Student Awards & Accomplishments - Black Hawk College

Meet the East Campus SGA members

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Congratulations to the members of the 2020-21 East Campus Student Government Association: Hunter Briggs of Macomb Emily Fry of Danville, IN Luke Jaquet of Toluca Jessykah Lewis of Kewanee Kailee Marshek of Iowa City, IA Jaidyn Miller of Sheffield Jeb Schwager of Bellevue, IA Alexis Whiles of Rock Falls The Student Government Association aims to […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Summer 2020

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Black Hawk College welcomed seven students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Summer 2020. 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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Nursing students adapt, excel and graduate during pandemic

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Nursing school is challenging. Sometimes, students don’t finish. Nursing school during a pandemic is even more challenging. But a group of Black Hawk College nursing students didn’t let coronavirus derail them and their plans. All 27 Associate Degree Nursing students who started their final semester in January 2020 finished the semester and graduated in May […]

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BHC student named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

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Comlan Blaise Kinto, a Black Hawk College student from East Moline, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa honor society members named a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate […]

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BHC student wins top scholar award

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Black Hawk College student Shanda Robb of Davenport recently was named a 2020 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar, the only student in Illinois to win the award. Robb will receive a $1,250 scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Foundation with additional support provided by Phi Theta Kappa, the official honor society for two-year colleges. Her selection […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards for 2019-20

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Black Hawk College student-athletes earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2019-20. Congratulations to these teams and student-athletes! NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year – Teams must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher for the 2019-20 school year. Women’s basketball – 3.33 GPA Softball – 3.19 GPA […]

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BHC announces 2020 graduation honors

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Black Hawk College awards honors to graduates earning an associate degree who meet the following requirements: Summa Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 60 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a cumulative 3.95 GPA Magna Cum Laude graduates – Must complete 45 hours of graded work at Black Hawk College with a […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society – Spring 2020

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Black Hawk College welcomed 39 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 2020. 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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Art students create magazine together while apart

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ArtFusion magazine is produced every-other-year by and for Black Hawk College students. It features essays, digital drawing, photography, painting and other student works. When the college’s ART 248 – Production and Prepress class went completely online in Spring 2020, creating the collaborative, 36-page publication became a challenge. Given the circumstances they faced, students renamed this […]

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35 student-athletes win all-conference academic awards

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Congratulations to 35 Black Hawk College student-athletes for earning National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Arrowhead Academic All-Conference awards! The following BHC student-athletes were honored for achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2019-20 school year. Baseball Ely Adams, Pleasant Valley HS (IA) Grant Baker, South Elgin HS (IL) Anthony Barrios, Alleman HS (IL) […]

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