2 named to All-Illinois Academic Team
Black Hawk College students Alexa Mahoney, of Colona, and Seth Vergeyle, of Moline, were selected for the 2019 All-Illinois Academic Team in recognition of their scholarly achievements.
The two were chosen to be the college’s nominees to the All-USA Academic Team. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and community engagement.
Students nominated to the All-USA Academic Team are named to the All-State Academic Teams.
Native American doc showed at lunch
Documentarian Kelly Rundle will discuss his award-winning film, “Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City,” at a May 16 Black Hawk College Lifelong Learner Lunch.
The 20-minute documentary tells the fascinating and forgotten story of the Blood Run National Historic Landmark as told by a Native American grandfather to his grandchildren. The film is a permanent fixture in the new Good Earth at Blood Run State Park Visitor Center in South Dakota.
The program will be at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $23. Register by Thursday, May 9. For details or to register, call 309-796-8223 or visit www.bhc.edu/lifelong.
May 16 is Q-C campus commencement
The Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus Commencement Ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. Tickets are not needed to attend commencement. Parking is free. The facility is handicapped accessible. There will be a sign language interpreter at the ceremony.
For traffic information related to the I-74 bridge construction, visit i74riverbridge.com/traffic. For an interactive map, visit i74riverbridge.com/map. For more information, visit www.bhc.edu/graduation.
Create with clay in evening classes
The beginner class Creations with Clay will introduce students to the basics of working on the potter’s wheel and creating hand-built projects using stoneware clay.
The class will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, May 16 to June 20, at the college’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. Cost is $99 plus a $20 materials fee. To register, call 309-796-8223 or visit www.bhc.edu/pace.
Take daytime computer classes
Black Hawk College offers a variety of computer classes. Coming up at the college’s Outreach Center in East Moline are Organizing Your Files & Folders – Monday, May 20, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. $25; Cleaning Up Your Computer – Monday, May 20, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. $25; Word for Advanced Users – Tuesday, May 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $89.
For details or to register, visit www.bhc.edu/computers or call 309-796-8223.
Train for career in health care
Get health care training at Black Hawk College this spring. Coming up are Cultural Competency – Wednesday, May 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. $35; Pharmacy Technician – Wednesdays, May 22 to Aug. 28, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. $735; American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS-CPR – Friday, May 24, from noon to 4 p.m. $59. Class locations vary.
For details or to register, call 309-796-8223 or visit www.bhc.edu/pace.