BHC honor society students win awards

Phi Theta Kappa key

Five students from the Quad-Cities Campus chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently represented the chapter at the PTK Regional Convention in Champaign. The chapter earned 1st place in the Chapter Yearbook/Scrapbook Competition. The chapter also was honored for moving up from a One Star Chapter to a Three Star Chapter in the 2018 […]

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Bee-researching students awarded scholarships

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Two Black Hawk College students have received $500 scholarships because of their efforts to study bees through a BHC program. East Campus students Emily Vintika of Genoa and Nicolas Sierra of Kewanee received the inaugural Eddy Scholarship from River Action, a local nonprofit organization. The Eddy awards recognize “talent, perseverance, initiative, and going against the […]

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BHC announces 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

Phi Theta Kappa key

Black Hawk College welcomed 38 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Spring 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 […]

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BHC congratulates 2019 GED, high school completion grads

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Black Hawk College celebrated the accomplishments of 75 students June 6 at the annual GED and High School Completion Graduation Celebration. The event recognized Adult Education and Optional Education students from across the college district who completed all GED® or high school completion graduation requirements during the 2018-19 school year. GED® graduates Aidan Hunter of […]

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Congratulations to highway construction grads

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Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College. Pictured are: Kneeling – Charles Nunn of Moline Front row – Landon Randol of Moline, Jeremiah Ford of Davenport, Guillermo Jimenez-Almanza of Bettendorf, Adam Wyffels of Davenport, Logan Oaks of Rock Island, Daejon Thorpe of Rock Island, Kane […]

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First class of BHC surgical tech students graduates

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Congratulations to the first graduates of the Black Hawk College Surgical Technology Program! Eleven students recently earned the inaugural Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science degree. Surgical technologists are in demand – nine of the students had jobs lined up before they graduated May 16. The two-year program launched in August 2017. During their two […]

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2019 Agriculture Recognition Reception

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The 2019 Agriculture Recognition Reception was Friday, May 17 at the East Campus. Recipients are listed in the program.

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Eight students honored at Founders’ Scholars reception

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Black Hawk College recently honored eight East Campus students for their academic excellence at the 35th Annual Founders’ Scholars Awards Reception. The event is named after the East Campus founders – Dr. Glenn Case, James Golby, Gust Lundberg, Ted Vlahos and Robert White. Students receiving the award must have a minimum 3.85 grade point average […]

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Mahoney, Vergeyle named to All-Illinois Academic Team

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Black Hawk College students Alexa Mahoney of Colona and Seth Vergeyle of Moline were selected for the 2019 All-Illinois Academic Team in recognition of their scholarly achievements. The two were chosen to be the college’s nominees to the All-USA Academic Team. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and community engagement. Students nominated […]

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