Interested in BHC? Come to an Explore BHC Day!

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Join us for a tour of the Quad-Cities Campus and a presentation from admissions and financial aid representatives to learn more about getting started. This is a great opportunity for parents and prospective students to get answers to their college-related questions. Explore BHC Days are the following Fridays at 1 p.m. March 20 May 22 […]

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Irvin inducted into BHC East Foundation Wall of Fame

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Professor emerita Donna Irvin was inducted Sept. 7 into the Black Hawk College East Foundation Wall of Fame. More than 140 people attended the ceremony at Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island. View photos from the event on Facebook. The Wall of Fame represents individuals and organizations that have made Black Hawk College East […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed nine students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Summer 2019. 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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Ribbon cut for Building 1 addition, renovation at QC Campus

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Dozens of students, employees and members of the community gathered Aug. 29 in the new courtyard at the Quad-Cities Campus to celebrate the Building 1 addition and renovation. The $17.8 million project began in March 2017 with renovations to the Enrollment Services, Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices. Ground was broken in March 2018 for the […]

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Ribbon cut on new equine facilities at East Campus

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More than 100 people – and 60 horses – attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house Aug. 22 to celebrate the new equine facilities at the East Campus. The additions and renovations build upon the college’s nationally recognized equine program. Improvements include: 20,000-square-foot addition for equine studies 94 horse stalls, a 36% increase 7,400-square-foot practice […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2018-19. NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year Honorable Mention – Teams must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher for the 2018-19 school year to be eligible. Softball – 3.43 GPA Volleyball – 3.14 GPA Women’s Basketball […]

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BHC honor society students win awards

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Five students from the Quad-Cities Campus chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently represented the chapter at the PTK Regional Convention in Champaign. The chapter earned 1st place in the Chapter Yearbook/Scrapbook Competition. The chapter also was honored for moving up from a One Star Chapter to a Three Star Chapter in the 2018 […]

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Bee-researching students awarded scholarships

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Two Black Hawk College students have received $500 scholarships because of their efforts to study bees through a BHC program. East Campus students Emily Vintika of Genoa and Nicolas Sierra of Kewanee received the inaugural Eddy Scholarship from River Action, a local nonprofit organization. The Eddy awards recognize “talent, perseverance, initiative, and going against the […]

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BHC announces 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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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

Phi Theta Kappa key

Black Hawk College welcomed 38 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 2019. 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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