East Foundation inducting Donna Irvin into Wall of Fame

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On Saturday, Sept. 7, Black Hawk College professor emerita Donna Irvin will be inducted into the Black Hawk College East Foundation Wall of Fame at a ceremony at Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, IL. The 2019 Wall of Fame Banquet & Ceremony will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by […]

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Take a look at BHC professional, continuing education classes

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Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) offers short-term career programs, professional development, community education and online learning. The August 2019-January 2020 PaCE schedule will be mailed to Illinois Quad Cities households and businesses the first week of August. You also can look up classes now at www.bhc.edu/pace.

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New evening GED® class in downtown Kewanee

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It’s never too late to get your GED®! Black Hawk College offers Adult Education GED and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at the college’s Community Education Center in downtown Kewanee at no cost to students who qualify. In addition to daytime classes, a new evening GED class will start Aug. 20. Students first […]

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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. 19. Download the fall class schedule or view it as a flipbook at www.bhc.edu/schedules. For more information, contact Enrollment Services at registrar@bhc.edu or call: East Campus – 309-854-1703 Quad-Cities […]

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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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BHC baseball coach named interim athletic director

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Black Hawk College has named Arnie Chavera as the college’s interim athletic director effective July 1. Chavera, the Braves’ head baseball coach since Fall 2004, is replacing Gary Huber who is retiring June 30 after serving as athletic director since Fall 1990. “I am excited for the opportunity,” Chavera said. “My goal is to build […]

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BHC congratulates 2019 GED, high school completion grads

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Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 75 students June 6 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 2018-19 school year. GED® graduates Aidan Hunter of […]

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Voters elect two BHC trustees

Kimberly D. Goodley of Annawan and Douglas L. Strand of East Moline were elected to six-year terms on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees in the April 2, 2019, consolidated election. Two seats were up for election. Strand, the current board vice chair, was re-elected. Goodley was elected to her first term. Tim A. […]

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Congrats to high school welding invitational winners!

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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 […]

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