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Nominate A Black Hawk College Alum To The Alumni Hall Of Fame

November 23rd, 2022
Nominate A Black Hawk College Alum To The Alumni Hall Of Fame

The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation is accepting nominations for its Class of 2023 Alumni Hall of Fame through Thursday, Dec. 15. Black Hawk College has a longstanding tradition of excellence. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding individuals for their professional and community service. Members are selected using two fundamental criteria: Outstanding distinction and success in their chosen field. Humanitarian service that has proven beneficial to society. The inductees will be announced April 6, 2023, at the Black and Gold Celebration. Get more information about the Alumni Hall... Read More

Petitions for 2023 Black Hawk College trustee election available Sept. 20

September 1st, 2022
Petitions for 2023 Black Hawk College trustee election available Sept. 20

Nominating petitions and other election materials for the 2023 Black Hawk College Board of Trustees election may be picked up at either BHC campus beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20.   Petition packets will be available in the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration in Building 1 at the Quad-Cities Campus, 6600 34th Ave., Moline, and in the Administration Office in Building A at the East Campus, 26230 Black Hawk Road, Galva (five miles south of Kewanee). Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The consolidated election will be April 4, 2023. There will be... Read More

Rock Island Students Recognized at MLK Celebration

January 28th, 2022
Rock Island Students Recognized at MLK Celebration

On Monday, January 17, the 39th Annual Memorial Service and Awards Celebration were held virtually. The celebration is held every year to honor the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rock Island High School senior Jaylin Randle was awarded the M.L. Lockhart Scholarship. Rock Island High School senior Joshua Briggs won the Black Hawk College Commitment to Diversity Scholarship. He was awarded for his commitment to diversity, to culture, and his commitment to excellence. Rock Island Center for Math & Science 6th-grader Chelsie Thomas won the Youth Expression Contest. Chelsie got... Read More

Moline’s Black Hawk College Welcomes Back a Familiar Face in Music Program

August 11th, 2021
Moline’s Black Hawk College Welcomes Back a Familiar Face in Music Program

Corey Kendrick is rootless no longer, and has returned full circle. An affable, down-to-earth jazz pianist, composer and recording artist, Kendrick is back in the Quad-Cities from Detroit and will be teaching music courses full-time at Black Hawk College’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline starting this fall. “I love the music program at Black Hawk. It’s not a cut-throat program. It’s a very friendly, supportive community,” he said recently. “The students are there to help each other fulfill their goals of becoming better musicians, and it’s so inspiring to be able to be a... Read More

Quad-Cities Colleges Not Among Hundreds Nationwide to Require Covid Vaccination

June 30th, 2021
A greater portion of people in Scott County have been fully vaccinated than Rock Island County -- 58% compared to 50%.

On June 14, when “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” returned to live audiences at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New Work City, everyone attending had to prove they were fully vaccinated against Covid. Same when Bruce Springsteen returned to Broadway on June 26. More than 500 U.S. colleges and universities also are requiring proof of Covid vaccination for students to return to campus this fall, but that number does not include any school yet in the Quad-Cities. St. Ambrose University in Davenport is strongly recommending that all students, faculty, and staff be vaccinated for the Covid-19 virus,... Read More

QuadCities.com Seeking High School And College Students For Internships!

March 30th, 2021
QuadCities.com Seeking High School And College Students For Internships!

QuadCities.com is looking for interns! The top arts and entertainment site in the Quad-Cities, QuadCities.com is seeking ambitious and energetic high school and college writers, podcasters and vloggers to produce stories, podcasts and videos on the local and national arts and entertainment scene. School credit is available, as well as free tickets to various events and other perks. Interested? Send your resume and a message telling me why you’d be awesome in the job to Sean@QuadCities.com!  Read More

Black Hawk College Marketing Specialist Wins National Honor

March 17th, 2021
Black Hawk College Marketing Specialist Wins National Honor

Like most of her work this past year, Lindsay Hocker has been mainly at home as marketing specialist for Black Hawk College, Moline. This week, she’s attending the virtual national conference for the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR), and the 33-year- old Milan native was honored as the group’s 2021 National Rising Star. The only organization of its kind that exclusively represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges, NCMPR has more than 1,700 members from nearly 650 colleges across the U.S. and Canada. “As a newspaper... Read More

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

January 21st, 2021
Bettendorf Public Library and Black Hawk College team up to help job seekers

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

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

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