BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2018-19. NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year Honorable Mention – Teams must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher for the 2018-19 school year to be eligible. Softball – 3.43 GPA Volleyball – 3.14 GPA Women’s Basketball […]

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New evening GED® class in downtown Kewanee

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It’s never too late to get your GED®! Black Hawk College offers Adult Education GED and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at the college’s Community Education Center in downtown Kewanee at no cost to students who qualify. In addition to daytime classes, a new evening GED class will start Aug. 20. Students first […]

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BHC honor society students win awards

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Five students from the Quad-Cities Campus chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently represented the chapter at the PTK Regional Convention in Champaign. The chapter earned 1st place in the Chapter Yearbook/Scrapbook Competition. The chapter also was honored for moving up from a One Star Chapter to a Three Star Chapter in the 2018 […]

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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. 19. Download the fall class schedule or view it as a flipbook at www.bhc.edu/schedules. For more information, contact Enrollment Services at registrar@bhc.edu or call: East Campus – 309-854-1703 Quad-Cities […]

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Bee-researching students awarded scholarships

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Two Black Hawk College students have received $500 scholarships because of their efforts to study bees through a BHC program. East Campus students Emily Vintika of Genoa and Nicolas Sierra of Kewanee received the inaugural Eddy Scholarship from River Action, a local nonprofit organization. The Eddy awards recognize “talent, perseverance, initiative, and going against the […]

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BHC announces graduation honors

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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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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed 38 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 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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BHC congratulates 2019 GED, high school completion grads

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Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 75 students June 6 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 2018-19 school year. GED® graduates Aidan Hunter of […]

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Congratulations to 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: Kneeling – Charles Nunn of Moline Front row – Landon Randol of Moline, Jeremiah Ford of Davenport, Guillermo Jimenez-Almanza of Bettendorf, Adam Wyffels of Davenport, Logan Oaks of Rock Island, Daejon Thorpe of Rock Island, Kane […]

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First class of BHC surgical tech students graduates

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Congratulations to the first graduates of the Black Hawk College Surgical Technology Program! Eleven students recently earned the inaugural Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science degree. Surgical technologists are in demand – nine of the students had jobs lined up before they graduated May 16. The two-year program launched in August 2017. During their two […]

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