Orientations in January for highway construction training

Highway construction program in action

Interested in working in highway construction? A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College begins Monday, March 4. 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 […]

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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 (medical terminology), business law, computer science, English, health, health information management, history, music, physical education, sociology and speech. Classes begin Monday, Dec. 17. Minimester courses are included in the Spring 2019 class schedule […]

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Vintage Rods donates $3,000 to student scholarship fund

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Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation for student scholarships. Club members Marlan Sharer of Geneseo (left) and Glenn Winter of Moline (right) presented the check to Tim Wynes, Black Hawk College president. Since 1984, Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club has given more than $79,000 […]

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BHC East Foundation honors scholarship donors, recipients

Male & female scholarship donors with female student

The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its annual scholarship banquet. “This is such a neat program that not only honors our benefactors who provide the scholarships, but also the students who benefit from them,” said Doug Parrott, chair of the foundation’s board. Students shared their […]

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BHC horse judges win AQHA World Championship

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for finishing the year with another world championship! Nine BHC East Campus students competed Nov. 10 in the 2018 AQHA World Championship Show Collegiate Horse Judging Contest in Oklahoma City, OK. In the two-year/junior college division, BHC Team A took 1st place overall and BHC Team B […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads

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Black Hawk College congratulates the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP). Back row from left to right – Eric Fry of East Moline, Zachary Clemens of Davenport, Dominic Rios of Rock Island, Kevin Kipp of Moline, Adam Wallen of Rock Falls, and Bryson Johnson of Rock Island. Front row from left […]

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Fall 2018 final exams schedule

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Finals begin Monday, Dec. 10.

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Soil Judging Team takes 1st place in Wisconsin

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Soil Judging Team for winning 1st place at the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) 2018 Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Prairie du Chien, WI. The competition included four, two-year schools from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. All eight BHC team members placed in the Top 10 individually as well. They […]

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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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