PTK Posts: Student Q&A with TRIO & Tutoring

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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: Student Q&A with Career Services

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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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Explore health care careers virtually

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Perhaps now more than ever, health care is a very visible, growing field in need of employees. You have seen the signs acknowledging health care heroes and likely noticed “We’re hiring!” messages when driving by a hospital or long-term care facilities. Angela Striegel, Black Hawk College coordinator of career planning/placement, describes the demand for health […]

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Ten reasons to attend Black Hawk College

Celebrate BHC during Community College Month

April is Community College Month! Help us celebrate the month by checking out 10 reasons why Black Hawk College is a great choice for your education. Affordable. Tuition is very economical. We recently announced tuition costs will remain the same for the fifth straight year. Black Hawk also offers resources to help make paying for […]

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Spring forward with time management tips

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If you feel stressed about time, or just want to be more effective, implementing time management tips can help you succeed. Getting organized and being intentional about how we spend our time can make a big impact on our productivity. Here are some tips to get you started: Be aware of your time. Everyone has […]

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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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Food pantries help students worry less, study more

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A lot has changed this year, but hunger persists. Black Hawk College remains committed to combating it by offering food pantries to meet students’ needs. “The food pantry helps students worry less and study more,” said Jen Holldorf, special populations coordinator. The Hawk’s Cupboard, located at the Quad-Cities Campus, distributes pre-packaged food the first and […]

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Tips for a successful semester

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While 2020 has been a year of change and challenges, the building blocks for academic success are still the same. Stay motivated, manage your time effectively, limit distractions, communicate and develop good study practices to start the school year off right. Motivate yourself: Set goals and work toward them. Keep what you are working toward […]

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