Look for a job March 29 at 2018 Job Fair

QC Job Fair 2017 Business Training Center

Visit dozens of employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29 at the 2018 Job Fair at the Quad-Cities Campus.

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Apply by May 1 for vet tech program

Vet sciences center staff member holding dog

Love animals and science? Make it your career – become a vet tech! Applications for the two-year degree program are due Tuesday, May 1. The Veterinary Technology Associate in Applied Science prepares students to perform veterinary procedures under the supervision of a veterinarian. Veterinary technicians are primarily employed in veterinary clinics and hospitals. Vet tech classes […]

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Congrats to the BHC horse show team!

IHSA Team 2-25-18

Black Hawk College’s horse show team recently was named the 2017-18 High Point Western Team for its region. This is the 15th consecutive year the college has won the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 243 points, beating the next closest school (Iowa State University) by 57 […]

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Community invited to March 22 groundbreaking at QC Campus

Artist rendering of building exterior & text saying you're invited to a groundbreaking

You are invited to the groundbreaking ceremony for the Building 1 addition and renovation at the Quad-Cities Campus. The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 22 on the east side of Building 1. Guests should park in Lot 1 off 70th Street.

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Congrats to Scholastic Bowl winners Mercer County, Annawan, ROWVA high schools

light bulbs drawn on chalkboard

Black Hawk College East Campus hosted the 2018 Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet on Saturday, Feb. 24. The event pits students from different high schools against each other to answer questions from a variety of categories, such as history, literature, mathematics, music and science. More than 100 high school students from 10 schools in […]

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BHC named Top 5 college by Successful Farming

East Campus sign and campus

Black Hawk College recently was named one of the 5 Top Community Colleges by Successful Farming magazine. “You’re missing a good bet if you haven’t looked to the two-year community colleges as a source of farm employees,” the article says. “Their associate degree graduates may be more battle-tested for real farmwork than four-year graduates from […]

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Chavera inducted into NJCAA Region IV Hall of Fame

Coach Chivera and Gary Huber on Awards Night

Black Hawk College baseball coach Arnie Chavera was inducted into the NJCAA Region IV Hall of Fame at a Feb. 15 ceremony. Chavera is in his 14th year as head coach of the Braves. His record of 426-243-1 makes him the all-time winningest Black Hawk College baseball coach. He notched his 400th win April 1, […]

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BHC celebrates volleyball coach Mary Davis, softball GPA

Braves Athletics logo

The Black Hawk College Athletic Department 2018 Special Awards Night was Feb. 15 between the women’s and men’s basketball games at the Quad-Cities Campus. Congratulations to our women’s softball team! Carrie Calderon Award – Softball team wins with a 3.56 GPA Fall 2017. Great job to all sports for earning a departmental 3.07 cumulative GPA! […]

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Enjoy BHC Jazz Band performances at Cool Beanz this semester

3 members of Black Hawk College Jazz Band playing trumpets and alto sax

The Black Hawk College Jazz Band will perform from 6-8 p.m. at Cool Beanz Coffeehouse: Wednesday, Feb. 7 Thursday, Feb. 22 Thursday, March 8 Thursday, March 22 Thursday, April 12 Thursday, April 26 All shows are free and open to the public. Cool Beanz is located at 1325 30th St., Rock Island, IL. For more […]

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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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