Alumna’s career in construction is like winning the lottery

Alumna’s career in construction is like winning the lottery

It’s like winning the lottery. That is how Sonia Shepard of Davenport, Iowa, describes getting a job in construction. “The life that I have now is amazing,” she said. Shepard […]

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BHC grad, immigrant makes a difference at World Relief

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Black Hawk College graduate Alejandra Martinez’s experiences propelled her to a career helping immigrants and refugees. Born in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato in Mexico, Martinez arrived in the United States […]

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Grad’s dream job combines her three passions

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A desire to make an impact in the lives of children and their learning journeys is the spark that has fueled Pam Lynch’s career path. The Sherrard High School graduate […]

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Alumna finds fulfillment helping youth

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A college education felt unattainable to Daisy Moran. She didn’t thrive academically in high school and finances were limited. She planned to join the military, but her mom encouraged her […]

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Alumnus: BHC is a great place to find your path

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Brandon Maeglin found the footing for his future at Black Hawk College. The Moline High School graduate started at Black Hawk because he wasn’t sure what he wanted to study. […]

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Grad leverages her love of learning as a museum curator

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Black Hawk College Associate in Arts graduate Shannon Boynton found the perfect job to continue her journey as a lifelong learner. In August 2020, she became the museum curator for […]

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BHC alumna now helps students’ dreams come true

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Zenaida Landeros was once a Black Hawk College student earning scholarships. Now, the BHC alumna is the executive director of the Quad-Cities Foundation, and she loves helping make students’ dreams […]

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BHC art grad inspired by travel

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Traveling serves as her inspiration, but Amber Dale’s college education took off close to home at Black Hawk College in Moline. “My husband and I enjoy backpacking through the national […]

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Transfer grad found affinity for math at BHC

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Taking a risk can be rewarding. That was one of many life lessons Black Hawk College 2020 graduate Abigail Wadsworth learned while earning her degree. The Silvis resident started at […]

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Disability Services fuels student success

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Disability Services provides students with accommodations to assist them in accomplishing their goals. “Black Hawk College has a dedicated staff to help students with disabilities receive the resources and assistance […]

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