Scholarship application deadline extended to May 30

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Students – Apply now for 2022-23 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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BHC, UT students come together for talent, fashion show

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Black Hawk College and United Township High School students recently came together to perform and compete in a Multicultural Talent and Fashion Show at Black Hawk College. Participants represented more than a dozen countries, including Belgium, Chile, the Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ghana, Iran, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Peru, Rwanda, Sudan, Thailand, Togo and […]

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BHC women share experiences, advice at HERstory event

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Quad-Cities Campus Student Government Association hosted a BHC HERstory: Women’s Empowerment Luncheon and Panel in honor of eight Black Hawk College employees. SGA senators selected women who had personally made contributions to their continued student success, demonstrated achievements in their specific fields, and embodied the impact of women […]

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BHC students elect Herbert Berko new student trustee

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Herbert Berko of Moline is the new student trustee on the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees. He was seated at the board’s April 28, 2022, meeting and will serve until April 2023. A native of Ghana, Berko is finishing his first semester at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline and was elected by his […]

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Congrats to high school weld invitational winners

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Black Hawk College recently hosted the 4th Annual T-Joint Fillet Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test their skills. Seven schools competed with teams of five […]

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Retired professor hopes to inspire ag students with $5,000 award

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A Black Hawk College professor who retired in 1988 wants to inspire agriculture students to do well in school and in the community. He hopes the possibility of receiving a $5,000 award when they graduate will motivate them to do their best. Professor emeritus Eldon “Bud” Aupperle and his wife, Virginia, recently enhanced the Aupperle […]

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Mini-grant to help TRIO students prepare for college classes

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Sixteen TRIO students will be better prepared to start classes this fall thanks to a $2,384 mini-grant from the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation. The TRIO Student Support Services program at the Quad-Cities Campus serves first-generation students, low-income students and students with a documented disability who plan to transfer to pursue a four-year degree. “These […]

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Remembering Bob Ontiveros, BHC alumnus and community champion

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We are heartbroken by the loss of a major champion of our Black Hawk College community. Bob Ontiveros, a Black Hawk College alumnus and the founder of Group O, truly invested in human potential by creating opportunities for the college and our students. “Bob was a wonderful mentor and friend, full of big ideas and […]

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Career, technical education programs prepare students for immediate employment

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Black Hawk College has more than 70 career and technical education programs that prepare students for immediate employment in high-wage, high-demand careers. Since 2015, the college has awarded more than 1,400 Associate in Applied Science degrees to more than 1,300 students and more than 1,900 certificates to more than 1,600 students in career and technical […]

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Honors lists for Fall 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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