Petitions for 2019 BHC trustee election available Sept. 18

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Nominating petitions and other election materials for the 2019 Black Hawk College Board of Trustees election may be picked up at either BHC campus beginning Tuesday, Sept. 18. Petition packets will be available in the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration in Building 1 at the Quad-Cities Campus, 6600 34th Ave., Moline, […]

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Interested in BHC? Come to an Explore BHC Day!

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Join us for a tour of the Quad-Cities Campus and a presentation from admissions and financial aid representatives to learn more about getting started. Explore BHC Day is a great opportunity for parents and prospective students to learn more about programs, scholarships, getting started and more. Upcoming dates are: Friday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. […]

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BHC, SAU announce joint agreement

Black Hawk College and St. Ambrose University recently approved a Guaranteed Admission Agreement to better serve students and facilitate the transfer process. The agreement offers BHC students guaranteed admission to St. Ambrose to complete their bachelor’s degree. The program is designed to give BHC students a minimum of one year of contact with St. Ambrose […]

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BHC offering new scholarships for future firefighters

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The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation is launching a new program to help address a compelling and urgent community need for firefighters. Earlier this year, the Moline Fire Department made a public call for people interested in becoming firefighters. At the time, the department had numerous open positions due in part to retirements, injuries and […]

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BHC trustee leading statewide trustee organization

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Black Hawk College trustee Fritz W. Larsen of Moline has been elected to serve as the 2018-19 president of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA). He was the organization’s vice president for 2017-18 and treasurer for 2016-17. Larsen was elected to the BHC Board of Trustees in April 2015 for a six-year term. He […]

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BHC announces graduation honors

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Black Hawk College awards honors to graduates earning an associate degree who meet the following requirements: Summa Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 60 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a cumulative 3.95 GPA Magna Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 45 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a […]

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BHC congratulates 2018 GED, high school completion grads

GED Graduates - speakers 6-14-18

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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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 Presidential Search Candidate Tim Wynes' Head Shot

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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