BHC pumpkin auction raises $8,400 for United Way

real pumpkin with a horse, spider webs and a spider painted on it

The 2023 Stampede Auction of Champion Pumpkins set a new fundraising record at the Black Hawk College East Campus. The Oct. 25 event raised money for Kewanee Area United Way […]

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High school students explore careers at Manufacturing Day

college instructor Paul Ericson showing high school student how to use welding simulator

More than 30 students from Annawan, Galva and Kewanee high schools recently attended Manufacturing Day at the Black Hawk College Welding and Skilled Trades Center in Kewanee. The day included […]

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit, open house celebrates diversity, innovation

4 panelists and emcee on stage

Entrepreneurs, small business owners and diverse voices from around the region came together Sept. 7 to showcase the power of diversity, innovation and collaboration in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The 2023 […]

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BHC celebrating 54 years of providing Adult Ed classes

Adult Education & Family Literacy Week logo 2021

Black Hawk College is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 17-23. The college began serving adult education learners on July 1, 1969. Today, the Black Hawk College […]

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Aggie alumni, family, friends raise $68,000+ for ag programs

Black Hawk East Ag Alumni logo

What happens when 135 Black Hawk College alumni, their families and friends get together? They raise more than $68,000 for BHC East Campus agriculture programs! On July 28-30, the Agri-Business […]

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Congrats to 2023 GED®, high school completion grads!

3 smiling grads in caps and gowns

Black Hawk College recently celebrated the accomplishments of 79 students at the annual GED® and High School Completion Graduation Celebration. The event recognized Adult Education and Optional Education students from […]

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State association honors former BHC trustee

ICCTA 2023 awards Jon Looney

The Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) recently honored former Black Hawk College trustee Jon Looney of Kewanee at its 2023 Awards Banquet. Looney served on the Black Hawk College […]

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Students meet Gov. Pritzker at BHC stop

BHC student Lauren Rogan at podium and speaking to IL Gov Pitzker

Some BHC students got to meet Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker when he stopped by the Quad-Cities Campus June 6 for a news conference about higher education funding. The state’s fiscal […]

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Honors lists for Spring 2023 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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BHC students perform, compete in Talent & Fashion Show

student playing upright piano

More than 20 Black Hawk College students recently performed and competed in a multicultural Talent and Fashion Show at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus. The participants represented more than a dozen […]

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