Outreach Center employees donate to military care packages

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Employees at the BHC Outreach Center in East Moline recently contributed three boxes of donations to the military care packages drive at the Quad-Cities Campus. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club hosted the month-long drive. The club is working with the USO of Illinois to send packages to troops serving overseas. Donations from the […]

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BHC math professor receives Faculty of the Year award

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Every year the Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) honors an outstanding community college faculty member in Illinois with the Leo Welch Faculty of the Year Award. Connie McLean, Black Hawk College math professor, received the 2018 award Nov. 16 at the ICCFA annual conference in East Peoria. McLean has taught math at Black Hawk […]

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Sell your books at buyback Dec. 10-14

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Sell your books for cash! Book buyback is Dec. 10-14. Hours are: East Campus Store — 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hawk’s Hub — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Don’t forget your student ID! If you rented books, don’t forget to return them by Friday, Dec. 14 to avoid additional charges.

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Students receive nearly $124,000 in BHC QC Foundation scholarships

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The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation has awarded 146 Quad-Cities Campus students scholarships totaling $123,895 to date for the 2018-19 school year. There are some limited funds available for QC students for Spring 2019, including: An art scholarship for a nontraditional student. A scholarship for a student with type 1 diabetes. Multiple scholarships for Black […]

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Looking for a community education class?

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Have you looked through the Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education schedule and wished that we offered a particular class in the Quad Cities? If so, share your class ideas with Abbey Roodhouse, Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) program coordinator, at roodhousea@bhc.edu.

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Interested in workplace safety? Register for Jan. 9 Safety Summit

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Get updated information from safety professionals, gather resources to turn to for current OSHA and safety information, and network with other safety personnel Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Safety Summit at the Quad-Cities Campus. Cost is $89, which includes breakfast and lunch.

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Students share native dishes in International Food Competition

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BHC students recently participated in the English as a Second Language Mentor and Mentee Program’s 3rd Annual International Food Competition at the Quad-Cities Campus. International and U.S. students prepared dishes from Chin State (Myanmar/Burma), India, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Togo (three competitors), the United States and Venezuela. Judges Christine Immich Rodrigues and Will […]

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Orientations in January for highway construction training

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Interested in working in highway construction? A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College begins Monday, March 4. 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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Use holiday break to take minimester class

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Take an online minimester course during holiday break and earn college credits in just a few days. Online minimester courses include biology (medical terminology), business law, computer science, English, health, health information management, history, music, physical education, sociology and speech. Classes begin Monday, Dec. 17. Minimester courses are included in the Spring 2019 class schedule […]

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Western riders lead region after weekend double win

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 42 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, Truman State University, […]

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