BHC drive brings in donations for 50+ military care packages

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Thanks to the generous donations from Black Hawk College employees and students and the community, military members serving overseas will receive care packages in the new year. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club collected cash donations and care package items at both college campuses. Jason Gilbraith with Regional Media in Kewanee – whose son, […]

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Students receive nearly $124,000 in BHC QC Foundation scholarships

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The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation has awarded 146 Quad-Cities Campus students scholarships totaling $123,895 to date for the 2018-19 school year. There are some limited funds available for QC students for Spring 2019, including: An art scholarship for a nontraditional student. A scholarship for a student with type 1 diabetes. Multiple scholarships for Black […]

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Students share native dishes in International Food Competition

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BHC students recently participated in the English as a Second Language Mentor and Mentee Program’s 3rd Annual International Food Competition at the Quad-Cities Campus. International and U.S. students prepared dishes from Chin State (Myanmar/Burma), India, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Togo (three competitors), the United States and Venezuela. Judges Christine Immich Rodrigues and Will […]

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Western riders lead region after weekend double win

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 42 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, Truman State University, […]

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BHC East Foundation honors scholarship donors, recipients

Male & female scholarship donors with female student

The Black Hawk College East Foundation honored both those who gave and those who received at its annual scholarship banquet. “This is such a neat program that not only honors our benefactors who provide the scholarships, but also the students who benefit from them,” said Doug Parrott, chair of the foundation’s board. Students shared their […]

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BHC horse judges win AQHA World Championship

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for finishing the year with another world championship! Nine BHC East Campus students competed Nov. 10 in the 2018 AQHA World Championship Show Collegiate Horse Judging Contest in Oklahoma City, OK. In the two-year/junior college division, BHC Team A took 1st place overall and BHC Team B […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads

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Black Hawk College congratulates the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP). Back row from left to right – Eric Fry of East Moline, Zachary Clemens of Davenport, Dominic Rios of Rock Island, Kevin Kipp of Moline, Adam Wallen of Rock Falls, and Bryson Johnson of Rock Island. Front row from left […]

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Western riders win back-to-back horse shows

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team was the high point team Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at the IHSA Western Horse Show at the college’s East Campus. Over the two days, 37 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Northern Illinois University, […]

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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) 2018 Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest in Prairie du Chien, WI. The competition included four, two-year schools from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. All eight BHC team members placed in the Top 10 individually as well. They […]

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Veteran, BHC student receives SUV to get to campus

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Former Marine Jason Roberts is traveling down a new road — at age 42, he’s a full-time college student pursuing an associate in arts degree. But a few weeks into his first semester, he needed assistance getting to campus. The BHC Military Students and Veterans Club and Tom Reagan, BHC veterans coordinator, became aware of […]

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