QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Fall 2019

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Black Hawk College welcomed 38 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 2019. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours and […]

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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Fall 2019

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Thirty-one Black Hawk College student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director’s Academic List for achieving a 3.25 GPA or higher during the Fall 2019 semester. All six Black Hawk College intercollegiate sports are represented, led by baseball with nine honorees. The 31 student-athletes on the list represent 36% of BHC players. The Academic List […]

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Apply by March 1 for surg tech program

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Want to assist in surgeries? Become a surg tech! You can earn a Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science degree in two years at Black Hawk College. Applications for Fall 2020 are due March 1. The Surgical Technology Program is a career-oriented program that prepares students to function as part of a team in the […]

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Honors lists for Fall 2019 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 student wins statewide scholarship

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Comlan Blaise Kinto of East Moline is one of six students in Illinois to receive a $1,000 Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to full-time community college students who have completed at least 30 credit hours and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Applicants have to provide a statement of their […]

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Onder, Steele receive Golden Apple Award from students

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The Phi Theta Kappa chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus recently presented the Golden Apple Award to two faculty members. During the honor society’s Nov. 24 induction ceremony, the Golden Apple Award was given to: Dr. Seref Onder, criminal justice instructor – nominated by Alexia Ramirez Linda Steele, adjunct ESL instructor – nominated by Blaise Kinto […]

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Congratulations to East holiday door-decorating winners!

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Congratulations to the Community Education Center for winning first place in the East Campus door-decorating contest! Student organizations voted for the winners. Pictured with the new traveling trophy – made by Chad Kilstrom – are Shawn Oetzel, Shannon Westphal and Debra Rhoades. Their door décor theme was “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” Taking second place was […]

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Students share native dishes at 4th International Food Competition

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BHC students recently participated in the English as a Second Language Mentor and Mentee Program’s 4th Annual International Food Competition at the Quad-Cities Campus. International and U.S. students prepared 17 dishes from 14 countries – Bolivia, Chin State (Myanmar/Burma), Germany, Hungary, India, Iraq, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Togo, the United States and […]

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BHC volunteers sort 865 pounds of trash

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Black Hawk College students and employees recently dug into dozens of bags of trash, sifting through 865 pounds by hand to find out what recyclables are ending up in the trash. Every five years, the college is required by the State of Illinois to identify the kinds of waste generated on campus and how much […]

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BHC, ASU partnering for Guaranteed Program for Admission

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Black Hawk College is collaborating with Arizona State University to offer guaranteed admission to ASU and ASU Online. The Guaranteed Program for Admission – Illinois guarantees admittance and the program of student’s choice* upon successfully meeting one of the following: A transfer associate degree with a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 2.50. OR A completed […]

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