Two BHC basketball players named to NJCAA All-Region Team

View of the basketball court with logos showing

Congratulations to Braves basketball players Sydney Hannam and Terry Ford for being named to their Region 4 All-Region Teams! Ford, a freshman guard from Jefferson High School (Rockford, IL), led his team with 20.3 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game and 3.3 assists per game. Hannam, a freshman guard from Canton High School (Canton, […]

Read More »

BHC women’s basketball team wins Arrowhead Conference

11 basketball players & 3 coaches with trophy

Congratulations to the BHC women’s basketball team for winning the Arrowhead Conference title! The 79-61 win over Carl Sandburg College at home Feb. 18 gave second-year coach Logan Frye his first conference championship and the Braves’ first conference championship since 2003. The team is now 19-10 overall, 13-4 in Region IV and 7-1 in the […]

Read More »

BHC Western Equestrian Team leading Region 4

group of equine students in arena with banner, award ribbons & 2 horses

The Black Hawk College Western Equestrian Team is currently leading Region 4 in the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) after winning the first six regular season shows. There are eight colleges/universities in Region 4 with Black Hawk College being the only two-year school. The BHC team has 182 points. Second place Iowa State University has […]

Read More »

Students collect $1,700 in care package items for soldiers

4 people holding food & candy donations

The Black Hawk College Student Veterans of America recently coordinated a very successful care packages donation drive at the Quad-Cities Campus. The students collected an estimated $1,700 worth of items such as candy, granola bars, drink mixes and jerky. The donations from BHC employees, students and the community were given to the USO of Illinois. […]

Read More »

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

Phi Theta Kappa key

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 […]

Read More »

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

Braves athletic banner

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 […]

Read More »

BHC student wins statewide scholarship

6 people with 1 holding a certificate

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 […]

Read More »

Students share native dishes at 4th International Food Competition

3 people standing with awards

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 […]

Read More »

BHC volunteers sort 865 pounds of trash

students wearing protective masks and gloves sort through trash

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 […]

Read More »

Congratulations to Fall 2019 highway construction grads

group of male students

Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College. Pictured are: Front row – Richard Diaz of Moline, Sabrina Duncan of Rio, Terence Wagner of Rock Island, Logan Akright of Davenport, Omar Camacho of East Moline, and Ben Deneve of Prophetstown Back row – Julian Mayfield of […]

Read More »