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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Orientations in June for highway construction training

Highway construction program in action

Interested in working in highway construction? A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College begins Monday, Aug. 13. 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 […]

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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. Does your daughter play softball? Girls ages 7-13 can learn the fundamentals of softball from award-winning Black Hawk College softball coach Carrie Calderon and her players June 11-14 at the annual Braves Softball Camp. […]

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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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Black Hawk College announces next president

Black Hawk College president Tim Wynes

Black Hawk College is pleased to announce Mr. Tim Wynes, J.D., has been selected as its next president. Wynes has been president of Inver Hills Community College since 2010 and was named president of Dakota County Technical College in 2013. He continues to serve both colleges. The college conducted a nationwide search with the assistance […]

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BHC student named bronze scholar, wins $1,000 scholarship

Dylan Freeman Black Hawk College Coca-Cola scholar 2018

Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus student Dylan Freeman of Moline has been named a 2018 Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The program recognizes 50 gold, 50 silver and 50 bronze scholars with nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Selection as a bronze scholar was based on scores earned in the […]

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

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Black Hawk College East Campus hosted the 2018 Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet on Saturday, Feb. 24. 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 10 schools in […]

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BHC named Top 5 college by Successful Farming

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Black Hawk College recently was named one of the 5 Top Community Colleges by Successful Farming magazine. “You’re missing a good bet if you haven’t looked to the two-year community colleges as a source of farm employees,” the article says. “Their associate degree graduates may be more battle-tested for real farmwork than four-year graduates from […]

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BHC celebrates volleyball coach Mary Davis, softball GPA

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The Black Hawk College Athletic Department 2018 Special Awards Night was Feb. 15 between the women’s and men’s basketball games at the Quad-Cities Campus. Congratulations to our women’s softball team! Carrie Calderon Award – Softball team wins with a 3.56 GPA Fall 2017. Great job to all sports for earning a departmental 3.07 cumulative GPA! […]

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