East Campus celebrates new Brink sculpture

Large metal sculpture with wings and sphere. Six people standing in front of it.

As students and visitors approach the main entrance of the East Campus, they are greeted by a new sight – a gleaming sculpture more than 10 feet tall with wings reaching skyward and a sphere balanced between its wings. The stainless steel sculpture includes nearly 100 icons representing past and present East Campus academic programs […]

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Corvette wins President’s Choice in car show at BHC

Bettie Truitt sitting in white & orange Corvette, Ron Williams standing next to car holding white dog

A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette owned by Ron Williams of Davenport, IA, won the President’s Choice award at the Quad City’s Vintage Rods’ 46th Annual Car Show at Black Hawk College. Pictured behind the wheel is Dr. Bettie Truitt, president of Black Hawk College. The show attracted 400 vintage automobiles from the Quad Cities, East Peoria, […]

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BHC dean wins state workforce development award

Pam Furlan, Glenda Nicke, Bettie Truitt with award

Glenda Nicke, the college’s dean of adult and continuing education, has received the 2017 Individual Leadership Award from the Illinois Workforce Partnership. She was one of five people nominated for the statewide award. Nicke has contributed to workforce expansion by helping Quad-City area residents enter the workforce. She has worked for Black Hawk College in […]

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BHC golf team wins Region IV Championship, sets records

Five male golf players with awards and coach Huber

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the NJCAA Region IV Championship! The BHC team score was 901 with the second place team scoring 957. The 56-stroke win and the 901 three-day score were Region IV tournament records. The previous record was a 52-stroke win, a record set by the 2013 […]

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Explore ag programs Nov. 3 at Ag Visit Day

Students jumping in celebration

Do you want to study agriculture? Auto or ag mechanics? Horse science? Veterinary technology? You and your family are invited to learn more about Black Hawk College’s agriculture programs at Fall Ag Visit Day on Friday, Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Campus.

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BHC wins inaugural Horse IQ APHA World Championship Judging Contest

Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for winning the American Paint Horse Association’s Horse IQ World Championship Judging Contest in Fort Worth, Texas! The Sept. 22 event was the first national fall contest for the BHC Horse Judging Team. Students competed against 25 two-year and four-year schools to vie for first place. Contestants […]

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BHC congratulates 45 Presidential Scholars from 10 high schools

Presidential Scholars 2017

Black Hawk College congratulates 45 recent high school graduates who received the 2017 Black Hawk College Presidential Scholars Award. The Presidential Scholars Program includes full tuition scholarships to graduates in the top 10 percent of their high school class in Illinois Community College District 503. The 45 graduates are enrolled at Black Hawk College for […]

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The Brink debuts at East Campus

The Brink & students wearing 50th anniv shirts

Black Hawk College invites the community to a celebration of the new Brink sculpture at the East Campus. The e4e Brink Sculpture Dedication will be Monday, Oct. 16 at 4:30 p.m. on the lawn in front of the Brink. The Brink sculpture was installed Aug. 18 at the East Campus by the Building A atrium […]

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Prospective nursing students should attend info session

Female nursing student listening to child's heartbeat

Are you planning to apply to the Associate Degree Nursing Program or Practical Nursing Certificate Program and are currently enrolled at BHC? Then you should attend a Planning and Information for Nursing Students (PINS) meeting. The meetings will provide support, academic planning and an opportunity to network with other students pursuing the same goals. Come […]

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Two inducted into QC Foundation 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame

Steven Nelson & Bob Vogelbaugh with awards

At an Aug. 24 ceremony, two outstanding Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus alumni were inducted into the 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame. Bob Vogelbaugh, aka “Mr. Thanksgiving,” and Steven L. Nelson, attorney/shareholder with Califf & Harper, joined 29 members of the QC Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame. “Congratulations for living full, inspiring and very generous […]

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