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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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Honors lists for Spring 2020 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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New procedures for BHC bookstores

Hello Black Hawk College students! Due to the COVID-19 situation, our normal business procedures have to be changed for the time being. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Both bookstores will open Monday, June 1. PLEASE NOTE — Their hours will be: Hawk’s Hub (QC Campus) Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Friday […]

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RI Fire Dept donates power cot, stair chair to EMS program

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Thanks to the Rock Island Fire Department, Black Hawk College now has a Stryker power cot and a Stryker stair chair that students in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program can use. Chris Rogers, the fire department’s EMS coordinator, recently delivered the cot and chair to the Quad-Cities Campus. The department was replacing the used […]

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Jodi Becker receives Golden Apple Award

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The Phi Theta Kappa chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus recently presented the Golden Apple Award to a well-deserving faculty member. Although the physical ceremony planned for April 26, 2020, had to be canceled, the chapter created a virtual ceremony and announced this semester’s award selection: Jodi Becker, assistant professor of child development and co-chair of […]

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Music student performs duet with U.S. Air Force Band musician

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Black Hawk College music student Megan Holevoet had a unique performance opportunity this semester — she got to play an online duet with a member of the United States Air Force Band. A 2019 Geneseo High School graduate, she is pursuing an Associate in Arts degree at the Quad-Cities Campus. After graduating from Black Hawk […]

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BHC donates PPE to hospitals, humane society

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When Black Hawk College transitioned to online-only classes because of the COVID-19 pandemic, an opportunity arose for the college to give back to the community. There was a supply of masks, gloves, gowns and other personal protective equipment in college labs intended to be used for student safety and training. Since students weren’t going to […]

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Congrats to IHSA All-Academic Award winners!

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Congratulations to 18 Black Hawk College equestrian team members who recently received the International Horse Shows Association National All-Academic Award! The IHSA National All-Academic Award recognizes the individual academic achievements of its undergraduate and alumni members each year. Nominees must be full-time students and must have participated in at least one regular-season IHSA horse show […]

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Congrats to 3rd annual high school weld invitational winners!

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Black Hawk College recently hosted the 3rd Annual T-Joint Fillet Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test their skills. Teams consisted of four or five students. […]

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