Academics News - Black Hawk College

Need a laptop for fall classes?

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Do you need a laptop? BHC has them and you can use them for fall classes. Any student enrolled for Fall 2021 at the Quad-Cities Campus or East Campus is eligible to participate in our laptop loan program. It’s on a first-come, first-served basis. Just complete the Technology Loan Application and we’ll let you know.

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Student-athletes win national academic awards for 2020-21

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Two Black Hawk College teams and 18 student-athletes recently earned All-Academic Team honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The NJCAA 2020-21 All-Academic Teams salute student-athletes across the country for their dedication in the classroom. “I am extremely proud of our student-athletes as they demonstrated resilience during this past academic year,” said Arnie […]

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21 students honored as 2021 Founders’ Scholars

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Black Hawk College recently honored 21 East Campus students for their academic excellence with the 37th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards. The award is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. The award criteria are: Earned at least a 3.80 grade point average based […]

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Prep for fall with How to @ the Hawk

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Join us for How to @ the Hawk, a series of orientation sessions that will help you be a successful BHC student! Upcoming How to @ the Hawk topics include: Be a Successful Online Learner – Wednesday, July 21 from noon to 1 p.m. – virtual Navigating Canvas – Wednesday, July 28 from noon to […]

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Have you registered for Fall 2021 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. 23. View the Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes. For more information, contact Enrollment Services at registrar@bhc.edu or call: East Campus – 309-854-1703 Quad-Cities Campus – 309-796-5300 Need to connect with […]

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BHC announces 2021 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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Ag Department honors nine outstanding students

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The Black Hawk College Agriculture Department recently presented awards and scholarships to nine East Campus students. “It is our tradition to recognize a few outstanding students based on their performance in the classroom and during co-curricular activities,” said Drew Cotton, co-chair of the BHC Ag Department. “We are fortunate as teachers to interact with some […]

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44 student-athletes win all-conference academic awards

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Congratulations to 44 Black Hawk College student-athletes for earning National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Arrowhead Academic All-Conference awards! The following BHC student-athletes were honored for achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2020-21 school year and completing at least 12 credit hours per semester. The honorees are listed by sport and hometown. Baseball […]

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Family honors father with scholarship for nontraditional students

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Rob Murphy served in the U.S. Air Force for four years then worked in a tire factory for 19 years. At age 42, he decided to do something different – he enrolled at Black Hawk College. For two years, Murphy commuted more than an hour from Savanna, IL, to attend classes at the Quad-Cities Campus […]

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Honors lists for Spring 2021 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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