Onder, Steele receive Golden Apple Award from students

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The Phi Theta Kappa chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus recently presented the Golden Apple Award to two faculty members. During the honor society’s Nov. 24 induction ceremony, the Golden Apple Award was given to: Dr. Seref Onder, criminal justice instructor – nominated by Alexia Ramirez Linda Steele, adjunct ESL instructor – nominated by Blaise Kinto […]

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Students share native dishes at 4th International Food Competition

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BHC students recently participated in the English as a Second Language Mentor and Mentee Program’s 4th Annual International Food Competition at the Quad-Cities Campus. International and U.S. students prepared 17 dishes from 14 countries – Bolivia, Chin State (Myanmar/Burma), Germany, Hungary, India, Iraq, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Togo, the United States and […]

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Orientations Jan. 17-27 for highway construction training

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Interested in working in highway construction? A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) begins Monday, March 2. The 13-week program aims to increase the number of minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals working on Illinois Department of Transportation projects. The intensive training is 36 hours per week. There is no cost to […]

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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

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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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East Foundation celebrates scholarship donors, recipients

Foundation scholarship recipients

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

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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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