Enjoy free concerts by BHC music students

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Enjoy a variety of musical performances by Black Hawk College students this semester. All events are free and open to the public. BHC Big Band and Jazz Combos – Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in Building 1, Room 308 (theatre) BHC Chamber Music Recital – Monday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. in Building 1, […]

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Fall 2019 final exams schedule

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Finals begin Monday, Dec. 9.

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BHC pumpkin auction raises $6,525 for United Way

There are pumpkin auctions around the country this time of the year, but, on a per-pumpkin-basis, probably none can compare to the Annual Stampede Auction of Champion Pumpkins at Black Hawk College East Campus. On Oct. 30, auctioneer and East Campus alumnus Bill LeSage persuaded the audience of generous students, faculty, staff and friends to […]

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East Foundation celebrates scholarship donors, recipients

The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its 2019 Scholarship Recognition Banquet. Students shared their future plans and how receiving a scholarship has assisted them in their education. Scholarship benefactor Dan Hoge talked about education being an on-going process. “It’s never really over, your roles just […]

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Apply for free Nov. 15 at both campuses

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Want to attend Black Hawk College but haven’t applied yet? Prospective BHC students can apply for FREE on Friday, Nov. 15. Students planning to attend in Spring 2020, Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 are eligible. The $20 application fee will be waived ONLY on Nov. 15. Students may apply in person at either campus: East […]

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BHC helping curb shortage of early childhood educators

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Illinois has a shortage of early childhood educators but Black Hawk College is working to help curb that shortage. Officials from Black Hawk College and National Louis University (NLU) in Chicago recently signed an agreement for four online bachelor’s degree pathways for BHC early childhood education students. All Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science […]

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Highway construction students make improvements at Loud Thunder

Black Hawk College recently celebrated the completion of a retaining wall and sidewalk built by BHC students at Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. Three Highway Construction Careers Training Program classes – a total of 36 students – worked 2,500 hours on the project over three semesters. The improvements began in Fall 2018 when HCCTP students started […]

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Horse judging students bring home big wins

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Horse Judging Team for bringing home another championship from the All-American Quarter Horse Congress! Ten BHC students competed Oct. 16 at the national judging contest in Columbus, OH. BHC Team A took 1st and BHC Team B took 4th. The collegiate and youth divisions award individual and team high-point […]

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Soil Judging Team takes 1st place in Wisconsin

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Soil Judging Team for winning 1st place at the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) 2019 Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Stevens Point, WI. BHC team members competed against students from two-year schools Eastern Oklahoma State College and Vincennes University. Six students also placed in the Top 10 individually. They […]

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BHC golf team wins fourth straight Region IV Championship

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the 2019 NJCAA Region IV Championship! This marks the fourth straight year the team has claimed this title and the 15th in the past 21 years. The Braves’ team score was 959. The next closest team was 976. Individual golfers’ results were: 2nd Place […]

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