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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BHC golf team wins third straight Region IV Championship, shatters its own records

Region IV Championship Golf Team Fall 2018

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the 2018 NJCAA Region IV Championship! This marks the third straight year the team has claimed this title and the 14th in the past 20 years. The BHC team score was 869, shattering the Region IV tournament record set last year by the Braves […]

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BHC students volunteer their computer skills

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Black Hawk College students recently volunteered to network and install software on 50 refurbished computers donated to Quad Cities Christian School. The Black Hawk College IT Society (BITS) sponsored the event. A group of 15 students in the college’s Computer Information Technology program, along with instructors Jamie Hill and Don Mosier, spent four hours on […]

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BHC riders take high point team two days in a row

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The Black Hawk College IHSA Western Equestrian Team competed at its first show of the season Sept. 22-23 at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO. Over the two days, 21 BHC students competed against riders from Augustana College, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Truman State University, University of Wisconsin – Platteville and Western Illinois […]

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BHC wins second HorseIQ APHA World Championship Judging Contest

APHA World Championships 2018 - 9 students & coach Aaron Callahan with awards

Congratulations to Black Hawk College horse judging students for winning the American Paint Horse Association’s HorseIQ World Championship Judging Contest in Fort Worth, Texas. This was the second year in a row that a Black Hawk College team has won the contest. The Sept. 20 event was the first fall contest for the BHC Horse […]

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BHC celebrates 52 Presidential Scholars from 14 high schools

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Black Hawk College congratulates 52 recent high school graduates who received the 2018 Black Hawk College Presidential Scholars Award. The Presidential Scholars Program includes full tuition scholarships to graduates in the top 10 percent of their high school class in Illinois Community College District 503. The 52 graduates are enrolled at Black Hawk College for […]

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