Student Awards & Accomplishments - Black Hawk College

BHC art students exhibiting in Figge’s College Invitational

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Seven Black Hawk College students are exhibiting their artwork in the Figge Art Museum College Invitational. The exhibit features artwork by 42 students from eight area colleges and universities – Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Clinton Community College, Knox College, Monmouth College, Scott Community College, St. Ambrose University and Western Illinois University. Art professors at […]

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Students share their love stories for Valentine’s Day

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February is the month for love, so we asked BHC students to tell us how their valentines won their hearts! Nineteen students submitted their stories – either romantic, friendship or family – and three of them won a special Valentine’s Day prize valued at $150. Thank you to all of the students who submitted love […]

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Graduation applications due March 19

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Have you applied for graduation? If you plan to graduate in Spring 2021 or Summer 2021, you MUST apply for graduation – it is not an automatic process. The Application for Degree or Certificate Award is available online, in Enrollment Services or can be emailed to you upon request. Applications are due to either campus […]

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

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Black Hawk College welcomed 21 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 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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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Fall 2020

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Fifty-six 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 2020 semester. The 56 student-athletes on the list represent 55% of BHC players. The Academic List members will be celebrated at a socially distanced outdoor luncheon later in the Spring 2021 […]

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Nursing students ready to start their careers during pandemic

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Fourteen new nurses are ready to start their careers as health care providers in the midst of a pandemic. “I am incredibly impressed with the bravery of the students,” said Rachel Duffy, nursing instructor. 2020 started as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife and ended as the International Year of COVID-19 and […]

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Check out the holiday cookie-decorating contest winners!

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Quad-Cities Campus Student Life hosted the 2020 BHC Bake the Season Bright Cookie-Decorating Contest. Thanks to the 21 students who took the time to painstakingly decorate holiday cookies! Participants could use cookies from a cookie-decorating kit provided by Student Life or could use their own cookies. First, second and third place prizes were awarded in […]

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BHC equestrians take home awards without leaving home arena

Black Hawk College hunt seat equestrians competed this fall against riders from around the Midwest without leaving their home arena. Nineteen BHC students participated in the inaugural Hunt Seat Flyover States Challenge Series: Virtual Collegiate Horse Show. Riders competed in the Black Hawk College East Campus arena in three shows from September-November. Videos of their […]

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BHC international students sing, dance at talent show

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The English as a Second Language (ESL) Mentor & Mentee Talent Show at the Quad-Cities Campus highlighted the talents of BHC students from around the world. Students performed music and dance in a live show that aired on Zoom. Watch the recording of the show. View photos from the show on Facebook. The winners were: […]

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Congratulations to Fall 2020 highway construction grads

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Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College. From left to right, they are Kossi Dahoui of Silvis, Billy Murphy of Port Byron, James Gibson of Davenport, Ryan Tuttle of Erie, and Eric Navarro of Moline. Kossi Dahoui had perfect attendance for the 13-week program. The […]

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