Do you want to study agriculture? Auto or ag mechanics? Horse science? Veterinary technology? Welding? You and your family are invited to learn more about Black Hawk College’s agriculture programs at Ag Visit Day on Friday, Nov. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Campus.
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 […]
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 […]
The 2019 Agriculture Recognition Reception was Friday, May 17 at the East Campus. Recipients are listed in the program.
Congratulations to Black Hawk College freshmen horse judging students for winning their first two contests! Awards are presented to the Top 5 teams and the Top 10 individuals overall and in each category (halter, performance and reasons). At the Spring Contest in Oklahoma City, OK, two BHC teams competed against more than 20 teams from […]
Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the 12th 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, […]
Black Hawk College’s new Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat Team recently completed a very successful inaugural season. “This first year’s group worked hard. They have really started a launch pad for where this team can go in the future,” said Sarah Schobert, coach and horse science instructor at the college’s East Campus near […]
Black Hawk College students are guaranteed acceptance into the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) thanks to a new transfer agreement between the schools. The agreement applies to BHC students pursuing an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Science in Agriculture degree. All ACES majors […]
Black Hawk College recently hosted the 2nd Annual Fillet Weld Invitational and the 1st Annual Groove Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal of these events is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test […]
The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team recently was named the 2018-19 High Point Western Team for its region. This is the 16th consecutive year the college has won the IHSA Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 239 points, beating the next closest school (Iowa State […]