Mini-grant to help TRIO students prepare for college classes

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Sixteen TRIO students will be better prepared to start classes this fall thanks to a $2,384 mini-grant from the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation. The TRIO Student Support Services program at the Quad-Cities Campus serves first-generation students, low-income students and students with a documented disability who plan to transfer to pursue a four-year degree. “These […]

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BHC Livestock Judging Teams continue rich tradition

Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Teams are synonymous with winning, but why are they so successful? It all started back in the 1970s when now-retired professor Dan Hoge started the team with his knowledge and passion for the sport. Over the years, the team has grown and trained some of the best livestock judges from […]

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PTK Posts: Three things I wish I had known

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Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus are writing PTK Posts for their 2021 College Project. College Projects are a way for PTK chapters to engage and give back to their colleges. The goal of PTK Posts is for Quad-Cities Campus PTK members to share student stories and information […]

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PTK Posts: Let’s talk about transfer options

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Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus are writing PTK Posts for their 2021 College Project. College Projects are a way for PTK chapters to engage and give back to their colleges. The goal of PTK Posts is for Quad-Cities Campus PTK members to share student stories and information […]

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PTK Posts: A story of growth

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Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Quad-Cities Campus are writing PTK Posts for their 2021 College Project. College Projects are a way for PTK chapters to engage and give back to their colleges. The goal of PTK Posts is for Quad-Cities Campus PTK members to share student stories and information […]

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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 when she was in fifth grade. “It was difficult, it was hard, I felt very alone,” she said. “I felt distant from my classmates.” Martinez […]

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Get Involved ClubFest: explore your options

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Want to get involved, but not sure where to start? Plan on Zooming in for Get Involved ClubFest at noon Wednesday, Jan. 27 to learn more about Black Hawk College clubs for both campuses. Get Involved ClubFest will also include impressionist Justin Rupple, with his show starting at 12:30 p.m. In addition to clubs, the […]

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Explore student clubs and organizations virtually

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Black Hawk College offers a variety of clubs and organizations to help you have a great college experience. Both campuses are offering virtual club fests this month to let you explore what your campus offers. Plan to attend! Quad-Cities Campus Virtual Club Fest – Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. […]

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Horticulture Club promotes student growth

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For the Horticulture Club at East Campus, growth is about more than plants. The club promotes the profession of horticulture and fellowship, and furthers the interests of horticulture by uniting those with a common interest in the field. The Horticulture Club provides students with opportunities to participate in horticultural activities, competitions and social activities, and […]

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Attend a fair to find resources

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Black Hawk College students can attend fairs this fall to find resources to help them succeed. Mark your calendar for the below event that applies to you, and don’t forget that Black Hawk College offers a wide range of student resources year-round! Social Services Fair (Quad-Cities Campus) Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 […]

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