Highway construction students make improvements at Loud Thunder

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Black Hawk College recently celebrated the completion of a retaining wall and sidewalk built by BHC students at Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. Three Highway Construction Careers Training Program classes – a total of 36 students – worked 2,500 hours on the project over three semesters. The improvements began in Fall 2018 when HCCTP students started […]

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Horse judging students bring home big wins

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Horse Judging Team for bringing home another championship from the All-American Quarter Horse Congress! Ten BHC students competed Oct. 16 at the national judging contest in Columbus, OH. BHC Team A took 1st and BHC Team B took 4th. The collegiate and youth divisions award individual and team high-point […]

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Soil Judging Team takes 1st place in Wisconsin

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Soil Judging Team for winning 1st place at the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) 2019 Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Stevens Point, WI. BHC team members competed against students from two-year schools Eastern Oklahoma State College and Vincennes University. Six students also placed in the Top 10 individually. They […]

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BHC golf team wins fourth straight Region IV Championship

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the 2019 NJCAA Region IV Championship! This marks the fourth straight year the team has claimed this title and the 15th in the past 21 years. The Braves’ team score was 959. The next closest team was 976. Individual golfers’ results were: 2nd Place […]

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Reynolds family donates $2,025 to help GED® students

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The family of Adrianne Reynolds recently donated $2,025 to the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation to help pay for youth GED® testing for BHC students. Adrianne’s stepfather, Tony Reynolds, and stepmother, Joanna Reynolds, presented the check to Glenda Nicke, dean of adult and continuing education, and Maureen Dickinson, executive director of the Black Hawk College […]

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1950 Ford wins President’s Choice in car show at BHC

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A 1950 Ford coupe owned by Gib DeKoster of Moline won the President’s Choice award at the Quad City’s Vintage Rods’ 48th Annual Car Show at the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. DeKoster is pictured with Tim Wynes, president of Black Hawk College, and his wife, Becky Wynes. The Sept. 29 show highlighted […]

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Four inducted into BHC QC Foundation 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame

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Four outstanding Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus alumni were inducted into the 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame at a Sept. 25 ceremony. Rick McGrath of Moline, Dan McNeil of Moline, the late Alan Perley and Tim Stout of East Moline joined 34 members of the Black Hawk College QC Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame. “These […]

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Swim lessons, aquatic exercise, pool parties and more at BHC

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The Black Hawk College Community Aquatic Center offers many ways to stay fit and enjoy the water, even during cold weather! You can choose from: Open swim for families Lap swim Aquatic exercise for adults and teens Youth swim school Parent/tot classes Adult swim classes Lifeguard training Mermaid School Birthday parties Look what we have […]

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BHC celebrates 50 years of providing Adult Ed classes

Adult Education Family Literacy Week

Black Hawk College is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 22-28. Each year, approximately 1,100 students enroll in GED completion and non-credit English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Black Hawk College. More than 36 million adults in the United States cannot read, write or do basic math above a third-grade […]

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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. This is a great opportunity for parents and prospective students to get answers to their college-related questions. Explore BHC Days are the following Fridays at 1 p.m. 2019: Dec. 20 2020: […]

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