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

Black Hawk College Police Corporal presenting to a group of students sitting at desks

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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Disability Services creates access to education

Disability Services employees Alisa Kotaska and Susan Sacco sit at a table

Accessibility is key for Disability Services. True to that, the office has an open door and visitors are greeted by an enthusiastic staff member ready to answer questions and connect them with resources they need to succeed. Disability Services provides reasonable accommodations for people with qualified, documented disabilities. Examples of accommodations include sign language interpreters, […]

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Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

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It is National Transfer Student Week! Black Hawk College is a great place to earn the first half of your bachelor’s degree. Earning an associate degree at Black Hawk College is an affordable option where you get an excellent education close to home. There are several associate degree options available and plenty of resources available […]

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FAFSA help is available

Financial Aid director sitting at table in Financial Aid office

It is officially time to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year! Applying for FAFSA will let you find out if you are eligible for federal and state grant programs, work-study and student loans. Submitting as early as possible is a great idea because some financial aid […]

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Tips to help you succeed this semester

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We wanted to share some tips focused on making the Fall 2018 semester a successful one for you and your fellow BHC students! Studying routinely, staying organized and using resources on campus are just a few ways to help yourself succeed! Set a goal: A simple yet effective practice. A goal will help motivate you and help […]

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Advice for new students from students

Starting college can feel overwhelming, but keep in mind that everyone was new once. Take a few minutes and read advice from six returning students to help you start college off right! Student: Emma Bertram Hometown: Moline, Illinois Program: Associate in Arts – English Advice: “Get involved with clubs and organizations, you’ll make new friends […]

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Pardon our dust on your way to class

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Welcome to Black Hawk College! As you navigate to your classes, please pardon our dust. Some construction is underway as we work on improving our facilities at both the Quad-Cities Campus and the East Campus. Before we go into that, though, let’s talk logistics. Here are some quick facts that can help you get around […]

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