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Free, live sessions on time management, remote learning

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Black Hawk College is offering free, LIVE online learning sessions in July to help build your skill level and confidence in time management and remote learning. These one-hour sessions are open to the public and will focus on key elements and practical solutions to get you through this changing digital world. To receive the link […]

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Orientations July 7-23 for highway construction training

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Interested in working in highway construction? A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) begins Monday, Aug. 10. The 13-week program aims to increase the number of minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals working on Illinois Department of Transportation projects. The intensive training is 36 hours per week. There is no cost to […]

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BHC announces 2020 graduation honors

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Black Hawk College awards honors to graduates earning an associate degree who meet the following requirements: Summa Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 60 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a cumulative 3.95 GPA Magna Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 45 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a […]

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Get ready for fall with virtual orientation sessions

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Black Hawk College is hosting a series of virtual orientation sessions this summer for students from both campuses looking to begin classes in Fall 2020. How to @ the Hawk topics include: Advising 101 Paying for College Be a Leader Be a Successful Online Learner Navigating Canvas Excelling Academically Register for a session.

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Spring 2020

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Black Hawk College welcomed 39 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 2020. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours and […]

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Got an idea for a professional, continuing ed class?

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Black Hawk College’s Professional and Continuing Education Department (PaCE) has served the community’s continuing education needs for more than 50 years. The classes and programs offered are based on research as well as community feedback and need. Are you looking for a new opportunity? PaCE is working to develop new programs offered in various formats […]

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Metz named BHC’s first-ever women’s soccer head coach

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Black Hawk College will launch its new women’s soccer program with a familiar face. Abbie Metz, a Black Hawk College grad, has been tapped to lead the team that will begin competing in Fall 2021. On Aug. 1, she will become the Braves’ first-ever women’s soccer head coach. “I look forward to working with her […]

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Art students create magazine together while apart

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ArtFusion magazine is produced every-other-year by and for Black Hawk College students. It features essays, digital drawing, photography, painting and other student works. When the college’s ART 248 – Production and Prepress class went completely online in Spring 2020, creating the collaborative, 36-page publication became a challenge. Given the circumstances they faced, students renamed this […]

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Alumna Landeros new BHC QC Foundation executive director

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Black Hawk College alumna Zenaida Landeros is the new executive director of the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation. Landeros has more than eight years of experience in fundraising, community outreach and nonprofit administration. She previously worked for the Greater Quad-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce since 2012, becoming its executive director in 2018. She graduated from […]

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BHC alum Keim coming home to coach baseball

Josh Keim is coming home. The former Black Hawk College baseball player will return to his alma mater Aug. 1 as the college’s new head baseball coach and academic success coach. “I am thrilled to hand the reigns of this program over to Coach Keim,” said Arnie Chavera, interim athletic director. Chavera has continued to […]

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