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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Meet new student trustee Dillon Sheiss

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Great opportunities. That is how Dillon Sheiss describes attending Black Hawk College and being the college’s new student trustee. BHC students elected Sheiss – who is pursuing an Associate in Science-Ag Transfer degree focusing on animal science – to serve as student trustee for 2021-22. The position alternates between the two campuses each year. The student […]

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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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Students share plans for staying upbeat in 2021

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This year has been challenging, filled with disappointments and adversity, but also with resilience. We reached out to students to find out their New Year’s resolutions for staying in positive in upcoming year and what they have learned in 2020 that will help them take on 2021. Read on to see what these Black Hawk […]

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Student baseball player: Give BHC a shot

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Caden Wright’s message to prospective students is to give Black Hawk College a shot. “It’s the best of both worlds,” the BHC student said. “Junior college is almost a must.” After graduating from Moline High School, Wright initially attended Iowa State University. While there, he realized he wanted to play college baseball, so he decided […]

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New to BHC? Check out returning students’ advice

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Spend a few minutes getting some great advice from returning students! Their words of wisdom can help you start your college education off on the right foot. A quick summary: get involved, manage your time carefully and do not rush yourself. Explore BHC student clubs and athletics to find opportunities to get involved, stay connected […]

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Student trustee Kelly Nache is prepared to serve

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New Black Hawk College student trustee Kelly Nache is gearing up for an unusual year. “This year is going to be very unique and I’m sure we will have no shortage of challenges,” she said. “I’m interested to see how BHC and the students continue to adapt to the changes caused by COVID.” From election […]

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International student excels far from home

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When C. Blaise Kinto arrived in the United States from Togo in 2016, he had trouble communicating. For a self-confessed social butterfly, it was rough. He was fluent in French and Ewe, an African language, and he knew some English, but not enough to make understanding or speaking it easy. “Being at home all the […]

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Student, future pilot prepares to transfer

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Transfer student John Fisher’s college education took flight at Black Hawk College. This fall he will transfer from the East Campus near Galva to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale to pursue an aviation degree. As a junior and senior at Wethersfield High School in Kewanee, Fisher completed more than 20 credit hours in dual credit […]

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