Kendrick takes over for his musical mentor at BHC

Black Hawk College is welcoming back a familiar face to its instrumental music program. Jazz pianist, composer and recording artist Corey Kendrick has returned to the Quad Cities from Detroit and will be teaching music courses full-time at the Quad-Cities Campus. “I love the music program at Black Hawk. It’s not a cut-throat program. It’s […]

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Community College Month faculty spotlight: Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson loves her job, so it is no surprise the associate professor of speech encourages prospective students to attend Black Hawk College. “Black Hawk is a great start to your higher education career,” she said. “The class sizes are small and you will really get to know your teachers.” What you might not realize, […]

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Love for math adds up to a fulfilling career

smiling instructor in office with shelves filled with math books behind her

Assistant professor Robyn McVey loves that with math, once you arrive at the right answer, the task is completed. While there is only one correct answer, McVey has discovered multiple ways to explain how to solve problems during her decade teaching at Black Hawk College. “Some people do need a different take,” she said. “I’ve […]

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BHC team helps bees at Illiniwek

instructor standing behind prairie plants in a forest preserve

A BHC team is researching a tiny creature with a big impact: bees. They are small enough to be overlooked by many, but their role in our lives is huge. Bees pollinate many of the fruits and vegetables that make our meals possible, and the flowers that we love. You have likely heard the buzz […]

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