BHC got me here: graduates’ transfer tales

These graduates shared their stories of earning the first half of their bachelor’s degrees at BHC before transferring to universities! Did you know we have about 130 transfer agreements and guides in place with about 23 four-year colleges and universities in Illinois, Iowa and beyond? Learn more about our transfer programs. Baylee Burklund Black Hawk […]

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Graduation and gratitude: an alumna’s story

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BHC graduate Tamica Reynolds has a simple message for people considering going back to school: do it. “The hassle is definitely worth the tassel,” she said. Reynolds, of East Moline, accomplished a long-time goal of hers when she graduated from Black Hawk College with her Associate in Arts degree in 2018. She graduated from United Township […]

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BHC got me here: transfer student stories

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Black Hawk College graduates transfer to colleges and universities throughout the Midwest and beyond! Take a few minutes to read about these East Campus graduates. They are all finishing up their first semesters at their transfer colleges. Learn more about our transfer programs here. Brittany Luttrell Black Hawk College degree: Associate in Science Graduation year: […]

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BHC student fights hunger at internship

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BHC student Yvette Adjakpa is growing her résumé while helping feed her community. The business management and marketing student is interning at River Bend Foodbank in Davenport this semester. Adjakpa’s internship includes managing the nonprofit’s social media accounts, creating fliers, and helping coordinate River Bend Foodbank events. River Bend Foodbank has a service area of […]

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Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

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It is National Transfer Student Week! Black Hawk College is a great place to earn the first half of your bachelor’s degree. Earning an associate degree at Black Hawk College is an affordable option where you get an excellent education close to home. There are several associate degree options available and plenty of resources available […]

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IT graduate helps people bit by bit

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It all started with a retaining wall. When working as a handyman, Shaun Brown helped a Black Hawk College GED instructor rebuild one. A conversation during the work inspired him to fast track his education. Within months, Brown earned his GED and was enrolled at Black Hawk College as a college student. Now, Brown is […]

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