GED classes available in downtown Kewanee

Want to earn your GED? You can get free, professional assistance at the Black Hawk College Community Education Center (CEC) in downtown Kewanee. For the whole month of August, drop in anytime to learn about the program and how you can pass your GED. “This is a new school year. Traditionally, this is a time […]

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Welding classes begin Sept. 18

Black Hawk College offers Production MIG welding and Stick/TIG welding classes in Moline. Both classes are 140 hours. The first 40 hours are classroom training. The remaining 100 hours are in the weld lab with hands-on experience and demonstrating the proper use of materials. Classes will be Monday through Friday, Sept. 18 to Oct. 25. […]

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BHC honored for excellence in workforce education

ICCB News Conference

Dr. Karen Hunter Anderson, executive director of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), visited the Quad-Cities Campus on Wednesday, July 26, to recognize the college for excellence in workforce education and training programs. The visit was part of a statewide tour to unveil the ICCB’s Workforce Education Strategic Plan and highlight best practices across the […]

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BHC East Foundation Wall of Fame inducting Arthur DeCabooter


In 1992, the Black Hawk College East Foundation welcomed the first inductees into the Wall of Fame honoring its founders: Robert Eastman, Robert Glidden, Gust “Brick” Lundberg, E.O. Good and Roy “Tex” Reynolds. Including the five inaugural inductees, the East Foundation has inducted a total of 28 individuals and awarded 19 individuals and/or organizations the […]

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New students: Register now for Welcome Week orientation

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. 10 from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 from […]

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Black Hawk College president announces retirement


Black Hawk College president, Dr. Bettie Truitt has announced plans to retire at the end of 2017. Dr. Truitt began her career at the College in 1989 as an instructor in the Mathematics Department and served the College in numerous instructional and administrative roles over her 29 year career. In addition to serving as president since […]

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BHC congratulates 2017 GED, high school completion grads


Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 81 students June 8 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 2016-17 school year. GED graduates Evan Goswick of […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads


Black Hawk College congratulates the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP). In front, from left to right, are William Ehret of Geneseo, Ammanda Medina of East Moline, Jason Blunt of Davenport, and Marvin Hughes of Moline. In back, from left to right, are Jowari Enuenwosu of Galesburg, Dillon Newby of Rock […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

Black Hawk College welcomed 83 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during the 2016-17 school year. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 12 credit […]

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Bennett wins Professional Board Staff Member Award


Congratulations to Heather Bennett, executive assistant to the president and the Board of Trustees, for winning the 2017 Professional Board Staff Member Award from the Illinois Community College Trustees Association! The Professional Board Staff Member Award recognizes exemplary professional service to an Illinois community college board. Bennett has worked at Black Hawk College since May […]

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