PTK Posts: Let’s talk about transfer options

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Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus are writing PTK Posts for their 2021 College Project. College Projects are a way for PTK chapters to engage and give back to their colleges. The goal of PTK Posts is for Quad-Cities Campus PTK members to share student stories and information […]

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PTK Posts: A story of growth

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Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus are writing PTK Posts for their 2021 College Project. College Projects are a way for PTK chapters to engage and give back to their colleges. The goal of PTK Posts is for Quad-Cities Campus PTK members to share student stories and information […]

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Meet new student trustee Dillon Sheiss

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Great opportunities. That is how Dillon Sheiss describes attending Black Hawk College and being the college’s new student trustee. BHC students elected Sheiss – who is pursuing an Associate in Science-Ag Transfer degree focusing on animal science – to serve as student trustee for 2021-22. The position alternates between the two campuses each year. The student […]

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Explore health care careers virtually

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Perhaps now more than ever, health care is a very visible, growing field in need of employees. You have seen the signs acknowledging health care heroes and likely noticed “We’re hiring!” messages when driving by a hospital or long-term care facilities. Angela Striegel, Black Hawk College coordinator of career planning/placement, describes the demand for health […]

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Celebrating all that BHC has to offer

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April is Community College Month, and we’re celebrating Black Hawk College by sharing what we do! No matter where you are in life, we have something to offer you. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing the environment and educational resources for individuals to become lifelong learners. Adult Education If you did not […]

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Community College Month faculty spotlight: Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson loves her job, so it is no surprise the associate professor of speech encourages prospective students to attend Black Hawk College. “Black Hawk is a great start to your higher education career,” she said. “The class sizes are small and you will really get to know your teachers.” What you might not realize, […]

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Ten reasons to attend Black Hawk College

Celebrate BHC during Community College Month

April is Community College Month! Help us celebrate the month by checking out 10 reasons why Black Hawk College is a great choice for your education. Affordable. Tuition is very economical. We recently announced tuition costs will remain the same for the fifth straight year. Black Hawk also offers resources to help make paying for […]

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Find your fit at Black Hawk College

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As we celebrate Community College Month in April, it’s a great time to reflect on and celebrate the impact Black Hawk College makes. It’s also a great time to start planning your college education. Find your fit by visiting, virtually or in person. You will learn what Black Hawk College has to offer and how […]

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Spring forward with time management tips

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If you feel stressed about time, or just want to be more effective, implementing time management tips can help you succeed. Getting organized and being intentional about how we spend our time can make a big impact on our productivity. Here are some tips to get you started: Be aware of your time. Everyone has […]

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Women in Construction: Meet three HCCTP grads

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Black Hawk College’s Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) offers students the opportunity to learn about the construction trades and prepare for apprenticeships. Read on to learn about three graduates’ experiences. These women have gone on from the program to work construction jobs in different trades, but they have this in common: all three recommend HCCTP and […]

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