BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference for fourth straight year

NACTA Sweepstakes Award-winning team members & coaches 2019

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 11th time Black Hawk College has garnered the top prize at the national judging conference. BHC students brought home the Sweepstakes Award in 1981-85, 1989, 2009, […]

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BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

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Six Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 45 entries with 24 pieces selected for the show. Paul Lacefield of East Moline (pictured) won first place with his acrylic painting, “Raspberry Beret.” The other winners are: Second place – Elizabeth Brennan […]

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BHC students guaranteed acceptance to ACES at UIUC

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Black Hawk College students are guaranteed acceptance into the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) thanks to a new transfer agreement between the schools. The agreement applies to BHC students pursuing an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Science in Agriculture degree. All ACES majors […]

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Congrats to high school welding invitational winners!

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Black Hawk College recently hosted the 2nd Annual Fillet Weld Invitational and the 1st Annual Groove Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal of these events is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 27 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 27 members March 28, 2019. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students are not […]

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BHC Western riders win Regionals

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team recently was named the 2018-19 High Point Western Team for its region. This is the 16th consecutive year the college has won the IHSA Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 239 points, beating the next closest school (Iowa State […]

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Congrats to Scholastic Bowl winners Mercer County, ROWVA, Cambridge high schools

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Black Hawk College East Campus hosted the 2019 Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet on Saturday, Feb. 23. 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 100 high school students from nine schools in […]

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BHC 5K Hustle raises $6,200 for PTA scholarships

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The 2018 Black Hawk College 5K Hustle raised $6,200 to provide scholarships for students in the BHC Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The annual road race was Nov. 10, 2018, at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. The 2019 race will be Saturday, Nov. 9. Since 2012, the event has raised more than $54,000 to benefit […]

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Apply for 2019-20 scholarships starting March 15

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Students – You can apply for 2019-20 scholarships from the Black Hawk College Foundations beginning Friday, March 15. You complete only one application whether you are enrolling at the Quad-Cities Campus or the East Campus. However, once in the application, you must select the campus you will be attending in order to qualify for scholarships […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed 34 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 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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