Retired BHC dean donates $20,000 to create new scholarship

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Less than six months after retiring, Glenda Nicke returned to Black Hawk College to donate $20,000 to help struggling BHC students. During her 44 years at the college, she worked […]

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BHC celebrating 53 years of providing Adult Ed classes

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Black Hawk College is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 18-24. The college began serving adult education learners on July 1, 1969. Today, the Black Hawk College […]

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Enjoy art, music this fall at the QC Campus

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Enjoy art exhibits and musical performances this fall at Black Hawk College! All events are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, exhibits and performances are at the […]

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Petitions for 2023 BHC trustee election available Sept. 20

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Nominating petitions and other election materials for the 2023 Black Hawk College Board of Trustees election may be picked up at either BHC campus beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20. Petition packets […]

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BHC professor pens advice book, ‘Dear Freshman’

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A Black Hawk College psychology professor has penned a book to help first-year students. “One day in 2021 when I got done Zoom teaching, I opened a Word document with […]

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Students can apply MTI credits to BHC degree

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Black Hawk College is partnering with Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) to benefit students and the community and provide skilled employees that local employers need. MTI students who have completed select […]

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BHC congratulates 2022 GED®, high school completion grads

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Black Hawk College recently celebrated the accomplishments of 59 students at the annual GED® and High School Completion Graduation Celebration. The event recognized Adult Education and Optional Education students from […]

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BHC trustee Spivey wins statewide award

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Steve Spivey of New Windsor, a longtime member of the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees, recently received the Ray Hartstein Trustee Achievement Award from the Illinois Community College Trustees […]

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PTA alum donates $10,000 to program

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When Steve Shuman’s father passed away in 2021, the Black Hawk College alum received an unexpected inheritance. Shuman decided that he wanted “to do something good with it.” “Someone else […]

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Train for building trades, highway construction with BHC program

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Demand for new workers in good-paying construction jobs has been very high. A career in construction may be waiting for you! The Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) aims to […]

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