Academics News - Black Hawk College

Free, live sessions on time management, remote learning

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Black Hawk College is offering free, LIVE online learning sessions in July to help build your skill level and confidence in time management and remote learning. These one-hour sessions are open to the public and will focus on key elements and practical solutions to get you through this changing digital world. To receive the link […]

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Orientations July 7-23 for highway construction training

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Interested in working in highway construction? A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) begins Monday, Aug. 10. 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 is no cost to […]

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BHC announces 2020 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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Get ready for fall with virtual orientation sessions

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Black Hawk College is hosting a series of virtual orientation sessions this summer for students from both campuses looking to begin classes in Fall 2020. How to @ the Hawk topics include: Advising 101 Paying for College Be a Leader Be a Successful Online Learner Navigating Canvas Excelling Academically Register for a session.

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Spring 2020

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Black Hawk College welcomed 39 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 2020. 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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Got an idea for a professional, continuing ed class?

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Black Hawk College’s Professional and Continuing Education Department (PaCE) has served the community’s continuing education needs for more than 50 years. The classes and programs offered are based on research as well as community feedback and need. Are you looking for a new opportunity? PaCE is working to develop new programs offered in various formats […]

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Art students create magazine together while apart

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ArtFusion magazine is produced every-other-year by and for Black Hawk College students. It features essays, digital drawing, photography, painting and other student works. When the college’s ART 248 – Production and Prepress class went completely online in Spring 2020, creating the collaborative, 36-page publication became a challenge. Given the circumstances they faced, students renamed this […]

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35 student-athletes win all-conference academic awards

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Congratulations to 35 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 2019-20 school year. Baseball Ely Adams, Pleasant Valley HS (IA) Grant Baker, South Elgin HS (IL) Anthony Barrios, Alleman HS (IL) […]

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Six students named to All-Illinois Academic Team

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Six Black Hawk College students were selected for the 2020 All-Illinois Academic Team in recognition of their scholarly achievements. The college was allowed to nominate two transfer and two career program students per campus to the All-USA Academic Team. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and community engagement. Students nominated to the […]

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21 students honored as Founders’ Scholars

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Black Hawk College recently honored 21 East Campus students for their academic excellence with the 36th 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 3.85 grade point average based […]

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