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BHC donates PPE to hospitals, humane society

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When Black Hawk College transitioned to online-only classes because of the COVID-19 pandemic, an opportunity arose for the college to give back to the community. There was a supply of masks, gloves, gowns and other personal protective equipment in college labs intended to be used for student safety and training. Since students weren’t going to […]

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Chavera named permanent BHC athletic director

Arnie Chavera

Black Hawk College has named Arnie Chavera the college’s director of athletics and community recreation effective July 1, 2020. “My goal is to afford our student-athletes every opportunity to succeed and perform at a high level in the classroom, as well as on the playing courts and fields,” he said. One of Chavera’s first big […]

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Congrats to IHSA All-Academic Award winners!

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Congratulations to 18 Black Hawk College equestrian team members who recently received the International Horse Shows Association National All-Academic Award! The IHSA National All-Academic Award recognizes the individual academic achievements of its undergraduate and alumni members each year. Nominees must be full-time students and must have participated in at least one regular-season IHSA horse show […]

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Black Hawk College is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak

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Black Hawk College is monitoring the coronavirus – COVID-19 – outbreak and will provide updates on this page.

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Congrats to 3rd annual high school weld invitational winners!

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Black Hawk College recently hosted the 3rd Annual T-Joint Fillet Weld Invitational at the college’s Welding and Skilled Trades Center in downtown Kewanee. The goal is to provide a competitive welding contest in a state-of-the-art welding facility that gives high school students an opportunity to test their skills. Teams consisted of four or five students. […]

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Men’s basketball players named to All-Conference Team

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Congratulations to Braves men’s basketball players Terry Ford and Delaney Little for being named to the NJCAA Region IV Arrowhead Conference All-Conference 2nd Team! “Delaney and Terry played at a high level throughout the conference season,” said Darren Bizarri, head men’s basketball coach. “It’s good to see them recognized for their hard work,” he said. […]

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BHC women’s basketball coach, players win awards

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The Black Hawk College women’s basketball team wrapped up a successful 2019-20 season with several players and their coach winning awards. In only his second year at Black Hawk College, Logan Frye was named the Arrowhead Conference Coach of the Year. In 2019, the Braves ended their season 2-22. For 2020, the team was 22-11, […]

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New BHC scholarship honors the late Chuck Deahl

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Chuck Deahl always believed in Black Hawk College, especially the East Campus. The Galva resident showed his love for the college by serving on the BHC East Foundation board for 10 years. “We know how important it is to have a community college in our area,” said his wife, Sharon Deahl. “If there’s a way […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 36 members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, will induct 36 members Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the college’s Quad Cities Campus in Moline. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a […]

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BHC 5K Hustle raises $6,700 for PTA scholarships

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The 2019 Black Hawk College 5K Hustle raised $6,700 to provide scholarships for students in the BHC Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The annual road race was Nov. 9, 2019, at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. Since 2012, the event has raised more than $60,000 to benefit the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. Pictured from left […]

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