BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

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Six Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 45 entries with 24 pieces selected for the show. Paul Lacefield of East Moline (pictured) won first place with his acrylic painting, “Raspberry Beret.” The other winners are: Second place – Elizabeth Brennan […]

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New BHC equestrian team shines in first season

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Black Hawk College’s new Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat Team recently completed a very successful inaugural season. “This first year’s group worked hard. They have really started a launch pad for where this team can go in the future,” said Sarah Schobert, coach and horse science instructor at the college’s East Campus near […]

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English honor society at BHC welcomes 27 members

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The Black Hawk College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, will induct 27 members March 28, 2019. The inductees have earned an A or B in an English course, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students are not […]

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BHC Western riders win Regionals

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The Black Hawk College Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Equestrian Team recently was named the 2018-19 High Point Western Team for its region. This is the 16th consecutive year the college has won the IHSA Regional Championship. The BHC team had a season total of 239 points, beating the next closest school (Iowa State […]

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QC Campus students join Phi Theta Kappa honor society

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Black Hawk College welcomed 34 students into the Quad-Cities Campus’ chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society during Fall 2018. 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 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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