News - Black Hawk College

Need a laptop for fall classes?

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Do you need a laptop? BHC has them and you can use them for fall classes. Any student enrolled for Fall 2021 at the Quad-Cities Campus or East Campus is eligible to participate in our laptop loan program. It’s on a first-come, first-served basis. Just complete the Technology Loan Application and we’ll let you know.

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Notice of Black Hawk College Board of Trustees vacancy

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NOTICE OF BLACK HAWK COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES VACANCY REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS This notice is being provided to solicit applications from candidates who are interested in serving as a member of the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees to fill its current vacancy. One candidate will be appointed by the Board to serve until April […]

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Student-athletes win national academic awards for 2020-21

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Two Black Hawk College teams and 18 student-athletes recently earned All-Academic Team honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The NJCAA 2020-21 All-Academic Teams salute student-athletes across the country for their dedication in the classroom. “I am extremely proud of our student-athletes as they demonstrated resilience during this past academic year,” said Arnie […]

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21 students honored as 2021 Founders’ Scholars

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Black Hawk College recently honored 21 East Campus students for their academic excellence with the 37th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards. The award is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. The award criteria are: Earned at least a 3.80 grade point average based […]

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Prep for fall with How to @ the Hawk

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Join us for How to @ the Hawk, a series of orientation sessions that will help you be a successful BHC student! Upcoming How to @ the Hawk topics include: Be a Successful Online Learner – Wednesday, July 21 from noon to 1 p.m. – virtual Navigating Canvas – Wednesday, July 28 from noon to […]

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Have you registered for Fall 2021 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. 23. View the Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes. For more information, contact Enrollment Services at or call: East Campus – 309-854-1703 Quad-Cities Campus – 309-796-5300 Need to connect with […]

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Free leadership series July 13-29

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Join us for a FREE five-session virtual series to improve and develop leadership skills you can use in campus clubs/organizations, the workplace and daily life. Sessions will be from 10-11 a.m. July 13, July 15, July 20, July 27 and July 29. Pick a date when you register. The first 25 enrollees will receive a […]

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BHC announces 2021 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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Ag Department honors nine outstanding students

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The Black Hawk College Agriculture Department recently presented awards and scholarships to nine East Campus students. “It is our tradition to recognize a few outstanding students based on their performance in the classroom and during co-curricular activities,” said Drew Cotton, co-chair of the BHC Ag Department. “We are fortunate as teachers to interact with some […]

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Rayos named new BHC softball coach

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Tarah Rayos is returning to the Quad Cities next month to become the head softball coach and community recreation coordinator at Black Hawk College. A starting pitcher then assistant coach at St. Ambrose University in nearby Davenport, IA, Rayos spent the last two years as an assistant coach at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, WI. […]

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