Reynolds family donates $1,800 to help GED® students

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The family of Adrianne Reynolds recently donated $1,800 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation to help pay for youth GED® testing for BHC students. Adrianne’s stepfather, Tony Reynolds, and stepmother, Joanna Reynolds, presented the check to Glenda Nicke, dean of adult and continuing education, and Zenaida Landeros, executive director of the Black Hawk College […]

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Olson, Smith win Student Poetry Contest

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Black Hawk College is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021 and hosted a Student Poetry Contest as part of the celebration. All students were invited to compose a poem on the theme of “What Education Means To Me.” Upon review of the scoring tally from the five-member judging panel, there was a tie.  Rather than […]

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Associate Degree Nursing applications accepted thru Nov. 1

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The BHC Associate Degree Nursing Program is accepting applications through Monday, Nov. 1 for the program’s January 2022 start. Visit the Associate Degree Nursing web page for applications and other information.

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1960 MG wins President’s Choice in car show at BHC

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A 1960 MG owned by Scott Shnurman of Silvis, IL, won the President’s Choice award at the Quad City’s Vintage Rods’ 49th/50th Annual Car Show at the Quad-Cities Campus. Shnurman is pictured with Tim Wynes, Black Hawk College president, and his wife, Becky Wynes. A 1961 Metropolitan owned by Lowell St. Clair of Bettendorf, IA, […]

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BHC celebrating 52 years of providing Adult Ed classes

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Black Hawk College is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 19-25. The college began serving adult learners on July 1, 1969. Today, the Black Hawk College Adult Education program provides instruction in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult Secondary Education (ASE), high school credit and English as a Second Language (ESL). Each year, […]

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Apply for free Oct. 24-31

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The future doesn’t stop, and neither should you. If you’ve been considering your next steps at Black Hawk College but haven’t applied yet, now is the time. Prospective BHC students can apply online for FREE from 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 using the code FREEAPP2021. Students planning to attend […]

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Retired professor, musician creates scholarship for jazz students

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Dr. Edgar Crockett spent 29 years teaching thousands of Black Hawk College students about music and sharing his musical talent with them and the Quad-Cities community. Even though he retired July 31, he will continue to have an impact on BHC students through the new Black Hawk College Foundation Jazz Scholarship. For nearly three decades, […]

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Notice of Black Hawk College Board of Trustees vacancy

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NOTICE OF BLACK HAWK COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES VACANCY REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS This notice is being provided to solicit applications from candidates who are interested in serving as a member of the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees to fill its current vacancy. One candidate will be appointed by the Board to serve until April […]

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Family honors father with scholarship for nontraditional students

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Rob Murphy served in the U.S. Air Force for four years then worked in a tire factory for 19 years. At age 42, he decided to do something different – he enrolled at Black Hawk College. For two years, Murphy commuted more than an hour from Savanna, IL, to attend classes at the Quad-Cities Campus […]

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Honors lists for Spring 2021 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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