Community News - Black Hawk College

BHC students elect Dillon Sheiss new student trustee

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Dillon Sheiss of Larwill, IN, is the new student trustee on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees. He was seated at the board’s May 3, 2021, meeting and will serve until April 2022. “I hope to be a valuable asset to the board meetings, working diligently with everyone in place,” he said. Sheiss, who […]

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Parents – Learn more about BHC at Virtual Parent Night

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Helping your high school student navigate the college search and planning process can be confusing. Join Quad-Cities Campus admissions advisors for a one-hour, live presentation to learn more about academic programs, financial aid and your next steps as we prepare for the start of Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 registration. The next Virtual Parent Night […]

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Former speech instructor creates new scholarship for BHC students

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Dr. Diana Corley Schnapp taught speech at Black Hawk College for 22 years and touched the lives of hundreds of students. She left the Quad Cities in 1992 but Black Hawk College remained in her thoughts. “The best part of my experience was getting to work with the wide variety of students,” she said. Now […]

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Going back to school? Get answers to your questions at Coffee & Careers

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Have you been thinking about going back to school but you’re not sure where to start? Enjoy a virtual cup of coffee and chat with our Quad-Cities Campus admissions advisors. We’re happy to answer your questions about going back to school, expectations, programs and more! Friday, May 14 9 a.m. or noon Thursday, May 27 […]

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Voters elect three BHC trustees

Fritz W. Larsen of Moline, Kimberly L. Stevens of La Fayette, and Jeffrey M. Swan of Colona were elected to six-year terms on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees in the April 6 consolidated election. Three seats were up for election. Larsen, the current board chair, was re-elected to his second term. Stevens and […]

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Moline Foundation grant helping students with job interviews

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Thanks to a grant from the Moline Foundation, Black Hawk College students now have a quiet, uninterrupted place to do a virtual job interview. The $1,500 grant was used to purchase a computer, microphone and ring light for a new virtual interview room in the Career Services Center at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. […]

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Golby family expands scholarship investment to help more BHC students

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Ten years ago, the family of Barbara J. Curran Golby decided to honor her memory by establishing an annual scholarship for students who are studying to be certified nursing assistants or CNAs. Recently, family members decided to make additional contributions so that the scholarship through the Black Hawk College East Foundation would be endowed. “That […]

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Parents invited to learn more at Virtual Parent Nights this spring

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Helping your high school student navigate the college search and planning process can be confusing. Join Quad-Cities Campus admissions advisors for a one-hour, live presentation to learn more about academic programs, financial aid and your next steps as we prepare for the start of Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 registration. Virtual Parent Nights will be […]

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Apply for 2021-22 scholarships by May 15

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Students – Apply now for 2021-22 scholarships from the Black Hawk College Foundations! You complete only one application whether you are enrolling at the Quad-Cities Campus or the East Campus. However, once in the application, you must select the campus you will be attending in order to qualify for scholarships specific to each campus. The […]

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2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony information for families, friends

For 2021, Black Hawk College will host a virtual commencement ceremony celebrating all graduating students from both campuses. The ceremony will premiere Friday, May 21 at 7 p.m. and will be available to view later as well. This virtual event will be fully pre-recorded and will include recordings of student speakers and BHC administration as […]

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