New students: Register now for Welcome Week orientation

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New Black Hawk College students are encouraged to register now for Welcome Week Orientation. The orientation process helps college students learn more about success strategies, services available to students, college terminology and vocabulary, locations and resources on campus. The Quad-Cities Campus orientation sessions will be: Thursday, Aug. 16 from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 from […]

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BHC trustee leading statewide trustee organization

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Black Hawk College trustee Fritz W. Larsen of Moline has been elected to serve as the 2018-19 president of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA). He was the organization’s vice president for 2017-18 and treasurer for 2016-17. Larsen was elected to the BHC Board of Trustees in April 2015 for a six-year term. He […]

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Have you registered for fall classes?

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Don’t procrastinate and miss out on the classes you want – or need – to take this fall! Register now – fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 20. Download the fall class schedule or view it as a flipbook at For more information, contact Enrollment Services by email at or call: East Campus – […]

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Increased traffic on QC Campus July 16-20 for College for Kids

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College for Kids will be Monday-Friday, July 16-20, 2018, at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. This annual program brings more than 600 students in grades 6-9 to campus. The high traffic hours will be 12:15-1 p.m. (students dropped off) and 4-5 p.m. (students picked up). Please note – There is construction on 70th Street heading […]

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BHC announces graduation honors

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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BHC congratulates 2018 GED, high school completion grads

Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 105 students June 14 at the annual GED and High School Completion Graduation Celebration. The event recognized Adult Education and Optional Education students from across the college district who completed all GED or high school completion graduation requirements during the 2017-18 school year. This is the largest graduating class […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes recently earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2017-18. All towns are in Illinois unless otherwise noted. NJCAA Academic All-American individual awards – Eleven student-athletes were honored for GPAs they earned during the 2017-18 school year. NJCAA All-Academic First Team (4.0 GPA) Madison […]

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Honors lists for Spring 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 alum Bill ‘Hawk’ Albracht receives statewide award

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Black Hawk College alumnus William (Bill) Albracht of Bettendorf, Iowa, recently was honored as one of three recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA). Albracht is a highly decorated Vietnam veteran, retired Secret Service officer, author and speaker. “He is an ordinary person who applied himself to […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads

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Congratulations the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP)! Front row, from left to right, are James Anderson of Coal Valley, Kelly Mooney of Davenport, Xavier Rodriguez of East Moline, Kelvin Shears of Moline, and Jordan Copeland of Moline. Middle row, from left to right, are Luis Rosas of Moline, Andres Carmona […]

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