BHC got me here: graduates’ transfer tales

These graduates shared their stories of earning the first half of their bachelor’s degrees at BHC before transferring to universities! Did you know we have about 130 transfer agreements and guides in place with about 23 four-year colleges and universities in Illinois, Iowa and beyond? Learn more about our transfer programs. Baylee Burklund Black Hawk […]

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Graduation and gratitude: an alumna’s story

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BHC graduate Tamica Reynolds has a simple message for people considering going back to school: do it. “The hassle is definitely worth the tassel,” she said. Reynolds, of East Moline, accomplished a long-time goal of hers when she graduated from Black Hawk College with her Associate in Arts degree in 2018. She graduated from United Township […]

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Staff Q&A: Manager of PIE loves sports

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BHC staff member Dale Huntley is all about numbers! That is one of the reasons he’s a great fit as Black Hawk College’s Manager of Institutional Research & Assessment, Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness (PIE). PIE’s mission is to progressively contribute to the strategic planning, policy formation and decision-making processes of Black Hawk College. […]

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Get fit at Black Hawk College

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If your New Year’s resolution is to hit the gym, you are in luck at Black Hawk College! Both the Quad-Cities Campus and the East Campus have Fitness Centers open to BHC students, employees and employees’ families at no cost. They will re-open Jan. 14, the first day of spring semester classes. Students enrolled in […]

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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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