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Bettendorf Public Library and Black Hawk College team up to help job seekers

January 21st, 2021

The Bettendorf Public Library is hosting a virtual event tailored for job seekers on Thursday, January 21st at 6:00 PM. The Coordinator of Career Planning and Placement at Black Hawk College, Angela Striegel will share information and tips to improve job searching techniques. This intimate virtual workshop has limited space and will take place via GoToMeeting.  Registration can be made online by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/4686632 or by calling the Library at 563-344-4179. Once registered, participants will receive an email with the GoToMeeting login information the day... Read More

March for Equality, Justice Continues at Annual MLK Service in Rock Island

January 18th, 2021

In a bitter, divisive time – just two days before inauguration of the 46th U.S. President – the 38th-annual memorial service honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday held special resonance. Livestreamed on YouTube from Rock Island’s Martin Luther King,. Jr. Community Center, the nearly hour-long service spoke to the ideals of the late civil-rights leader (who was assassinated in 1968) and how far the nation still has to go to achieve his dream of peace, unity and justice. MLK Center executive director Jerry Jones noted at the outset that theme of the service was King’s quote,... Read More

Abbie Metz Named Coach Of Black Hawk College’s First Women’s Soccer Team

July 8th, 2020

MOLINE (BHC) — Black Hawk College will launch its new women’s soccer program with a familiar face. Abbie Metz, a Black Hawk College grad, has been tapped to lead the team that will begin competing in Fall 2021. On Aug. 1, she will become the Braves’ first-ever women’s soccer head coach. “I look forward to working with her on building the program from the ground up,” said Arnie Chavera, interim athletic director. Metz currently is the academy director and head coach for PLD Sports – Sporting Iowa East at the TBK Bank Sports Complex in Bettendorf. She has nearly two decades of experience... Read More

While Apart, Black Hawk College Art Students Work Together on New Magazine

July 2nd, 2020

Creating art is typically a solitary activity. For Black Hawk College students this spring, it was more isolating than usual, as they worked together – while physically apart – to produce a 36-page art magazine. ArtFusion magazine is produced every other year by and for BHC visual communications students. It features essays, digital drawing, photography, painting and other student works. When the college’s Art 248 – Production and Prepress class (about 14 students) went completely online in mid-March – because of Covid-19 — creating the collaborative, full-color publication became... Read More