BHC students volunteer their computer skills

IT students working on computers

Black Hawk College students recently volunteered to network and install software on 50 refurbished computers donated to Quad Cities Christian School. The Black Hawk College IT Society (BITS) sponsored the event. A group of 15 students in the college’s Computer Information Technology program, along with instructors Jamie Hill and Don Mosier, spent four hours on […]

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BHC wins second HorseIQ APHA World Championship Judging Contest

APHA World Championships 2018 - 9 students & coach Aaron Callahan with awards

Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for winning the American Paint Horse Association’s HorseIQ World Championship Judging Contest in Fort Worth, Texas. This was the second year in a row that a Black Hawk College team has won the contest. The Sept. 20 event was the first fall contest for the BHC Horse […]

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BHC celebrates 52 Presidential Scholars from 14 high schools

Presidential Scholars 2018 group shot

Black Hawk College congratulates 52 recent high school graduates who received the 2018 Black Hawk College Presidential Scholars Award. The Presidential Scholars Program includes full tuition scholarships to graduates in the top 10 percent of their high school class in Illinois Community College District 503. The 52 graduates are enrolled at Black Hawk College for […]

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Hunter receives new Wyffels scholarship, deadline Nov. 2 for next round

Wyffels Hybrids logo

Congratulations to Kyle Hunter of La Moille, IL, the inaugural recipient of Wyffels Hybrids’ new Scholarship and Work Program in coordination with Black Hawk College. Hunter is a first-year agribusiness major at the East Campus. He will receive a $500 scholarship for each semester he remains in good standing and re-applies for the scholarship. “We […]

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Prospective nursing students should attend info session

Female nursing student listening to child's heartbeat

Are you planning to apply to the Associate Degree Nursing Program or Practical Nursing Certificate Program and are currently enrolled at BHC? Then you should attend a Planning and Information for Nursing Students (PINS) meeting. The meetings will provide support, academic planning and an opportunity to network with other students pursuing the same goals. Come […]

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BHC, SAU announce joint agreement

Black Hawk College and St. Ambrose University recently approved a Guaranteed Admission Agreement to better serve students and facilitate the transfer process. The agreement offers BHC students guaranteed admission to St. Ambrose to complete their bachelor’s degree. The program is designed to give BHC students a minimum of one year of contact with St. Ambrose […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

Phi Theta Kappa key

Black Hawk College welcomed 15 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Summer 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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BHC offering new scholarships for future firefighters

QC Foundation logo

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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BHC announces graduation honors

female grad giving high five

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

GED Graduates - speakers 6-14-18

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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