Food pantries help fuel student success

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The Black Hawk College food pantries provide students with food for thought. The Hawk’s Cupboard at the Quad-Cities Campus and the Emergency Food Pantry at the East Campus feed students in need. “It takes a little bit of worry off their plate so they can focus on their studies,” said Jen Holldorf, special populations coordinator. […]

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Veterans services help students succeed

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Veterans and those still serving have the benefit of year-round resources and camaraderie at Black Hawk College. Marine veteran Thomas Reagan, BHC Coordinator of Veterans Services, is dedicated to helping veterans and active military members transition into civilian life. Reagan is a source for veterans to learn more about their options through the GI Bill, formally […]

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Attend a fair to find resources

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Black Hawk College students can attend fairs this fall to find resources to help them succeed. Mark your calendar for the below event that applies to you, and don’t forget that Black Hawk College offers a wide range of student resources year-round! Social Services Fair (Quad-Cities Campus) Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 […]

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Celebrate National Transfer Student Week 2019

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Black Hawk College is celebrating National Transfer Student Week (Oct. 18-25, 2019) with a packed calendar! Before we get into the activities, though, let’s talk about transferring: Black Hawk College is a great place to earn the first half of your bachelor’s degree. There are several associate degree options available and plenty of resources available […]

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Benefit from free tutoring at BHC

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It’s National Tutoring Week this week (Oct. 7-11, 2019)! Make time to learn about the free tutoring help available to Black Hawk College students. Options include on-campus tutoring during walk-in hours or by appointment, and online tutoring help 24/7, so no matter what your schedule is, help is available. Keep in mind that you do […]

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Ready, set, apply! It’s FAFSA time

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You can now submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2020-2021 school year, and Black Hawk College Financial Aid is here to help. Submitting a FAFSA will let you find out if you are eligible for federal and state grant programs, work-study and student loans for the upcoming school year. The […]

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Returning students share their advice

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Just getting started at Black Hawk College? Read on for some great advice from returning students! A quick summary: get involved, don’t be afraid to talk to your professors, make connections and don’t hesitate to ask for help. If you need help now or in the future, please also remember there are resources here to […]

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BHC student excited to intern at Disney

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This summer BHC international student Jami Hessell will pack her bags for an internship at the most magical place on earth: Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Hessell moved to United States from Japan to take English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and pursue her Associate in Arts at Black Hawk College. Hessell has family […]

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Free tutoring help is available

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Are you having trouble in a class or just need a bit of help? Free tutoring is just a click away! As a BHC student you can get tutoring help 24/7 online through tutor.com, which you access through your Canvas account. On-campus tutoring for a wide variety of subjects is available during walk-in hours and […]

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Preparing to transfer? Let advising help!

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Preparing to transfer to a four-year school? Advising is here to help you do just that! Make sure to meet with your Black Hawk College advisor each semester about your transfer curriculum. That way, they can help you decide on classes and confirm you are on track to graduate and transfer. Registration for Summer and […]

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