Staff - Black Hawk College

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 possible. “When I saw that an organization that once supported my dreams was looking for leadership, I was excited to be part of that,” she […]

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BHC East Foundation executive director talks giving

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Each donation to Black Hawk College East Foundation takes on a life of its own. That’s one message foundation executive director Danielle Williams wants donors to know. “If you give, it starts this trajectory of giving for generations and generations to come,” she said. The donations help students, who become alumni, who often become donors […]

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Staff Q&A: Coordinator of Veterans Services

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Just in time for Veterans Day, Black Hawk College Coordinator of Veterans Services Thomas Reagan completed a Q&A session. The Marine veteran spends his work days busy connecting other veterans and active military members with the resources they need to transition into college life, but he doesn’t slow down when he leaves campus. When Reagan […]

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PaCE employee’s work helps learners of all ages

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No matter who you are, Black Hawk College’s PaCE program has something to offer you. PaCE, which stands for Professional and Continuing Education, has served the community for more than 40 years. Program coordinator Abbey Roodhouse loves the impact PaCE makes. Her job duties include developing, coordinating and promoting a variety of PaCE classes and […]

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Grad’s passion is productions

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After work, the odds are good you can find Alex Richardson behind the scenes at Playcrafters Barn Theatre in Moline. “I have a blast doing it,” he said. “To me it’s not like more work, or a chore, to leave here and go and spend hours doing that.” The Black Hawk College graduate and employee […]

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Instructor inspired student to teach history

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Marland Rachel has nothing but great memories of his time studying at Black Hawk College. “The atmosphere was awesome. All the instructors were very helpful,” he said. “I never had a bad day at Black Hawk.” Rachel encourages prospective students to consider Black Hawk College: if you want to earn an associate degree and then […]

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Staff Q&A: Manager of PIE loves sports

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BHC staff member Dale Huntley is all about numbers! That is one of the reasons he’s a great fit as Black Hawk College’s Manager of Institutional Research & Assessment, Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness (PIE). PIE’s mission is to progressively contribute to the strategic planning, policy formation and decision-making processes of Black Hawk College. […]

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Staff Q&A: Director of Library Services

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Director of Library Services Ashtin Trimble kindly took some time for a Q&A session! You won’t be surprised to find out that she loves reading, but it isn’t the only way she keeps busy. Volunteering and spending time with family are two other important parts of her life. How did your career path lead you to […]

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