BHC offering new scholarships for future firefighters

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The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation is launching a new program to help address a compelling and urgent community need for firefighters. Earlier this year, the Moline Fire Department made a public call for people interested in becoming firefighters. At the time, the department had numerous open positions due in part to retirements, injuries and […]

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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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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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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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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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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed 36 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 2018. 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 hours and […]

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Eight students honored at Founders’ Scholars reception

BHC Founders' Scholars 2018

Black Hawk College recently honored eight East Campus students for their academic excellence at the 34th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards Reception. The event is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. Students receiving the award must have a minimum 3.85 grade point average […]

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