Congrats to 3rd annual high school weld invitational winners!

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Black Hawk College recently hosted the 3rd Annual T-Joint Fillet Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test their skills. Teams consisted of four or five students. […]

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New BHC scholarship honors the late Chuck Deahl

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Chuck Deahl always believed in Black Hawk College, especially the East Campus. The Galva resident showed his love for the college by serving on the BHC East Foundation board for 10 years. “We know how important it is to have a community college in our area,” said his wife, Sharon Deahl. “If there’s a way […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 36 members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, will induct 36 members Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the college’s Quad Cities Campus in Moline. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a […]

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BHC 5K Hustle raises $6,700 for PTA scholarships

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The 2019 Black Hawk College 5K Hustle raised $6,700 to provide scholarships for students in the BHC Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The annual road race was Nov. 9, 2019, at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. The 2020 race will be Saturday, Nov. 14. Since 2012, the event has raised more than $60,000 to benefit […]

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BHC Western riders win Regionals for 17th time

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team recently was named the 2019-20 High Point Western Team for Zone 7 Region 4. This is the 17th consecutive year the college has won the IHSA Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 272 points, beating the next closest school […]

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BHC receives $1 million gift from alumni Bob & Blenda Ontiveros

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Black Hawk College is excited to announce that it has received a $1 million gift from BHC alumni Bob and Blenda Ontiveros. The donation comes to the college from the Bob and Blenda Ontiveros Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. It is the largest monetary gift ever donated to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities […]

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Congrats to Scholastic Bowl winners Mercer County, Galva, ROWVA, United high schools

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Black Hawk College East Campus hosted the 2020 Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet on Saturday, Jan. 25. The event pits students from different high schools against each other to answer questions from a variety of categories, such as history, literature, mathematics, music and science. More than 130 high school students from 11 schools in […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Fall 2019

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Black Hawk College welcomed 38 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 2019. 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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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Fall 2019

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Thirty-one Black Hawk College student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director’s Academic List for achieving a 3.25 GPA or higher during the Fall 2019 semester. All six Black Hawk College intercollegiate sports are represented, led by baseball with nine honorees. The 31 student-athletes on the list represent 36% of BHC players. The Academic List […]

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Honors lists for Fall 2019 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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