Use holiday break to take minimester class

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Take an online minimester course during holiday break and earn college credits in just a few days. Online minimester courses include biology, business, computer science, English, health information management, history, music appreciation, physical education, psychology, sociology and speech. Classes begin Monday, Dec. 16. Minimester courses are included in the Spring 2020 class schedule on the […]

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BHC, ASU partnering for Guaranteed Program for Admission

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Black Hawk College is collaborating with Arizona State University to offer guaranteed admission to ASU and ASU Online. The Guaranteed Program for Admission – Illinois guarantees admittance and the program of student’s choice* upon successfully meeting one of the following: A transfer associate degree with a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 2.50. OR A completed […]

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Vintage Rods donates $1,500 to student scholarship fund

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Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club recently donated $1,500 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation for student scholarships. Club members Marlan Sharer of Geneseo and Glenn Winter of Moline presented the check to Tim Wynes, Black Hawk College president, and Maureen Dickinson, executive director of the BHC QC Foundation. Since 1984, the car club […]

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Congratulations to Fall 2019 highway construction grads

Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College. Pictured are: Front row – Richard Diaz of Moline, Sabrina Duncan of Rio, Terence Wagner of Rock Island, Logan Akright of Davenport, Omar Camacho of East Moline, and Ben Deneve of Prophetstown Back row – Julian Mayfield of […]

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Enjoy free concerts by BHC music students

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Enjoy a variety of musical performances by Black Hawk College students this semester. All events are free and open to the public. BHC Big Band and Jazz Combos – Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in Building 1, Room 308 (theatre) BHC Chamber Music Recital – Monday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. in Building 1, […]

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Fall 2019 final exams schedule

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Finals begin Monday, Dec. 9.

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BHC pumpkin auction raises $6,525 for United Way

There are pumpkin auctions around the country this time of the year, but, on a per-pumpkin-basis, probably none can compare to the Annual Stampede Auction of Champion Pumpkins at Black Hawk College East Campus. On Oct. 30, auctioneer and East Campus alumnus Bill LeSage persuaded the audience of generous students, faculty, staff and friends to […]

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East Foundation celebrates scholarship donors, recipients

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The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its 2019 Scholarship Recognition Banquet. Students shared their future plans and how receiving a scholarship has assisted them in their education. Scholarship benefactor Dan Hoge talked about education being an on-going process. “It’s never really over, your roles just […]

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BHC helping curb shortage of early childhood educators

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Illinois has a shortage of early childhood educators but Black Hawk College is working to help curb that shortage. Officials from Black Hawk College and National Louis University (NLU) in Chicago recently signed an agreement for four online bachelor’s degree pathways for BHC early childhood education students. All Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science […]

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Highway construction students make improvements at Loud Thunder

Black Hawk College recently celebrated the completion of a retaining wall and sidewalk built by BHC students at Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. Three Highway Construction Careers Training Program classes – a total of 36 students – worked 2,500 hours on the project over three semesters. The improvements began in Fall 2018 when HCCTP students started […]

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