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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Orientations June 20-July 8 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) begins Monday, Aug. 12. 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 is no cost to […]

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Got kids who need something to do this summer?

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Got kids who need something to do this summer? Black Hawk College offers a variety of youth camps and youth classes. Summer Swim School classes for ages 4-15 are available during the day and evening. Youth classes include pottery-making, computer game programming, robotics, home alone safety, babysitter training, smartphone photography, robotics and dining etiquette. Kids […]

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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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Congrats to Scholastic Bowl winners Mercer County, ROWVA, Cambridge high schools

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Black Hawk College East Campus hosted the 2019 Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet on Saturday, Feb. 23. The event pits students from different high schools against each other to answer questions from a variety of categories, such as history, literature, mathematics, music and science. More than 100 high school students from nine schools in […]

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BHC 5K Hustle raises $6,200 for PTA scholarships

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The 2018 Black Hawk College 5K Hustle raised $6,200 to provide scholarships for students in the BHC Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The annual road race was Nov. 10, 2018, at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. The 2019 race will be Saturday, Nov. 9. Since 2012, the event has raised more than $54,000 to benefit […]

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Honors lists for Fall 2018 released

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At the end of the fall and spring semesters, High Honors and Honors lists are published to honor students for their academic achievement.

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BHC drive brings in donations for 50+ military care packages

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Thanks to the generous donations from Black Hawk College employees and students and the community, military members serving overseas will receive care packages in the new year. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club collected cash donations and care package items at both college campuses. Jason Gilbraith with Regional Media in Kewanee – whose son, […]

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BHC United Way campaigns raise $15,800

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Black Hawk College’s 2018 United Way employee campaigns raised more than $15,800 across the college district. The two campaigns raised: East (Kewanee Area United Way) – $9,341 Quad Cities (United Way of the Quad Cities Area) – $6,467 Thanks to the East Employee Campaign Committee members – Dr. Alan Abbott, Drew Cotton, Tyler Gradert, David […]

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