How to find your transfer school

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Not sure where you’ll go after Black Hawk College? You’re not alone! Many students are unsure of what four-year college they want to transfer to or what they want to study. That might even be why you decided on Black Hawk College. You know you can earn the first two years of your bachelor’s degree […]

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Advisors can help you map out your journey

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It’s time to start mapping out your next classes! BHC advisors can help you successfully navigate the process. Make your college experience go as smoothly as possible by meeting with an advisor before you register each semester and anytime you decide to change your educational path. Registration for Summer and Fall 2019 courses opens on […]

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TRiO helps students succeed

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College can be especially overwhelming when you are the first one in your family to attend, or when you have limited finances or a disability. That is why TRiO Student Support Services, a federally-funded program, steps in to help students succeed at the Quad-Cities Campus. You could potentially be eligible for TRiO assistance if one […]

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Career skills sessions can help you succeed

BHC career navigator Megan Hasselroth sits at her computer desk

Black Hawk College Career Services now offers skills sessions to help job seekers and students planning for their futures. Sessions are free and available to students, educators and community members by request. They are designed to be 45 minutes long but Career Services can adjust them based on need. The BHC Job Fair is March […]

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Get fit at Black Hawk College

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If your New Year’s resolution is to hit the gym, you are in luck at Black Hawk College! Both the Quad-Cities Campus and the East Campus have Fitness Centers open to BHC students, employees and employees’ families at no cost. They will re-open Jan. 14, the first day of spring semester classes. Students enrolled in […]

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Ten to-dos for finals week

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With finals right around the corner, it is crunch time! These tips can help you as you wrap up the semester. You have worked hard all semester, and soon you will have completed your classes. Stay focused and don’t forget to take care of yourself during this busy month. Plan ahead. Know when and where your […]

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BHC Emergency Food Pantry: how you can help

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It’s the time of the year for treats and feasts, but some are only able to focus on finding their next meal. Fortunately, the BHC Emergency Food Pantry means students do not have to stress about food when they find themselves in need. “It’s hard to concentrate on your classes when you’re hungry or worried […]

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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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Police share campus safety tips

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The Black Hawk College Police Department has tips to share and resources to offer to help keep you safe on campus. Both campuses have a police presence 24/7, 365 days a year. Mutual aid agreements also allow BHC police to get assistance from other police departments when needed. Corporal Chris Fiems spoke at the Quad-Cities […]

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Veterans Resource Center serves BHC students

The Lane Evans Veterans Resource Center is a spot for student veterans to take a break, but it is also a place where they gain momentum. The center connects veterans and active military members with the resources they need to help them transition into college life. New Veterans Coordinator Thomas Reagan, the new Coordinator of […]

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