Apply by March 11 for East CNA scholarship

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The Black Hawk College East Foundation has two $500 scholarships available for students enrolling in the March 18 Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program at the BHC Community Education Center in downtown Kewanee. The eight-week program trains students to work as certified nursing assistants (CNAs) to assist nurses in direct patient care. The program includes 80 […]

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BHC closed Jan. 21 for MLK Day

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All Black Hawk College locations and facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Honors lists for Fall 2018 released

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At the end of the fall and spring semesters, High Honors and Honors lists are published to honor students for their academic achievement.

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BHC drive brings in donations for 50+ military care packages

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Thanks to the generous donations from Black Hawk College employees and students and the community, military members serving overseas will receive care packages in the new year. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club collected cash donations and care package items at both college campuses. Jason Gilbraith with Regional Media in Kewanee – whose son, […]

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BHC United Way campaigns raise $15,800

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Black Hawk College’s 2018 United Way employee campaigns raised more than $15,800 across the college district. The two campaigns raised: East (Kewanee Area United Way) – $9,341 Quad Cities (United Way of the Quad Cities Area) – $6,467 Thanks to the East Employee Campaign Committee members – Dr. Alan Abbott, Drew Cotton, Tyler Gradert, David […]

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Outreach Center employees donate to military care packages

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Employees at the BHC Outreach Center in East Moline recently contributed three boxes of donations to the military care packages drive at the Quad-Cities Campus. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club hosted the month-long drive. The club is working with the USO of Illinois to send packages to troops serving overseas. Donations from the […]

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BHC math professor receives Faculty of the Year award

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Every year the Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) honors an outstanding community college faculty member in Illinois with the Leo Welch Faculty of the Year Award. Connie McLean, Black Hawk College math professor, received the 2018 award Nov. 16 at the ICCFA annual conference in East Peoria. McLean has taught math at Black Hawk […]

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Students receive nearly $124,000 in BHC QC Foundation scholarships

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The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation has awarded 146 Quad-Cities Campus students scholarships totaling $123,895 to date for the 2018-19 school year. There are some limited funds available for QC students for Spring 2019, including: An art scholarship for a nontraditional student. A scholarship for a student with type 1 diabetes. Multiple scholarships for Black […]

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Looking for a community education class?

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Have you looked through the Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education schedule and wished that we offered a particular class in the Quad Cities? If so, share your class ideas with Abbey Roodhouse, Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) program coordinator, at

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Students share native dishes in International Food Competition

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BHC students recently participated in the English as a Second Language Mentor and Mentee Program’s 3rd Annual International Food Competition at the Quad-Cities Campus. International and U.S. students prepared dishes from Chin State (Myanmar/Burma), India, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Togo (three competitors), the United States and Venezuela. Judges Christine Immich Rodrigues and Will […]

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