BHC celebrating 50 years of East Foundation at Aug. 26 event

You are invited to the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Black Hawk College East Foundation on Sunday, Aug. 26 at the East Campus.

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60th Street at John Deere Road closed

From the Dispatch/Argus — New street closures start Monday as part of John Deere Road work MOLINE — The closure of 60th Street north of John Deere Road is scheduled to begin July 30. Eddie Coryn, project manager for McCarthy Improvement Co., said the closure will not allow for northbound or southbound traffic while restricting […]

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BHC offering new scholarships for future firefighters

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The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation is launching a new program to help address a compelling and urgent community need for firefighters. Earlier this year, the Moline Fire Department made a public call for people interested in becoming firefighters. At the time, the department had numerous open positions due in part to retirements, injuries and […]

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New students: Register now for Welcome Week orientation

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New Black Hawk College students are encouraged to register now for Welcome Week Orientation. The orientation process helps college students learn more about success strategies, services available to students, college terminology and vocabulary, locations and resources on campus. The Quad-Cities Campus orientation sessions will be: Thursday, Aug. 16 from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 from […]

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BHC trustee leading statewide trustee organization

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Black Hawk College trustee Fritz W. Larsen of Moline has been elected to serve as the 2018-19 president of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA). He was the organization’s vice president for 2017-18 and treasurer for 2016-17. Larsen was elected to the BHC Board of Trustees in April 2015 for a six-year term. He […]

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Have you registered for fall classes?

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Don’t procrastinate and miss out on the classes you want – or need – to take this fall! Register now – fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 20. Download the fall class schedule or view it as a flipbook at For more information, contact Enrollment Services by email at or call: East Campus – […]

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BHC announces graduation honors

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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BHC congratulates 2018 GED, high school completion grads

Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 105 students June 14 at the annual GED and High School Completion Graduation Celebration. The event recognized Adult Education and Optional Education students from across the college district who completed all GED or high school completion graduation requirements during the 2017-18 school year. This is the largest graduating class […]

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BHC alum Bill ‘Hawk’ Albracht receives statewide award

William Albracht

Black Hawk College alumnus William (Bill) Albracht of Bettendorf, Iowa, recently was honored as one of three recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA). Albracht is a highly decorated Vietnam veteran, retired Secret Service officer, author and speaker. “He is an ordinary person who applied himself to […]

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Black Hawk College honors 28 exceptional QC students

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Black Hawk College recently celebrated the accomplishments of 28 outstanding Quad-Cities students at the 2018 Student Commitment to Excellence Award ceremony. The annual awards honor students at the college’s Quad-Cities sites who have shown outstanding commitment to excellence in one or more areas. The awards recognize students who have gone the extra mile to be […]

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