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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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Retiring professor creates scholarship for students with disabilities

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Biology professor Dr. Xixuan Collins is retiring from Black Hawk College but she and her family will be connected to the college and BHC students for years to come. Dr. Collins and her husband have created an endowed scholarship fund through the Black Hawk College Foundation at the Quad-Cities Campus. Once fully endowed, the ABC […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Spring 2021

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Black Hawk College welcomed 42 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 2021. 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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Congratulations to Spring 2021 highway construction grads

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Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College. From left to right, they are Lyndsey Campbell of Davenport, Gabriel Rodriguez of Rock Island, Estephen Briones of Davenport, Belden Washington of Kewanee, Airrion Ewing of Moline, Terrence Slater of Moline, and Terrance Brooks-Madison of Moline. Pictured separately […]

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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Spring 2021

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Forty-two Black Hawk College student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director’s Academic List for achieving a 3.25 GPA or higher during the Spring 2021 semester. The 42 student-athletes on the list represent 53% of BHC players. All six Black Hawk College teams are represented, with volleyball having the highest percentage of players on the […]

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17 students honored as 2021 Founders’ Scholars at BHC

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