BHC congratulates 2018 GED, high school completion grads

Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 105 students June 14 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 2017-18 school year. This is the largest graduating class […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes recently earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2017-18. All towns are in Illinois unless otherwise noted. NJCAA Academic All-American individual awards – Eleven student-athletes were honored for GPAs they earned during the 2017-18 school year. NJCAA All-Academic First Team (4.0 GPA) Madison […]

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Honors lists for Spring 2018 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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Congratulations to highway construction grads

Highway construction class 10 grads 5-31-18

Congratulations the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP)! Front row, from left to right, are James Anderson of Coal Valley, Kelly Mooney of Davenport, Xavier Rodriguez of East Moline, Kelvin Shears of Moline, and Jordan Copeland of Moline. Middle row, from left to right, are Luis Rosas of Moline, Andres Carmona […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

Phi Theta Kappa key

Black Hawk College welcomed 36 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 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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Orientations in June 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, Aug. 13. 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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Eight students honored at Founders’ Scholars reception

BHC Founders' Scholars 2018

Black Hawk College recently honored eight East Campus students for their academic excellence at the 34th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards Reception. The event is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. Students receiving the award must have a minimum 3.85 grade point average […]

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Six incoming BHC students receiving $500 scholarships

River Valley Cooperative

River Valley Cooperative recently awarded 10-$500 scholarships to students planning to attend a two-year college. Six of the recipients are incoming Black Hawk College East Campus students. The BHC scholarship recipients are: Dalton Petersen of Muscatine, IA Payton Rose of Kewanee Bailey Roselieb of Annawan Mackenzie Steward of Oneida Kristen Vendevelde of Galva Connor Williams […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference for third straight year

Black Hawk College North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture winning team members & coaches 2018

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 10th 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

ArtSpace student exhibit award winner Saeed Ajideh

Eight Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 64 entries with 32 pieces selected for the show. BHC alumna Tami Schmidt selected the pieces. Saeed Ajideh of Moline (pictured) won first place with his oil painting, “Level.” The other winners are: […]

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