dec. 17. BHC student Abbie Wadsworth […]

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Trustee Q&A: Secretary Tim Black

This Trustee Q&A features Tim Black, secretary of the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees. He was previously an adjunct faculty member at Black Hawk College East Campus and his wife is a graduate. He ran for the board because he believes Black Hawk College is a great place and wanted to help make it […]

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Giving back on #GivingTuesday

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Giving back this holiday season? Consider supporting the Black Hawk College foundations! A day dedicated to donating, #GivingTuesday, is the Tuesday following Thanksgiving: this year it’s Tuesday, Nov. 27. New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation created #GivingTuesday in 2012. The day kicks off the charitable season and is focused on celebrating […]

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BHC Emergency Food Pantry: how you can help

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It’s the time of the year for treats and feasts, but some are only able to focus on finding their next meal. Fortunately, the BHC Emergency Food Pantry means students do not have to stress about food when they find themselves in need. “It’s hard to concentrate on your classes when you’re hungry or worried […]

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BHC student fights hunger at internship

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BHC student Yvette Adjakpa is growing her résumé while helping feed her community. The business management and marketing student is interning at River Bend Foodbank in Davenport this semester. Adjakpa’s internship includes managing the nonprofit’s social media accounts, creating fliers, and helping coordinate River Bend Foodbank events. River Bend Foodbank has a service area of […]

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Police share campus safety tips

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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

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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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