Western riders lead region after weekend double win

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 42 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, Truman State University, […]

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Vintage Rods donates $3,000 to student scholarship fund

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Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation for student scholarships. Club members Marlan Sharer of Geneseo (left) and Glenn Winter of Moline (right) presented the check to Tim Wynes, Black Hawk College president. Since 1984, Quad City’s Vintage Rods car club has given more than $79,000 […]

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BHC East Foundation honors scholarship donors, recipients

Male & female scholarship donors with female student

The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its annual scholarship banquet. “This is such a neat program that not only honors our benefactors who provide the scholarships, but also the students who benefit from them,” said Doug Parrott, chair of the foundation’s board. Students shared their […]

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BHC students collecting items for soldiers overseas

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The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club is collecting cash donations and care package items to send to troops serving overseas. From Nov. 6 to Dec. 6, donations can be dropped off at: Quad-Cities Campus — Building 4, Room 117 or Room 118 East Campus — Building A, lower lobby

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Western riders win back-to-back horse shows

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 37 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, […]

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Veteran, BHC student receives SUV to get to campus

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Former Marine Jason Roberts is traveling down a new road — at age 42, he’s a full-time college student pursuing an associate in arts degree. But a few weeks into his first semester, he needed assistance getting to campus. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club and Tom Reagan, BHC veterans coordinator, became aware of […]

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Final beam in place for addition at QC Campus

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The final steel beam in the Building 1 addition at the Quad-Cities Campus is in place. Students, employees and community members signed the yellow beam before it was erected Oct. 17.  The beam is 27 feet above the ground and will be part of a service stairwell in the new addition. The beam was raised […]

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BHC pumpkin auction raises $6,800 for United Way

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There are pumpkin auctions around the country this time of the year, but, on a per-pumpkin-basis, probably none can compare to the Annual Stampede Auction of Champion Pumpkins at Black Hawk College East Campus. On Oct. 17, auctioneer and East Campus alumnus Bill LeSage persuaded the audience of generous students, faculty, staff and friends to […]

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BHC students volunteer their computer skills

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Black Hawk College students recently volunteered to network and install software on 50 refurbished computers donated to Quad Cities Christian School. The Black Hawk College IT Society (BITS) sponsored the event. A group of 15 students in the college’s Computer Information Technology program, along with instructors Jamie Hill and Don Mosier, spent four hours on […]

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1954 Ford wins President’s Choice in car show at BHC

Becky Wynes & Black Hawk College President Tim Wynes presenting President's Choice Award to Gary Crowe in front of his 1954 Ford

A black 1954 Ford owned by Gary Crowe of Geneseo won the President’s Choice award at the Quad City’s Vintage Rods’ 47th Annual Car Show at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. In the center is Tim Wynes, president of Black Hawk College, with his wife, Becky Wynes, and car owner Gary Crowe. The Sept. […]

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